Buying a Manufactured Home FAQs.
How much do manufactured homes cost?
Countryside Manufactured Homes vary in price. The cost of your manufactured or modular home is dependent on many factors including: the location of your home, the size of the home, whether you choose a modular or manufactured home, as well as your chosen features and upgrades. Each home is built to fit our customers’ specific needs.
If you’d like more details regarding cost, we encourage you to contact our sales team members in the location closest to your manufactured or modular home lot (Kamloops or Salmon Arm). We’ll provide you with a free quote so you can start dreaming up your Countryside home.
Can I customize a manufactured or modular home?
You can definitely customize your manufactured home! We’re committed to helping you design the perfect home for you.
We encourage you to browse floor plans online through Pinterest, Google, or even drawing one up on your own. Then, share those floor plan ideas with our Countryside sales personnel.
We’re happy to help you gather and combine floor plans until you get the exact result you’re looking for. We can’t wait to help you create your dream home!
When will my home be ready to move into?
The move-in date of your home will depend on your home location and lot details and weather-related factors. It is also possible you may experience COVID-related material delays.
On average, your home will take about 9-10 months to complete. During this time, we strongly recommend ensuring your site is prepped for home delivery. Once your customized home in BC has been delivered, our team will set up your home in two to four weeks.
Are you eager to hear the status of your home? Contact the sales team closest to your home destination (whether that be in Kamloops or Salmon Arm) to get the most up-to-date information.
Can Countryside help me with home financing?
Countryside Manufactured Homes does not offer financing. That said, we’re more than happy to point you in the direction of the financial institutions we know and trust. Our team will work closely with your bank, lawyers, and other professionals to ensure the process is as smooth as possible for you.
What is the warranty coverage on my manufactured home?
SRI and Countryside offer a 1 year manufactured defect warranty. A 2-10 year structural warranty is provided by pacific warranty. Appliances throughout the home such as kitchen appliances, fireplaces, furnace, hot water tank, etc, all provide their own warranty. You can contact one of our office locations to learn more specifics on our Warranty Policy!
Can I tour Countryside manufactured show homes?
We have show homes ready for you to tour in both our Kamloops and Salmon Arm locations. Feel free to browse our show home webpage for details on which homes are at which Countryside location.
We want to make sure you get a solid picture of what your home could and may look like. Feel free to call us if you want to confirm which show homes we have on site ready for you to tour.
What is the difference between modular and manufactured homes?
Both manufactured and modular homes are built in the same quality-controlled environment. Manufactured homes are built to a CSA-z240 certified building code, designed as a block and level certified foundation standard. Modular homes are built to a CSA-A277 standard.
Put simply, manufactured homes are built to sit on blocks, and modular homes are built to be placed on crawl spaces or basement foundations.
What kind of features can I choose in a modular or manufactured home?
Our manufacturing facility, SRI, offers many amazing features you can choose from to spruce up your new home! This includes custom cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, free standing tubs, beautiful shower wall tiles, and more.
When you work with us, we’ll ensure you get the opportunity to get an in-depth look at features and upgrades for your customized home.
Can I see my home as it’s being built?
SRI and Countryside are pleased to finally be offering tours of the SRI Factory again after a long closure due to COVID. Chat with your sales personnel about touring the factory while your home is being built!
Tours are arranged by your sales personnel, not SRI, and are by appointment only.
Do you have manufactured home developments in BC?
We do! Countryside Manufactured Homes has been a proud developer for over 50 years. We work with multiple park managers around the region to help you find the perfect location for your home, if needed.
Our most recent development, Osprey Development in Pritchard, BC, has stunning upcoming available lots. Deer Run Development in Sicamous, BC, is another option. This is a manufactured home park where you pay rent on the land, but you own your home. We invite you to learn more about Deer Run and our other developments!
Do you offer insurance coverage?
Countryside Homes and SRI supplies its customers with 1 year FREE home insurance! You will need to apply for this insurance. We recommended doing so 3 days prior to your move-in date.
Ready to fill out your insurance coverage application? Get all the information you need for your free 1 year insurance on our insurance page.
Are Countryside modular homes built to the same building code as a stick built home?
Yes, Countryside Modular homes CSA-A277 home models are built to the exact same code as a traditional stick built home! If you want to read more about BC building codes visit, www.bccodes.ca
I referred my friend to you, and they bought a home! Do you have a referral program?
Yes! Countryside Manufactured Homes does offer a referral program.
For the first referral with the purchase of a home, we offer a $250 incentive. For the second referral, a $500 incentive is offered. On the third referral, $750 is offered. Lastly, on the fourth referral, we offer a $1000 incentive!
So if you love your Countryside manufactured or modular home, spread the word to your friends, family, and neighbors!
Do you handle the permits?
Generally speaking, yes, Countryside Manufactured Homes does help with permits.
However, if you plan to place the home on your own property, customers are encouraged to apply for the permit themselves, and Countryside Manufactured Homes provides all the information you will need to complete it. Our team is more than happy to assist you with building permits or any other permits you may need. Please feel free to ask your sales consultant how this process will work!
Do you sell park model homes?
Yes, Countryside Manufactured Homes just recently started selling park model (known as our “resort series”) homes again. Our park model homes are constructed under CSA standard Z241 building code.
Park models are intended for seasonal use and do not necessarily meet all requirements of the BC Building Code. Park models are subject to 3rd party inspection. Z241 is also a stand-alone building code covering all construction requirements.