5 Biggest Lies About Manufactured (Mobile) Homes

5 Biggest Lies About Manufactured (Mobile) Homes

5 Biggest Lies About Manufactured (Mobile) Homes
When purchasing a manufactured or what some people call a mobile home youโ€™re going to hear some flat out lies that can sound like facts due to the fact that they have been said so much they have to be true in most peoples eyes. I was able to meet with Rolling Homes in Prairieville and speak with the owner who has been selling and lived in manufactured homes. We address the 5 biggest lies that are spread about manufactured homes so you can make the best decision for your family.

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  1. jeremy byl on November 8, 2021 at 10:22 am

    I bought a 1976 mobile home for 1500. Ive put around 8000$ into it. Its re sale is about 30k. Just had a blue tooth ceiling fan put into the bathroom. These homes can be upgraded and re-sale value truly depends on the area its in .

  2. Dan on November 8, 2021 at 10:22 am

    I had few mobile homes the last one I got was a 16 by 72 looks very nice but they built it cheap. My was a 2016 Clayton single wide . I would never but a Clayton mobile home again.

  3. Buff66 on November 8, 2021 at 10:23 am

    Planning to sell my home and head South to warmer weather and purchase a reasonably priced mobile/manufactured home

  4. Astrah Cat on November 8, 2021 at 10:23 am

    Compared to my dad’s house from 1885, living in a 2010 double wide was a dream, INSANELY low maintenance, functional, simple, it just worked and didn’t see one bug in that thing, in my dad’s house it was crawling with ants and spiders.

  5. G-Man Warrior on November 8, 2021 at 10:23 am

    Smart guy

  6. Erin Stoner on November 8, 2021 at 10:24 am

    Ivan buy a mobile home right now cash, it’s the parks that make it hard w lot rent shy high. Almost as much for lot rent as a mortgage.
    BTW I loved growing up in my Mobil home.

  7. CamBamWarDamn on November 8, 2021 at 10:26 am

    If all possible when you purchase a mobile home make sure that the interior walls are sheet rock, makes your chances higher of survival during a fire event higher.

  8. Jay Perkins on November 8, 2021 at 10:27 am

    I love that

  9. William Haynes on November 8, 2021 at 10:31 am

    My dad still calls trailers … ‘Tornado magnets’

  10. BigMo on November 8, 2021 at 10:32 am

    As a remodelerโ€ฆ. When I look at 20 year old manufactured homes and site built homes, the site built homes are ALWAYS in better condition.

  11. Konnie It's Real on November 8, 2021 at 10:32 am

    And to be honest these days I would look for and older builded house cause he’s right contractors are building houses with that same cheap material that’s why new houses are not lasting as long as older houses.

  12. Alex Zabala on November 8, 2021 at 10:34 am

    I went to a mobile home sales lot…walked in one home, I could push the walls with my hand and it gave….same thing with the kitchen island…I was able to push the sidewall with my fingers…translation CHEAP..

  13. rory bellamy on November 8, 2021 at 10:35 am

    The AC needs to sized right to the home , or there will be short cycling , low and slow fits home ,

  14. Steven Dorn on November 8, 2021 at 10:36 am

    I currently live in a custom built 18×80 got more room than one person needs ,But having the rooms and the space is still buying an overpriced house

  15. Billy Taylor on November 8, 2021 at 10:38 am

    Do. You. Have a Dealership in. LAS Vegas Nevada ?

  16. jvazquez on November 8, 2021 at 10:42 am

    Banks dont finance manufactured homes

  17. Remi Guertin on November 8, 2021 at 10:46 am

    I own an old mobile home (1983) in Florida. It is still solid, despite it was framed with 2 X 2. I replaced the jalousie windows with standard windows. The cupboards are full oak panels. Nothing fancy but it suits our needs for the winter. The new ones are built better – but you get what you pay for. New homes in Florida are built with cinder block, no insulation in the walls. It gets cold in January!

