How Can I Get Help With Home Repairs?

How Can I Get Help With Home Repairs?

First, DO NOT get scammed. Identity Theft Don’t give away personal information. Anyone can be a victim of identity theft. Don’t fill out an online application that asks for your bank account information, Social Security number or anything else that can be used to steal 

Geodesic Dome Homes

Geodesic Dome Homes

Someone asked me to take a look at the Dome House on Facebook Marketplace. I searched “dome” and found three local and a lot more outside my local area. This is the  one she wanted me to see. 19.7ft (6m) Dome Home – it’s available!!! 

Crane Day! Part 2: Putting the Modular Cabin on the Foundation

Crane Day! Part 2: Putting the Modular Cabin on the Foundation

On Crane Day! Part 1, the crane was set up and the cabin was prepared. They lifted one end of the cabin with cable on a spreader bar and slid a second cable under the cabin. They put a bunch of blocks and timbers under 

Planning a Deck or Porch for the Modular Cabin

Planning a Deck or Porch for the Modular Cabin

The plans are approved and stamped, so we meet with a contractor today for an estimate on grading, the foundation and tie-in work, and the utility hookups, sewer, water, and electric, for our new modular cabin. He can also give us a price for the 

Katrina Cottages, Mississippi Cottages and MAHP Park Models: Part 2

Katrina Cottages, Mississippi Cottages and MAHP Park Models: Part 2

Katrina Cottages, Mississippi Cottages and Park Model Tiny Houses from the Mississippi Alternative Housing Program were developed to provide emergency housing following natural disasters that could continue to be homes to improve the quality of life on into the future. Cottages and  Park Models Features 

How Do I Get a Mortgage on a Trailer?

How Do I Get a Mortgage on a Trailer?

I qualify for a FHA First Time Home Buyers loan. I found a trailer I can afford. What repairs need be made so that it will pass the appraisal? It is a single-wide trailer with an addition permanently set up on land that comes with 

Loft Options for Westwood Cabins Prefab Modular Homes

Loft Options for Westwood Cabins Prefab Modular Homes

Westwood Cabins makes four models. Each model can be arranged in a lot of different ways. When we toured, most of the cabins we saw left the ceiling high and vaulted. But you can have a lower ceiling in some areas to add a loft. 

Free Plans for a 24×24 or 24×36 Cabin from the Agricultural Extension Office

Free Plans for a 24×24 or 24×36 Cabin from the Agricultural Extension Office

Did you know you can get free plans from Agricultural Extension? We found out about Agricultural Extension when we left Miami for North Carolina to be farmers. The N.C. Cooperative Extension helped us identify bugs and know what to do about them. They tested our 

Johnson Pine Pre-finished Wood Walls and Ceilings

Johnson Pine Pre-finished Wood Walls and Ceilings

Westwood cabins finishes the interior walls and ceiling with Johnson Pine pre-finished lumber. Johnson Pine makes “easy interlocking tongue and groove boards” with a hard finish already applied to all sides. The boards fit together top and bottom and at the ends, so there are 

All-in-One Washer Dryer Combo in the Kitchen

All-in-One Washer Dryer Combo in the Kitchen

We are trying to decide on a plan for a pre-fab cabin. We were considering plans from Deer Run until we drove down and toured Westwood Cabins in South Carolina. We want a cabin that is more like a small typical house, not like a