factory-built home

factory-built home

Generally, a home that is largely built someplace else and then shipped to a site for completion and/or simple installation. Mobile homes (also called manufactured housing) generally come to mind first,although the term also includes modular homes,panelized homes,and log-cabin kit homes.

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New World Home, a rapidly growing designer and builder of sustainable housing, recently hosted a grand opening tour of New York's first LEED[R] Platinum factory-built home at 83 East Hill Road in Youngsville, Sullivan County, NY.
More than one third (38%) of home buyers would consider buying a factory-built home according to research carried out by SmartNewHomes.
MORE than a third of homebuyers would consider buying a factory-built home, according to research carried out by SmartNewHomes.
MORE than one third (38%) of homebuyers would consider buying a factory-built home according to research carried out by Smart NewHomes.
If you hire a contractor to build your kit home, choose someone who has experience with a factory-built home.
These combine the lower cost of a factory-built home with the convenience of a bungalow.
The company has created the first factory-built home in New York State to earn LEED Platinum certification, as well as the first home of any type in New York to earn the Platinum rating without the need for any renewable energy sources, such as solar panels, wind turbines or geothermal systems.
These combine the lower cost of a factory-built home with the looks, comfort and convenience of a bungalow.
From the bay window of his factory-built home, Norm Niver sips a martini and watches thousands of birds glide over the Salton Sea as the setting sun reflects against the Chocolate Mountains.
To date, 34 factory-built homes have been installed at the site - 10 of them designed by TV architect George Clarke.