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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

My Dream Home Journey – It’s the Small Stuff that Makes a House a Home

By |2019-09-11T15:55:42-04:00December 24, 2018|Modular Blog|

Post by Andrea Maitland Happy New Year, everyone!  With the start of a new year, I resolve to stay on top of things and make sure I finish what I start, take accountability for my actions, and focus on what will most likely be the most significant project of my dream home.  There

My Dream Home Journey – 1st Rough Draft of My Floor Plan

By |2019-09-11T15:54:36-04:00December 5, 2018|Modular Blog|

Post by Andrea Maitland The last time I blogged was OCTOBER 10, 2018. I apologize. However, I feel that this can be an example of how time gets away from you when you don't prioritize. Here's a quick recap. I want to blog about building my dream home using modular design and construction as

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