Trying to sell a mobile home with no record of VIN at DMV

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mcbridebr
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Trying to sell a mobile home with no record of VIN at DMV

Post by mcbridebr » Thu Sep 05, 2019 2:28 pm

Hi,

Home is located in USA - North Carolina. It is a 1983 Norris Singlewide. My mother bought it second hand 15 years ago and she never bothered to get the title switched. The Data Sheet is gone too. So I took the HUD Plate information and went through IBTS.org to get a Home Performance Verification Certificate with the Serial(VIN). I took that to the DMV in NC and they have no record of it at all. Its been sitting there on a rented lot for over 20 years.

I called the DMV and they said that I could get a License and Theft inspector to come out and attempt to verify the VIN as it is possible the VIN from IBTS is incorrect. Only other option I have been told is to go through the bond process to get a title for it.

I also assume the VIN is stamped on the frame near the tongue but I am going to need to take a wire brush to it to scrape away the years or RUST to get down to the steel to see stamped numbers.

I am at my wits end and I dont know what to do. I need to get this thing out from underneath me. Any one here have any ideas on any other options i might have?

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