These are ten of the most affordable prefab homes that you can buy. While we love seeing all the upscale prefabs marketed as sustainable and low-cost solutions, they often seem overpriced, which flies in the face of the sustainable values that guide their vision. The models listed below, which all come furnished, start at below $150,000.
C6 series by LivingHomes
Size: Starting from 958 square feet (2 beds, 1 bath)
Cost: Starting from $139,000 (base)
Key features: Open floor plan, cork floors, wood ceiling and siding, sliding glass doors, low-e windows, efficient LED lights, environmental monitoring system.
Northwest by Ideabox
Size: 560 square feet (1 bed, 1 bath)
Key features: Galley kitchen, stainless steel appliances, painted fiber cement shingles.
Weehouse by Alchemy
Size: 450 to 2,000 square feet
Cost: $80-125K for 450 square feet; $120-210K for 850 square feet; $180-330K for 1,350 square feet; $240-400K for 2,000 square feet
Key features: Steel or wooden siding, low-e glass, stainless steel appliances, in-floor hydronic heating, customizable.
k6 by kitHAUS
Size: 240 to 330 square feet (kitchenette and bath included)
Cost: Starting from $55,000
Key features: Structural insulated panels construction, white shiplap or birch plywood walls, bamboo or plywood, Ikea or similar quality furnishings and fixtures.
99-2b by Cubicco
Size: 1,025 square feet (2 beds, 2 baths)
Cost: Starting from $160,300
Key features: Impact-resistant windows and doors (can withstand winds up to 180 mph), cork exterior finishing, central air, upgrades for solar energy heating and rainwater harvesting systems available.
The models listed above, which all come furnished and mostly starting at below $150,000. Costs associated with land, permits, transport, foundation, installation, etc. are not included. Know any other great prefab options? Please share in the comments.