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.

Caveat Emptor, Let the Buyer Beware

Buying a Mobile Home June 13, 2012 8 Comments

 “When I see a mobile home, I see a ATM”                                                                      – Tom Sheppard   This is an article about owner financing deals where the mobile homes are sold but the land or dirt is only rented. I found this on a site called “The  Lemon’aide’ Stand” a blog about investing and making money. It’s not only a very informative…

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Manufactured Home Safety Inspection Checklist

Buying a Mobile Home Mobile Home Repair May 20, 2012 8 Comments

The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) developed this Manufactured Home Inspection Checklist to help residents gauge how vulnerable their manufactured home might be to wind damage, based on where it’s located, how well it’s anchored, and what type of foundation was used. The Institute also has a very informative site called where you can type in…

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Mobile Home Insurance

Buying a Mobile Home April 10, 2012 5 Comments

Nearly eight percent of the U.S. population live in manufactured housing according to the Population Reference Bureau and US Census. While several laws have been enacted over the years to make them safer and more capable of withstanding destructive winds, we will always need mobile home insurance. There are several options available for mobile home insurance. While no insurance policy…

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5 Mobile Home Myths Busted

Buying a Mobile Home February 6, 2012 14 Comments

The ignorance about mobile and manufactured housing is astounding. By ignorance, I simply mean there are many that are uneducated and misinformed about mobile and manufactured housing. Those people are usually the very ones who speak ill or spread untruths about mobile homes unknowingly. With proper education and knowledge I am certain we can change some minds and abolish a…

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