The Modular Home Book Podcast

Chapter 1, Why Build a Modular Home

This summary of Chapter 1, Why Build a Modular Home, discusses the advantages of modular homes over conventional construction: better quality, faster completion, lower cost, greater planning discipline, as well as other advantages.


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Chapter 2, Selecting a Modular Home Dealer

This summary of Chapter 2, Selecting a Modular Home Dealer, provides the tools you need to select a dealer and manufacturer for your modular home.


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Chapter 3, Designing a Modular Home

This summary of Chapter 3, Designing a Modular Home, explores all of the options for designing modular homes – from small in-law additions to modular mansions.


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Chapter 4, Modular Home Specifications and Features

This summary of Chapter 4, Modular Home Specifications and Features, presents in detail the hundreds of standard and option products available with modular homes and which offer the best value.


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Chapter 5, Selecting a General Contractor for a Modular Home

This summary of Chapter 5, Selecting a General Contractor for a Modular Home, provides the tools you need to select a general contractor to complete the on-site work for your modular home.


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Chapter 6, Finding and Preparing a Building Lot a Modular Home

This summary of Chapter 6, Finding and Preparing a Building Lot a Modular Home, explains what to look for when selecting a piece of land so that your modular home works with the lay of the land.


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Chapter 7, The General Contractor’s Responsibilities for Building a Modular Home

This summary of Chapter 7, The General Contractor’s Responsibilities for Building a Modular Home, discusses the many responsibilities the GC must complete involving the site work, “button-up” work, and construction of site-built structures.


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Chapter 8, Building a Modular Addition

This summary of Chapter 8, Building a Modular Addition, explores the options for using modular systems to build either an attached or second story addition to your existing home.


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Chapter 9, Financing a Modular Home

This summary of Chapter 9, Financing a Modular Home, explains the different payment procedures as well as the different options for financing the construction of a modular home.


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Chapter 10, Warranty Service for a Modular Home

This summary of Chapter 10, Warranty Service for a Modular Home, discusses the responsibilities of the modular dealer, general contractor, and you for securing warranty service for your modular home.


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Chapter 11, Building a Modular Home on Schedule

This summary of Chapter 11, Building a Modular Home on Schedule, outlines the multiple pre- and post-set scheduling responsibilities for the modular dealer, general contractor, and you.


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