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Can You Get a Home Warranty on a Manufactured Home?
What’s the Difference Between a Mobile Home and a Manufactured Home?
Low-Maintenance Landscaping Tips for Mobile Homes
How Four Star Homes Gets Manufactured Homes Sold Fast
New Ownership Brings Community Enhancements to The Falls at Ormond
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Mobile Homes For Sale In Florida

5 of Our Most Popular Mobile Homes for Sale in Florida

If you’re looking for mobile homes for sale in Florida, Four Star Homes is exactly the company you need. Keep reading to see five of our most popular homes available today.   Since 1982, Four Star Homes has been proudly serving our clients and customers throughout Central Florida. What was once just a small, family-owned business has grown to include over 150 agents and has earned us the reputation as Florida’s largest and most experienced full-service mobile and manufactured home brokerage company. While we have grown, the same family continues to run the business and instill our key values of Excellence Integrity Experience and Results in all areas of the operation.  We have hundreds of manufactured and mobile homes for sale in Florida, and we hope this blog will help you find the one you’ve been longing for.    Here are five of our most popular listings:    1660 Primrose ...
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Family Mobile Home Parks Near Me

Where You Can Find the Best Family Mobile Home Parks Near Me

The search has never been easier for ‘family mobile home parks near me.’ Here’s where you can find the perfect one for your family! Everyone goes through different phases of life that bring them to new cities, new experiences and new perspectives. If you’re currently going through a season of your life where moving your family is the next step, we’d love to play a role in finding you the perfect community to settle in. There are going to be many options when searching for ‘family mobile home parks near me,’ but we’ll narrow down your options to ensure we find one that best fits the lifestyle you’re hoping for. Four Star Homes Has A Family Park For You As a full-service manufactured and mobile home brokerage company, we have a large inventory that we’re constantly keeping up with to help both buyers and sellers. While a large majority of ...
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Why Colonial Colony South Is an Ideal Senior Park to Retire In

At Colonial Colony South, retirement feels exactly like it seems in the movies. Here’s why it could be the perfect community for you.  Daytona Beach is no longer just for spring breakers. It has become one of the most ideal areas to retire due to the beautiful beaches, active lifestyle and lively downtown! Colonial Colony South is centrally located in Daytona Beach and offers an exciting lifestyle for those 55+ residents.  Residents at this senior park enjoy personalized mailboxes and appreciate the street lights at every home site. The lifestyle fee (also known as lot rent) for one of these homes is just under $700 per month and includes great amenities plus lawncare, water, irrigation, sewer, trash and cable! Talk about a prime location and cost-effective rent! Think of this community as one you’d see in a snowglobe, except by the beachside.  Colonial Colony South The residents at Colonial Colony ...
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Manufactured Homes For Sale

Debunking 4 Misconceptions About Manufactured Homes for Sale

There are many things people assume about our manufactured homes for sale. We’re debunking four misconceptions below that you may find peculiar. Misconception #1: Manufactured Homes Are Built With Cheap Materials  Manufactured homes are built to meet the expectations of the National Conference of States on Building Codes and Standards. And trust us, manufactured homes cannot pass using cheap materials!  Most manufactured homes for sale are built using the same materials, if not stronger materials for transportation, as site-built homes. No need to worry about this! You can find even more information on this from the FMHA here. Misconception #2: All Manufactured Homes For Sale Look The Same  If you’ve ever looked at our listings, you’ll be able to understand how our homes are unique and charismatic. There is a wide variety of features and customizations available when building a manufactured home from scratch.  Click here to view some of our ...
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Mobile Homes For Sale

The Difference Between Manufactured & Mobile Home for Sale

While we have hundreds of mobile homes for sale, it’s become clear to us that not everyone knows exactly what they’re getting. We’re sharing the difference between mobile and manufactured housing in our industry. When you think of ‘off-site built housing,’ what comes to mind? Most people immediately imagine a trailer park home or a mobile home on wheels that they’ve seen from movies. However, there are differing definitions of off-site built housing that fall into two categories: Mobile and Manufactured Homes. While Four Star Homes has both manufactured and mobile homes for sale, the process in which they are built is not the same. We’re sharing the difference below!  Mobile Homes When you break down the phrase “mobile homes,” it’s common for people to imagine a house on wheels - a home that is actually mobile! While this definition was accurate at one point in time, it is now ...
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Mobile Homes Near Me: A Step-By-Step Guide to Securing Your Favorite One

