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Major Benefits of your Home Built in a Factory

All aspects of the construction process are quality controlled. 

The weather doesn't interfere with construction, cause costly delays and warp or damage building materials. 

All technicians, craftsmen, and assemblers are on the same team and professionally supervised.

Inventory is better controlled and materials are protected from theft and weather related damage.

All construction materials, as well as interior features and appliances, are purchased in volume for additional savings.

All aspects of construction are continually inspected by not one, but several inspectors.

Taken from ~ Manufactured Housing Institute

Can I Buy a Manufactured Home Directly from the Manufacturer?

Most manufactured homes are sold through retail sales centers, many of which are independently owned and operated.  Others are owned and operated by a  manufacturer.  In some states, you may also buy from a manufactured home community owner, developer, or if you're purchasing a previously owned home, a real estate agent. 

Retailers offer a variety of products and services, including helping you customize the home to fit your needs and budget.  Typically, the retailer is also responsible the coordinating the delivery and installation of your home.  Furthermore, the retailer can assist in arranging financing and insurance coverage for the home.

Taken from ~ Manufactured Housing Institute

 Advantage Homes, LLC. is a Licensed Manufactured Home Installer.  This is mandatory for proper permits in the state of Ohio.

Why Should I Considier A Manufactured Home?

If you are looking to get the most out of  your "housing dollar", you need to consider a manufactured home.  Depending on the region of the country, construction costs per square foot for a new manufactured home average anywhere from 10 - 35 percent less than a comparable site - built home exculding the cost of land.  Today's manufactured homes offer the quality constuction, modern amentities and livability your are seeking ... at a price that fits your lifestyle and your budget! 

Taken from ~ Manufactured Housing Institute

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Do Manufactured Homes use the Same Building Materials & Processes as Site-Built Homes

Today's manufactured homes are built with the same building materials as site-built homes, but in a controlled factory environment where quality of construction is invariably superior to what can be done outdoors. 

The HUD Code regulates and monitors the manufactured home's design and constuction, strength and durability , transportabilty, fire resistance, energy efficiency and overall quality.  It also sets standards for the heating , plumbing, air condtioning, thermal and electrical systems.  The HUD Code also ensures compliance with these standards with a thorough inspection system that takes place at each step as the home is being constructed in the factory. 

Taken From ~ Manufactured Housing Institute

Will a Manufactured Home Appreciate in Value?

Generally, a home is a great investment.  Appreciation on any home - either site-built or manufactured - is affected by the same factores: the desirability and stability of the community, suply and damand for homes in the local market, and maintenance and upkeep of the hoome.  When properly installed and maintained, today's manuactured hoomes will appreciate the same as surrounding site - built homes.

Taken from ~ Manufactured Housing Institute