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Modular Home Construction Codes Update

If you are in the market for a new home, you may have heard that the state-wide building codes for Pennsylvania were in the process of being updated. This set of codes applies to all residential construction that is not HUD-code (single-wides or sectionals). It applies to site-built and pre-fabricated homes as well as modular. […]


What steps are there in building a modular home?

Unlike site-built homes, modular homes are built in a factory setting, shipped in pieces to a location, and assembled on a foundation. This process decreases construction time, provides a weather-controlled environment for the materials and building, and allows you to customize your home.


What is a Modular Home?

Because modular homes are a prefabricated home, some people believe they are of a lesser quality of stick built homes. Instead, modular homes are governed by the same building codes as site-built homes and are actually inspected more often.

A modular home is a perfect option for any home buyer looking to build a new home. Not only are there fewer delays, they usually cost less than a site-built home and are of equal, or, arguably, better quality.


Small Modular and Mobile Homes: The Right Amount of Space

Mobile homes and modular homes tend to be overlooked by many people, who may not be aware of the benefits they can offer. Young families may look for a mobile home or a modular home when considering purchasing their first home. Elderly couples often prefer mobile and modular homes to “stick-built” houses because they are a more […]


Luxury Modular Homes DO Exist

When you think of a modular home, you probably don’t think of the word luxury. But the truth is that modular homes can be as luxurious as you want. This is because your new modular home is customizable from top to bottom. In general, modular homes provide their owners with security and assurance throughout the […]


Modular Home Insurance: What Policy Do You Need?

If you are looking to build a new modular home, you probably have a bunch of questions. One of the biggest questions is probably about insuring your new modular home. Modular home insurance isn’t much different than insuring a stick-built house. In fact, you will probably get the same homeowners policy that you would with […]


Manufactured Home Financing and Home Loans

Buying a home is one of the biggest decisions a person will make in their lifetime. Buying ether a modular home or a manufactured home (mobile homes) can be a great option for lower-income families, first time home buyers and for anyone who want a new home feel. However, buyers may realize that financing manufactured […]


Colony’s Popular Options

We thought we’d take some time to highlight some of the more popular options in our Colony line of homes.  You have more choices available than ever before, and hopefully this article will help you with a few of them.  Today we will be talking about:  Recessed Lighting, Hickory Cabinets, Kitchen Islands, Ceramic Tile, and […]