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
Author: R. Keith Stayer
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
The desire to own your own home is a high priority for most adults. However, some think it is just not attainable due to cost. Many future homeowners think of the 1980’s mobile home and not today’s manufactured home when considering this alternative to site built homes. Find out why many homeowners are choosing manufactured … Read More