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Modular Home Additions Increase Living Space in a Few Weeks – Virginia Beach

Many homeowners are not interested in selling their homes even though home prices are increasing. Why? Because they can’t find a better home to move into. The solution is a modular addition to your home. If you love your existing home but need some more space, another bedroom, more bathrooms or an office, modular additions are less stressful, faster and less expensive. In fact, modular additions are the way to add high quality space to your home.

Adding an addition to your home with traditional construction means you will wait months you’re your home addition to be complete. Living with your family, kids, in-laws while construction is going on at home means very stressful living conditions. With modular home additions, the addition is built off-site in a factory, then shipped to your home. The modules are placed atop the foundation and attached to your home, then the interior walls are removed to join your existing home to the modular home addition. This means you live “under-construction” for just a few weeks rather than a few months.

With modular home additions adding space to your home is easier than ever because it is quicker and less disruptive to your home life. You can have a modular addition added to your home in a few weeks.

You can increase your living space without the stress of moving. You can add an addition to your home without living in disrepair and all without the disruption of major remodeling. Contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes for more information.

Take Advantage of Modular Home Construction - Virginia Beach, VA

Interest rates are rising, but let’s face it, they are still very low. So, if you want to take advantage of interest rates before they rise more, build a custom designed modular home for your family

Building a new home is a great solution for a new home. With home inventories lower than normal, building through modular construction is a fast way to get the home you want in the time frame you are looking for.  Modular homes are faster to build because the modules are built in an assembly line process. Materials are already on hand, no weather delays and no missing contractors.

Traditional construction can take ten months or longer. Because modular construction is done in a factory setting delays and cost overruns are not an issue. Construction does not stop for weather, no-shows, or missing materials.  Without all the labor and weather delays, a custom designed modular home from Tidewater Custom Modular Homes can be built in 60 days or less after the design process is completed.
Modular home customization is one of the benefits of the modular construction process. Modify an existing floor plan or custom design your own. You can build the home you want and need for your family more efficiently, more economically, and with the highest quality materials.

For more information, contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes.

Modular Homes are Built Faster and are More Energy Efficient - Virginia Beach

Modular homes are energy-efficient custom designed homes. These homes are built from the inside out, which makes them more energy efficient than stick built homes. In fact, the air-sealing and insulation is done before the home even leaves the factory.

Normally, site built home with an attached garage can take anywhere from 8 months to a year to complete. With modular construction, that same home can be completed in 10-12 weeks once the design process is complete. Modular construction is the way to get a faster, more energy efficient, well insulated home that is cost effective

The Process-

Three months before construction begins, the homeowners and the modular home company begin the design process. This includes designing a floor plan and deciding on amenities and design details.

The next month is spent working to develop in-house architecture based on the chosen modular floor plan. Those design details are then sent back to the factory, where changes are made. The home is then constructed using the modular process.

The modules are then delivered to the building site. Four modules can be set in one day.  The roof, is then installed.

On day two and three, the garage can be added and the modules are connected to each other and the foundation. Other framing details can be started and often completed as well, depending on the size of the home. Roof shingling can also be started, and possible completed.

After these tasks are complete, the set crew can finish the roofing, hang interior doors and install the siding. Air gaps are sealed with a specific focus on the walls between the modules.

As you can see, by building a modular home construction time is decreased immensely and home is protected from the elements because it is built indoors.

For information on building an energy efficient custom modular home in less time, contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes.

Modular Retirement Homes are Perfect For Relaxing in Virginia Beach

The generation of baby boomers is the fastest growing sector of our population. We are seeing more and more of these folks downsizing their homes as they enter retirement. Downsizing means that these folks are relocating, and scaling down their homes. They want to do this without compromising the style or quality that they are used to.  Modular homes for retirement are a faster, custom designed choice.

Modular construction is the perfect solution to building a home in Virginia Beach where you want to retirement. Tidewater Custom Modular Homes can help you design and build a modular home for the land where you want to build.

As a modular home builder, Tidewater Custom Modular homes will answer all of your questions about the construction process. You can choose from one of our 100’s of existing modular home floor plans, choose a floor plan and make some custom design changes to make your new home better accommodate your needs, or have a modular home custom designed.

Custom modular homes are perfect for a couple who has put in the time working and now is looking forward to relaxing and enjoying retirement.

For more information on building a new modular retirement home, contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes.

Modular Homes are a Better Alternative when Building a Home - VA

With improvements in the housing markets, continuing low interest rates, more people looking to move, and home inventories at near record lows, it is no wonder that more and more people are opting to build a new home in Virginia.  If you are in the market for a new home, and are considering building, consider modular construction. Modular homes are an efficient, higher quality, customized alternative to new home, site built construction.

Tidewater Custom Modular Homes uses the newest construction technology and the most skilled craftsmanship to design and build custom designed modular homes. The latest in modular building methods are not only a more economical and efficient way to build a home, modular technology is also a green way to build a home.
The fastest growing form of construction, modular construction can be custom designed and is faster and more economical than traditionally built homes. We can help you custom design your dream home, or bring a floor plan to us, we can make it modular; or choose from one of our hundreds of modular floor plans for an even faster construction time.

Tidewater Custom Modular Homes are built better, faster and stronger than traditionally built homes; and our modular homes are built ENERGY STAR® ready with the latest green building standards. If you are in the market for a new home, consider building a new modular home instead.

For a new home that faster than waiting for a new home to come on the market,  contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes.

