18 INEXPENSIVE SUSTAINABLE HOMES ALMOST ANYONE CAN AFFORD

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SHORT CONSTRUCTION TIMEB

y the time a traditional site is prepared for the building process, a prefab home will already be built. And since building takes place indoors, weather delays won’t pose any problems. The National Association of Home Builders estimates that most prefab projects are completely finished in around 5 months — sometimes in as little as 60 days!

LOWER AVERAGE PERMIT VALUE

The National Association of Home Builders, states an “average permit value of $76.80 per square foot versus $94.34 for site-built.” Average permit value is a more useful figure than price according to Paul Emrath, NAHB vice president for survey and housing policy research. “It is necessary to base the cost comparison on permit value rather than price, because about 80 percent of modular homes are custom built on the owner’s lot and therefore record a sale price, unlike site-built homes that are often built speculatively for sale at some point in the future.”

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READY TO EXPLORE? HERE ARE 18 INEXPENSIVE SUSTAINABLE HOMES.

Note: For comparison, we have included base prices at press time. These may have changed. Please check with each manufacturer for current pricing.

Prefab two bedroom home for narrow lots.

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