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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.

Editorial: The Only Reason to Buy a Mobile Home

This editorial is a rebuttal to an article I found on Pinterest titled, ‘The Only Reason to Buy a Mobile Home (Under Any Circumstance).’ Remember how you felt when someone else picked on your best friend in school? It was OK for you to pick on her because that’s your best friend but as soon as someone else starts you get defensive? That’s…

Which Brands Build the Best Manufactured Homes?

Ever wondered who builds the best manufactured homes or what determines a good factory-built home from a bad one? Manufactured housing experts will always tell you that it's all about the construction specs. The size and quality of the materials used in a manufactured home is the best determination of its overall quality and they aren't wrong.…

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 every issue or problem that may…

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

A properly prepared lot is critical for a long-lasting healthy manufactured home. 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. …