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by KenBalbari
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Ask The Manufactured Housing Expert
Topic: Identifying manufacturer
Replies: 1
Views: 595

Re: Identifying manufacturer

If the data plate is missing (should be around electrical panel, in kitchen cabinet, or in bedroom closet), you can order a new one for $100 here:

http://www.ibts.org/what-we-do/manufact ... rtificate/
by KenBalbari
Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Ask The Manufactured Housing Expert
Topic: Best Wood For Matte Laminate
Replies: 1
Views: 681

Re: Best Wood For Matte Laminate

The type of wood in a laminate mostly impacts only the cosmetics. So it's whatever you think looks best, really.
by KenBalbari
Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:28 am
Forum: Ask The Manufactured Housing Expert
Topic: Building of a small unit
Replies: 2
Views: 917

Re: Building of a small unit

You left out a critical piece of information, where you want this home to be located. Transportation costs are high, so manufactured homes tend to be most economical within a few hundred miles of a factory. There are many factories which will have a high degree of custimization available, but your o...
by KenBalbari
Sat Oct 07, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Manufactured Home Owners Forum
Topic: where to set up a manufactured home
Replies: 3
Views: 1142

Re: where to set up a manufactured home

It depends on the zoning. Check with your local county or municipality. Some places allow them in residentially zoned areas, others don't.
by KenBalbari
Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: First Time Home Buyers Forum
Topic: New Home Buyer Looking For Any and All Advice
Replies: 3
Views: 977

Re: New Home Buyer Looking For Any and All Advice

Look into dealers in your area first. Look them up bbb.org, ripoffreport.com, and even read reviews on google. Ask anyone you know locally about their reputation. Finding a reputable dealer and installer is the most important thing. More problems are caused by poor installation and finishing then ar...
by KenBalbari
Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: First Time Home Buyers Forum
Topic: New Home Buyer Looking For Any and All Advice
Replies: 3
Views: 977

Re: New Home Buyer Looking For Any and All Advice

Look into dealers in your area first. Look them up bbb.org, ripoffreport.com, and even read reviews on google. Ask anyone you know locally about their reputation. Finding a reputable dealer and installer is the most important thing. More problems are caused by poor installation and finishing then ar...
by KenBalbari
Thu Oct 05, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: First Time Home Buyers Forum
Topic: Dealer says 25-35k for delivery and install! What?!
Replies: 2
Views: 1145

Re: Dealer says 25-35k for delivery and install! What?!

It might depend on what is included. I know some communities have particular requirements, including things like a carport, high end skirting (brick, stone, or concrete), even a screened porch, etc. This company for example, selling higher end manufactured homes, claims: *Typical community delivery/...