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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Tonight's focus is on Pauline and Godfrey, as they downsize into a factory-built home that takes just two weeks to assemble (the IKEA of houses).
Grand Designs: The Street 9pm Husband and wife Godfrey and Pauline commission a factory-built home that takes just two weeks to be assembled - only to face a setback with their finances.
In the postwar era, the private sector and government have more than once made massive investments in factory-built home production.
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.com, the UK's leading new homes website.
MORE than one third (38%) of homebuyers would consider buying a factory-built home according to research carried out by Smart NewHomes.com, the UK's leading new homes website Manufacturing large parts of a property off-site in a factory environment, known as modern methods of construction (MMC), is become increasingly widespread as home builders look to improve the speed and accuracy of the construction process.
* If you hire a contractor to build your kit home, choose someone who has experience with a factory-built home. Many kit manufacturers can provide you with the names of skilled contractors in your area.
These combine the lower cost of a factory-built home with the convenience of a bungalow.
Census Bureau figures it costs $27.83 a square foot to put together an average, factory-built home; a stick-built home rims $58.66 a square foot on average.
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.