Building in the winter months could save you money!

Posted on Oct 26th, 2015 by Westchester | Posted in: Home Trends

Did you know winter is a great time to build a home? One fact that new home buyers should know is that your building window is much wider when you choose to construct your home via the modular building system. Since modular production facilities run all year around unlike traditional stick building, stick building is much more limited and vulnerable due to the weather. They are only able to build during a small part of that winter season if any.   A fact that is not often shared with people outside the industry is that production for manufacturers sometimes wanes during the winter months, but that is good news for you. During the winter months manufacturers may have promotions that […]

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The Relationship between You, the Modular Manufacturer and the Modular Home Builder

Posted on Oct 14th, 2015 by Westchester | Posted in: Home Trends

As mentioned in the blog “The 9 Best Ways to Choose a Modular Home Manufacturer”, your builder plays a vital role in the home building and purchasing process. To break it down there is three essential components to building a modular home. The manufacturer works together with the modular builder to construct your home but each has very different responsibilities. If your initial contact is with the modular manufacturer they will put you in touch with a builder that is a part of their builder network. If the reverse is true and you contact the builder first, he or she will probably use the manufacturer that they have an established working and business with. In any case the modular builder […]

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Multi-Family Housing: Why Build Modular?

Posted on Oct 2nd, 2015 by Westchester | Posted in: Home Plan Central

Most people think of single-family homes when they think of modular building. Many builders assume modular building styles are only suitable for individual houses. But modular building can be used for much more.   Today, building modular multi-family homes is a popular option. Modular multi-family housing, or prefab multi-family homes, is a great way to build high-quality homes. At the same time, it’s easy to stay on schedule and in budget with modular building.   Just like with single family-residences, you can customize the design of multi-family modular homes to meet your needs, weather you are looking for a townhouse or a multi-unit apartment complex our designs are equally diverse.   Here at Westchester Modular, we work with both developers […]

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10 Ways to Choose a Modular Home Manufacturer

Posted on Sep 28th, 2015 by Westchester | Posted in: Home Plan Central

The first thing you should know is that no modular manufacturer is the same. Selecting a modular home manufacturer is similar to most any buying decision you make; there is the good, the bad and the ugly. Manufacturers come in a range of sizes from small to medium to large. Some build literally over a thousand homes per year and others less than a few dozen. Some manufactures specialize in dealing with a very custom product and others may be limited in their options and amenities. Most manufacturers are limited in the geographic area they market to and are generally limited to a 300 mile radius that they can ship due to cost considerations. Also, manufacturers typically have different series […]

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