If you have been researching modular homes and are thinking of building one on your land you have probably heard many people argue as to whether modular homes are a better value than site built houses. There is no easy answer to this. Since there are more factors that go into the building of a house than just the method of construction you could have several homes of equal size built by different builders (or manufacturers), some stick built, some Modular and they could vary greatly in quality and value. In other words, there are good and bad builders that produce both kinds of home. When comparing similar houses, not all Modular Homes will be less expensive than traditional built houses, and vice versa. Since a home is likely the biggest investment you will make, you need to make sure you get a quality product at a price you can afford whether it is a modular home or not.
To get an idea of what a reasonable amount to pay for a modular home is, it helps to consider the factors that will affect the price of your home. This will also help you to understand why modular home prices vary and what you can do to save money on your purchase. Here are three things that affect modular home pricing: