Manufactured Housing News

Manufactured Homes and Their Carbon Footprint

October 26, 2020

Tags: Manufactured Home Facts, Home Buyer Information, homebuyer

Manufactured homes are generally considered more environmentally friendly than conventional site-built homes. That's mainly because the manufacturing process of factory-built homes is more efficient than that of traditional builds. However, there are a few more not-so-obvious reasons why manufactured homes have a smaller carbon footprint than similar homes built traditionally. In this post, we'll analyze the most important factors that make manufactured housing a greener alternative to its conventional counterpart.

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What Is a Manufactured Home

May 6, 2019

Tags: Home Owner Information, Manufactured Home Facts, Manufactured Home Myths

When it comes to alternatives to traditional stick-built houses, there is a lot of confusing terminology floating around. It is not uncommon to hear terms like manufactured home, modular home, mobile home and trailer used interchangeably. In some cases, the different housing types do have a lot in common, but in other cases, you need to know exactly what type of alternative you are talking about. This guide will help you understand exactly what a manufactured home is, and how it differs from other housing alternatives.

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Tiny Homes and Their Impact on the Manufactured Home Industry

December 14, 2018

Tags: Manufactured Home Facts, Home Buyer Information

Over the last few years, the tiny home craze has been on the rise. More and more American families are ditching the dream of an expansive house filled to the brim with furniture and belongings, in favor of a tiny home that offers simplicity and clean living. Unfortunately, state and local governments have presented numerous challenges and hurdles for tiny home buyers to overcome. As a result, mainstream home manufacturers, like Clayton, have started to get in on the trend. Here's how things are looking.


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Prefabricated Housing is on the Rise and Making an Impact

December 6, 2018

Tags: Home Owner Information, Manufactured Home Facts, Home Buyer Information

Prefabricated homes are one of the fastest growing forms of housing available to the American public these days, and there's a good reason for it too. As housing costs have risen across the board, prefab homes offer some relief for those who don't want to spend a fortune but want to own something of their own. Prefabricated housing is likely to play a bigger and bigger role in the future as we fight the rapidly rising cost of construction and other factors.

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