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Modular construction is a mystery to many. This includes architects, real estate agents, and home inspectors. Much of it is derived from the confusion caused by it being an “M” word. Modular, mobile, and manufactured sound alike but each are very different things. Modular is a method of construct...
Most parents purchase large toys for their children and dread the phrase: Some Assembly Required. But, when it comes to building your next home, that phrase should be exactly what you want to hear. With modular construction, only some of the work is done onsite. Most of the work is already done o...
Remember that scene from The Wizard of Oz? Dorothy, The Scarecrow, Tin Man and every other character in the movie had been DUPED! The Wizard of Oz was supposedly a magical solution for all their problems. And, it turned out… It was all a lie. Home building is changing. Home builders are busy; a s...
If I get up to go to work in the morning and my car doesn’t start, all I know is that my car didn’t start. When my printer jams, if my cell phone won’t turn on, or the washer leaks, all I know is that I have just experienced an unwanted outcome. At that moment, I don’t really care why my coffee m...
Housing is booming in the U.S. The economy is doing well and consumer confidence is growing. But, according to the National Association of Realtors, there is a housing shortage. As a country, we aren’t building enough homes to cover the need for homes for our growing population. Demand exceeds su...
When you start to think about building a custom home, most home buyer’s thoughts don’t drift towards designing for energy efficiency. They want tall ceilings, high roof pitches, and lots of windows. With today’s modern modular construction, you can have all of that and more. However, there may be...
When you decide to build a home you aren’t just entering into a business transaction, you are actually initiating a long term relationship. When you embark on the journey to build a custom home you are about to enter into a long term relationship with your builder. A marriage counselor giving a s...
Super-sealing a home’s building envelope is the single most cost-effective way to reduce heating and cooling energy use in a home. The building envelope is the physical separator between the interior and exterior of a home. Components of the envelope include: walls, floors, roofs, windows and doo...
Off-site construction is taking off. Many prospective home buyers are discovering that having their home built indoors, in a controlled environment, provides a better home for them and their family. While there are several types of off-site construction, advances in modular construction in just t...
Banks are averse to risk. This means that when they loan money they typically want collateral to make sure that if they aren’t paid back that they have some type of asset that they can sell and attempt to recoup their losses. In some cases, it is the reputation of the borrower. If the collateral ...

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