Manufactured Housing News

Ready to Buy? Tips On How To Budget for Your House Payment

Thursday, 12 March 2020

Tags: Home Owner Information, Renter Information, Financing Information

If you're shopping for a manufactured home, determining the loan amount you're able to handle can be quite difficult. Since purchasing a manufactured home with the help of aloan is a long-term financial commitment, assessing whether you can really afford a significant increase in your monthly debt payment could help you make an informed decision. To ensure you're doing your calculations correctly, it's important to know the components of a manufactured home loan as well as the elements that can affect the monthly loan payment amount. A manufactured home loan includes:

Renting an Apartment vs Owning a Manufactured Home

Friday, 14 February 2020

Tags: Home Owner Information, Credit Union Tips, Renter Information

Sometimes, renting an apartment can be cheaper than buying a home. But in many locations throughout the country, rental rates are higher than the monthly mortgage payments on comparable (or even bigger) properties. While many people prefer to rent a place particularly because of the flexibility renting provides, there are a few undeniable advantages associated with owning a home, especially a manufactured home.

Should Manufactured Home Communities Require Tenants to Carry Insurance?

Friday, 23 June 2017

Tags: Realtor Information, Community Owner Information, Renter Information

Nowadays, many manufactured homeowners choose to place their homes in land-lease communities. In exchange for a reasonable monthly rent, a manufactured home community resident can have access to common utilities like water, electricity, natural gas, and sewer along with different amenities, such as cable, Internet, playgrounds, pools, and so on. Additionally, some would-be manufactured homebuyers rent a home in a manufactured home community in order to decide whether this housing alternative is right for them before investing in this type of home. 

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