Shorten Homes understands that there are dozens of questions a new home buyer has when they are looking to build. Therefore, we have taken the time to answer a few of the most frequently asked question below.
If you have more specific questions, please don’t hesitate to call our office – we will be happy to talk to you.
What kind of homes does Shorten Homes sell?
Modular, not mobile or double-wides.
Does Shorten Homes provide a Warranty with their homes?
Yes, a Ten Year Protection Plan.
Can Shorten Homes provide the foundation for my new Modular Home?
Yes, within sixty miles. However, homes are built up to 150 miles.
How long has Shorten Homes been in business?
Shorten Homes has been in business for 35 years.
How many homes does Shorten Homes offer?
Shorten Homes has 12 furnished and fully decorated Models on display at their location and on their website, with hundreds more to choose from.
How many homes has Shorten Homes built?
In our 35 years of business, Shorten Homes has built thousands of homes for many satisfied customers.
How long does it take to build a Shorten Home?
On the average, 8-10 weeks.
Are modular homes as sturdy as stick-built?
Sturdier, “Modulars” are the strongest of all frame built homes and by far a better investment.
Can I customize or modify my Shorten Home?
Are appliances available through Shorten?
All appliances including range, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, washer and dryer, are available at drastically reduced prices through Shorten Homes.
Do you have financing available?
Yes,we have several finance options, plus low interest rates are available to qualified buyers through the numerous banks we work with.
Can I obtain my own financing?
Do you have directions?
Yes, click here.
What are your hours of operations?
Monday- Saturday 9-5, Sunday Closed
Do I need to schedule an appointment?
No, however “APPOINTMENTS” have first priority.
How can I be sure I’m purchasing a quality built home?
Quality building has always been the number one priority with Shorten Homes. All Shorten Homes are constructed precisely using jigs and state-of-the-art tools, so the product meets exacting quality standards. In addition, building materials are stored under roof and all building activity is done in a controlled environment. This produces a better quality product because there is minimal warping of lumber, decking and sheathing due to the weather. It also creates a more efficient building process and better material usage.
How much cash do I have to put down?
Depending on the bank, no down-payment may be necessary.
How far from your location does Shorten Homes build?
Up to a 150 mile radius.
Does Shorten Homes offer complete installation?
Yes! Shorten Homes will do as little or as much as you would like.