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A Second Chance at Home Ownership – How One Family Weathered the Housing Collapse
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A Second Chance at Home Ownership – How One Family Weathered the Housing Collapse

Our new contributor, Pam Willis, writes how her family weathered the economic collapse. Choosing to buy a manufactured home on several beautiful acres has allowed them a second chance at home ownership. The housing crash affected millions of families in the US. By the end of 2010, almost a quarter of all homeowners with a mortgage (23.1%) owed more…

Complete DIY Mobile Home Transformation: Spectacular Shiplap

Complete DIY Mobile Home Transformation: Spectacular Shiplap

We’re so proud to share another great DIY mobile home transformation! Judy and Michael Gutierrez wanted to be closer to their son and granddaughter in Santa Rosa, California. They found a 1968 International Newport Single Wide (12’ X 16’), with an addition, in an older mobile home park in Santa Rosa and began a complete…

Mobile Home Renovation: Professional Artist Creates a Rustic Masterpiece
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Mobile Home Renovation: Professional Artist Creates a Rustic Masterpiece

This mobile home renovation is awe-inspiring! In January 2013, Scott and Connie Winebarger moved a 1981 Commodore single wide onto their property in Ronda, NC and quickly began a mobile home renovation like none we’ve ever seen. Read this if you are Trying to Decide Whether to Buy an Older Mobile Home and Remodel It?…

4 Great Camper Remodels You’ll Love

4 Great Camper Remodels You’ll Love

It seems that camper remodels and makeovers are getting more popular by the day. The following camper remodels and makeovers below show the remarkable potential these magnificent little houses on wheels have. 1968 Airstream Safari The first camper restoration we’ll be swooning over is the 20 foot 1968 Airstream Safari. This vintage camper went from retro…

Vintage Mobile Home Series: Stewart Bi-Level Mobile Home

Vintage Mobile Home Series: Stewart Bi-Level Mobile Home

A Bi-Level Mobile Home is a favorite among vintage mobile home fans. Their great use of space and unique floor plans were ahead of their time. Stewart Bi-Level Mobile Home This restored Stewart Bi-Level Mobile Home is a beauty! Unfortunately, the park it’s located in closed in January and the owners needed to sell it. Since…

1954 Pacemaker Tri-Level Mobile Home Remodel
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1954 Pacemaker Tri-Level Mobile Home Remodel

This Pacemaker Tri-Level Mobile Home remodel is a perfect example of using a vintage mobile home as a base for small living. The condition of this 60-year-old home proves that American pride and workmanship was at its finest in the mid-1950’s when mobile homes were experiencing their Golden Age. Pacemaker Trailer Company Pacemaker Corporation, once…

Vintage Mobile Home Series: 1953 Silver Star

Vintage Mobile Home Series: 1953 Silver Star

The original small home has always been, and will always be, a vintage mobile home. Design is a bit different, of course, but the overall concept of a ‘small home’ is the same: A fully equipped home within minimal square footage that can be towed without specialized equipment. Here’s one of the original small homes, a 1953 Silver…

This 1976 Argosy Camper Remodel Will Blow Your Mind!

This 1976 Argosy Camper Remodel Will Blow Your Mind!

This Argosy camper remodel is one of my favorite older model camper makeovers. Some of the most popular camper remodels stem from budding interior decorators or hobbyist investors that can turn a profit doing something they love. Of course, many camper remodels are just a fan of campers wanting a nice space to create memories with their…

Vintage Mobile Home Series – 1949 Palace Royale

Vintage Mobile Home Series – 1949 Palace Royale

Truly awesome vintage trailers for sale are rare, especially those that have have been carefully restored to their original glory like this 1949 Palace Royale. About Palace Royale Trailers The Palace Corporation was a popular trailer builder in the 1940’s and 50’s. The company hailed out of Flint, Michigan and is known for a few specific details; One of the most well-known…

Featured Manufactured Home Model: The Arlington by Palm Harbor
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Featured Manufactured Home Model: The Arlington by Palm Harbor

Most new manufactured home models on display at dealerships have been professionally decorated so they are a great resource for decorating and remodeling ideas. Today, we are taking a look at The Arlington by Palm Harbor.  The Arlington is a picture-perfect example of modern manufactured home design. It has a great floor plan, beautiful finishes, and comparable construction features…

Planning a Stress-Free Home Remodel
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Planning a Stress-Free Home Remodel

Don’t let those glossy home magazine photos fool you, home remodeling can be stressful! But there are ways plan a stress-free home remodel. Long-term home remodeling projects are life-altering and can lead to an enormous amount of stress. Your home, that wonderful space that’s all your own, is turned upside down. Materials are in the way, the home gets…