Curious About Modular Homes? A Few of Your Questions, Answered

modular homesContrary to popular belief, a modular home and a manufactured home are not actually the same thing. They have various differences, and each type of home has its own distinct set of advantages.

However, you might have questions about modular homes that you want answered. Whether you’re looking into a modular home or simply curious about their benefits, here are a few frequently asked questions, answered.

What is a Modular Home?
A modular home is a home that is built in a factory-like setting. Some modular homes take as little as one or two weeks to be completed, while others take longer. Although around 17 million Americans live in manufactured homes, modular homes have earned a great reputation for durability and efficiency.

How is Modular Home Construction Different from On-Site Construction?
Unlike on-site construction, modular home builders can complete the job in a matter of weeks as compared to months. So while home builders will spend months building a home on-site, your new home can be built in weeks. Even better? Those cost savings get passed onto you.

Not only that, but on-site construction is often subject to various kinds of delays, whether it be weather or complication-related. Modular homes must comply with certain sets of standards, and although there are custom modular homes available, they are all built to the same high standards.

Do All Modular Homes Look the Same?
Contrary to popular belief, modular home plans come in all manner of shapes and sizes. No matter what kind of spacial or aesthetic needs you have, modular home options give you some of the most varied and customizeable floor plans out there.

Is a Modular Home Expensive?
Like any home, a modular home comes with a price tag, but these homes are, in fact, much more cost efficient than a home built on-site. Not only do they take less time to build, but their construction costs less because of the factory setting, therefore lowering the price tag for you as a consumer as well. Usually, these homes cost an average of $62,600, far less than the $272,200 you’d have to spend for the typical single family house.

Regardless of your spacial needs or design preferences, there’s a modular home out there that’s just right for you and your family. If you’re looking for a more affordable, customized option, then it might be time to do some additional research into a modular home.


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We have had a wonderful experience (start to finish) with everyone at Yates. I sent an e-mail earlier in the week letting all know how much we really appreciated everyone. I think we met or spoke with most of you staff and everyone was more than helpful with any questions we had.

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I love my new home! I have received so many compliments. One couple in particular wanted to come by and see how we customized the outside. They also wanted a 2 story house and couldn’t visualize how it would look. They asked us about our experience with the home process. This couple is now purchasing a new home from Yates!

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We would like to thank Yates Home Sales for their expertise and professionalism with our new home. Our sales representative was very knowledgeable of her job and she knew what we wanted for our first home. We had toured many modular dealers but, my heart kept leading me back to Yates. The staff that built our home and the workers that put it together was on point with everything. We were never left with unanswered questions. Their tour homes is well kept and beautifully decorated inside so you as a customer can actually see yourself living in one of the modulars. That’s when my husband and I decided that Yates Homes was the place to go to have our home built.

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We are very pleased with our beautiful Yates home. The staff was very helpful and patient as we planned our custom built modular home. Since we had recently lost our first home to a fire we needed to move quickly to rebuild and move back on our land. Yates worked very hard to have our family in our new home as quickly as possible.

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I wanted to take this opportunity to write a thank you letter. My family really enjoys our beautiful home. I want to especially thank CR Yates for working with us to resolve any issues or concerns. When someone ask who built my home, I proudly tell them Yates Home Sales. If I build another house in the future, Yates Home Sales will be my first Choice.

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We enjoyed working with the friendly sales staff at Yates Home Sales during our home purchase. They listened to our questions and helped us choose a home that fits our lifestyle. The Yates employees were professional and efficient, and maintained a low-key sales approach. At no time were we pressured or rushed to make decisions about our new home. Thanks to Yates Home Sales, we are living in our dream home.

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My family and I are so pleased with our new home from Yates, I cannot say enough about the quick and courteous service we have received! The entire process of buying our home was made easy by the excellent staff at Yates and the service after the purchase has been great! We had one small problem with our plumbing after we moved in and the service staff from Yates was on it and had it repaired very quickly with absolutely NO FUSS. In times when good products and service seem to be getting hard to find, Yates Homes stands out as a great local company! I would recommend Yates Homes to anyone who is in the market for a well-built modular home – sold by people who care about the customers they serve!

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