Here’s How Long $1 Million In Retirement Savings Will Last In Your State

It’s the question that keeps older people up at night: Will the recommended $1 million in retirement savings actually be enough? The answer depends in part on where you live, according to a new GOBankingRates study. The $1 million figure is thrown around by AARP and others as the amount of savings needed to replace

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How to Level a Mobile Home

A level mobile home can shift due to a variety of conditions including weather, soil movement, and time. Shifting of the home can lead to leveling issues which can affect how securely doors and windows will open and close. If shifting issues are happening, and doors and windows have become difficult to close or lock,

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5 Incredible Mobile Home Renovation Ideas

Updating your mobile home is a wonderful way to both increase its value and give it that personal touch. Re-do Wood Paneling Wood paneling is a design felony. Although this was very popular decades ago, today it is just a sign of a dated interior. Fortunately, there are several inexpensive fixes that can update your

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Are Mobile Home Parks A Good Investment?

If you haven’t been paying attention, Mobile Home Parks are the single hottest asset class in the US. Because mobile homes are thought of as a hassle and an eyesore for city officials, no one is able to get a mobile home building permit any time soon. That fact combined with the increase in demand

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Prefab, Modular Homes are Front and Center in Solving Housing Crisis

As populations around the world continue to grow, a recurring theme is the need for housing. More directly, many nations have declared a “housing crisis” and are looking for solutions. One of the nations where the need is most pronounced is the United Kingdom or UK, where a report by Cast CEO Mark Farmer entitled;

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No Longer “Trailer Trash” – Manufactured Homes are Quality, Affordable Housing

Al Kemp, the Executive Director of the Manufactured Home Park Owners Alliance of British Columbia has an important message. When talking about them to the public, or to elected officials, that’s the first item that Kemp likes to clear up. Instead of the stereotype of a “trailer,” he says that this is the solution to

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Why manufactured homes are so much less expensive than site built homes

Manufactured homes are much less expensive to build than site-built homes. A review of the manufacturing planning and building processes will explain why manufactured housing cost so much less. Our discussion begins with the fact that manufactured homes are just as safe and usually more so than site-built homes. Manufactured home construction is tightly controlled

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The Delivery Process of your Manufactured Home

Most, but not all, manufactured home dealers will include delivery and installation in the total sales price of the manufactured home. It is not recommended that purchasers arrange for the essential functions of delivery and installation. This article will discuss delivery, and a subsequent article will discuss set-up. Most manufacturers include delivery from the factory

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Homes in America – The Place in the U.S. Where Even Doctors Struggle to Buy

In the United States, some are native born, some immigrate, but all are unified in pursuing the American Dream. For most, that includes owning a home. But according to a new report on housing affordability from real estate firm Trulia, there are some places in the country where even doctors struggle when it comes to

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