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by rmurray
Tue Sep 03, 2013 10:43 pm
Forum: Ask The Manufactured Housing Expert
Topic: Re: Looking for Lender Who Works with Land/Used Mobile Home Packages
Replies: 11
Views: 2666

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

I am glad you already are getting a response, but I doubt this lender will be the right one for you. I hope you hear from some with more manufactured home experience. It will take a very experienced lender to help you through all the steps to finish yours. Most are used to financing after the land h...
by rmurray
Mon Sep 02, 2013 11:44 am
Forum: Ask The Manufactured Housing Expert
Topic: Re: Looking for Lender Who Works with Land/Used Mobile Home Packages
Replies: 11
Views: 2666

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

Probably after the holiday. Be patient. Land home financing can take weeks to finalize.
by rmurray
Sun Sep 01, 2013 10:34 pm
Forum: Ask The Manufactured Housing Expert
Topic: Land restrictions in LA County, (CA)
Replies: 1
Views: 746

Re: Land restrictions in LA County, (CA)

My guess is it will not be allowed BUT the only real answer will come from the county building office.Good Luck.
by rmurray
Mon Jul 29, 2013 8:08 am
Forum: Ask The Manufactured Housing Expert
Topic: Serial number and Model number lookup?
Replies: 14
Views: 75940

Re: Serial number and Model number lookup?

Beside the data plate or IBITS report mentioned in the above postings, there is no other place to get the size except a tape measure. There is NO archive of floor plans avaiable anywhere.
by rmurray
Wed Jul 24, 2013 6:10 am
Forum: First Time Home Buyers Forum
Topic: Completely Surprised
Replies: 3
Views: 1225

Re: Completely Surprised

Remember if you ask the government to change its terminology, you the outsider(maybe even YANKEE) will be asking an old school southerner who calls a certain tortoise a gofer and probably calls your home a trailer (not yet accepting the much more modern mobile home term). Maybe 30 oR 40 more years f...
by rmurray
Tue Jul 23, 2013 6:44 am
Forum: Ask The Manufactured Housing Expert
Topic: Bought First home and need help and advice!!
Replies: 3
Views: 1508

Re: Bought First home and need help and advice!!

I am surprised the selling dealer fixed anything. Unless otherwise contracted in the sales documents, all preowned homes are sold as is buyer beware. This is true of any kind of home no matter how it is built (mobile, brick, block, stick built). The home is yours now and you should take care of prob...
by rmurray
Tue Jul 23, 2013 6:26 am
Forum: First Time Home Buyers Forum
Topic: Please help me find a nice mobile home that is actually nice and mobile
Replies: 10
Views: 3183

Re: Please help me find a nice mobile home that is actually nice and mobile

The item that is truly in between are the park models. These were basically developed for full time living in the space limited RV park. Most of these are never moved from their original installation. I think you will be pleasantly surprised about nice large RV's. I first sold homes in the early 70'...
by rmurray
Sun Jul 21, 2013 9:19 am
Forum: Ask The Manufactured Housing Expert
Topic: 1997 Sunshine Double Wide electrical wiring
Replies: 1
Views: 906

Re: 1997 Sunshine Double Wide electrical wiring

Short answer is no..There will be Nowhere you can find this..You did not mention what kind of problem you are having. Kitchen electrical problems are almost always related to the ground fault system. All kitchen, bathroom and exterior sockets are ground fault protected. Often they trip from minor th...
by rmurray
Sun Jul 21, 2013 8:56 am
Forum: First Time Home Buyers Forum
Topic: Please help me find a nice mobile home that is actually nice and mobile
Replies: 10
Views: 3183

Re: Please help me find a nice mobile home that is actually nice and mobile

I am basically from the manufactured home business and think they are a great housing for most folks needs. I DO know enough to know your idea will be tough to since in today's world they are not as mobile as the old days hence the change in name from Mobile Home to manufactured home which actually ...
by rmurray
Fri Jul 19, 2013 10:12 pm
Forum: First Time Home Buyers Forum
Topic: Please help me find a nice mobile home that is actually nice and mobile
Replies: 10
Views: 3183

Re: Please help me find a nice mobile home that is actually nice and mobile

Big order..A mobile home or properly called manufactured home is costly to move especially cross country. All manufactured homes should survive a major move without problems but the cost will be many thousands for even local moves. Cross country could well be tens of thousands.. There are some speci...