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New Mobile Home Design: The Sonora II’s Rustic Charm
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New Mobile Home Design: The Sonora II’s Rustic Charm

Our next manufactured home in our New Mobile Home Design Series is the Sonora II. Like most manufactured home models, this model is only available in a few regions. Regardless, it’s a gorgeous home full of rustic charm that is definitely worth a look. Completely Open Floor Plan Unlike some of the more recent new…

Double Wide Manufactured Home Remodel Creates Ultimate Entertaining Space
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Double Wide Manufactured Home Remodel Creates Ultimate Entertaining Space

Disrepair is the best word to describe this property when Richard bought it. The bones were good in the three-bedroom home but it had suffered serious neglect. Repairs had been attempted at one point, though obviously not by a professional. Every room in the home and every structure on the property needed attention. Fortunately, Richard wasn’t…

Building a Two-Story Addition onto a Manufactured Home

Building a Two-Story Addition onto a Manufactured Home

This single wide didn’t stay single for long. It didn’t stay single story for long, either. See how one tenacious couple created their dream home by building a two-story addition onto a manufactured home. Meet the Arledge’s Jessica and her husband live in Polk County, NC and wanted to live completely debt-free. Their plan was…

Our 10 Favorite Mobile Homes for Sale in September 2017

Our 10 Favorite Mobile Homes for Sale in September 2017

We comb the Internet every month looking for 10 great mobile homes for sale. We found so many great mobile and manufactured homes at reasonable prices. From $6,000 to $90,000, there are mobile homes for sale for every budget. If you  missed last month’s mobile homes for sale you can see it here:  Our Top 10 Craigslist…

The Directory of Mobile Home Manuals
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The Directory of Mobile Home Manuals

Mobile home manuals have a lot of helpful information! We’ve created this directory of mobile home manuals to help you find relevant resources for your manufactured home. The problem is, with thousands of models created by hundreds of mobile home builders over the decades, finding information on your home can be difficult. But You Need to…

How to Make Your Manufactured Home Look More Like a Site-Built Home
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How to Make Your Manufactured Home Look More Like a Site-Built Home

Manufactured homes are affordable and can have all the same great qualities of a site-built home. But let’s be honest, it’s pretty easy to distinguish a standard factory-built home from a site-built home – not that this is a bad thing. However, if you’d like to make your manufactured home look more like a site-built…

Manufactured Home Discrimination is Everywhere

Manufactured Home Discrimination is Everywhere

Manufactured home discrimination is a very real issue in America. Manufactured homes and the people living in them are one of the few remaining groups that face outright discrimination and bias. This isn’t about name-calling or humorous jabs, either, there are outright bans on manufactured homes in towns across the nation. Discrimination doesn’t get much more…

General Maintenance Questions about a Mobile Home

General Maintenance Questions about a Mobile Home

This week in our ask a mobile home expert series we are going to cover general maintenance questions about a mobile home.  Not all home improvement and repair issues fit into a single topic.  These questions concern leveling a mobile home, drywall, closet doors, skirting for a mobile home, and adding a heavy island in…

Let’s Compare a Shipping Container Home to a Manufactured Home!
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Let’s Compare a Shipping Container Home to a Manufactured Home!

In this article, we will attempt to compare a shipping container home to a manufactured home. Naturally, I have a strong opinion about manufactured homes but I’ll do my best to keep neutral in this article. Browsing the web for manufactured home remodels lead me to an article about a couple in Louisiana that took…

Classic Mobile Home Models – Fleetwood Festival is a Favorite
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Classic Mobile Home Models – Fleetwood Festival is a Favorite

Please welcome Steve Lancaster. He is the founder of a great Facebook group, Manufactured Housing and Mobile Homes.  I’ve never met a more knowledgeable person when it comes to modern and classic mobile home models. I asked Steve to write about his favorite model of all time, the Fleetwood Festival which is also known as the Fleetwood…