Manufactured Home Site-Prep: Soil, Drainage, and Grading

The manufactured home installation process is complex – more so than most people realize. It’s so complex that manufactured home site-prep and land development must be done by professionals that have been trained, licensed, and bonded in most states. A properly prepared lot is critical for a long-lasting healthy manufactured home. Manufactured Home Sites are

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10 Great Home Exterior Design Ideas for Double Wides

When it comes to home remodeling most of us don’t have a professional designer helping us through every step. We have to decide on the right materials and colors ourselves. An exterior home makeover or remodel is the most intimidating for me. I can tell you exactly what I want to be changed inside my

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Modular Construction: The Pros and Cons

Housing affordability is a growing problem across the nation. New supply of housing has been limited due to rising costs for land, labor, and materials. These rising costs make it harder for real estate developers to build financially feasible projects. So how can developers lower costs? One potential solution is an evolving construction process called

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Our Best Tips to Remodel a Mobile Home on a Budget

Have you seen the price of a gallon of paint lately? One gallon of premium interior paint can run you $50! A good paintbrush will cost an easy $15. It’s not cheap to remodel a mobile home. The trick to remodeling a mobile home on a budget is balance. You need to know where to

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Keeping Your Home Tidy For Virtual Showings

For people who are ready to sell their home, there are ways to do it safely and efficiently, despite the pandemic. Thanks to technology, you can begin to show your home without having multiple strangers enter your home, keeping your family healthy in the meantime. As you prepare for online showings, use the following tips

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MOBILE HOME REMODELS 100 Great Manufactured Home Deck and Porch Designs + How to Build Your Own

A new porch can completely change the look of your mobile or manufactured home. You can add visual interest, curb appeal, and gaining outdoor living space is always a plus. A new porch can also increase your manufactured home’s value and give your family a place to make memories. Building a new porch or deck

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HUD’S LATEST FAIR HOUSING ACTIONS

While COVID has certainly slowed down a lot of government activity, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) continues its work regarding Fair Housing Act enforcement. For those that may be interested in how local and state agencies go about investigating Fair Housing claims, on July 9, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. HUD is sponsoring

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Buying a House Mid-Recession?

Here’s What You Should Know When you start searching for the perfect property, market conditions can have a significant impact. Still, buying during a recession may not be a bad idea—if you know what to look out for. Here’s what you need to know when shopping for a manufactured home during the recession. Pick the

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Quick Guide to Keep Your Home Allergy-Free

Allergies can wreak havoc on your life and make everyday activities more difficult. Whether you’re dealing with hay fever, pet allergies, or suffering from a reaction to pollen, there are things you can do to be more proactive when it comes to allergy-proofing your home. With the right methods in place, your home can become

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3 Signs That an Investment Property Is a Bad Buy

You’re eager to buy your first investment property, and after finding a property in your budget, you’re ready to make the leap. But before you do, it’s important to make sure you’re not inadvertently buying into a money pit. While fixer-uppers make great investment properties, some problems simply aren’t worth taking on. 3 Rental Property

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