site-built home

site-built home

A home built primarily at the location where it will be inhabited.The extreme opposite is a manufactured home, which is built elsewhere and simply moved to the location. Modular homes are more of a gray area because components are built elsewhere and then assembled at the house site.

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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 was $149,000.
Clayton estimates that construction waste is less than half what a traditional site-built home produces.
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.

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