If you are in the market for a modular home then you need to start looking for a modular home manufacturer that you want to work with.  In your quest for a modular home manufacturer you will want to look for specific traits and characteristics that will demonstrate to you that they are a reputable company and that they produce a quality product.  The first thing that you will want to look for is a company that serves your area.After you have identified several companies that sell modular homes in your area your next step towards finding a modular home manufacturer that you want to work with will be to visit showrooms.  Your visits to these showrooms, or rather show lots, will be to look for home designs that you like.  Walk through the homes with a sales rep and ask questions about the home.  Ask questions that will give you some insight into how well made the modular home is.  If you see a home that you like ask the sales rep for a brochure on that home.Your next step in finding a modular home manufacturer is to reduce the number of dealers that you are considering down to one or two options.  To do this you will need to use the information that you have gathered during your trips to show-lots.  Your selection process should include price of models, the quality of the model homes, the options that are available, and how helpful the sales reps are.When you have your modular home manufacturer list down to one or two options your next step will be to research the company’s reputation.  Ask around for opinions of the company, check their status out with the Better Business Bureau, make sure that they are a licensed company, and read through consumer reports on the home models that you are interested in.  As you go through this process you should be able to identify a modular home manufacturer that has the reputation, sales reps, home design, and price structure that works the best for you.  At this point you will be ready to move on to deciding on which home you want to buy.