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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

Capital Home Mortgage Announces Nationwide One-Time Close Manufactured Home Construction Loan Program

Features Low Down Payment, Low-Interest Rate, Flexible Underwriting, Promoting Home Ownership in A Highly Competitive Market. Source: Advisor News  –  Capital Home Mortgage team powered by Sun West Mortgage announced it’s offering a home loan program designed explicitly for manufactured [...]

Manufactured Home Production, Shipments and Sales Growth Continues in June 2022 as Affordability Gap vs. Conventional Housing Widens

Manufactured housing continues to offer American consumers a path to quality affordable homeownership as manufactured home production and sales growth continue to advance, despite still existing multiple headwinds that include inflationary pressures, supply chain interruptions, and workforce [...]

Fannie Mae MH Advantage Program Leading the Way in Providing Access to Quality Affordable Housing Across America

As the standards for design, construction, and installation of manufactured homes evolved, so have the construction materials and methods. These have improved the interior and exterior appearance of a new generation of manufactured homes, breaking barriers to market acceptance in certain market [...]

Urban Institute Study Suggests Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Should Test Run Manufactured Home Chattel Lending Now!

(The following contains excerpts from a July 07, 2022 narrative by National Mortgage News) Housing advocates have long pushed for government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to launch a pilot program for backing personal-property loans on ultra-low-cost manufactured housing but [...]

Conundrum: Are Mobile Home Park Residents Lot Rent Increases Offset by Manufactured Home Appreciation?

Source: Excerpts from Daniel Weisfield Newsletter responding to a June 6, 2022, Washington Post Story “We’re all afraid: Massive rent increases hit mobile homes.”   (Daniel Weisfield is the Co-founder of Three Pillar Communities, a real estate investment firm focused on manufactured housing [...]

Top 5 Driving Forces Behind Manufactured Home Quality and Affordability

Affordability is cited by 71% of manufactured home buyers as being the driving force for choosing a manufactured home according to the Manufactured Housing Institute. A comparison between the average cost of site-built home construction in 2021 was $119 per square foot, compared to the $57 per [...]

Majority of Consumers Say They Would Consider Purchasing a Manufactured Home

(Source: Freddie Mac Research Brief / June 29, 2022) – Two years of significant home price appreciation have resulted in national concerns about housing affordability. However, in new research by Freddie Mac, 6-in-10 individuals say they would consider purchasing the type of dwelling that has [...]

HUD Proposes Updates to Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards

The following are excerpts from a press release by HUD on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. Proposed updates will expand the use of manufactured homes to address affordable housing supply and bring the “HUD Code” up to industry standards. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Housing and Urban [...]

Discovering the Ideal Floor Plan is First Step in Becoming a Manufactured Homeowner

One of the first steps when considering the purchase of a new manufactured home is selecting a floor plan to support your current lifestyle and accommodations for existing and probable household changes. Other factors such as placement site, exterior views, accessibility to entrance and exit [...]

“Having it Your Way” – Manufactured Home Customization Options and Features

It’s a fact:  Today’s modern high quality new manufactured home is at least equal or superior to a comparable site-built home in construction quality, design, materials, safety, features, and amenities and will cost the homebuyer up to 50% less! There’s more:  Most manufactured home producers [...]

Manufactured Housing Production, Shipment and Sales Surge Continues in April 2022

Manufactured housing is offering American consumers a path to quality affordable homeownership as manufactured home production and sales growth continues to advance, despite still existing multiple headwinds that include inflationary pressures, supply chain interruptions, and workforce issues. [...]