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The Future Of Real Estate Is Modular

Amid rising student loan debt and skyrocketing real estate prices, homeownership is the last thing on most young professional's minds. What if you could buy a home for a third of the price of a traditional house, with rental options that have the potential to outpace your mortgage? Prefabricated homes essentially combine traditional homeownership with [...]

The Future Of Real Estate Is Modular2023-01-20T17:12:03+00:00

Is it cheaper to buy a prefab home or build? (Pre Fabricated Homes)

The general rule of thumb is that prefab construction is cheaper than stick-built homes by an average of 10 to 25 percent. Why? Mass-produced materials on an assembly line cut down costs because factories buy supplies in bulk. The cost of labor is also less because you don’t have to send carpenters, plumbers, and electricians to [...]

Is it cheaper to buy a prefab home or build? (Pre Fabricated Homes)2023-01-20T16:55:48+00:00

How long do prefab homes last?

Most permanent modular buildings can last 35 years, 50 years or even centuries given the care and building type. To construct longer lasting modular buildings, developers and architects engineer more robust buildings with thicker, stronger materials designed to stand the test of time, weather and seismic activity. Choosing permanent modular buildings is a different story when [...]

How long do prefab homes last?2023-01-20T16:58:23+00:00

How long does it take to build a Timberland Home?

You should have the keys to your new Timberland Home in 1 to 1-1/2 years. While we’re building your home at our construction facility, the site contractor is doing the foundation work and making any other property improvements – it’s happening simultaneously. For more FAQs click here.

How long does it take to build a Timberland Home?2023-01-20T16:03:50+00:00

Do prefab homes hold their value?

Are Modular Homes A Good Investment? Yes, modular homes are often a very good investment! Unlike mobile homes, which tend to depreciate with time, modular homes hold their value or even increase with time. In many cases, the resale value of modular homes will be higher than the initial purchase price. As a result, buying a [...]

Do prefab homes hold their value?2023-01-20T17:07:41+00:00

Do you build two-story homes?

Yes. The Timberland system works well for two-story homes. On-site, we use a crane to lift the upper floor into place. Any plan can also be modified for a basement application. We have been doing this since 1973, so we’ve had lots of practice. Check out our Floorplans for all two-story homes. For more FAQs [...]

Do you build two-story homes?2023-01-20T16:03:18+00:00

Are your homes backed by any kind of warranty?

We offer the best warranty in the business — a 15-year limited structural warranty. We have built over 2,600 homes and have earned an excellent reputation for standing behind our product. For more FAQs click here.

Are your homes backed by any kind of warranty?2022-08-24T14:09:13+00:00
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