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by rmurray
Tue Feb 04, 2014 1:05 am
Forum: Ask The Manufactured Housing Expert
Topic: spirit homes
Replies: 1
Views: 424

Re: spirit homes

Tough challenge. I doubt you will find a pic of this home new. Maybe you will be lucky and a reader here might have worked there and respond.
by rmurray
Tue Feb 04, 2014 1:02 am
Forum: Ask The Manufactured Housing Expert
Topic: Asbestos
Replies: 1
Views: 363

Re: Asbestos

I am sure that this 45+ year old home has no problem materials.
by rmurray
Tue Feb 04, 2014 12:59 am
Forum: Ask The Manufactured Housing Expert
Topic: asbestos
Replies: 1
Views: 350

Re: asbestos

Not likely at all...
by rmurray
Thu Oct 24, 2013 11:13 pm
Forum: Ask The Manufactured Housing Expert
Topic: Fleetwood Question
Replies: 2
Views: 885

Re: Fleetwood Question

Every state has different title procedures and record access systems.The easiest states believe titles are public records and have information easily available online. In other states the title office can inform you of the enquiry process. Most states allow the title to be retired, at which time the...
by rmurray
Wed Oct 16, 2013 10:29 pm
Forum: Ask The Manufactured Housing Expert
Topic: 2nd home will be manufactured too
Replies: 2
Views: 761

Re: 2nd home will be manufactured too

Thanks for coming here. There are many here who can give you advise. The HUd Code does require a manufacturer to meet minimum requirements. Examples would be flooring will have to be finished, window sizes and locations are covered in the code. Appliances are up to the buyer and it can come without ...
by rmurray
Sun Sep 15, 2013 8:55 pm
Forum: Manufactured Home Repair & Renovation
Topic: Contractors
Replies: 2
Views: 475

Re: Contractors

Melrose, Florida is a delightful place to retire. Even though the original materials were " Everything that was used were of the cheapest and poorest quality.", they made for inexpensive safe housing for over 20 years. Even the highest quality often unaffordable masterpieces of components would have...
by rmurray
Mon Sep 09, 2013 9:54 pm
Forum: Ask The Manufactured Housing Expert
Topic: main water shutoff
Replies: 3
Views: 703

Re: main water shutoff

Most often the exterior shut off is at the area the line enters the house usually directly under the water heater. check under the home near where the water heater is at and you should see it. About adding an interior shut off others will have to comment. I am wondering why the park would care if th...
by rmurray
Sun Sep 08, 2013 2:16 pm
Forum: Ask The Manufactured Housing Expert
Topic: Trying to Refinance
Replies: 7
Views: 2403

Re: Trying to Refinance

This is the problem that I anticipated. An experienced local mortgage broker who has done manufactured homes should be able to help. You are not asking anything that dealers have to do everyday. When dealer sells new or used, the home is at his store and often folks are buying land. The lenders look...
by rmurray
Wed Sep 04, 2013 8:40 am
Forum: Ask The Manufactured Housing Expert
Topic: Re: Looking for Lender Who Works with Land/Used Mobile Home Packages
Replies: 11
Views: 1110

Re: Looking for Lender Who Works with Land/Used Mobile Home Packages

Good List;

I would guess others will post comments as well. I would recommend you start with those that seem to specialize in mh loans.
by rmurray
Wed Sep 04, 2013 8:32 am
Forum: Ask The Manufactured Housing Expert
Topic: Re: Looking for Lender Who Works with Land/Used Mobile Home Packages
Replies: 11
Views: 1110

Re: Looking for Lender Who Works with Land/Used Mobile Home Packages

I know life serves up rotten problems often. I am glad you have real estate pro involved but he is probably not quite up to speed on current manufactured home set requirements. With the new federal requirements the local government will also require specific land excavation and proper foundation.You...