Manufactured Housing News

What You Need to Know About Your Home’s Skirting

May 20, 2021

Tags: Manufactured Homes, Home Buyer Information, Home Buyer Tips

Besides the fact that manufactured home skirting is recommended by most builders, it's also one of the manufactured home components required in many states across the country. In addition to enhancing the curb appeal of manufactured homes, skirting prevents moisture-related damage, as long as ventilation openings are installed according to specifications; keeps pipes from freezing during the winter; acts as a deterrent for animals and insects, preventing them from invading the crawl space underneath your home and potentially causing damage; lowers heating and cooling costs by keeping a more constant temperature underneath the home, thus preventing a lot of cold or hot air from entering your home; and can even reduce homeowners insurance costs.

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Buying a Manufactured Home? Here is What You Need to Know about Property Taxes and Utility Hookups

December 30, 2020

Tags: Home Buyer Information, Home Buyer Tips, homebuyer

If you're planning on buying a manufactured home soon, factoring in additional expenses, such as property taxes and homeowners insurance, will help you determine your monthly home loan payments more accurately. Just to be on the safe side, make sure that you also set aside some money for utility hookups and maintenance or unexpected repairs, which are bound to pop up sooner or later. In order to decide whether or not buying a manufactured home is a wise financial move, let's find out what property taxes and utility hookup costs you might need to cover once you become the proud owner of a manufactured home.

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Home Inspection Checklist for Buying a Pre-Owned Manufactured Home

June 17, 2020

Tags: Home Buyer Information, Home Buyer Tips, Financing Information

A pre-owned manufactured home can be an excellent housing option for many potential homebuyers, whether they’re looking to purchase their first home, find a retirement home, or upsize from their current home. That’s mostly because many pre-owned manufactured homes provide amenities and features, which are similar to those available in new manufactured homes, at a lower sales price.

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Winter Tips for Your Manufactured Home

March 17, 2020

Tags: Home Owner Information, Home Buyer Information, Home Buyer Tips, Home Owner Tips

Although the winter is almost gone, the cold weather can still affect different parts of the country. So, it's not too late to look for ways to winterize your manufactured home—if you haven't done it yet.

Because it's better to implement more extensive methods for winterizing your manufactured home before the cold weather sets in, this blog post presents some simple winterizing tips that you can put into practice anytime during the cold season.

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