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  19. kalpic on November 8, 2021 at 10:47 am

    I know this is anectodical but I knew someone in a trailer who got roaches. Is it not that common in Michigan to get roaches in trailers?

  20. Joel Cabrera on November 8, 2021 at 10:52 am

    Mobile home goes down in value,is this true?

  21. Rebecca Griffin on November 8, 2021 at 10:54 am

    i live in a 2009 built mobile home and my utility bill all electric …………….. 109$ in 30 degrees weather
    shut up my home is amazing !!!!!!!!!

  22. Matrix Blackrock on November 8, 2021 at 10:54 am

    I bought a 1250 square manufactured home 6years ago for $27K + the lot after retiring and moving out to the middle of nowhere in SW Florida I sold that home for $81K, + the lot and all we did was replace the roof, install a new, refrigerator and sink. So in the end I walked away with $45K in profit on the home and $11k on the lot.

  23. Douglas Pierce on November 8, 2021 at 10:55 am

    sadly i own a mobile home. it is as strong as a stick build home up till the time it gets wet on the inside and it will get wet , tubs over flow, roofs leak, pipes brake and so on. then its a total nightmare. also its engineered so the parts are interdependent on each other. so it is stronger till its fails then the hole mobile home comes down like a stack of cards. with stick build home you have a better chance of having some of the house left. they don’t hold there value. mostly because a bank will not give a loan out on a older mobile home. there is a lot more.

  24. Divine E. on November 8, 2021 at 10:58 am

    i dont mind them they are creative but i bet he doesn’t live in one

  25. Darla Meeks on November 8, 2021 at 10:58 am

    Anybody who lives here in Florida and says they never see those giant "palmetto bugs" (big, flying roaches) in their house, no matter how well they clean, they are lying to you! It doesn’t matter what kind of home you live in, either.

  26. Robin Symonds on November 8, 2021 at 11:01 am

    Just don’t buy a Palm harbor from 1987
    Unless you have many fire extinguishers handy

  27. Jay Berry on November 8, 2021 at 11:01 am

    I struggle with getting a HELOC loan to upgrade my manufacturer home. Do you have any advice?

  28. Elaine Simons on November 8, 2021 at 11:02 am

    My daughter bought one big mortgage….and no one has properly fixed any of the problems! She has begged the company she bought it from to fix it! Very little progress has been made repairing any of the major problems!!! What does one do? Shes not well…and the stress is hurting her health. Can someone give us a suggestion?

  29. Joe Mama on November 8, 2021 at 11:03 am

    Buying a mobile home is probably the biggest financial mistake u can make. It depreciates immediately after installation. You are way better off building a stick frame home.

  30. R P on November 8, 2021 at 11:03 am

    Bought a Clayton home in 2016. Told nothing but lies from the salesman and regret the decision ever since. Everything in the home is cheaply made. Cannot recommend a mobile home. Had a friend install ceiling fans. This is when I found out the insulation in the ceiling is nothing but ground up newspaper. When he took the light fixtures he had me feel around for the insulation. There’s only about 2 inches of this junk in the ceiling. This is why it’s hot in the summer and freezing in the winter.

  31. Grover Watson on November 8, 2021 at 11:05 am

    Very informative… Nice job busting up the myths…

  32. Let's Talk Tools on November 8, 2021 at 11:05 am

    I bought a manufactured home for 125,000 2 years ago, and just sold it for 175,000. Didn’t do any upgrades to the home aside from installing some ceiling fans and some updated light fixtures.

  33. Patty Baker on November 8, 2021 at 11:07 am

    Bought one 4 mo still have not been delivered. Now there yelling us it’s 5000 dollars more we have a contract we approve for the lone and now they want 5000 more can they do this to me I relocated to Mississippi from calif and not sure of the rules out here can any one give some advise

  34. Art Adams on November 8, 2021 at 11:07 am

    Nothing is more exciting than living in a western exposure mobilhome on the side of a hill in Kansas !!
    Fort Riley – been there, done that !

