Buying a Mobile Home

Buying a pre-owned mobile home or a brand new manufactured home is daunting but we’re here to help.

The information in this section will help anyone when buying a mobile home.

If you are buying a manufactured home you’ll find expert tips to help choose the right upgrades. We’ve also published articles on the best financing options for new homes.

Pre-owned mobile home buyers can find information on inspection of an older mobile home for damage and how to get the title registered properly. 

Mobile Home Living is the only blog that has no affiliation with dealers, builders, parts suppliers, or investors. This blog is published by mobile home owners for mobile home owners.

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5 Issues You’ll Need to Consider When Buying a Pre-owned Mobile Home

There’s more to buying a pre-owned mobile home than many realize. Of course, buying the best home at the best price is important but there are a few more things to consider that may not be so obvious. The following tips will help mobile home buyers have a stress-free home-buying experience. While we can’t cover …

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Resident-Owned Manufactured Home Communities Could be the Answer

I’m thrilled to introduce Bill, our guest writer that is sharing his experience as a co-owner and manager of a resident-owned manufactured housing community. You can read much more about Bill and the community at his new blog, Living in a Resident-Owned Community. I’ve lived in a sixty-unit mobile home community in Freeport, Maine for …

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5 Luxury Manufactured Homes for Sale in California (January 2019)

For a girl that grew up in a hollow in southern West Virginia, California was the epitome of cool. It has everything: beaches, mountains, sunshine, and snow. It even has movie stars and mobile homes! Not just your ordinary mobile homes though, they have a ton of high-end luxury manufactured homes for sale in California. …

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Manufactured Home Site-Prep: Soil, Drainage, and Grading

The manufactured home installation process is complex – more so than most people realize. It’s so complex that manufactured home site-prep and land development must be done by professionals that have been trained, licensed, and bonded in most states. A properly prepared lot is critical for a long-lasting healthy manufactured home. Manufactured Home Sites are …

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How to Solve Mobile Home Title Issues

In the US, 42 states still use a certificate of title for manufactured homes, just like they do for cars. The biggest problem with mobile home titles as that each state handles mobile home titles a bit differently so there’s no one-size-fits-all remedy. In addition, there are many different buying and selling scenarios for mobile homes so …

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Exploring New Manufactured Home Design: Clayton’s Stockton Double Wide

With so many choices available for multi-sectional manufactured homes, it’s important for builders to make their double wide home design stand out. Clayton Homes is doing that with their Stockton model. The Stockton from Clayton Homes has an oddly vintage look to it while still showcasing modern popular trends. Wood is a major theme in this …

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FHA Loans and Other Manufactured Home Financing Options

Believe it or not, there are a couple of different manufactured home financing options available through government programs. Figuring out what types of manufactured homes are acceptable and how to apply for the FHA loans can be complicated. Programs seem to come and go and eligibility requirements change. This is our attempt to help potential …

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5 Budget-Friendly Mobile Homes For Sale This Month

There was a time when finding a used mobile home for sale was difficult. Thankfully, the internet changed that. With the popularity of Craigslist, Facebook Marketplace, and other realtor sites, it’s easier than ever to find budget-friendly mobile homes to buy. Some may require a little TLC while others are move-in ready, but all are fun …

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10 Gorgeous Manufactured Home Models on the Market Today

As we’ve previously mentioned, manufactured homes are very much a ‘get what you pay for’ product and that’s the beauty of them. You can buy the most basic model offered and fix it up to your exact liking or you can spend more and get the latest bells and whistles that the builder offers. These 10 …

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5 Bargain Mobile Homes For Sale that Cost Less than a New Car

Finding cool mobile homes to share is one of our favorite things to do. A valid excuse to look for bargain mobile homes for sale? Yes, please! Not only is it fun to look at mobile homes for sale, it’s also inspiring to see mobile homes that have been remodeled and decorated. Related: Check out …

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