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The manufactured home consumer"s guide

The manufactured home consumer"s guide

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Single Family Housing in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mobile homes -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • Edition Notes

    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development. Office of Single Family Housing
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14523666M
    OCLC/WorldCa48997903

    Manufactured homes are constructed according to a code administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD Code). The HUD Code, unlike conventional building codes, requires manufactured homes to be constructed on a permanent chassis. Modular homes are constructed to the same state, local or regional building codes as site. Mobile homes are a popular residential option in many states. They can be easily moved from place to place, and are typically less expensive than buying a standard brick-and-mortar home. Legally, purchasing a mobile home is similar to purchasing a manufactured (or “pre-fab”) house. But it's different, in many ways, from buying a standard home.

    This pdf is a step by step guide designed to walk you through the process and answer any questions you might have. Download Seller's Guide Download the Online Listing Checklist. Listing your home on is easy, but it helps if you have all the information you need before you start. The book combined buying tips with a comparison guide featuring the majority of housing manufacturers in the United States. What started out as a simple buying guide for the mobile-manufactured home industry became a best seller, out selling all other related housing publications combined.

    Rochester Homes, Inc. is the Midwest’s top modular home manufacturer, using modular construction to save the Midwest time & money on beautiful custom homes! The Grissim Guides to Manufactured Homes and Land. I was able to put my skills to good use to dig up the facts and reveal a lot of industry secrets that consumers need to know. The Ratings Guide was an outgrowth of the first book and represents better than a year of full-time With the Grissim Ratings Guide to Manufactured Homes.


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The manufactured home consumer"s guide Download PDF EPUB FB2

Manufactured homes are becoming more and more sophisticated and are now an excellent alternative to conventional home construction. It's by far the most economical way to a new home: You'll spend less money, time, and frustration than when buying a new conventional home, and get all the features you the help of this book, the entire process /5(9).

With this second edition of the most comprehensive ratings guide to every manufactured home builder in the U.S., journalist and consumer advocate John Grissim continues to provide the authoritative, accurate and up-to-date information that home shoppers need to make an informed buying decision—and which has made his guide the most popular consumer resource book ever published for buyers of manufactured homes.4/4(35).

John Grissim’s bestselling The Grissim Buyer’s Guide to Manufactured Homes & Land has been hailed as the definitive resource for navigating the tricky waters of the manufactured home marketplace.

This equally well-received companion guide takes a close look at every manufacturer and the brands they build, providing up-to-date, essential information together.

Manufactured Homes Guide for Consumers. HUD, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, publishes a guide to consumers thinking about purchasing a manufactured home. The complete guide can be found at the HUD web site. The Attorney General’s Guide to Manufactured Housing Community Law Page 2.

As a result, it is usually very difficult, if not impossible, to sell a manufactured home if it is not on a lot. “[I]f a tenant is unable to sell his home on the lot, his investment may be rendered almost worthless.” 7.

Consequently, if a communityFile Size: 1MB. Modular Homes Consumer Guide Modular homes are a great alternative to traditional on-site new home construction. Because most of the initial service and work is done in an off-site, climate-controlled factory using an engineered approach to building, these systems built houses offer a more efficient and cost-effective method for building your.

The average manufactured home in this category is around 4, Prices per square foot of living space can be slightly higher in these models as they fall into a more luxurious bracket and are often special-made.

Prices also vary dramatically, and the sky’s the limit. Expect to pay anywhere between $, to $, for a new home and up.

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9 MANUFACTURED-HOUSING CONSUMER FINANCE IN THE UNITED STATES single piece, whereas multi-section homes are transported in multiple pieces that are joined on site. Insingle-section homes accounted for 46 percent of manufactured home placements, and this share has fluctuated between one-quarter and over one-half since the early Size: KB.

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The second edition of the best-selling consumer guide to manufactured homes and purchasing land or leasing a home site, providing up-to-date, essential information home buyers need to make an informed purchase decision/5(9).

John Grissom, the writer of The Grissim Buyer’s Guide to Manufactured Homes and Land, claims that “a good percentage of people working at manufactured home dealerships have backgrounds in car sales many don’t understand construction.”.

Manufactured Home Installation Guide – 2 nd  Edition – by George Porter This book from MHI Press is designed as a training manual as well as a companion document to the manufacturer’s installation instructions.

It contains over one hundred photos and illustrations to enhance the reader’s understanding of the installation process. Manufactured, or mobile, homes are built off-site and delivered to the site where the owner will live, like modular homes. The key difference is manufactured homes are built on a permanent chassis for transportation.

You’ll typically see manufactured homes in mobile home parks as a single- or double-wide structure. Buying a manufactured home is a great option for anyone wanting their own home at an affordable price.

The average cost of a manufactured home is just under $, nationally, compared to just under $ for the average site-constructed new home. Yet manufactured homes today are sophisticated enough that they are often indistinguishable from.

Manufactured home buyers can expect to spend at least 10 to 20 percent less on housing than those who opt for a traditionally constructed home. This cost saving comes with a catch, however. The Guide is a valuable resource for assisting all institutions in their HMDA reporting.

It includes a summary of responsibilities and requirements, directions for assembling the necessary tools, and instructions for reporting HMDA data. The edition reflects updates to incorporate content from the HMDA Rule issued by the Consumer Financial. The Basic Book Value is for consumers with limited knowledge of the mobile or manufactured home, giving a snap shot and/or a general idea of the homes possible value.

Depending on the type of report requested, most reports include an industry formula for possible value options that may be present in the home. Manufactured Home Consumer Q & A The Manufactured Home Consumer Questions and Answers is a guideline for potential homebuyers or to current homeowners providing information on financial assistance, maintenance, and additional resources for manufactured housing.

As you would with any major purchase, check the background of your potential retailers and manufacturers at your local Better Business Bureau and regional consumer protection agencies.

Choosing a Manufactured Home. If you’ve concluded that a manufactured home is the right choice for you, consider the following issues.Modular homes are built in an assembly line process in a factory, trucked to the site in sections, set in place with a crane, and then joined together.

Modular builders make some seemingly attractive claims such as less expensive, faster construction, and energy-efficient. However.