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Manufactured Home Information and Resources

A collection of helpful manufactured home resources for homeowners and buyers.

Is it a mobile home or manufactured home?

Is it a mobile home or manufactured home? We'll put the question to rest once and for all! Every article on MHL uses the words mobile home or manufactured home at least once. I checked. Since the terms 'mobile home' and 'manufactured home' have been the subject of great controversy, we wanted to make sure everyone understood what the terms…
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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 research. I was particularly interested in what a reverse mortgage was, why they were beneficial, and how one would go…
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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? You probably know that, when you borrow money from a bank (or other lending institution; I’ll be using…
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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 owning a mobile or manufactured home may be slightly different than those associated with a traditional home,…
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