Do you know the differences between Modular and Manufactured Homes? Our modular v manufactured home guide below should answer some of those questions.
We sell both MN built Modular and Manufactured Homes. Please use the modular vs manufactured guide below to help determine which type of home most fits your housing needs. Many of our floor plans can be built as a Modular or Manufactured Home. Questions? Contact us today!
|Modular Homes||Manufactured Homes|
|Also known as prefabricated or factory stick built.||Also known as singlewide, doublewide, triplewide or sectionals.|
|Built to conform to all state, local, or regional building codes such as; International Building Code (IBC), Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC), Uniform Electrical Code (UEC), the same as on-site stick built homes.||Built according to the state construction standards act of 1976, known as Housing and Urban Development (HUD) code.|
|Built specifically for a basement or crawl space on personal property.||Installed on frost piers, engineered slabs, or basements. Can be installed on personal property or rented/leased property such as mobile home parks or communities.|
|Built in a controlled environment where no moisture touches the structure until completed.||Built in a controlled environment where no moisture touches the structure until completed.|
|There are many styles to choose from such as; rambler, multi-level, Cape Cods, Lofts, 2 story homes.||There are many sizes and styles to choose from such as; single section, double section or triple section.|
|Plumbing & Heating are done on site.||Self-contained home with a furnace, water heater, ducts & plumbing all on the main floor.|
|Usually less expensive per square footage than a site built home with the same longevity as its site built counterpart, increasing in value over time.||Generally, less expensive than modular homes.|
|Financing is obtained the same as new construction / site built homes, through a Mortgage Lender with the same interest rates.||Financing is obtained through a personal property loan or land/home packages. We have applications available in our office and or in some instances your personal bank may be able to assist you.|
|We offer Modular Homes by Schult Homes, who is not only the oldest, but also one of the most respected in the industry and Stratford Homes, a leader in custom home construction.||We offer Manufactured Homes by Schult Homes, located in Redwood Falls, Minnesota, a division of Clayton Homes, who is not only the oldest, but also one of the most respected in the industry.|