As we all know the past month or two has seen a record breaking number of huge natural disasters. Several hurricanes have hammered US Territories in The Caribbean along with Florida and Texas. The scope and magnitude of these disasters have shocked all of us. Most recently it seems as though Puerto Rico is reeling from storm damage and now wild fires in California are destroying thousands of homes and killing dozens of Americans.
Last week we talked about how many local builders are swamped with the huge amount of knowledge needed to keep up with the plethora of Building Codes. Modular homes are constantly inspected and are guaranteed to be 100% Compliant with all building codes! Included in our building process are Professional Engineers and Professional Architects. Do local builders have that depth of resources on their staff? I doubt it.
On Thursday, we had a home delivered to Southern Vermont in a beautiful Mountain location. Look at today’s photograph and you will see one of the trucks and in the background, is another truck.
This home will be a Chalet Style home with expansive glass to take in the view and beauty of the location.
Each home has a process that is followed and yesterday’s delivery is but one of several aspects of ordering a modular home.
This week we have been talking about Cold Air Penetration down in the basement. And there are several really important facts to always keep in mind as you work to make your home more Energy Efficient:
Last week we talked about the finances surrounding the purchase/building of a new home. This week we will focus on various energy saving components that in residential construction are rapidly becoming main stream.
The United States is the world leader in developing Solid State Lighting (SSL). Most of us know Solid State Lighting as LED’s.
All his week we have looked at finances as a part of your home project. Let’s face it without the money to pay for your new home it simply is not going to happen. Putting your finances in order can be done quickly or it can take a year or two. With proper planning, you should be successful. Remember, it all starts with The Bank.
Let’s pretend that your construction loan has been spent and your new home is now finished. This is the moment it all turns into a mortgage. There are factors to consider:
This week we have talked about:
- What the bank wants/needs
- Types of Income
- Credit scores
Once you have worked your way through all that plus a zillion other documents and mountains of paper work the bank will eventually either deny your application or it will promise to loan you the necessary money.
It looks as though the price of home construction is about to climb significantly. In the very recent past a couple factors are having an impact on costs.
For a while now we’ve mentioned that we have a house being built in the plant; that home is now finished and ready for delivery to a really nice spot in The North Country of New York State. Yes, Vermont Modular goes all over.
For the next several days I thought it might be fun to take a look at what American homeowners are looking for when it comes to styles, trends, and developments. Over the past several decades it has become fairly clear that there are several concepts that homeowners of all ages want. These trends can be built into brand new construction or included in older homes that are being remodeled.