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How Much Does a Mobile Home Cost?

 
average costSingle-Wide Average: $37,100high costDouble-wide Average: $73,600
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Although most people call them mobile homes, the official name (since 1976) is "manufactured houses" or "manufactured homes." They're a less-expensive alternative to traditionally constructed houses, and they range from basic narrow structures to spacious homes with carefully crafted floor plans that can include amenities such as cathedral ceilings, walk-in closets, recessed lighting and skylights

Typical costs:

  • The average sales price nationwide for a new manufactured home in 2007 ranged from $37,100 for a single-wide and $73,600 for a double-wide (not including land), according to an annual report by the Census Bureau[1] and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Regionally, the lowest average price was $35,900 for a new single-wide in the Midwest and $83,800 for a new double-wide in the West.
  • Many new manufactured/mobile homes are set up in developments/parks, where the home owners pay monthly fees/space rent of $100-$800 or more, depending on location and park amenities. Other manufactured homes are set up on private acreage in rural areas. For these there may be additional costs for installing a foundation, utilities, decking and landscaping. Costs vary widely depending on location and choice of materials. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides a 112-page guide to manufactured home foundations[2] .
  • Used double- or triple-wide mobile homes tend to hold their value better than single-wides. Prices can range from nothing or next to nothing for homes where people just want to be able to walk away from the monthly space rent on an older home, to $10,000-$250,000 or more depending on location, age, size and amenities. MHBay.com lists used mobile/manufactured homes for sale by state[3] .
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What should be included:
  • Mobile or manufactured homes are built in a factory and transported to the site they occupy. Overall size is limited by what can be towed by a tractor-trailer on public highways. Single-wide mobile/manufactured homes are a maximum of 18 feet wide and 90 feet long. Double-wides are at least 20 feet wide and a maximum of 90 feet long, and are towed in two separate units that are joined together at the site. There are triple-wide and homes with four or more units, but they are less common. Some modern manufactured homes are two-story[4] .
  • HUD's Office of Manufactured Housing programs provides consumer information about buying and owning mobile/manufactured homes[5] and AARP lists manufactured housing issues.
Additional costs:
  • If you're buying or selling a used mobile/manufactured house, NadaGuides.com will provide a detailed retail value report[6] for a 1969 or newer mobile home for $20, or sells a manufactured housing cost guide[7] for $60-$120. There are a variety of guidebooks for buying manufactured homes[8] selling for $10-$40.
  • It can sometimes be difficult to obtain financing to buy a used mobile/manufactured home (especially for single-wide and/or older models on rented land), and often interest rates are higher than for loans on conventional site-built homes. Mobile/manufactured homes are considered property rather than real estate, and usually they're registered as a motor vehicle (although most of them are never moved again once they're installed).
Discounts:
  • HUD provides guidelines for saving money by saving energy in manufactured homes[9] .
Shopping for a mobile home:
  • The Federal Trade Commission presents consumer guidelines for buying a new mobile/manufactured home[10] and the Manufactured Housing Institute offers a detailed booklet on "How to Buy a Manufactured Home"[11] .
  • Prefab-Home-Buying-Guide.com lists mobile home manufacturers[12] and national and states associations related to manufactured houses[13] .
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How much is home worth for resale
Amount: $85,000.00
Posted by: Kerri Charlton in Kyle, TX.Posted: April 4th, 2018 06:04AM
Size: 26×70Manufacturer: Champion
2001. 3/2 decent shape needs a little tlc, newer roof less than 8 years old, flooring up grade to laminate in living areas.
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2009 mobile home
Amount: $29,000.00
Posted by: P in Lake charles, LA.Posted: April 2nd, 2018 09:04AM
Size: 16x60Manufacturer: Clayton
Mobile home has a two year old ac and an awning and shed wondering what was the value of the home all appliances included some furniture
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Value
Amount: $12,000.00
Posted by: 1997 14×70 4bdrm in Clinton, ME.Posted: March 22nd, 2018 01:03PM
Size: 14×70Manufacturer: Skyline
I am in the process of trying to buy a mobIle home. It is a 1997 4bdrm, 1 bath single wide with aluminum siding, siding on back outside of home has fire damage (trailer caught fire a few years ago), old furnace but works, carpets need to be replace, hole in floor near washer(water damage from water overflow into house due to freezing pipes). Surround on bathtub but tiles behind are falling causing mildew, wood work on doorways need to be fixed, black mold underneath bathroom sink vanity,tile floors and bathroom needs replacement. Other than that 1 broken window, no screens, need paint and kitchen cabinets. Just trying to find out what it is worth
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How much is my mobile home wirth
Amount: $10,000.00
Posted by: Lana Nelson in PITKIN, LA.Posted: March 13th, 2018 01:03PM
Size: 16x80Manufacturer:
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Home value
Amount: $16,000.00
Posted by: Jeremy Lohmeyer in Quincy, IL.Posted: March 8th, 2018 09:03AM
Size: 14x60Manufacturer: Fleetwood
This is 1991 that's clean and kept up. Put a new a/c in recently and has a small shed for storage. Also a carport attached.
