Who are the major manufactured home builders?

The largest manufactured home builder is Clayton Homes – their business is nationwide, and they have 30 manufacturing facilities, and over 300 sales centers. Closing out the top 3 are Cavco and Skyline-Champion, both of whom have facilities and sales centers nationwide. There are also regional builders all over the country. If you’re anywhere in […]

What does single/double/triple wide manufactured home mean?

These terms refer to the number of sections that compose the home. A single wide has one section, double wide has two, and a triple wide manufactured home has three sections. These sections are delivered separately, and joined together at the home site.

What is a park model home?

A park model home is small, efficient home built for in campgrounds, RV parks, and resorts. They are limited to 399 square feet or less and are titled in a similar manner to an RV or travel trailer. When set up, they are connected to utilities like power, water, and sewer. The Recreation Vehicle Industry […]

Where are manufactured homes?

Everywhere. You can find manufactured homes all over the United States. They are in all 50 states, from California to Alaska to New York to Hawaii. They are in urban areas, and they are in rural areas. You can find them in communities, on private property, on military bases, even on the beach! Manufactured Homes […]

What is a mobile home? (vs a manufactured home)

A mobile home is any home built on a chassis prior to the HUD code of 1976. They refer to factory built homes that were more mobile, in that they were often moved from site to site. This is different from a manufactured home in that manufactured homes typically are not moved once they are […]

What is a manufactured home?

A manufactured home refers to any factory home built after 1976 and is constructed according to a code administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD Code). The HUD Code, unlike conventional building codes, requires manufactured homes to be constructed on a permanent chassis. The homes will come in 1, 2, or 3 […]