They used to just be called “trailers” and they looked like, well, trailers, but now they might come with a garage, a a porch, and a pitched roof. So why would anyone consider a “manufactured home?”
- Affordability: The average cost is less than $100,000 (including the lot).
- Security: Due to their construction, manufactured homes go through frequent inspections often making them safer than traditional homes.
- Energy efficient: Solar panels, water-saving, auto shut-off lights are all possible.
- Attainable loans: Because their construction is highly regulated and they’re less expensive, mortgages may be easier to obtain.