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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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Latest Articles

Research: Are 3D Printed Homes and Manufactured Homes the Future of Affordable Housing?

(The following contains excerpts from a report by the Virginia Center for Housing Research, titled: “Answering the call for affordable housing,” posted online by – Augusta Free Press) Homeownership has long been a hallmark of the American Dream. But the rising costs of homes, land, and [...]

HUD Settles Claim Against City of Hemet, CA Over Discriminatory “Crime and Nuisance Free” Ordinances

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) has entered into a Voluntary Compliance Agreement with the City of Hemet, California over a claim that its “Crime and Nuisance Free” ordinances were in violation of the Fair Housing Act.  According to HUD, Helmet’s “Rental Registration, [...]

$1.5 Million Manufactured Home Museum to be Built in Elkhart, Indiana

From their travel trailer/mobile home beginnings, manufactured homes have evolved into today’s modern quality housing that is equal, and often superior in every respect to conventional site-built homes, with a cost up to 50% less. Though the metal trailers of yore bear little resemblance to the [...]

MOBILE HOME AND MANUFACTURED HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE, WHAT YOU WILL NEED

The following contains excerpts from PERSONAL FINANCE  advertorial on-line via BUSINESS INSIDER. One of the considerations when purchasing a new manufactured home or a pre-owned “mobile home” to be financed will be the lender’s requirement for prepaid homeowners insurance.  Homeowners insurance [...]

GLENN F KUMMER , FORMER FLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES PRESIDENT AND COO PASSES AWAY AT AGE 87

Manufactured housing has recently been saddened with the passing of two larger than life leaders and competitors with parallel careers that have shaped today’s manufactured home industry. Art Decio, Skyline Corporation passed away on November 6th, 2020. – “Art Decio. Manufactured Housing [...]

HUD INCREASES PAYMENTS TO STATES REDUCING BARRIERS TO MANUFACTURED HOUSING AS AN AFFORDABLE HOUSING ALTERNATVE

In another example of HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s ongoing commitment to reducing barriers to the adoption of manufactured homes as an affordable housing alternative, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has published a final rule in the Federal Register which provides a revised [...]

Manufactured Housing Industry Mourns the Passing of Deer Valley’s “Chet” Murphree

The manufactured housing industry has lost a valuable friend and industry contributor with the passing of Charles “Chet” Murphree, Jr., president, general manager, and one of the founders of Deer Valley Homebuilders located in Guin, Alabama Mr. Murphree passed away at the age of 59. Services [...]

COVID-19: New Mexico Shuts Down Manufactured Home Builder Solitaire Homes in Deming

According to a report by the Deming Headlight, Solitaire Manufactured Homes in Deming has temporarily suspended home production after receiving a cease and desist order served by the New Mexico Environmental Department. Brett Jenkins, general manager of Solitaire Homes is frustrated and [...]

Art Decio, Manufactured Housing Pioneer and “The Heart of Elkhart” Has Passed Away at age 90

The City of Elkhart, Indiana, and the nation’s manufactured home industry have lost a giant. Arthur Decio, a longtime community leader, philanthropist, and legendary founder of Skyline Homes passed away on Friday, Nov.6, at the age of 90. Art Decio, “the heart of Elkhart,” was chronicled in a [...]