10 Advantages of Manufactured Homes


Speed of Construction

Although the homeowner is responsible for the foundation, and for establishing utilities like electricity and sewage before manufactured homes arrive onsite for final construction, factories can build a typical double-wide or single-wide manufactured home in about one-third of the time it takes a contractor to construct a site-built home [source: ManufacturedHousing.org]. When the house gets to your property, it is nearly 90 percent complete, which allows you to move into your new home much faster, as well [source: Nationwide Homes]. And just because construction and set up moves at a rapid pace doesn't mean the builders can ignore safety and building codes. In-house and third-party inspectors examine each structure before and after the home is on site [source: Modular Center].