If you’re looking to build a modular home, chances are you’re on a very tight budget, whether the house will become an ADU or simply a little retreat just for you.
Ideally, you’d prefer to buy a prefab home for under $100k, even under $75k. But are there homes that suit your budget?
The answer is yes. Here are the best prefab homes under $75k:
- The Montauk by Tiny Hamptons Homes
- The Limited by Uncharted Tiny Homes
- The Mohican by Modern Tiny Living
- Model C by Wolf Industries
- The Sprout by Mustard Seed Tiny Homes
- Jasmine by Hummingbird Tiny Housing
- Weston by Tiny House Building Company
- Vista by Escape Traveler
This guide to modular homes for less than $75,000 will cover these fascinating houses in detail, including exact pricing and features. Keep reading to learn more.
The Montauk by Tiny Hampton Homes
Have you always wished you could have a home like those you see at the Hamptons but on a much smaller scale? If so, the Montauk by Tiny Hampton Homes is the house for you.
Tiny Hampton Homes was founded by the husband and wife team of Matt and Jessica Dunkirk. Their Southampton, New York-based business was established in 2016. The company’s custom tiny homes have that Hamptons luxury feel but without the massive price tag.
The Montauk starts at $65,000, which is a lot more affordable than the rest of the real estate in the Hamptons proper. At 292 square feet, this modular home is certainly cozy. Its 88-foot loft is adorable and the perfect place to wind down after a long day.
The airy and open design that mimics Montauk, New York homes makes the near 300 square feet feel like almost twice that.
Dripping in poshness, the home features large windows for plenty of sunlight, a 3×4 shower with a rain shower head, a walk-in closet that hides a washer and dryer, stainless steel appliances, a marble kitchen backsplash, quartz counters, and bamboo floors.
The Limited by Uncharted Tiny Homes
Although it doesn’t boast the Montauk’s level of luxury, the Limited by Uncharted Tiny Homes will undoubtedly impress your guests when they walk through the first time.
Uncharted Tiny Homes in Phoenix, Arizona, has been in the prefab home-building game for more than a decade. Its team is also remodeling experts.
When constructing a home, the Uncharted team builds it to last. Weatherproofed and durable, its breed of homes have a timeless appeal and a very reasonable price tag.
The single-bedroom, single-bathroom home known as the Limited may be the smallest of all of Uncharted’s offerings, but this home’s got style. The 200 square feet include an eight-foot living room.
The galley kitchen is cozy and inviting for cooking intimate meals. A full bathroom, although not large, lets you enjoy everyday comfort. A sleeping loft is above the bathroom and kitchen for your sweetest dreams yet.
The Limited costs $70,000.
The Mohican by Modern Tiny Living
How about a home on wheels? The Mohican by Modern Tiny Living will grant you the freedom to go where ever your heart takes you!
Ohio State University students Daniel, Robbie, and Trent put their heads together and decided to make tiny homes for the masses. Thus, Modern Tiny Living was born. Featured on HGTV, The Today Show, and elsewhere, Modern Tiny Living has certainly made a big splash!
The Mohican was the house that got Modern Tiny Living showcased on HGTV’s Journey to the Tiny House Jamboree. VacationIdea.com even called it one of the best 25 tiny homes in the United States.
The house is 20 feet by 8.5 feet of pine and steel. The floors are luxury vinyl planking, the hardware is appealing brushed nickel, and the kitchen features butcher block brown maple cabinetry.
Sleep in a sizable king loft and cook in a kitchen with a fridge, three-burner propane cooktop, and a 32-inch steel sink. The bathroom has custom sliding barn doors with floating shelves, a composting toilet, and a fiberglass shower.
The Mohican features ductless mini-split and closed-cell spray foam insulation for eco-friendliness, and the custom-built staircase includes hidden storage.
The Mohican starts at $62,000.
Model C by Wolf Industries
At 400 square feet, the Model C by Wolf Industries is larger than many of the other prefab homes we’ve discussed in this series, even those that cost over $100,000!
ADU and small modular home expert Wolf Industries produce homes between 300 and 615 square feet. It serves many states in the western US, including Utah, Idaho, California, Oregon, and Washington.
