Currently, we're able to build at a cost competitive range of $180 to $250 per square foot versus $400 to $500 for a comparable quality site-built home
in the Hamptons.
Although they are built to federal code, manufactured homes cost a fraction of what you'd pay for a comparable site-built home
With the average size of a home being 1,540 SF, that comes to less than $32 per SE The average site-built home
is $212,300, and with the average size at about 2,300-2,400 SF, it comes to around $70 per SF.
The average MH cost $36,300 during 1996, compared with $119,025 for a site-built home
(not including land).
More than 50% of the manufactured homes built today have two or three components under one roof and the roof has the same height and pitch as a site-built home
Homes placed on private property can be packaged with the land and titled as real property, which would require the homeowner to pay the same property taxes as a comparable site-built home
A modular home is a site-built home
built in a factory," says Walter E.
According to the MHI -- a national trade association of builders, suppliers and financial service companies -- the average cost of a manufactured home in 1990 was $27,800, while the price of a new site-built home
Clayton estimates that construction waste is less than half what a traditional site-built home
Construction costs are generally less than half the costs for a site-built home
, primarily because of the economies of scale associated with centralized production and purchase of materials.
Prefabricated construction offers customers all of the customization of a site-built home
while saving time, money and the earth
In fact, the integrity of the home is enhanced, and engineering-wise, it's better than a site-built home