Those who buy mobile homes know that they are different from smaller investments, like, for example, a cup of coffee. If a cup of coffee is not to your taste, you can simply throw it away. There is no real loss in doing so, other than the small amount of money you paid for it, of course. Movable homes are not as easy to walk away from when they’re less than perfect. Sometimes, if the situation doesn’t work out for you, you may lose upto 90% of your investment.
To ensure that doesn’t happen, you’ll want to pick a reputable company to help you make your vision a reality. But how do you find such a company? Here are several things to look for.
Communication is at the heart of any good transaction, and the buying and selling of movable buildings is no different.
If a business really cares, they’ll provide numerous channels for you to communicate with them before even asking you to hand over money. Staff will be friendly, and will be happy to talk to you about your project.
While nobody can give an exact quote straight after enquiry, you’ll want the company you work with to be open and honest about their methods. How much is the job going to cost, and what is the estimated time frame? They’ve likely erected many portable building homes, so therefore should be able to give you a rough estimate.
While you’ll want to create a movable home that you love, you don’t want to pay too much for it. Of course every business will set their own prices, so it’s important to shop around until you find something that is value for money. Value for money doesn’t mean cheap, but worth the fee paid.
Middle of the range providers are usually best for this. They’ll provide a great service that is affordable and reliable. You’ll get your home made out of great quality materials, and won’t have to pay the earth for it. Do make sure when buying that there aren’t any hidden fees, as this increases the job price, and can sometimes be a dishonest method of extorting extra cash out of you.
Alongside the three points mentioned above, you’ll also want to look for a company with experience in building mobile homes. This way you’re likely to get the best product in a time frame that works for you. Look for portfolio examples on the company’s website, or ask about previous jobs when communicating with them. Chances are, if they’re proud of their work and are happy to put their name to it, they’ll be only too glad to show off their craftsmanship in the hope that you’ll be their next happy customer.