Ben’s General Contracting Modular Homes FAQs
Still Deciding? Read these common FAQs about Long Island Modular Homes and Prefabricated Homes
Can I get my modular home customized?
Yes. Modular homes come in an assortment of sizes and styles. They can be customized with cutting-edge architecture and customized floor plans.
Are modular homes durable?
Extremely durable. Modern component construction processes combined with a team of skilled craftsmen result in a stronger, more durable structure. Additionally, they are built sturdier to withstand transportation.
Are modular homes mobile?
No. They are considered permanent structures (real property).
How long does it take to build a modular home?
Once permits are secured, modular homes are built and completed within weeks.
Is modular construction only for residential homes?
Modular construction is not just for homes. It can be used for commercial purposes including office buildings, day care centers and more.
Are one and two story homes available?
Yes, we have modular homes in both single and two story options.
Are luxury amenities available or is it bare bones?
Your home can be outfitted with almost any amenity you have come to love in a traditional stick built home.
Can I be sure that my home will meet all local building codes?
Yes, you can. In addition, modules are continually inspected throughout the building process to ensure they are built to the residential or commercial building code for your area and meet our quality standards.
Do these types of homes depreciate?
Modular homes do not depreciate in value. In fact, they appraise the same as traditional on-site built houses.
What about basements and crawl spaces?
Yes. Modular homes can be built with basements and crawl spaces.
Why are modular homes faster to build?
They are much faster to build than site-built homes because you don’t have to worry about delays due to inclement weather or material damage. In addition, most inspections are done in the factory and there are no
Are home loans the same for modular homes?
Home loans for modular are the same as if buying a 100% site-built home.
What about insuring a modular home?
It is the same as a site-built home.
Is there a difference in taxes?
No. Taxes the same as a traditional site-built home.
What else is important to know?
Modular homes are considered eco-friendly and a form of Green Building. They can also be built for accessible living and designed for future convenience.