During the 1980s, a dozen families living in a manufactured home
park in Meredith wanted to buy the land where they lived instead of having it sold by the owner to a condominium developer.
and its affiliates are among the largest owners and operators of manufactured home
communities in the United States, with over 10,000 sites owned and managed in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan.
a publicly owned REIT, owns and operates forty-two manufactured home
communities with over 9,100 developed homesites located in New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Indiana.
In 2003, a citizen's complaint was filed with the state's real estate appraiser board alleging that the appraisal improperly valued the manufactured home
as real property while it was still personal property; in 2006, the board sent notice of a hearing to Rickett charging him with a state law violation on those grounds.
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FANNIE MAE HAS JOINED WITH NINE lenders to work toward transforming the manufactured-housing market, including providing purchasers of manufactured homes
nationwide access to affordable 30-year mortgage financing with down payments as low as 5 percent.
Identification of Subject Manufactured Home
; Site Information; Manufactured Home
Characteristics; Site Value Analysis; and a Manufactured Home
Cost Approach analysis.
While traditional home sales are strong, manufactured home
sales are in a tailspin in Arkansas, falling 26.
The median household income of manufactured home
owners in 1999 was $26,900, compared with the median household income for the United States of $39,660.
At Michigan-based manufactured home
builder Champion Enterprises, sales were down 41 percent in the first quarter of this year and down another 21 percent in the second quarter.
But while manufactured home
affordability has been dropping slightly nationwide, the homes are still far more affordable than site-builts.
Limited space for insulation in many commonly produced manufactured home
units provides the opportunity for these high-thermal resistance products.
In 1998, nearly 60 percent of the borrowers for manufactured home
mortgages and nearly 30 percent of those for subprime mortgages were of lower income, whereas in the prime market the ratio was only 22 percent (table 3).
Most manufactured home
producers provide neither dealer nor retail financing, although some of the largest concerns offer installment sale financing to qualifying retail customers.
Do you think you could recognize a manufactured home
if you saw one?