10 Gorgeous Porch Ideas

Your front porch, unlike your back porch or patio, is usually open to public view. It’s the first thing people see when they come to your door. And you know what they say about first impressions! Your front porch should be clean, tidy and uncluttered. For most people, the back porch is where all the […]

What is a Mobile Home?

Mobile homes today are a far cry from the trailers that started it all. Early trailers that were used for habitation purposes were small, designed for camping or other temporary living conditions. Beginning in the early 1950’s, they started getting larger, eventually becoming full time homes for many people. No longer trailers, although the name […]

Why You Should Be Thinking ‘Modular Home’

More than 20 million Americans have purchased modular homes. They are a preferred buy for many reasons, not the least of which being the price. But when buying a new modular home, as in any major purchase, it pays to do your homework. While prices for modular homes are some 78% cheaper than conventionally constructed […]

7 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Front Yard

No matter how large or small your front yard may be, it takes just a few ideas and a little imagination to transform it from a drab, lifeless space to a welcoming, interesting garden. Walks A walkway through your yard space might help. Try flagstone or cobblestone instead of the plain look of concrete. Find […]

5 Color Mistakes You Need to Avoid in Your Modular Home

If you have decided that you want to stop paying rent and purchase a home, you may be overwhelmed with all the available options. I found myself in this position a few years ago and started searching for affordable housing solutions that fit my taste and my budget. My research led me to investigate modular […]

Financing your Modular Home: 4 Things to Look Out For

If you have decided that you want to stop paying rent and purchase a home, you may be overwhelmed with all the available options. I found myself in this position a few years ago and started searching for affordable housing solutions that fit my taste and my budget. My research led me to investigate modular […]

Is A Modular Home Just Cheap And Flimsy?

A modular home is very similar to a home that is built from the ground up on a piece of property, also sometimes called a stick-built home. The materials used in a modular home are usually the same materials. Modular homes are built even sturdier than on site homes, since they have to withstand being […]

What is so special about manufactured homes?

I think the idea of manufactured homes has a bad stigma attached to it. Most people picture these houses as ugly little buildings in trailer parks. What you might be forgetting is that the technology used for building factory houses has improved significantly over time, making it affordable, fast, and easy to purchase a factory […]

8 Reasons Why California is Perfect for Manufactured Homes

Manufactured homes are built in a factory and transported to its chosen location when purchased. All the homes must meet the HUD code safety and constructions standards rather than the destination building codes. They are constructed in segments and tagged as a guarantee by the manufacturer of HUD code confirmation. If you are looking for […]

Manufactured Homes with Porches: 14 Design Ideas

If you are lucky enough to have your manufactured home installed on your own lot, the possibilities for porch designs are endless. However, those owners who have to work within the confined space of a small rented lot in a “mobile” home park have more of a challenge. Whatever your needs, maybe some of the […]