Over the last few years, higher home prices coupled with the persistent housing shortage have pushed more Americans to consider buying a manufactured home instead of a site-built house. As a result, factory-built housing has become more popular than ever before, with manufactured home shipments and sales increasing considerably in the past months. While a … Read More
According to the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007, DOE is required to establish new energy conservation standards for manufactured homes based on the most recent practices outlined in the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). Since a new version of the IECC was published in 2021, DOE is currently proposing a series of … Read More
With inflation increasing the cost of living across the country, buying a home right now might seem like the worst financial decision someone could make. In reality, however, purchasing a manufactured home is one of the few financial steps you could take to hedge against inflation and rising home prices.
Compared to other independent living options, 55+ manufactured home communities are often able to better serve the active generations of older adults. Despite some common misconceptions, most of these communities are conveniently located in picturesque suburban or rural settings and have spacious lots complemented by amazing views of ponds, lakes, or forests. In addition to beautiful … Read More
If you bought your manufactured home when rates were higher, now may be the time to refinance and get a lower rate. A lower interest rate will save you money in the long term. Find out more about refinancing your manufactured home loan here.
Although clutter is rarely recognized as a significant source of stress, a disorganized, cluttered home can leave you feeling anxious and overwhelmed. That’s because clutter triggers excessive sensory stimulation, making it more difficult to relax, both mentally and physically. Therefore, organizing and decluttering your living space can have a positive impact on your health, while … Read More
Sometimes, decorating for every season can be a pretty big chore! Especially around the holidays, life can really get in the way and make it seem like the last thing you will ever get to is decorating. The solution is to incorporate transitional decorations! These decorations can make your life easier by allowing you to … Read More
Moving can be stressful. There is the weight of trying to fit everything into the right box, trying to put everything in the right place in your new home, and hoping nothing gets broken in the process. While it may seem scary and overwhelming, we have put together a handy guide on move in … Read More
A home delivery inspection is an important part of ensuring that all customers receive the manufactured home of their dreams. As with any large purchase, delivery and setup can be a bit of a hassle, and while all homes are built to the exact standards of the manufacturer before they leave the factory, there is … Read More
Participants asked Members of Congress to reach out to BCFP Acting Director Mick Mulvaney to change regulations that are negatively impacting the supply of financing for manufactured homes. Prior to the Hill visits, Acting Director Mulvaney addressed MHI fly-in participants and engaged in a question-and-answer session with MHI’s Financial Services Chairman Jed Gleim. Mulvaney … Read More