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Modular Or Site Built

A Homes for Life modular home is just like a Homes for Life site-built home with one exception: It’s constructed in modules inside a factory and then transported for assembly on your lot. Modular homes are also subject to the same building codes as site-built homes.

Modular
  • High aesthetic appeal
  • Any style, add any feature
  • Garage, basement, attic
  • Modular looks like site-built
  • Engineered in weather-proof environment
Site-built
  • Engineered Outdoors
  • Site-built and modular look same
Modular
  • Can be architect-designed
  • Full customization
  • Custom designed without fees
Site-built
  • Significant design fees
  • Significant engineering fees
Modular
  • Materials cost are lower
  • Materials not exposed to weather
  • Less labor hours
  • Lower cost and less waste
Site-built
  • Higher materials cost
  • Materials exposed to weather
  • More labor hours and labor shortages
  • Higher costs and more waste
Modular
  • Modular delivered to site within 16 weeks
  • Site is already prepared
Site-built
  • Average custom build ranges from 9 to 12+ months
  • Construction is weather-dependent
Modular
  • Built in climate controlled setting
  • Materials not subjected to weather
  • Built from scratch and delivered in modules to the site
  • Crane installation
Site-built
  • Materials delivered to site and exposed to weather
  • Schedule delays due to weather and/or vendors
Modular
  • High quality, high aestheticmodular holds its value
Site-built
  • Site-built currently holds their value
  • Modular making value gains
Modular
  • Building codes as same as site-built
Site-built
  • Building codes as same as modular

Improving quality of life, at home.

Homes for Life modular homes have the huge added benefit of space that can accommodate ALL ages. From zero threshold entries to built-in elevator shafts for later use, our homes are designed for all people of all ages and physical abilities. We have ready-designed modular plans or we can work with you to design a modular home to your specifications.