September 2013

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Are manufactured homes a viable route to home ownership?

Sunday, September 29th, 2013 at 6:30pm. 13684 Views, 0 Comments.

Since 2010, I have been selling manufactured homes along with real estate "stick built" homes.  In the beginning, I had many pre-conceived notions about manufactured homes, mostly ill conceived as it turns out.  I had the usual beliefs that the homes are not well built, that they are "plastic palaces", and that they do not appreciate in value as time goes on, making them a poor investment.  Those beliefs were challenged as I became involved in these homes.  I learned that they are well built, that they in many cases are just as gorgeous as any "stick built" home, and are in fact built to very strict building standards.

 

Since 1976, manufactured homes have been regulated to be built to HUD standards of building.  This means that they must meet

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