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Top Floor Plans of 2021

So, you’re considering purchasing a brand new modular home. One of the most exciting parts of your consideration is examining the various floor plans and figuring out what might be best for you, your location, and your family. Now more than ever, people are spending much of their time at home, so shouldn’t you have…

How Much Will My Modular Home Cost?

COST OF MODULAR HOMES Modular homes are an excellent option for customers looking to build their dream homes. It is a common misconception that they look boxy and are made cheap. In truth, modular homes are built in a quality-controlled setting to higher standards than site-built homes. The cost of a modular home can vary depending on…

What is a Gable Roof?

Oftentimes those in the building trade throw around building terms such as gable with little explanation. Gable roofs date back to ancient Greece where they were used in temples. This roof type has long been the architectural standard throughout Europe, as well as in America. A gable roof is the most familiar of all roof…

The Benefits of Dormers

Design flair, as well as considerable space, can be added to the second floor of a Cape Cod-style home with the addition of dormers. Dormers were originally designed in 16th century Britain to be more than a design feature. They were created for allowing fresh air to flow into a home and illuminate the interior of…

Top 5 Reasons Why Our Homes Feel Different

Every home usually feels unique. When touring a house, a homebuyer almost always gets that “gut feeling” about the essence of it, along with how they feel about the more tangible parts of the house. But something we’ve noticed over the years is the consistent feedback that our homes “feel different.” There’s an X factor…

2021 Paint Trends are Here!

Maybe I am speaking for myself when I say this, but I am ready to shout sayonara to 2020. Amid a year of uncertainty, we have desired stability and a sense of normalcy. This pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives. No matter what 2021 may bring pandemic wise, we all have a bit…

Common Misconceptions of Modular Home Building

Modular home building is one of many methods of building homes, but there are some misconceptions on what it is and how it works. In this edition of “On the House,” the Rochester Homes podcast, we sit down with a lively group of industry pros and discuss some of the most common myths and misconceptions…

Do Modular Homes Appraise Differently?

THE APPRAISAL PROCESS Appraising a home is the act of assessing that home’s value in order to get a proper estimate of its cost. This is done by an expert, trained specifically to identify the various factors that increase and decrease the property’s value. Appraisals are important parts of a home’s lifespan as it changes…

Things to Consider When Choosing a Floor Plan

WHAT IS YOUR LIFESTYLE? All families are unique. Gauge your needs according to the amount of people who will be residing in the home and for how long. What is your need for privacy? Do you entertain? Do you work from at home? Are you a crafter? There are a multitude of elements that may…

Best Ways to Customize Your Modular Home

Trying to find your dream home can be a tiring process, so if you’re considering building your own home, constructing a modular home could be the right option for you. Modular homes are built off-site, in a precise, climate-controlled facility, so you have more control over the process. While many believe that modular homes permit…