About Modular Backyard Homes

What is a modular backyard home?

A modular backyard home is a prefabricated structure built in a factory and assembled on-site, offering an efficient and customizable option for adding living, working, or rental space.

Can I customize my modular home?

Yes, you can tailor your modular home to your style and needs, from the floor plan to the finishes. Configure yours now.

Are modular homes energy-efficient?

Yes, they are often more energy-efficient than traditional homes due to tighter construction standards and better insulation.

How durable are modular homes?

Jeemca modular homes are very durable, built with high-quality steal frames and designed to meet all local building codes.

About Money

What are the costs of a modular backyard home?

Two aspects determine the cost of a modular home. One aspect is the home design, including floorplan, interior, and customization. The other aspect is the complexity of construction, including site preparation, utility connection, and home installation. Jeemca modular home starts at $88,000, including the cost of the unit and installation.

Is the online estimate final price?

No. The online estimate is a quick way to get an idea of the cost of your modular home. Your final choice of customization will affect your final cost. Site preparation cost also depends on the landscape of your property and the type of utilities to be connected.

Is financing available for modular backyard homes?

Yes, similar to traditional home loans, financing options are available. Contact Jeemca for more information.

Can backyard homes be rented for extra income?

Yes! This is one of the main reasons people invest in backyard homes. In a short-supplied real estate market in Canada, rental property is an excellent way to invest and generate cash flow quickly.

About Permits & Regulations in GTA

Does the City of Toronto have regulations on Backyard homes?

Yes. The City of Toronto refers to backyard homes as garden suites. The city allows the construction of garden suites in the rear yards of residential properties that are not next to a public laneway. Jeemca will assist you with acquiring an appropriate building permit that allows your backyard home for final occupancy after city inspection. Read more here: https://www.toronto.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/9320-cityplanning-garden-suites-summary-of-rules-Feb2022.pdf

About the Process

How long does it take to build a modular backyard home?

There are many steps involved in building a modular backyard home. It will take some time to obtain a building permit from the city. Site preparation can take between a few days to a few weeks depending on the landscape of the property. Installation of a home typically takes at least 1 month, depending on the complexity of existing utility infrastructures such as plumbing and hydro. See more detailed steps here.

Do I need a permit to install a modular backyard home?

Yes, permits are usually required. Jeemca will assist with the permitting process to ensure compliance with local regulations.

About Jeemca

Who is Jeemca?

Jeemca is a Toronto-based design build company with decades of experience building commercial and residential buildings in Canada.

What makes Jeemca's modular homes unique?

Jeemca's homes stand out for their expert design, energy efficiency, and the robust, long-lasting materials used, along with offering a range of customization options to meet individual needs and preferences.

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