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        Okay, So I want a home built on my land but don't have a great deal of money. What I was hoping for was something along the lines of a "prefab" or "modular" home that could go up quickly.

        I want a two story house model though, not a mobile home or anything. I also want brick, not siding.

        I live in the Augusta, Georgia area. I didn't know if there was something in my area fitting my needs?

        Posts: 1 | Registered: Apr 30, 2014Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        Here is one company that does it in GA.

        Do a search on modular home builders near Augusta GA for more. The search did bring up a number of mobile home dealers. So you'll need to wade through it all.

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        Posts: 900 | Location: Cary, NC | Registered: Aug 17, 2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        google "modular homes atlanta." you should find liks to fabricators who have local contractors. there is still a lead time from ordering to delivery, they don't have houses sitting on pallets ready to ship.

        there are more or less prefab wall sections as well. not like the interior wall sections they used to try and sell in the 60s, but the big exterior jobs as well. those dealers can plug in the numbers and have a half-built stick house delivered for framers to complete. you will still need the slab or foundation done, order to delivery time, and finishing inside and out.

        your best call is to talk to a local contractor, frankly, who knows the codes and the runaround paths, and which subs deliver on their promises. it is possible, as Extreme Makeover: Home showed every week, to slap up a McMansion in 6 days just about anywhere. what they don't show is that they had to pick the sites early, buy things, permit plans, line up the materials, and only then can they get kicking and taking with nailguns and plasterer stilts in 6 days.

        sig: if this is a new economy, how come they still want my old-fashioned money?
        Posts: 5866 | Location: North Burbs, MN | Registered: Mar 14, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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