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by rmurray
Sun Jun 04, 2006 9:52 am
Forum: Ask The Manufactured Housing Expert
Topic: placement of piers
Replies: 13
Views: 3687

Re: placement of piers

The 4' comment must be about the openings at the marriage wall...You should use the print of the foundation that he sent from thew manufacturer....These would be those down the middle...Most factories mark the location on the house where they must be...Most homes also require piers along the outside...
by rmurray
Sat Jun 03, 2006 7:59 pm
Forum: Ask The Manufactured Housing Expert
Topic: Need info re Hose Bibs
Replies: 2
Views: 1591

Re: Need info re Hose Bibs

Usually the fresh water connection is directly below the water heater..A pipe will have been installed there for the water connection to hook to directly..Manufactured home no longer use a water hose to connect to the water supply as in the old days.....RV's still connect with a specialized hose... ...
by rmurray
Fri Jun 02, 2006 8:37 pm
Forum: Ask The Manufactured Housing Expert
Topic: placement of piers
Replies: 13
Views: 3687

Re: placement of piers

This is why you bought a home from a dealer...He should be able to answer these questions..plus all set crews must be trained and licenced and they are ultimately responsible for the correct blocking of the home....They should well be able to tell you the correct location of every pier...and the cor...
by rmurray
Wed May 31, 2006 10:50 pm
Forum: Ask The Manufactured Housing Expert
Topic: wheels for mobile homes
Replies: 1
Views: 930

Re: wheels for mobile homes

This year model will use the 14 1/2" donut wheels used on all homes..The wheels and tires will be interchangable..Any mover will have tires and wheels to rent to you..Of cource you can buy them..often a local dealer will have some for about $25 each...
by rmurray
Wed May 31, 2006 10:39 pm
Forum: First Time Home Buyers Forum
Topic: Problem Credit
Replies: 4
Views: 1909

Re: Problem Credit

From the info in your first message, you are only 7 months from a new home..All the FHA needs is 12 months with NO 30 day late notices..In the mean time work on the collections and make arrangements to pay them..Good Luck...
by rmurray
Wed May 31, 2006 5:25 am
Forum: First Time Home Buyers Forum
Topic: bad experience with the dealer - looking for attorney in FL
Replies: 3
Views: 1665

Re: bad experience with the dealer - looking for attorney in FL

There is a process to solve set up related and cdode violations in Florida..Before an attorney you should get the help of state government...Call here for advice and help... Mr. John R. McDonald, Chief Bureau of Mobile Homes and R.V. Division of Motor Vehicles Neil Kirkman Building 2900 Apalachee Pk...
by rmurray
Tue May 30, 2006 9:56 pm
Forum: First Time Home Buyers Forum
Topic: Problem Credit
Replies: 4
Views: 1909

Re: Problem Credit

A good originator familiar with FHA standards and rule should be able to help...FHA would not approve you if you have large collections even if they are medical..All accounts should be up to date NOW...You have not mentioned the value of the land...If there is enough equity there are many lenders wh...
by rmurray
Tue May 30, 2006 1:22 pm
Forum: Ask The Manufactured Housing Expert
Topic: Clayton manufactured homes
Replies: 1
Views: 954

Re: Clayton manufactured homes

Clayton is the single largest builder, dealer, lender in the business...Am Iright that this is a Vanderbilt reposession...Could be the problems is what caused the repo...No new home should leak at anytime...before, during or after set up...Excessive moisture can often turn to mold problems....Be sur...