Should You Buy an Existing Home or Should You Get One Built?

A new home or an existing home, which is the best buy? The real question is, “What is the best buy for you?” It depends on a number of factors, not least of which is what do you want, and are you prepared to deal with what you get? Do you want a fancy new […]

Why a Modular Home in California is The Only Rational Choice

Under California law, modular homes are recognized as factory-built housing. Factory-built housing (FBH) units, as the name implies, are factory manufactured components which are assembled at a selected building site to form a modular home. The rules state that FBH units must be built and assembled “…in accordance with building standards published in the California […]

What is a Reverse Mortgage & How You Get One for Your Manufactured Home

It is quite possible to obtain a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage, or reverse mortgage, for a manufactured home. However, the level of difficulty in obtaining one depends on the type of manufactured home you currently own. There are no restrictions on a modular home. It is considered the same as any single family residence. Mobile […]

How to Choose Your Home Builder in California

You’ve decided to take a major step, more than likely one of the biggest you’ll ever make. You’re going to have a new home built. It’s probably one of the biggest investments of your lifetime. You have to get a good builder–the best builder you can find. But how? Where will your home be located? […]

How Do Stick Built Homes Compare to Modular Homes?

Before discussing the differences between on-site, conventionally built homes and modular homes, let’s resolve a common misconception. A modular home is a manufactured home, but it should not be confused with what is commonly referred to as a mobile home. Modular homes bear little resemblance to mobile homes; modular homes look like site- or stick-built […]

How to Find the Best New Home Builders in Temecula CA

They say that “a man’s home is his castle,” but it’s highly unlikely that your home built today will last through the centuries like the many castles throughout Europe. That doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t look for the best builder in Temecula and best built home that you can afford. It is, after all, one […]

What is the Difference Between a Prefab & a Manufactured Home?

Many times prefab and manufactured homes look alike, but under their outward appearances there are major differences. Some of the things you should know are listed below. Prefab homes Prefab homes are built and shipped in sections, then assembled on site. There are basically two types: modular built and panel built. Modular Homes, as the […]

7 Stylish Designs That Will Transform Your Kitchen

Whether you’re fashioning a kitchen for your brand new modular or conventionally built home, or remodeling the kitchen that you have in your older home, you can still design it to reflect your unique style or personality. Even if your kitchen is so small that you have to close the refrigerator door to open the […]

10 Little Known Ways to Make Your Windows Energy Efficient

Choosing stylish energy efficient windows to be built into your new home is much easier than upgrading existing windows in an older home. However, it’s certainly not an ‘impossible dream’. It’s best to shop locally. Local experts are more able to advise you concerning weather conditions in your area. Look around and see what’s available. […]

5 ‘Must Knows’ When Buying Your Modular Home

Modular homes are not, as many people believe, mobile homes. Nor are they conventionally constructed homes. They are factory built in modular units, as the name implies. Upon completion, the modules are moved to the construction site for assembly. If you’re interested in purchasing a modular home there are things you should learn about and […]