If you’re looking for ‘mobile homes near me,’ look no further. Four Star Homes has the property you’re searching for! As the largest and most experienced full-service mobile and manufactured home brokerage company in the state, we have helped hundreds of thousands of people find the right housing solution to fit their needs. From price and size to location and amenities, our agents will determine your wants and needs for a mobile home and find you options that meet your expectations. If you’re looking for ‘mobile homes near me,’ you’ve come to the right place! Here’s how to secure your new favorite place.  Step 1: Browse Our Listings By Area  On the home page of our website, you’ll see the section labeled ‘Browse Listings By Area’ right off the bat. We’ve organized these areas by surrounding cities and have the appropriate contact information within each link. Once you choose ...
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DeLand Mobile Homes

Check Out These DeLand Mobile Homes That Won’t Be on the Market for Long

There may be many DeLand mobile homes on the market, but we’re highlighting a few that might catch your eye. Check out some of our favorite listings below! DeLand Mobile Homes Located In Senior Parks  **SOLD!** Click here to view other listings in this area. This 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom mobile home has a 1,440 sq ft floor plan that offers a spacious and open environment. If you love to cook, you’ll love that this kitchen has tons of storage and oversees the living room. There is a laundry room, plus a Florida room with sliding windows and screens, and heaters and air conditioning. Grab your morning coffee and sit outside to gaze over the two ponds in your backyard!  This mobile home is located in the beautiful Meadowlea Estates which is just a few minutes from historic downtown DeLand. This quaint county community offers residents access to the clubhouse, horseshoes, library, ...
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Ocala Mobile Homes

Some of Our Most Popular Ocala Mobile Homes for Sale

There are several Ocala mobile homes for sale, so we’re sharing some of our favorites with you below. Ocala is a popular place to live for those who crave serenity and nature adventures. We found this Trip Advisor article that lists the top things to do in Ocala, which includes farm tours, zip-lining, winery tours, nature trails, and more.  If this kind of atmosphere sounds like your cup of tea, you may be interested in residing in one of our Ocala mobile homes.  Ocala mobile homes offer a cost-effective, all-inclusive housing experience for people looking for a home that isn’t going to break the bank.  Below, we’re sharing some of the listings currently available.  Senior Parks For retirees, senior parks are the perfect place to enjoy the fruits of your labor with like-minded people. These parks are 55+ only and will be filled with neighbors that are eager to relax ...
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mobile homes in leesburg

3 Reasons Mobile Homes in Leesburg Are No Longer Associated With the Term ‘Trailer Parks’

Out of all the mobile homes in Leesburg, there could be one with your name on it. We’re sharing three reasons why mobile homes are no longer considered ‘trailer parks’ and why you should invest in one today. Coming from industry professionals, the term ‘trailer park’ is a thing of the past. As the housing market continues to evolve, so do mobile homes and the features that make them so appealing. ‘Trailer parks’ have a negative connotation based on the rundown dirt neighborhoods people see in movies. As a business whose job it is to educate our audience on the new and improved way of mobile home living, we still struggle to shake this perception from people’s minds. This is why we’re highlighting some of the mobile homes in Leesburg to showcase the new reality of mobile home communities. Below are three reasons the two terms are no longer associated ...
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Ocala Mobile Homes

3 Reasons Ocala Mobile Homes Are Great for Retirement

If you’re looking to retire and enjoy the fruits of your labor, consider Ocala mobile homes for your next adventure. Here’s why they’re a great option for retirees. Ocala Mobile Homes Are A Great Retirement Option  By now, you probably know that mobile homes are a cost-effective housing solution. If you didn’t, you’d be surprised to learn how much is included in the price of living in a modern mobile home community. Many houses include amazing features and are ready to move in or In today’s do-it-yourself era, mobile homes have become a highly demanded fixer-upper project due to the low cost of purchasing a home and renovating it.  Many people starting retirement are looking for an affordable housing solution with a carefree, low maintenance lifestyle. Mobile homes not only offer that, but also a long list of amenities that come along with living in a well-maintained community. If you’re ...
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