Should You Buy an Existing Home or Should You Get One Built?

A new home or an existing home, which is the best buy? The real question is, “What is the best buy for you?” It depends on a number of factors, not least of which is what do you want, and are you prepared to deal with what you get? Do you want a fancy new […]

Why a Modular Home in California is The Only Rational Choice

Under California law, modular homes are recognized as factory-built housing. Factory-built housing (FBH) units, as the name implies, are factory manufactured components which are assembled at a selected building site to form a modular home. The rules state that FBH units must be built and assembled “…in accordance with building standards published in the California […]

What is a Reverse Mortgage & How You Get One for Your Manufactured Home

It is quite possible to obtain a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage, or reverse mortgage, for a manufactured home. However, the level of difficulty in obtaining one depends on the type of manufactured home you currently own. There are no restrictions on a modular home. It is considered the same as any single family residence. Mobile […]

How to Choose Your Home Builder in California

You’ve decided to take a major step, more than likely one of the biggest you’ll ever make. You’re going to have a new home built. It’s probably one of the biggest investments of your lifetime. You have to get a good builder–the best builder you can find. But how? Where will your home be located? […]