Time. It waits for no one, it’s always of the essence, and, oh yes, it flies. But when it comes to building or buying a new home, you’ll want to take your time and give yourself plenty of it. We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: A home is most likely the largest purchase you will make during your lifetime. All the more reason to ensure you are making all the right decisions when your time comes to acquire an abode.
When Tom Hanks and Shelley Long took ownership of a fixer-upper in the 1986 comedy The Money Pit, they were the typical upwardly mobile young couple with aspirations of turning a rickety property into the home of their dreams. Spoiler alert for those who haven’t seen the movie, but things don’t exactly go that way.
Despite a lengthy history and growing popularity, there are still plenty of misconceptions surrounding modular homes. Some people are unsure exactly what a modular home is, and others are unaware of the many advantages that this type of construction can offer. Learning more about this alternative to traditional construction can help you decide if a modular home is right for you.