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Buying and Selling a Manufactured Home

Helpful information, tips, and advice for buying or selling a manufactured home.

A Manufactured Home Installation Horror Story

Pat didn't want much. Close to retiring after decades of working, she was ready to leave the noisy congested city and relax in a quiet, tree-lined neighborhood. She dreamed of a small single wide and just enough yard for a garden. She…

10 Smart Upgrades for Your New Manufactured Home

These 10 smart upgrades for your new manufactured home will help you spend your money on features and upgrades that offer the most benefits and have a good return on investment. Shopping for a new manufactured home can be overwhelming.…

Should You Buy an Older Mobile Home and Remodel It?

The short answer to the question 'should you buy an older mobile home and remodel it?' is yes. You absolutely should buy an older mobile home and remodel it if you can find a home with a sound structure and you can do some of the updates…

9 Awesome Craigslist Mobile Home Ads from June 2017

Last month we came clean about our hobby of surfing real estate ads. Turns out, a lot of us daydream about a new home while browsing Zillow and Craigslist. It's a great way to get decorating ideas for manufactured homes, to see how other…

Ending Mobile Home Myths and Misinformation

Mobile home myths, misinformation, and stereotypes have robbed many people of the opportunity to live in more affordable housing. They Don't Know What They Don't Know about Mobile Homes People don't know what they don't know…

10 Great Craigslist Mobile Homes Found in May 2017

I've always enjoyed walking through a neighborhood and looking at homes. I'll imagine the home's layout or how I would decorate it or even what the family is like that lives there. I suppose it sounds a bit creepy but I don't think…

Manufactured Home Inspection: Why, What, and How Much

Anyone in the process of buying or selling a manufactured home needs to invest in a manufactured home inspection. Admittedly, home buyers will likely get the most benefit from an inspection, but they can be just as beneficial to a…

Getting a Reverse Mortgage on a Manufactured Home

If you are like me, you are only familiar with the term “reverse mortgage” because of the commercials on TV. After seeing Alan Thicke talking about the benefits of a reverse mortgage for the hundredth time, I decided to do a little…

The Brilliance of Making Additional Principal Payments

Please welcome Suzanne and Dave!  They are kindly sharing their experiences making additional principal payments on their manufactured home mortgage, and you won't believe how much money they are saving! What is an Amortization Schedule?…

Is a Manufactured Home Right for You?

You've followed the financial guru's advice to increase your credit score and have saved up a good down payment. You are finally ready to make one of the most important decisions of your life, buying a new home. Deciding to buy a new home…

How to Buy Mobile Home Insurance at the Best Rates

Mobile home insurance is an important topic for homeowners. In today's uncertain world, any major purchase you make should be covered by insurance. A mobile home or manufactured home is no exception. While certain risks associated with…

2016’s Best New Manufactured Home Design Winner

In this article we're taking a look at 2016's best new manufactured home design winner, The Hillcrest IV from Champion Homes. We've also interviewed an industry insider about new manufactured home construction methods, helpful buying tips,…