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 […]

What is the Difference Between a Prefab & a Manufactured Home?

Many times prefab and manufactured homes look alike, but under their outward appearances there are major differences. Some of the things you should know are listed below. Prefab homes Prefab homes are built and shipped in sections, then assembled on site. There are basically two types: modular built and panel built. Modular Homes, as the […]

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 […]

Modular VS Manufactured: What is the difference?

Before getting into the pros and cons of Modular VS manufactured housing, we should first look into the difference in manufactured homes. Frequently called mobile homes or even worse, trailers, they are often considered to be (how should I say this?) less respectable. But all manufactured housing is not located in run down trailer parks. I recently […]

7 Outdoor Flooring Ideas for Your Manufactured Home

If you are searching for outdoor flooring ideas for your manufactured home, it is amazing what a wide variety of suggestions there are and how many types of flooring exist. You can be as creative as you want to be, and you can find a vast assortment of materials to fulfill whatever flooring you can […]

How Much Do Manufactured Homes Cost?

Manufactured homes are built entirely in a factory and may be single or multi-sectioned. They are an affordable housing choice for approximately 20 million Americans. “According to the US Census, the average manufactured home is 78% cheaper than the average site built home.” They not only cost less than site-built homes but they also are […]

3 Reasons why top manufactured home builders beat stick builders

Despite what the news says, housing prices in many parts of the United States have soared in recent decades. Getting a studio apartment can cost hundreds of thousands in some of the most desirable neighborhoods. In some areas of California, a 1,000 square foot house can cost in the $500,000 range or higher. Most people […]