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Terms & Definitions

There are basic types of foundation systems and the term is often misunderstood and confused when referring to real property requirements for a manufactured home.

Manufactured Home is a home built after 1976 and built to HUD Federal Building Codes & Requirements in a federally licensed factory.

Mobile Home is a home built before 1976 and was built to a Recreational Vehicle requirements , what we consider a true mobile home today is a Park Model or home that is built under 400 Square feet.

Mobile Home is a home built before 1976 and was built to a Recreational Vehicle requirements , what we consider a true mobile home today is a Park Model or home that is built under 400 Square feet.

Modular Homes are built to local county building codes often is IRC (International Building Code) Unlike a Manufactured Home that is built to federal hud standards.

Modular homes are often built in the same factories as a HUD Manufactured Home & generally cosmetically identical but they are not interchangeable.

Modular homes are set on Slab 0r cinder block foundation systems that is set at 12″ above grade finished side walks requiring 1 or steps into home ( manufactured homes can be set very similar except not available on direct slab foundations)

Modular homes will be more expensive & Manufactured homes will more cost efficient from home cost to permitting cost manufactured homes are the way to go.

General Home QUestions

The standard for a lead time for home production 3-4 months and a 2 week window for transport delivery.

*Lead times are giving on  final design approval by client and once client funds have cleared escrow home order is then  submitted as an order to the factory.

* Homes may take up to 8 months depending on what factory you order from and when.

*Once order is submitted to the factory and the factory will provide  a lead time. Actual lead times are estimates 

This varies depending on scope of work once home arrives.

Parks: General installation in park with cement, carports and custom stairs is generally 3- weeks

Private Property or Vacant Land Projects generally will  take 1- year with permits from your local agency.

 

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