The Pacific Northwest And Manufactured Housing
Frustrated by today’s housing costs, the Seattle city Council has taken one giant step towards fixing the problem. Their fix? Establish new “linkage fees” on all real estate developments for the greater Seattle area. These new fees are primarily meant to help establish and create affordable housing opportunities – like today’s manufactured homes – for the area’s blue-collar workers. Thereby providing low-cost housing for the areas law enforcement personnel, teachers, nurses, and firemen who serve the city of Seattle.
According to the Seattle Times, “The novel idea behind the new fees is that real-estate development and growth bring more people into the city to live and work. That creates more demand for affordable housing, according to the supporters of the new linkage fees.”
While Seattle’s technology sector has no doubt made many millionaires over the past decade… it has also driven up housing prices for the areas less affluent locals. According to Trulia, the median sales price for a single-family residential unit in Seattle Washington (between July and October 2014) was $437,500. That represents an average sales price of $241,325 for a one-bedroom home, and $615,875 for a four-bedroom home. A particularly pricey range considering that the average median income for a Seattle household is $49,297.
As new, high-end developments continue to displace blue-collar wage earners from large metropolitan areas around the country, we at ManufacturedHomes.com understand that one of the best solutions to the nation’s affordable housing crisis are quality built manufactured homes: Like the Magnolia MH – 110.
The Magnolia MH – 110A offers a expansive living area and kitchen illuminated by natural light from large windows and a nine foot coffered ceiling. Making for a welcoming and elegant entrance to this Magnolia three bedroom, two-bath single section home.
Magnolia Manufactured Home – 110A
Rich abundant pecan cabinetry and black upgraded appliances , along with slow close doors and drawers make this kitchen comfortable, convenient and functional for the entire family. This well designed kitchen also features a floor to ceiling food pantry. A deep stainless steel sink is ideally located below a window to allow natural light to brighten a well designed kitchen. This home features a 12 foot by 18 foot private master bedroom suite with a large walk-in closet and lots of wall space for furniture placement. A convenient and space saving pocket door opens into the master bath with a porcelain sink, vanity counter, linen cabinets, a large oval tub and a 60 inch shower.