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Richfield Springs firm offers the best in manufactured homes
By Richard Palmer

RICHFIELD SPRINGS, N.Y. – Driving east on Route 20 a short distance from Richfield Springs, you cannot help but notice the wide array of attractive modular and double-wide homes on the lot at Better Homes and Transport Inc. This is a family-owned business dedicated to sales and service.

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Mark Halloran, general manager of Better Homes and Transport, stands in front of a colonial home manufactured by Bill Lake Modular Homes in Sprakers. (Photo by Dick Palmer)
Manufactured homes have come a long way over the past 30 years and are stylishly attractive and well built. What’s more, they fall into an affordable price range.

Fred and Ann Schell got into this business nine years ago and have been at their present location for four years. They both have different business backgrounds. Fred previously worked for a finance company in Mohawk and Ann was employed in the claims department of an insurance company. They take great pride in their facility and equipment, which are immaculately maintained.

Over the years, Better Homes and Transport has grown into a successful business with satisfied customers throughout upstate New York. When people purchase the home they want,  a crew from Better Homes and Transport brings the home to the sight and does all the work. When it’s done, all the customers have to do is to move in.

Fred said, “Our low overhead and personalized service means lower prices and satisfied customers.” At any given time, customers can pick from one of a dozen display models. They can also bring in a favorite floor plan or let the staff help them custom design a one of a kind home made just for them.

Fred said, “We build single wide homes from 550 square feet to over 1,160 square feet. We build double wide homes from 640 to over 2,300 square feet, and modular homes to any size.”

They also have a wide array of used and repossessed homes that owners can either fix themselves or have refurbished.

Better Homes and Transport uses the latest state of the art equipment. Every member of the set up and service team is New York State certified. They are fully insured. Prices include delivery and set up within 50 miles from Richfield Springs. Further away, additional charges may apply.

Better Homes & Transport, Inc is an authorized dealer for several of the best manufactured home builders in the northeast, including:

Bill Lake Modular Homes is located in Sprakers in the Mohawk Valley. This firm is known for for using quality building materials and superb crafstmanship.

Pine Grove Manufactured Homes design team is one of the most recognized in the industry.  All homes are manufactured with the same exceptional quality regardless of the size, layout or optional equipment included.

Skyline Homes produces a wide range of manufactured and modular homes to meet any budget. In 2007 ,Better Homes and Transport  earned Skyline Homes’ most prestigious award by being named Number 1 in the nation for customer service.

Pleasant Valley Modular Homes, Inc. is located in northeast Pennsylvania.  Each of their homes is built with extreme attention to detail and they are widely recognized for creating high-quality kitchens and baths.

Champion Home Builders has produced quality, affordable and innovative manufactured housing throughout the northeast.

Better Homes and Transport is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. For further information, call 315-858-2100 or check out their website at www.betterhomesandtransport.com.

 


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