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2401 Hwy 67 South Farmington, MO 63640
Why Manufactured Housing?
Manufactured homes are estimated to cost 25%-50% less than comparable
site-built homes. The options of floor plans, designs, interior
decor and exterior finishes are virtually limitless.
A manufactured home is built entirely in a factory under federal
code administered by the Department of Housing and Urban
Development (HUD), which went into effect June 15, 1976. HUD
covers single- or multi-section homes and includes transport to
the site and installation. Regulations include: design &
construction, strength & durability, transportability, fire
resistance, energy efficiency & quality. A mobile home is the
term used for homes built prior to June 15, 1976, when HUD went
Site-Built vs. Manufactured Housing:
of owning a manufactured home:
Manufactured homes have all
the amenities and comforts of a site built home, but at 20
to 35 percent less cost per square foot.
Affordability - one of the
main reasons consumers choose a manufactured home, in
addition, the quality, value and technologically advanced
features of manufactured homes provide home buyers just what
The average price of a
manufactured home in 1999 was $43,600 compared to $153,425,
the average cost of a site-built home, excluding land price.
According to a study by Foremost Insurance Company, 88
percent of manufactured homeowners are satisfied with the
manufactured housing lifestyle.
In 1999, 21.4 million
Americans lived full-time in 8.9 million manufactured homes.
Manufactured homes are required to meet the strict HUD Code,
a rigorous inspection process established by the federal
government to regulate the design, construction and safety
of homes before they are certified and sold.
Manufactured homes are built
in a factory-controlled setting where quality can be
painstakingly maintained, and economies of scale and the
efficiency of production create savings, which are passed on
directly to the homeowner. Also, vagaries of adverse weather
do not affect the construction or quality of the finished
Manufactured homes are
constructed with materials virtually identical to those used
in traditional site-built homes. Site-built homes are more
than twice as likely to experience a fire than manufactured
In general, manufactured
homes will appreciate at the same market rate as other homes
in the same neighborhood.
Additions such as garages,
decks and porches can be built to enhance the attractiveness
of a manufactured home. In 2000, one out of six new
single-family housing starts were manufactured
homes. (~Manufactured Housing Institute)
So, for the benefit of:
Why NOT Manufactured Housing?!