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Frequently Asked Questions2022-06-01T06:32:28+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions.

If you are just getting started with the manufactured home buying process then this page might help answer some of your questions.

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Where can my manufactured home be placed?2016-08-05T02:04:35+00:00

In a subdivision, as a beach home, almost any place you’d like a site-built home or a second home/granny flat.

What sort of costs are involved in shipping my home to my property?2016-08-05T01:57:05+00:00

The shipping and delivery costs depend on the area and region you live in.

Are manufactured homes inspected like regular site-built homes?2016-08-05T01:56:43+00:00

Yes. All manufactured homes are to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) code. Each manufactured home goes through rigorous inspection before being certified. Our Factory Direct Homes then undergo an additional rigorous inspection by NEEMgreen, to insure that all energy efficient measures meet their certification standards.

I want a home that looks and feels like a home. Can a manufactured home do that?2016-08-05T01:56:31+00:00

Yes. Our manufactured homes come in a variety of styles and range of size to help create a home owners can be proud of. Our luxury manufactured homes can be customized in a variety of configurations, with options that will give you a distinctive beautiful home and lifestyle.

Are double-wide manufactured homes the same as double-wide trailers I used to hear about?2016-08-05T01:56:04+00:00

No. These aren’t your grandmother’s trailers! Our double-and triple-wide manufactured homes are custom built. They’re higher quality, more highly energy efficient. They can be customized to suit your specific needs, with a variety of options to choose from.

Are your modular homes well insulated?2016-08-05T01:55:52+00:00

Of course. Our Factory Direct Homes are built to EnergyStar requirements for energy efficiency, comfort and durability. We’re also green certified, adding to your home’s energy efficiency.

Will your manufactured home stand the test of time?2016-08-05T01:55:23+00:00

There’s virtually no difference between a site-built and a manufactured home in regards to life expectancy of the home. It all depends on how well you maintain your home. The average life expectancy of a well-maintained modular home is over 55 years from the time of construction. That’s pretty much identical to that of a site-built home.

What’s the difference between a site-built home and a manufactured home?2016-08-05T01:55:07+00:00

There are many differences. Manufactured or modular homes are built in a factory. The framing is constructed there as well. This is then all transported to your property, where it’s placed on a foundation, and assembled to become a beautiful modern home.

Are manufactured homes maintenance free?2016-08-05T01:54:50+00:00

No. Your homeowners manual will explain the kind of regular maintenance you’ll need to do. As with any home, you’ll need to keep your home in good condition.

If there’s a problem after the home is installed, what do I do?2016-08-05T01:54:33+00:00

This will most likely be covered under your “Good as Gold” warranty Check your homeowners manual for instructions.

What guarantee do you offer on your manufactured homes?2016-08-05T01:54:13+00:00

We offer our “Good as Gold” 10-year warranty. It’s one of the most complete in the industry. You’ll pay no deductible and no service charges. The first twelve months, the warrantee covers a number of cosmetic aspects like counter top problems, light fixtures, appliances, broken faucets. After the first year, it covers roof structure, sub-flooring, the electrical system, plumbing, siding/windows.

Is it difficult to get financing to purchase a manufactured home?2016-08-05T01:53:56+00:00

There are well-established financial institutions that feature loan programs to fit your budget.

Once my home is delivered, how long before I can moved into it?2018-09-19T20:44:57+00:00

Expect to move into the home within six to eight weeks of delivery.

Do I have a choice of style for my manufactured home?2016-08-05T01:53:19+00:00

Yes. We offer a variety of distinctive modern styles. Our interior decor potentials rival the best single-family site-built homes. Our exteriors are almost identical to the best homes out there.

Can I use my own local contractor to install my manufactured home?2016-08-05T01:52:56+00:00

Yes. We have licensed contractors we can recommend to you in most areas.

Do you have professionals who can install my home?2016-08-05T01:51:52+00:00

Yes. We can provide you with installation estimates or provide you with contractors who can install the home for you.

Do I have options to customize?2016-08-05T01:51:34+00:00

Yes. We offer a wide range of customizing options including porches, wood/carpet/tile floors, luxury baths, fireplaces, appliances, tankless water heaters, granite countertops and many hardwood cabinets.

What size manufactured homes do you have?2016-08-05T01:51:13+00:00

Manufactured homes range in size from 600 square feet to 3,500 square feet.

How are manufactured homes built?2016-08-05T01:50:32+00:00

Manufactured homes are built to a National certified code (HUD) with different specifications depending on the regional location of the home.

How are modular homes built?2016-08-05T01:48:15+00:00

Modular homes are built to local and state building codes which vary depending on location of the home (International Residential Code).

What is a manufactured home?2016-08-05T01:47:42+00:00

A manufactured home is a single family, high quality home built in a manufacturing facility in a controlled environment. These homes are built to HUD code and is then transported to the site in which the home will be located. These homes range from 360 square feet to over 3,000 square feet.

What is a modular home?2016-08-05T01:47:04+00:00

A modular home is built in a manufacturing facility to state and local building codes, is transported to the installation location, and may require more on-site installation than a manufactured home.