10 Gorgeous Porch Ideas

10 Gorgeous Porch Ideas

Your front porch, unlike your back porch or patio, is usually open to public view. It’s the first thing people see when they come to your door. And you know what they say about first impressions! Your front porch should be clean, tidy and uncluttered. For most people,...
What is a Mobile Home?

What is a Mobile Home?

Mobile homes today are a far cry from the trailers that started it all. Early trailers that were used for habitation purposes were small, designed for camping or other temporary living conditions. Beginning in the early 1950’s, they started getting larger, eventually...
Why You Should Be Thinking ‘Modular Home’

Why You Should Be Thinking ‘Modular Home’

More than 20 million Americans have purchased modular homes. They are a preferred buy for many reasons, not the least of which being the price. But when buying a new modular home, as in any major purchase, it pays to do your homework. While prices for modular homes...
7 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Front Yard

7 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Front Yard

No matter how large or small your front yard may be, it takes just a few ideas and a little imagination to transform it from a drab, lifeless space to a welcoming, interesting garden.     Walks A walkway through your yard space might help. Try flagstone or cobblestone...
Financing your Modular Home: 4 Things to Look Out For

Financing your Modular Home: 4 Things to Look Out For

If you have decided that you want to stop paying rent and purchase a home, you may be overwhelmed with all the available options. I found myself in this position a few years ago and started searching for affordable housing solutions that fit my taste and my budget. My...
Is A Modular Home Just Cheap And Flimsy?

Is A Modular Home Just Cheap And Flimsy?

A modular home is very similar to a home that is built from the ground up on a piece of property, also sometimes called a stick-built home. The materials used in a modular home are usually the same materials. Modular homes are built even sturdier than on site homes,...
What is so special about manufactured homes?

What is so special about manufactured homes?

I think the idea of manufactured homes has a bad stigma attached to it. Most people picture these houses as ugly little buildings in trailer parks. What you might be forgetting is that the technology used for building factory houses has improved significantly over...