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An Overview of Modular Beach Homes

Posted on Feb 8th, 2016 by Westchester | Posted in: Modular Home Style Series

  Beaches have long provided individuals and families with opportunities for recreation and fun. Playing in the sand, swimming, and tanning are fixtures of summertime beach fun enjoyed by people all around the world. Many of these individuals and families have built homes on the beach to escape to during the summer months. You may be in a position to own such a property. As you consider your options, you may be debating between constructing a traditional home and investing in a modular beach home.   Modular beach homes make terrific options for vacation properties. They can be assembled much faster than their traditionally built counterparts. They’re also more cost-effective and are generally outfitted with the latest in efficient green […]

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Log Cabin Modular Homes: Rustic Retreats

Posted on Feb 1st, 2016 by Westchester | Posted in: Modular Home Style Series

The image of a woodland log cabin gently piping away smoke from its chimney is deeply ingrained in the American popular consciousness. A rustic retreat far away from the pressures and strains of the modern world, log cabins represent a relaxing escape. If you have a strong desire to design a year-round long cabin home, it’s wise to consider modular log cabin homes. Let’s take a quick look at how log cabins developed and explore the details that make them unique, so you can decide if one is right for you. History The simple design and relatively easy construction of a log cabin has long been of interest to builders worldwide. The process of hewing logs to build housing has […]

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Modern Modular Homes: An Innovative Choice

Posted on Jan 25th, 2016 by Westchester | Posted in: Modular Home Style Series

Modern architecture: a coupling of the most cutting-edge refinements in construction technologies with the latest in design touches. A modern home is a home that displays an interest in the new, the unfamiliar, and the bold. They may also contain features that help optimize a lifestyle and contribute to a greener, more efficient planet. Modern homes have a long history of aesthetic individuality. Many well-remembered visionaries are counted within the Modern tradition, among them Frank Lloyd Wright, one of America’s best known and loved architects. Let’s take a look at the history of modern homes and their design features, so you can determine whether a modern home would be right for you. We’ll also provide insight into a specific type of […]

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Colonial Modular Homes: American Classics With European Flair

Posted on Jan 18th, 2016 by Westchester | Posted in: Modular Home Style Series

The Colonial home is a classic residential design that spawned several different variations over its several-hundred year existence. Offering homeowners touches of older European styles, the Colonial is a highly adaptable template to use to craft your dream home. It integrates several different architectural traditions in a way that reflects the very diversity of the nation in which it developed. Let’s take a look at the history and design features of a Colonial, so you can determine whether it would make the right home for you.     History American Colonial homes originated in the United States’ first settlements during the 17th and 18th centuries. They were influenced by several European architectural styles: British, Spanish, French, and Dutch. Colonial homes […]

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Make Your Residential Dreams Come True With a Custom Modular Home

Posted on Jan 11th, 2016 by Westchester | Posted in: Modular Home Style Series

Make Your Residential Dreams Come True With a Custom Modular Home Have you spent years dreaming of a home you could truly call your own, designed to your exact specifications? Are you unsatisfied with the traditional home styles available on the market currently? Do you love the overall feel of a Cape home, but want to add in the fine touch of a Craftsman exterior? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, a custom modular home is an investment worth considering. A custom designed modular home offers a huge range of design and efficiency options and comes at a price point well below that of a traditionally built custom home. What’s more? It’s constructed in a relatively speedy […]

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The Cape Cod Style Modular: A Rustic American Classic

Posted on Jan 4th, 2016 by Westchester | Posted in: Modular Home Style Series

The Cape Cod house is as firmly embedded in the imagery of New England as clam chowder, rocky beaches, and quaint town greens. A design that dates back over three hundred years, it remains a popular style for homeowners well into the 21st century. Cape Cod homes are a great choice for those looking for a house that’s small, sturdy, and stylish. Let’s take a look at the history and design features of a Cape and consider whether it’d be the right choice for your dream home: History The Cape Cod house was designed by British settlers in New England in the 1600s. It was based on an ancient design that was popular in the United Kingdom. Timothy Dwight, a […]

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The Craftsman Modular Home: An Architectural Bastion of Artistic Independence

Posted on Dec 28th, 2015 by Westchester | Posted in: Modular Home Style Series

The American Craftsman is an architectural style that emphasizes individual vision and an attention to detail not seen in other residential structures. It’s remained popular with homeowners for over one hundred years, due largely to its emphasis on a simple but elegant aesthetic. Born out of an artistic movement that valued originality in creative pursuits and strayed from creating things that were of uniform appearance, a Craftsman home is an expression of an architect’s singular approach and the product of focused labor by a team of skilled construction professionals. It is by its very nature accessible: a pioneering work available to everyday people. Let’s take a look at the history and unique design features of the Craftsman and consider whether […]

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Why You Should Consider a Ranch Modular Home

Posted on Dec 21st, 2015 by Westchester | Posted in: Modular Home Style Series

The ranch-style home is a uniquely American architectural achievement. Embedded in most folks’ memories as the Brady Bunch home, its utilitarian, down-to-earth appearance has appealed to thousands of homeowners nationwide for over eighty years. Let’s take a look at what makes ranch homes unique, so you can decide if one is the right fit for you and your family.     History of the Ranch Style Home Cliff May is widely considered the father of the modern California-style ranch home. As a young man living in southern California, he had ample opportunity to observe and absorb the design features of the Spanish colonial homes built on ranches, which were popular in his part of the country. May, who was not […]

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