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How much is my mobile home worth
Amount: $20,000.00
Posted by: Almas in Kountze, TX.Posted: March 7th, 2018 02:03PM
Size: 20x80Manufacturer:
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Mobile home resale price
Amount: $60,000.00
Posted by: Lauren Roth Wood in Candler, NC.Posted: March 5th, 2018 07:03PM
Size: 14x76Manufacturer: Fleetwood
I bought it brand new in 2007. I have replace the carpets with perfo flooring and the paint is updated.
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Value
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: cynthia bishop in Fort Edward, NY.Posted: February 13th, 2018 01:02PM
Size: 14x70Manufacturer: Hollyhome
2 beds, 1 bath, hardwood floors, quarts counter tops, 12x16 shed
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Current value
Amount: $70,000.00
Posted by: Judykowens in Medford, OR.Posted: February 6th, 2018 02:02PM
Size: TripleManufacturer: Golden state
We have completely remodeled this home. Husband paralyzed in 2011. All hardwood floors, high end ada master bath. (All tiled) very beautiful home. Triple wide. All new kitchen except cabinets. 2600 Sq ft. 2 decks. Double wide car port surrounded by trees. New carpet in very large guest bedroom with large closets. . 2 1/2 bath. Lots of storage.
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Resale value
Amount: $37,000.00
Posted by: Jmpruett in Decatur, TX.Posted: January 27th, 2018 07:01AM
Size: 16X76Manufacturer: legacy
Bought in 2008 brand new- wanting to know estimate of resale value- in good condition
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What is my mobile home wroth to sell
Amount: $53,000.00
Posted by: Mrs. Davis in Thibodaux, LA.Posted: January 26th, 2018 10:01AM
Size: 14x72Manufacturer: Clayton
One owner, special built, for extra space in living and bedrooms. 2007 2 bedroom, 2 full bath. Comes with 8x8 porch with 2 set steps. Can come fully furnished with 2 bed, dresser set, ref. Stove, washer, dryer. 8x8 porch, a/c and a/h. New skirting. To be moved.
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Need to know Value of manufactured home
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: Handy Sandy in Gatesville, TX.Posted: January 24th, 2018 07:01AM
Size: 1178 sqftManufacturer: Fleetwood
1996
3br 2 bath, new pre-engineered wood floors thru out, no carpet. Island sink. New shingle roof.
Wanting to either sell or use as collateral to buy land with another home on it and move this one to property.
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How much is this home worth?
Amount: $43,000.00
Posted by: Tammie Jones in Batesburg, SC.Posted: January 2nd, 2018 09:01PM
Size: 16×76 ssManufacturer: Vanderbilt
3bed/2bath 2008
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How much is it worth?
Amount: $40,000.00
Posted by: Tiona Rodriguez in ARDMORE, OK.Posted: December 31st, 2017 07:12PM
Size: 14x70Manufacturer:
We completely rebuilt it. Metal roof,sheet rock, usedo screw and metal brackets. It's built like a house.
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What's it worth
Amount: $2,000.00
Posted by: Stephanie Morgan in Phoenix, AZ.Posted: December 9th, 2017 09:12PM
Size: 14x64Manufacturer: Palm harbor
It is a 1984 palm harbor, list price was 16,595, curious what the current value would be? Approximately 700 square foot.
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Single wide mobile home
Amount: $40,000.00
Posted by: Cindy Mayo in South Mills, NC.Posted: November 7th, 2017 12:11PM
Size: Manufacturer: Clayton Homes
Purchased single wide with 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms in 2016 brand new. Excellent condition. Just want to know how much it’s worth
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How much my home worth
Amount: $53,662.52
Posted by: FRED KNOX JR in Nesbit, TN.Posted: October 23rd, 2017 09:10AM
Size: Double wideManufacturer:
It's a 1999 and model number is GDVKMS239825608AB 5BED ROOM 3 BATH
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Single mobile home
Amount: $28,000.00
Posted by: farber in Orefield, PA.Posted: October 9th, 2017 01:10PM
Size: 14x74Manufacturer: Skyline
3bedroomd 2baths C/A great conditions
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How much is it worth estimate.
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: shawndra t. in Spokane, WA.Posted: October 6th, 2017 02:10PM
3bed 2bath on quarter acre lot in comunity. In country. Washington state. 1995 built. Normal wear and tear on house. Scratches on cupboards and flooring. Old used carpet. Original light fixtures and home style inside and out. No new updates bedides paint. And new tub in main bath. May need new roof soon.
