01 Jul Building modular home thoughts?
I’ve been looking at homes as a first time home buyer and been fairly underwhelmed by what I’m finding on the market. A realtor friend suggested looking at construction of a modular home if we can find a piece of land we like for a price we’re comfortable with. From my research it sounds like modular homes are fairly high quality and the construction traditionally stays within budget or very close to estimated costs. Does anyone have experience with building a modular home? What was your experience and would you suggest it? What unforeseen costs sprung up (excluding land prep, foundation, gas/electrical/water lines, etc)? It’s seeming like all else equal I could probably build new for a price relatively similar to what I’m finding existing houses listed at…sounds too good to be true. I’m exploring all options as this is the biggest financial decision I’ll have made make so far in my life. Thanks in advance!