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Becoming familiar with the world of manufactured homes is the first step to becoming a happy homeowner. Here you can find a wealth of information that can help you in the shopping and purchasing process, as well as help with topics such as financing, and everything you need to stay current in the manufactured home industry.

If you’re shopping for your first manufactured or modular home, check out our reviews of the latest floor plan models from top manufacturers all across America. When you find the home you love, take a look at some of our in-depth profiles of manufactured and modular home retailers in your area. And before you take the next step, get educated with helpful tips on how to buy and what to expect from the purchase process. When researching or finding questions about a manufactured home, our resource guide will help you get started. From basic questions to in-depth installation guides, we have everything you need from to get started. Already a manufactured home owner? Then you’ll love our wide variety of articles on latest industry trends, changes in legislation, and first-hand coverage of industry events. We are your source to keep up to date on manufactured home news and industry events.

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IS SHORTAGE OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR THE ELDERLY ALSO A CRISIS IN THE MAKING?

As oft-reported here at ManufacturedHomes.com, the nation is experiencing a serious and continuous affordable home crisis that has, in essence, put “site-built” homeownership out of reach for millions of hardworking lower to middle-income families. Many younger first-time homeowners have [...]

INVESTOR REPORT: EXPECT EXCESSIVE GROWTH IN MANUFACTURED HOMES OVER THE NEXT FIVE YEARS

A recent opinion report authored by Chimene Van Gundy, founder of MOBILE HOME MILLIONS  confirms, from an investor’s point of view, the importance and value of manufactured homes as an affordable quality path to homeownership. The following are excerpts from that article released online by [...]

GOV. NEWSOME ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER TO FACILITATE MANUFACTURED HOMES IN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE RECOVERY

In the aftermath of declared and undeclared natural disasters, the utilization of manufactured homes is prominent in recovery efforts. Local, state and federal agencies have found that manufactured housing provides a safe, quality and expedient source for displaced disaster victims.  Today’s [...]

“TIS THE SEASON” TO REALIZE YOUR DREAM HOME AND IT WILL BE BUILT IN A FACTORY

“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.”  – Edith Stillwell The holiday season is the time of year when many families began to contemplate the possibilities of becoming first-time [...]

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO SPEND FOR A MANUFACTURED HOME WITH LAND AND WHAT THE MONEY PAYS FOR

There are many factors affecting the cost of a manufactured home, instead of trying to address every option, we’ll breakdown the total costs that are estimates, which will give you a general idea of the prices associated with the various stages of the home transaction. The amount you pay, can [...]

USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT LOWERS MANUFACTURED HOME INTEREST RATE TO 3% WITH ZERO DOWNPAYMENT

U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USDA) recently announced that the interest rate of Single-Family Housing Direct 502 loans will fall to 3 percent effective November 1, 2019. The loan is intended to help low and very low-income applicants to purchase existing homes, build new [...]

SENATE APPROPRIATION COMMITTEE CALLS ON LOCALITIES TO CONSIDER MANUFACTURED HOUSING IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING PLANS

On June 12, 2019, U.S. Todd Young (R-Ind) introduced bipartisan bill (S.1804) to require the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to issue guidelines that would include manufactured homes as affordable housing for federal funding. For more information about this legislation, [...]

HUD Asks Federal Trade Commission to Investigate Assistance Animal Websites

It is a situation that nearly every manufactured home community in the country has faced. A resident  presents the manager with a certificate they purchased on-line declaring that an animal in their home is something more than just a beloved pet violating the community’s pet policy. They [...]

MANUFACTURED HOME PARK VACANCY TIGHTENS, SPACE RENT INCREASES

“Under ordinary competitive conditions, any long and serious maladjustment between supply and demand cannot last”  – George W. Stock, author According to MHN Multi-Housing News, vacancy in manufactured home communities continues to tighten across all regions., as homebuyers increasingly [...]

TOP 5 REASONS WHY SENIOR RETIREES PREFER MANUFACTURED HOMES

“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” Mark Twain Manufactured homes continue to remain the number one housing option for seniors retiring from the workforce. In fact, a greater portion of households that live in manufactured homes are headed by a retiree [...]

TIP TO POLICYMAKERS: UTILIZE MANUFACTURED HOMES IN EASING AFFORDABLE HOUSING CRISIS

Solving the continuing national affordable housing crisis and associated acceleration of homelessness is getting scant attention by local and national politicians. The wealthiest state in the Union, California, could well be “ground zero” for the proliferation of homelessness and the growing [...]

TOP 10 SURPRISING ADVANTAGES OF MANUFACTURED HOMEOWNERSHIP

“There is something permanent, and something extremely profound in owning a home”    –  Kenny Guinn Many would-be homeowners have never considered that the American dream of homeownership could be realized with the purchase of a new modern manufactured home, surprisingly foregoing an [...]