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FAQs: Solar Panels for Mobile Homes

(Originally published on MHVillage.com) An eco-friendly, energy-efficient home is an appealing option for many homeowners today. ENERGY STAR® Certified manufactured homes are one great option for a home that’s easier on the planet and saves money on utilities. But for those who want to take things a step further, solar panels can be a great investment for powering your manufactured home sustainably. In this article, we’ll answer several frequently asked questions about solar panels for mobile homes. You’ll find key information here about the cost of solar panels, solar panel installation, and much more. Can you install rooftop solar panels... Continue Reading

Budget-Friendly Mobile Home Additions

(Originally published on MHVillage.com)   One of the great things about manufactured and mobile homes is that they are relatively easy to expand. But, by no means can we regard these expansions as cheap. Some home expansions can easily cost a fortune, even though you are dealing with a manufactured home. Luckily, there are certain budget-friendly ways to expand with mobile home additions. Today, we will explore what they are and how to implement them properly.   Understanding Mobile Home Additions Adding on to a manufactured or mobile home is much cheaper than doing so for a traditional site-built home.... Continue Reading

What’s the Difference Between a Mobile Home and a Manufactured Home?

When looking for a mobile home or manufactured home for sale, it can be somewhat confusing. The terms are often used interchangeably, but there are important differences. What are mobile homes and manufactured homes? Both mobile homes and manufactured homes were both built off-site in a warehouse. These prefabricated homes were then transported to the location where they’re set and permanently affixed to the ground. They are often placed in mobile home communities next to other mobile homes. These mobile and manufactured home communities are a far cry from the outdated term "trailer parks", as they are more commonly well-kept... Continue Reading

Are Mobile Homes Energy Efficient?

manufactured home insulation (Originally published on MHVillage.com) Homeowners are more concerned than ever about energy efficiency in their homes. Demand for energy-efficient homes is high as Americans strive to reduce their energy bills and their carbon footprints. If you’re considering buying a manufactured home, you might be wondering how to find an energy-efficient model. Fortunately, the news is good: manufactured homes have become steadily more energy efficient as innovation has improved building techniques and materials. Here, we’ll discuss the latest in energy-efficiency developments for manufactured homes. We’ll also talk about the most important things that owners of manufactured homes can do to improve... Continue Reading

The Benefits of Mobile Home Community Living

Mobile Home Lot Rent There are common misconceptions about mobile home lot rent and how this unique fee in mobile home communities is incorporated into the cost of living. We’re sharing the benefits and what it entails below.  Because mobile homes are a budget-friendly housing solution, monthly lot rent covers aspects of community living to make this lifestyle carefree and provide for the amenities and benefits in the community the mobile home resides in.  The monthly fee commonly known as “lot rent” (but also called a lease fee or lifestyle fee) is a land lease agreement between a home owner and the community owner... Continue Reading

The Difference Between Manufactured & Mobile Home for Sale

Mobile Homes 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... Continue Reading

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