The Model C is 10 feet by 40 feet, permit-ready, and ADA-compliant. With optional storage lofts, a spacious living room, granite countertops, and vaulted ceilings, it’s no wonder this is the most popular modular home Wolf Industries offers!
You can fit your own king-sized bed for one to two people in this house, and a tankless water heater will keep your hot water flowing.
The Model C is very affordable too, as it starts at $69,900.
The Sprout by Mustard Seed Tiny Homes
A gorgeous home that will make any neighbors jealous, the Sprout by Mustard Seed Tiny Homes is energy-efficient to boot!
Atlanta, Georgia’s own Mustard Seed Tiny Homes has a motto: “big change starts small.”
The company takes a cut of the profits and applies it towards those with housing need issues through the nonprofit Ground Zero Grace for every modular home it sells.
Now that’s a purchase you can feel good about!
Proving that looks aren’t everything, the Sprout is built for durability with metal rooking, plywood sheathing, and kiln-dried dimensional lumber framing.
As promised, this home is eco-friendly, as the Sprout features a ductless mini-split, Low-E double-paned windows, and insulation by Roxul.
The Sprout includes a toilet, ceramic sink, and fiberglass shower in the bathroom. Laminate counters, custom cabinetry, and a fridge and sink combo are the main attractions in the kitchen, which comes with a two-burner stovetop.
The Sprout starts at $74,000, falling right within your budget.
Jasmine by Hummingbird Tiny Homes
If you’re still weighing your options, the Jasmine by Hummingbird Tiny Homes is certainly a modular home to strongly consider.
Hummingbird Tiny Homes was founded at a time when tiny homes weren’t as popular in the southeastern US. But, through its efforts, that soon changed.
Based in Danville, Georgia, the team at Hummingbird has nearly 40 years of collective experience in custom home design.
What’s cool about this company is that the founders and team all live in tiny homes too!
The Jasmine is a 350-square-foot house retailing for $73,500. The home is roughly 13 feet high, eight feet wide, and 30 feet long.
The bathroom features a European-inspired shower and a washer and dryer combo for convenient laundry. The kitchen boasts a U-shaped dinette and countertop for preparing and enjoying food.
The living room features built-in seating, and there’s even an electric fireplace!
Weston by Tiny House Building Company
A small trailer house for those on an equally small budget, the Weston by Tiny House Building Company could make a fantastic modular home or ADU.
Fredericksburg, Virginia’s Tiny House Building Company adds custom features to all its tiny prefab homes, from storage to composting toilets. The range of modular home models on wheels they offer is sure to astound.
The Weston is a standout among Tiny House Building Company’s huge inventory. Proving that this company lives up to its name, the Weston measures 8.5 feet wide by 18 feet long.
Even still, the home is jam-packed with everyday amenities, such as a washer/dryer combo, a tankless water heater, ceiling fans, and storage closets.
The bedroom includes a king-sized loft with a privacy knee wall and storage stairs. In the bathroom, you’ll find a vanity, sink, subway-tiled shower, and a dry-flush toilet.
A kitchen fully equipped with a microwave, fridge, propane oven and stove, copper sink, and appealing counters allow you to enjoy more quality time. The home also includes a solar panel system that generates 2,000 watts.
The Weston starts at $71,630.
Vista by Escape Traveler
Would you like to escape the confines of where you’re living and downsize to a tiny prefab home? Well, the Vista by Escape Traveler could be your chance.
For nearly 30 years, the team behind Escape Traveler has designed its own tiny homes. In 2014, it came together to start an official business, building homes to withstand hot and cold climates alike, including weather extremes like severe snow.
The Vista is a 21-foot home that’s approximately nine feet tall by 8.5 feet wide. A tiny 175 square feet, the Vista has sleeping quarters designated for a queen or king-sized bed, a generous living area, a full bathroom, and a kitchen with an induction range, fridge, and sink.
You can even add a pop-up TV in the bedroom or a washer/dryer hookup in the bathroom. The home costs $56,778.
Finding the perfect modular home under $75k doesn’t have to be impossible. As the collection of homes we highlighted here proves, you can live in luxury and style even if your home is under 500 square feet!