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“How do I know it is TIME to BUILD?”

By |2021-08-31T16:10:30-04:00August 31, 2021|Modular Blog|

"How do I know it is time to build a new home?" ✨ You've outgrown your current home. ✨ You want to downsize now that the kiddos are gone. ✨ Interest rates are crazy low. ✨ You hate the mess of remodeling. ☹️ ✨ You want to live in a certain area. ✨ Worry-free maintenance. [...]

In the News – SMI’s 2020 Business in Review

By |2021-03-16T13:02:16-04:00March 16, 2021|Modular Blog|

Section H in this year's 2020 Business in Review published on February 19th, 2021 by The Derrick and The News-Herald focuses on the business and organizations that fuel the economy in the Clarion County area. This year's article that was submitted by SMI Homes featured a few of the modular homes, apartments, and professional buildings [...]

You Are Invited to Our Open House

By |2020-09-22T16:46:55-04:00September 22, 2020|Modular Blog|

Join us at 101 Southern Ave. during the day on October 2nd, 2020, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm to tour our model home display, production plant, and visit our showroom. Come out and see how modular homes are constructed in our unique 5 stage production facility and tour our beautiful contemporary style [...]

How Do You Know When It’s Time to Build Your Next House?

By |2020-09-01T09:42:40-04:00August 11, 2020|Modular Blog|

Why build your next home? According to the American Census Bureau, people move approximately 11.7 times after the age of 18. That means about every 4.3 years Americans are on the move. Many factors such as job change, divorce, an expanding family, and even downsizing are all reasons why people decide [...]

Why Become a Modular Contractor?

By |2020-05-06T08:34:14-04:00May 5, 2020|Modular Blog|

Why become a modular contractor? Why would I want to change from a traditional on-site builder? Why now? Why, why why! If you are like many other contractors/builders that have not had previous experience in modular construction, then all of these WHYs are GREAT questions. Here are some answers to the WHYs that may have [...]

How to Stay Safe & Build a New Home

By |2020-04-09T11:15:22-04:00April 6, 2020|Modular Blog|

Just a few short months ago, 2020 began with a booming economy and many were thinking of building a new home this summer. Then COVID-19 arrived, changing the way we work and shop. Work-from-home and social-distancing are now the new “norms” for many of us. So, how do we #staysafe, #socialdistance, and continue the [...]

Building Above the Rest

By |2020-01-08T10:52:46-05:00November 26, 2019|Modular Blog|

Cape Cod Custom Modular Home Since 1990, Structural Modulars, Inc. (SMI Homes) has been the innovator in new home and professional modular construction. With over a hundred of years of combined building experience, the SMI team of designers, engineers, and over 50 craftsman and skilled workers continually work to develop a better way [...]

Top 3 Myths About Modulars

By |2019-11-06T10:32:06-05:00November 5, 2019|Modular Blog|

Myth #1 - Modular Homes are Manufactured Housing (Mobile Homes) FALSE Even though the two words modular and manufactured sound very much alike, they can't be more different! Modular homes are NOT manufactured homes (commonly known as trailers or mobile homes). Manufactured homes (mobile homes) are built to a set of building codes governed by [...]

Now is the Time to Build a New SMI Modular Home!

By |2019-12-10T14:09:19-05:00October 7, 2019|Modular Blog|

Here's Why...   Reason #1 - Low Mortgage Rates Home mortgages are at some of the lowest rates since the last 40 years. The 2019 home mortgage rate dropped 6 basis points in the last two weeks and dropped 29 basis points since May. An average 30-year fixed home mortgage is approximately 3.625% to 3.75% [...]

My Dream House Journey – Rough Draft #3

By |2019-09-11T15:57:31-04:00May 17, 2019|Modular Blog|

Post by Andrea Maitland Finally. Rough draft #3. The last box before I begin selecting my products and materials. The biggest hurdle so far? The layout of the kitchen. I remember remodeling my kitchen 8 years ago, and it took just a few hours to come up with the plan. It's easier, I think [...]

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