  35. Chris Paul on November 8, 2021 at 11:09 am

    Quick read of the comments.
    Sure your MH went up in value over time.
    Almost everything does. Its called inflation.
    Compare what your MH went up to other houses. Likely less.
    A MH of today is twice much as one 20 years ago

  36. Lloyd Morrison on November 8, 2021 at 11:10 am

    I would MUCH rather buy a pre manufactured home so I and only ME can decide what I would like. Some fly-by-night insurance companies refuse to insure pre manufactured homes.

  37. Julie Serrano on November 8, 2021 at 11:12 am


  38. MrBrock03 on November 8, 2021 at 11:12 am

    Every time he said deplorable, I thought of some wealthy elite trying to trick me into overpaying for rent instead of being a homeowner. I wish I understood more about these nice homes when I was much younger.

  39. Robert Goforth on November 8, 2021 at 11:14 am

    You know you are making money๐Ÿ˜‚

  40. Adrian Apollyon on November 8, 2021 at 11:16 am

    Gary’s link does not work.

  41. Art Adams on November 8, 2021 at 11:16 am

    Name one instance where a mobile home itself increases in value . Just oneโ€ฆ

  42. Art Adams on November 8, 2021 at 11:17 am

    You can dress a pig in lace and silks but it is STILL a pig.

  43. walkie talkie on November 8, 2021 at 11:17 am

    What brand built square foot by square foot gets you the most for your money when it comes to durability and longevity?

  44. Smart Ass on November 8, 2021 at 11:17 am

    As someone that did a total rebuild of several mobile homes I have seen what they are made of in person. They were all built with cheap materials and poor construction.

  45. richard miller on November 8, 2021 at 11:17 am

    Iโ€™d much rather have a manufactured home versus the stick built I have. Mine is poor quality, cheap materials, shoddy workmanship! Plus zero privacy in a residential neighborhood.

  46. Joe Mama on November 8, 2021 at 11:18 am

    Biggest investment that loses value every year

  47. Julio Dieguez on November 8, 2021 at 11:19 am

    In 2015 I buy MH $20,000 living there for about 6 years being I remodeling inside and some touches out side end in October 2021 a couple ask me if they can see my movol home they lake it ask me if I interesting sele my home I replay yes and she seeing how Mach I seeing $240 000 she replay no less than that. no ok don’t show your home to no body else she meke a check for $3000 for .make sure she was serious and add … we are going to paid in full in cash if don’t mind I replay no the all and rest is history
    That yast the home no advertised suitt

  48. Free Thinking Agent on November 8, 2021 at 11:21 am

    it’s true about the a/c if you size it too large, it cools down too quickly, I know you think that’s better but it’s not. An A/C needs to run to get rid of the humidity, too large of an A/C will make it short cycle, and it doesn’t help your electricity either, because with all that humidity you will have to set the thermostat lower to feel comfortable, so your not saving any money on your electricity, you want to save money buy a better or higher SEER rated A/C like 18 or above.

  49. Art Adams on November 8, 2021 at 11:21 am

    Anything that you can pull behind a truck is a trailer.

  50. Amy Davis on November 8, 2021 at 11:21 am

    Myth #5 You’ll Never Gain value on a mobile home…. TRUTH!!! My 1st husband and I bought a BRAND NEW, off the lot Mobile home. The MINUTE we drove it off the lot, it’s value DEPRECIATED… that is a FACT. We took great care of it and actually lived in it (in two states) for over 15 years. Not because we loved it so much, but because no one… NO ONE… would buy it for what we even still OWED on it because the value was so depreciated EVERY YEAR we owned it. This guy just wants to sell his mobile homes and like a car salesman, they’ll tell you anything to get you in the door. PLEASE DO YOUR RESEARCH before ever buying one of these. Don’t take just MY word for it, don’t take these people’s word for it. Talk to people that live in one NOW… an informed buyer is a SMART buyer!

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