Prefab: PreFab Home Kits Sometimes Aren’t So Fabulous

“Among the least-expensive choices are kits sold by Rocio Romero, a home designer in Perryville, Mo. Her $36,000 kit provides a shell and blueprints for a boxy, 1,150-square-foot dwelling clad in galvanized steel — but homeowners have to supply windows, doors, roofing and interior finishes. Ms. Romero has sold 154 houses since launching the line in 2003.”…. <More>

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One response to “Prefab: PreFab Home Kits Sometimes Aren’t So Fabulous

  1. Well, at least she is trying. With so many home centers, like Home Depot, being built in outlying areas, it would be easy to obtain doors and windows, but I think the design could be a little more thought out. I imagine that the units that have been sold will be modified by their owners.

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