manufactured housing

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manufactured housing

Housing that is manufactured off-site and then installed on real property with minimal assemblage except as pertains to the various sections of a double-wide or a triplewide home.All such housing manufactured since 1976 must meet a sort of national building code established by HUD for the industry. The industry trade association is the Manufactured Housing Institute (www.manufacturedhousing.org).

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Starting in September, more lenders can under-write mortgages for the purchase of manufactured homes in New Hampshire, knowing they'll be able to sell those loans to Fannie Mae.
s manufactured home community businesses include 178 communities across 17 states, with more than 44,600 residential home sites, an inventory of over 11,500 manufactured homes and a portfolio of home loans secured by homes within its communities.
Located between Naples and Marco Island, the land has been approved for the creation of 273 manufactured homes.
Now in its third edition, "Buying a Manufactured Home: How to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck in Today's Housing Market" is a guide to the world of manufactured homes, more commonly known as mobile homes, which can be a solid choice for having a place of one's own when houses can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.
According to 2005 American Housing Survey data, most manufactured homes (factory-built housing designed to meet the national building code) were located in rural areas in southern states, and most were occupied by lower-income owners rather than renters.
The issue is whether the costs of placing model manufactured homes on retail sales lots to assist local independent salespersons may be currently deducted or should be included in inventory under Sec.
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FANNIE MAE HAS JOINED WITH NINE lenders to work toward transforming the manufactured-housing market, including providing purchasers of manufactured homes nationwide access to affordable 30-year mortgage financing with down payments as low as 5 percent.
Those in the manufactured home industry point to everything from the sluggish economy to cities taking a stand against manufactured homes as the reason's for decline in sales.
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to develop a federal building code to ensure appropriate construction and safety standards for manufactured homes.
The industry expects another 90,000 manufactured homes will be repossessed by finance companies this year.
California ranked sixth in shipments of manufactured homes through June and was one of only three states to show an increase compared with a year ago, an industry report reveals.

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