Understanding Mobile Homes


Gas or Elctric? Do I have a choice of heating systems for my pre-manufactured Home?

Dec 30 2015

In the majority of pre manufactured homes, heating systems are separated into two primary parts: the furnace that heats the air and the air ducts that transfer this heated air from the furnace to the various rooms in the home. When it comes to the choice on how this furnace gets powered, you can choose the type and install either a gas or electric-fueled system. However, before you install any HVAC components, it's important to familiarize yourself with the unique design elements of pre manufactured homes that may influence your decision:

Can I set up a Mobile Home Once the Ground has Frozen?

Dec 24 2015

If you are thinking about the future, you want to build equity, and you also know it's time to find a place for your own, then you certainly want to look into purchasing a mobile home. The trick is to simply make sure you do it when it makes the most sense overall.

Building In Winter Can Be Tough (Literally)

Depending on what part of the country you are located in, any sort of winter contracting work can be tough. When it comes to the elements of the cold and possibly even the snow, work is harder to do. Not only are your tools and materials exposed to the cold and the ice, but you may be as well! Winter work can still be done, however, you just need to work smart and have the right tools on your side.

Waterpipe Freeze Protection in prebuilt homes.

Dec 15 2015

Winter can be tough on pre built homes, and when the temperatures start to swing from above freezing to below, it puts a great deal of stress on your home’s exterior and interior.

If your power should unexpectedly go out, and you don’t have a backup source of heat, your pipes could freeze quickly and burst. The best way to avoid this is by having a backup generator. If you don’t’ have a backup power supply, you can prevent damage to your property by taking a few precautionary steps.

What Options are Available When Considering a Mobile Home?

Oct 29 2015

If you’re looking for the freedom and flexibility of a mobile home, but aren’t sure there’s a ‘perfect fit’ out there for you and your family, don’t despair. Mobile homes’ floor plans are as varied as those of traditional fixed homes—sometimes more than you might imagine, given the flexibilities of prefabbed housing. Today, we’re going to talk about mobile homes floor plans, the terminology used for different types of homes, and other options you can consider when looking for your perfect mobile home.

Getting Approved for a Mobile Home Loan: What Documentation Do You Need?

Oct 20 2015


Whether you're ready to begin mobile home shopping or you've already chosen the perfect mobile home for your needs, you will still need to get approved for that mobile home loan. No matter how qualified you are, this isn't as simple as just showing up to the lender's office. You must come prepared with the paperwork required for mobile home loans. Here is what you need:

Mobile Home Ownership: What Kind of Insurance do I Need?

Sep 25 2015


Mobile home ownership is one of the most cost-effective, fast, and flexible housing options for millions of people around the world. While mobile homes can vary in size, features, and in several other aspects, they all have one thing in common: mobile home ownership requires mobile home insurance. Continue reading to learn more about the type of insurance you will need.

Picking the Right Mobile Homes Plans for Your New Home

Sep 22 2015

Picking the right mobile home for your needs is about more than just overall square footage. You need to consider the floor plan for a mobile home as well, because this will determine what it will be like to live there. A well-designed floor plan will not only look great, but it will also maximize the usability of the square footage in your mobile home. For example, with the right mobile homes plans, a 1,000 sq foot mobile home can feel more spacious than an 1,100 sq foot mobile home. That being said, here are the factors that you need to consider when deciding which mobile homes plans will work best for you:

What is the Availability of Mobile Homes?

Aug 28 2015

Buying a mobile home is not like going to the nearest convenience store to pick up some eggs. Despite their inherent mobility, mobile homes are full-sized buildings, and require some pre-planning before you go out and buy one. You already know this; that is why you ask yourself, "What is the availability of mobile homes for sale near me?" Here is how you can answer this question at any time:

What do I Need to Know About Hook Up and Set-up for a Mobile Home?

Aug 27 2015

Mobile home ownership is popular here in Manitoba, whether as a buyer you're just starting out with your first home purchase or, as a long-time homeowner, you're scaling down to something smaller and easier to manage during retirement. Some buy a mobile home as an ideal second residence, maybe setting one up on their vacation property. Others may want a mobile home to situate on their existing home property, perhaps for use by a parent or grown child.

Whatever your reason for buying, it's a good idea to know a bit about transporting, setting and hooking up a mobile home, even if you plan on having someone else do those jobs. If you're buying from a dealership, they'll often include the setup/hookup as part of a package. Even if you're buying a used mobile from a private party, you should seriously consider having a professional mobile home transport firm do the move and setup. Setting up a mobile home is no easy task. It can be difficult and dangerous, especially if you've not done it before.