Build with Modular Construction and Move in Before School Starts

You want to move into a new home before the school year, but you are tired of looking at limited inventory, consider building a new home. Modular construction gives you the ability to build a high quality, more efficient new home, faster. For the home you have been looking for, but can’t find, a modular home is the perfect solution because they can be custom designed. Modular construction offers the choices you need to build a home fast, that will fulfill your family's needs.

Tidewater Custom Modular homes give you flexibility allowing you to create a new, custom designed home from an unlimited number of floor plan options. Choose a standard floor plan and build it as is, or customize it to create the home that will meet your needs. Another option is to design your own home and bring us your architectural floor plans, and we will create a custom modular home from the. After the design stage is complete, all of these options will have you moved into your new home before the school year begins.

Modular homes are quicker to build, more energy efficient than traditional homes and modular construction is a very high quality product. In fact, modular homes meet or exceed all state, local and federal building codes. From approval of the construction plans, we can deliver your home to your building site in just a few weeks. For a custom home without the time restraints of traditional construction consider a modular homes.

For more information on modular homes and modular construction methods, contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes.

Modular Construction Takes Less Time

Are you tired of looking at home that you just don’t love? Then don’t. With modular construction you can build a home and move in before the school year begins. In fact, building a new modular home might be the fastest path to moving into a new home.
If you are looking for a high quality, more efficient new home, with everything you need, a modular home is the perfect solution. Modular homes can be custom designed which gives you more possibilities and loads of design choices to fulfill your family's needs.

Modular homes from Tidewater Custom Modular Homes give you flexibility. Instead of searching the limited home inventory in your area, custom design a modular home or choose from 100’s of modular floor plan options. You can even choose a standard floor plan then add your own customizations to accommodate your needs and your lifestyle.

Modular homes are quicker to build and more energy efficient than anything on the market right now. Additionally, modular construction means a high quality home. After the design process is complete, it is possible that your new home may arrive on site in a couple weeks (provided there is no back log at the factory or the builder). After the final finishing is complete, you can move in and be ready for the new school year to begin. Modular construction delivers you a custom home without the time restraints of traditional construction.

For more information on custom modular homes, contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes.

Tour A Modular Home Facility and See How it is Done

If you are want to take advantage of the interest rates before they rise any higher and are interested in building a new home, check out modular construction. Tidewater Custom Modular Homes wants to introduce you to the advantages and benefits of modular construction.

We set ourselves apart in the modular construction industry with skilled craftsmanship and continuous, multi-layered quality-assurance inspections. This is how we ensure the delivery of homes that meet our and exceed our customer's requirements.

With many options for modular home builders to choose from, come get a tour of a modular home facility and learn about our building process first hand. We offer "Plant Tour Events" every Saturday except holiday weekends. During the tour you will see modular homes in all stages of construction. Once the factory tour is done, you’ll be taken to our three fully decorated, on-site model homes to see the finished product.

The modular home factory tour gives you hands on experience of modular technology and information on how easy it is to design and build a custom modular home.  As a way to say "Thanks" for your interest and coming out to see us, we will give you a $1,000 cash rebate after your modular homes has been delivered.

Once you see modular construction first hand, and our factory in particular, you will recognize our commitment to delivering quality, custom modular homes and the advantages of modular construction.

If you are thinking about building a new home come see contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes.

Build a Modular Home - Mortgage Rates are Rising, Virginia Beach

Last week the interest rates jumped the most ever - in just one day! Right now, rates are at 4.5% or higher for a 30 year loan. Too many people are scrambling to buy a home, making decisions they would not make in a calmer housing market. Additionally, sellers are over pricing their homes and starting bidding wars because they know that home inventory is historically low.
Don’t put up with it. If you are ready to move, and if you are worried about the steadily rising interest rates, then build a new modular home instead.  Did you know that a 1% rise in interest rates will increase your monthly payment by 10%. If you want a new home, building a modular home is the way to have the home you want at the price you want!

Modular construction can be custom designed to fit the needs of your family, whatever those needs may be. Rather than spend too much on a home that still needs work, build a modular home with a custom designed floor plan and you can have that home office, open fireplace, or new baby nursery you really want.

Building a new modular home keeps you within budget but it also alleviates stress. No more open houses, no more submitting offers only to lose out. No more considering settling so you can be in your new home for the new school year. With modular home construction, you can be in your home in 4-6 weeks after the design process is completed.

Interest rates and new home prices are once again on the rise; now is the time to build a new modular home.  For more information on custom modular homes, contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes.

Modular Homes are Greener Homes

If you are interested in taking advantage of these low mortgage rates before they rise more, and you can’t find the perfect home because new home inventory is so low, consider building a new home. In fact, with modular construction, not only will you build a custom designed home, faster and easier than a traditionally built home, but your new modular home will also be a green home.

Modular homes are a greener form of construction and they are far more energy efficient than their stick built counterparts. In addition to more energy efficient construction practices, modular homes also use only energy star rated appliances and windows which makes them greener than traditional homes. As a result you will spend less on energy bills and your home will remain a more constant temperature all year round.

Modular homes are far more energy efficient than traditionally built homes. Modular homes from Tidewater Custom Modular Homes offer you energy efficient living using construction methods that are above and beyond the standard and we can make your home even more green than even our standard when requested.

The modular construction process is more earth friendly as well. Because we buy our materials in bulk we use less energy in transportation.  Because we have done this for so long, we know just what we need for materials. Our homes are built in a factory setting, so we have less waste and we are more efficient at making your home. This uses less energy. Additionally, because our homes are built indoors, there is no material waste caused by weather or theft.

If you are interested in buying a new home, and you want to take advantage of these low interest rates, but you just can find the home of your dreams, contact Tidewater Custom Modular Homes for a green home that is also the “perfect home”.

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