Have you seen the Aktiv, prefab home for sale that was in the news a couple of months ago? Aktiv is being marketed as 'your own personal Euro designer flat… only where you want it!' For a mere $86,500 you can have a modular home from IKEA!
Actually, this prefab home is designed by Oregon-based Ideabox with help from IKEA designers. The "Activ" features 745 sq. ft. of living space, complete with a kitchen, bathroom, washer/dryer, fridge, flooring, and two storage areas that are accessible from outside. However, I'm pretty sure you're gonna need more than the weekend and an allen wrench to put it together!
I do think this is an interesting idea, and I appreciate a furnishing giant like IKEA is helping to draw attention to modular homes. But for those of us who have done a little homework on the subject of modular homes, you can buy a much larger modular for that price. That cost doesn't include the land, the foundation, a builder, etc...
Anyway! Thought that was interesting. Now back to your regular programming!