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Mobile vs Manufactured vs Modular vs Park Homes

Mobile, manufactured, modular and park homes are similar in many respects, but they are different in other ways. While all four offer affordable quality housing with many options available for buyers and a quick build time, there are several other important differences which we will explore in this article.

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Why Manufactured Homes Are so Affordable

Many people believe that affordable housing is out of their economic reach. Mortgages on site built homes are more difficult to obtain now because of the strict eligibility requirements. Even though mortgage interest rates are low on site built homes these mortgages are more difficult to obtain since the housing disaster of the 2008 era.

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Oregon Manufactured Housing codes, Regulations and Requirements

Oregon has developed and implemented by law some of the most stringent requirements for the installation of manufactured housing both in parks created for installing multiple manufactured homes and on private land. This article will walk you through building codes, regulations, and requirements that you need to know when considering the purchase of a manufactred home in Oregon. 

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6 Steps for Selecting the Best Land for Your Manufactured Home

If you are considering placing your manufactured home on a property that you plan on buying, we have prepared some suggestions for doing this in an efficient manner and with the greatest protection for your home. Many people prefer the privacy afforded by their own land rather than the manufactured home park which provides a social setting that may not be the desired living arrangement. Before deciding on a private land setting, you might want to visit manufactured home parks in the area to see what living in these parks offers.

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