A Homes Now off-site built Homes Now home will generally be significantly less expensive than a comparably featured site-built home because:
As part of the nation’s largest homebuilder,
Champion is able to purchase quality, name brand
materials at lower prices and passes the savings
on to you.
are built quickly, efficiently and cost
effectively; using computers automated
equipment, and modern production techniques.
- Champion maintains low labor costs by using a
ready and always available skilled workforce.
- Building homes in a sheltered environment avoids
the costly time delays and damaged materials due
to weather common with site-built homes
In the areas impacted by Katrina, Rita,
Gustav and Ike cost savings are even greater, especially compared to site-built homes with early completion dates because:
By doing most of the construction of
your home outside of the area impacted by Hurricanes
Katrina, Rita, Gustav and Ike, Champion can avoid much of the
local price inflation for construction services
caused by high demand for a limited number of
Homes Now does not take advantage of
local labor shortages and inflate its prices for the
on-site work it performs. We are committed to
offering you a high quality home, in a timely
manner, at the lowest possible price.
Pricing for all Homes Now models includes:
The model you choose with its exceptional standard
Homes Now Specification Options and Amenities
for a detailed list of standard features.
Basic set-up and foundation costs.
See Homes Now Construction Services
for a detailed list of construction services
Freight charge for
transportation from the Champion
factory to your home site (prices may vary depending
on freight charges to a particular location).
Limited manufacturer’s and product warranties.
This gives you a home with the look
and feel of an off-site built home at a price you can afford.
You can customize your home to meet your personal tastes and needs by purchasing additional in-home features or ordering additional Homes Now construction services.
Read More. Homes Now options and upgrades can be purchased individually, or as part of one of Homes Now’s convenient options packages. Ask a Homes Now sales associate for details.
In establishing its base prices, Homes Now includes the basic items required to provide you with an attractive, durable home in move in condition to be constructed on the average building lot. To avoid requiring customers to pay for home features or construction services they do not want or need, Homes Now does not include items that are unique to a particular building site or reflect individual tastes, needs or style in its standard package. Rather these items are offered as optional additions to the base price.
Homes Now’s base price does not include:
Demolition, site clearing or removal of existing
Air conditioning compressor (ducting
for central air is a standard item)
Repair of damaged utility lines
Running of water, sewer or gas lines
in excess of five feet from the building pad or
electric lines in excess of 50 feet from the
Repair or construction of walkways,
driveways or patios or on-site built porches
Construction of an attached garage
Items that may be required to meet a
particular Parish’s building code, such as the 6/12
hinged roof trusses required in parts of Orleans
Fees for building permits or other
construction related charges, if not waived by the
Costs related to financing
All other items marked as “Options”
on the lists of
Homes Now Specifications, Options and Upgrades
Homes Now Construction Services.
Costs related to land purchase are not included in the Homes Now purchase price. If you wish to purchase a Homes Now home, but do not currently own a building lot, Homes Now will assist you in finding a real estate broker. Ask a Homes Now sales associate for details.
Homes Now is committed
to offering affordable
homes at the lowest
However, if labor and
material costs increase,
Homes Now will be forced
to pass these costs on
Once you sign a purchase
contract and place a
deposit or make an
initial payment of the
contract price, the
price of your new home
is locked in; in
contrast, most builders
of site-built homes
contingencies in their
contracts, resulting in
charges. To take
advantage of the lowest
possible prices, we
recommend that you do
not delay finalizing
your home purchase.
Discount Pricing for
are available for chartable
organizations, landlords or
others wishing to purchase
ten or more homes at one
time. Ask a sales
associate for details.
Off-site built homes qualify for FHA and conventional mortgages, similar to homes built on-site. However, for off-site built housing you will need a specialized loan that pays Homes Now for construction of your home and then converts to a permanent mortgage loan once the home is completed.
Homes Now maintains a list of lenders
who will issue these types of loans to qualified
borrowers and may offer discounted rates to customers
with good credit histories. Ask a Homes Now sales
associate for details.
So that you know what your budget is before beginning to design your home, it is advisable to get a pre-approval of your loan.