Understanding Mobile Homes


New Home for Christmas? How fast can I get mobile, manufactured homes?

Nov 19 2015

For many, the perfect holiday season includes waking up on Christmas morning and opening presents in front of the tree and beside the fireplace. It's a part of our nostalgia and sentimentality.

Doing all of that in your own home could make the dream complete. The great news is that mobile manufactured homes are available today and can be installed on the site of your choosing relatively quickly. Compared to building a home, purchasing mobile manufactured homes can be done much more quickly and still customized to fit your needs.

How long the process will take depends on a number of factors.

  • Does the dealer have the home you need in stock?
  • What is your process for financing the purchase?
  • Where is the home going to be located?

A mobile home dealer will have models available for purchase if they fit your needs. Even so, you can do a number of things that will make the process go smoothly.

Choosing the home for you

Several factors go into planning for what you need. It might be that you can walk onto the lot and find exactly what you're looking for. If not, you might need a custom build. Answering these questions will help you find the home right for you.

  • How much space do you need?
  • How many bedrooms and bathrooms will you need?
  • Do you have layout preferences like an isolated master bedroom?
  • What is the weather like where you'll be installing the home?
  • Do you have any special needs like handicap accessibility?

It's possible you could walk on to a dealer's lot and find everything you're looking for. If not, some customization is possible. Your mobile manufactured homes dealer will have a number of floorplans for you to consider. It is helpful to know what you need before you get to the lot.

Finding the right financing

It's possible that you're planning on purchasing the home outright, or you might be financing it through a bank. Once you know the size of the home you're looking for, you'll have a better idea of how you plan to finance the purchase. If you are financing it through a financial institution, you can get preapproved for the purchase amount which will make closing the purchase go much faster.

Preparing for set up

Canada has a number of regulations related to the pad sites for mobile homes. They're not particularly difficult to comply with, but they do take some time and construction. Once you've found the home that fits your needs, an installer can get to work constructing the pad. You have a number of options about the style of foundation. A professional installer will make sure everything is done quickly and right.

What could be better than family open their gifts this Christmas in their own home. Mobile manufactured homes make that dream a possibility. Contact us today so we can help make your dream come true and spend the Holiday Season in your now home.