There is so much for manufactured home buyers to consider when getting ready to make such a big purchase. That’s why we have put together this quick guide of questions to ask yourself and your family before heading to a lot to look at homes.
What’s your Budget?
The first thing manufactured home buyers need to figure out is exactly what their budget may be. Once you have a number in mind, the home search can begin. Check out this article to help you prepare a budget for your new manufactured home.
Have a Particular Floor Plan in Mind?
Once you have an idea of what you can spend on your new manufactured home, the next question is what are you looking for in a floor plan? Should all the bedrooms be on one end or would you prefer a split floor plan? How about the kitchen, open or separated from the rest of the mobile home? Take a look at different floor plans before you make a final choice.
Related: HOW TO FIND THE BEST MANUFACTURED HOME FLOOR PLAN.
Which Upgrades are a Priority?
Next, decide what upgrades are a must for your new manufactured home. Perhaps an upgrade to the insulation of the home depending on what zone you live in? Or, maybe you want to upgrade to drywall in the interior. New manufactured home buyers have options, be sure to explore all the available upgrades to figure out what is important for your new home.
How Much Home Do You Need?
Another question to ask before buying a new manufactured home is just how much home do you need? Are you a growing family or in the downsizing stage of life? Do you need two living areas? How many bedrooms are a must? The answers to these questions will help you decide how much home you want to be looking for.
What Kind of Kitchen?
We all know the kitchen is the heart of any home. So, it’s important to make sure it’s all you want it to be. Whether it be a kitchen island or a large pantry, think about what options you want to include in your forever kitchen.
Is a Large Laundry Room a Must?
There are tons of options to consider when thinking about the laundry room for your new manufactured home. If you have the space you might consider a utility sink, and as much storage space as you can squeeze in. Also, since the laundry room is usually an entrance as well, you might also want to try and add a bench with storage for extra shoes and etc.
It’s important for manufactured home buyers to go into the buying process with as much knowledge as possible. Knowing what you and your family can afford and what your priorities are will help you get the most home for your money.
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