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How Long Does it Take to Build an Off-Site Home?

At Clayton, efficiency is a big part of what we do. We know how excited you are to get into your home, so we want to get it to you as soon as we can!

Some of our home building facilities take just 6-7 days to complete the home building process for a single off-site built home. While that is already amazing, we have other home building facilities that can build homes in as little as 2 days!

Trained builder at a manufactured home building facility installing cabinets in a manufactured home.

Building homes in a short time period is part of how we save you money and keep our homes affordable.

Through decades of learning and streamlining our process, we’ve been able to master efficient home building. Most of our materials are already measured and cut for the building process. For instance, the cabinets that you'll find in a Clayton Built® home have already been constructed by trained craftsmen and are ready for installation.

Why Does the Construction Time Vary?

Off-site built home construction time varies based on the level of customization and additional features you choose for your home.

When a home is built with only the features that come standard, facilities can build more of these homes quickerbecause there’s less variance in the building process. With more customization, the construction process can take a little longer.

So, How Long Until I Can Get My New Home?

A question we often get is “How long it will take to get my new off-site built home after purchase?” This varies based on the amount of home orders a facility receives from home centers they build for.

You might hear someone refer to the buildup of home orders as the home building facility’s “backlog,” which can vary considerably based on location as well as seasonally. For instance, the building process itself may only take 6-7 days, but it may not begin that process for 5 weeks if there are several orders that were received from a home center prior to your purchase.

A home consultant at a Clayton home center that is ready to show customers a selection of manufactured homes.

One way to save time in this department is to buy an off-site built home that’s already built and in-stock at your home center. With this method, getting your home will likely take less time. If you order a home that needs to be built and the home building facility has a large number of new home orders, you might find that it can take a while longer.

Choosing a Clayton Built® home is a great way to get your dream home quickly, affordably and without sacrificing quality.

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