Doublewide.
Wanna know how much to make offer? Its sell by owner and make an offer a decent one.
Estimate how much.
I cannot give any more info.
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Amount of double wide worth
Amount: $13,000.00
Posted by: Shannon mcgraw in Coldspring, TX.Posted: September 27th, 2017 04:09PM
Size: 32x80Manufacturer:
It was a 3/2 double living room converted half the back livingroom into an office/den. And still has a smaller 2nd livingroom
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Wanting to sell manufactured home on rented lot
Amount: $55,000.00
Posted by: Ronda in Bozeman, MT.Posted: September 17th, 2017 07:09AM
Size: 26x80Manufacturer: Fleetwood
Huge lot, half acre, easygoing.
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Manufacturers home
Amount: $23.00
Posted by: 797 in Vero beach, FL.Posted: September 17th, 2017 07:09AM
Size: 1400 ft. Double wideManufacturer:
2 bed, 2 full bath, walk in closets, beautiful patio. Made in 1980. How much can I sell it for. Unfurnished
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Prices on old moblie homes
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: SONDRA Boan in Alexandria, AL.Posted: September 16th, 2017 09:09AM
Size: 16 ×70Manufacturer:
Just wanting to know how much a 1997 moblie home goes for . 2 bedroom 2 bath . Trying to by from owner but want to get an estament before purchasing
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Value of my home
Amount: $26,999.00
Posted by: Deeanna in Mansfield, TX.Posted: September 12th, 2017 03:09PM
Size: 16 x 60Manufacturer: Clayton/Alamo
When I bought it my home had an ac/ heating unit that had to be replaced, several light fixtures and light switches that had to be replaced, a kitchen faucet had to be replaced,and the linoleum on the kitchen counters is chipped. There is a gouge in the island and the outlet in the island is scorched and cracked.There is also scorching on the outlet in the master bath. Is this price appropriate for a home in this condition?
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How much is it worth?
Amount: $28,000.00
Posted by: Shannon Ray in Millsap, TX.Posted: September 1st, 2017 08:09PM
Size: 16 x 80Manufacturer: ?
Single wide. Owe 17,500
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Mobile home
Amount: $104,900.00
Posted by: Francie2012 in Newport, NC.Posted: August 25th, 2017 11:08PM
Size: 16X80Manufacturer: Horton
Looking to buy a mobile home and have no idea why this one is over $100,000! It's beautiful from the pics, and the park seems really nice. Has a nice deck with gazebo and shed but why so expensive?
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What mobile is worth
Amount: $26,000.00
Posted by: James ohler in Tuscaloosa, AL.Posted: August 17th, 2017 07:08AM
Size: 16x80Manufacturer: Fleet wood
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How much is my mobile home worth
Amount: $17.90
Posted by: Johnnyhomz in Flat rock, MI.Posted: August 13th, 2017 11:08PM
Size: 16x60Manufacturer: Bayview
2bedroom 2bath all wood cabinet central air new roof
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1970 double wide
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: draksmom in orick, CA.Posted: August 13th, 2017 03:08PM
Size: 20×60Manufacturer:
Wondering what this is worth. Its for sale in a trailer/rv park. I dont want to over pay.
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Mobile home
Amount: $21,000.00
Posted by: Danielle E Gates in Northfield, MN.Posted: August 2nd, 2017 10:08PM
Size: 1,216Manufacturer: Modular
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Double wide fleetwood
Amount: $42,000.00
Posted by: Tracey Degrange in Falling waters, WV.Posted: July 31st, 2017 01:07PM
Size: 26 x 53Manufacturer: Fleetwood
New carpet new metal roof concert patio 16x 20and 2 outside buildings
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Round about ptice
Amount: $0.00
Posted by: Megan L Davison in Stillwater, OK.Posted: July 28th, 2017 04:07PM
Size: 18x80Manufacturer: Skyline
1991 3bedroom 2 bath nice same family since purchase.3rooms vaulted ceilings nice kitchen really good shape
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Wanting to sell
Amount: $16,000.00
Posted by: Melbells in Falling waters, WV.Posted: July 17th, 2017 07:07PM
Size: 14x70Manufacturer: Fleetwood
3 bedroom 2 bath, totally remodeled. Water system built in. Need to know how much I should sell it for? It's a 1991
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1991 2 bedroom ,2 bath,new centra heat & air 21/2 ton unit
Amount: $22,000.00
Posted by: robert hackney in concord, NC.Posted: July 16th, 2017 07:07AM
Size: 14x70Manufacturer: horton mobile home
shingle roof new good condition,masonite siding
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Value
Amount: $70,000.00
Posted by: Karen B Sargent in Galivants ferry, SC.Posted: July 12th, 2017 11:07AM
Size: 32'x86'Manufacturer: Horton
Purchased new in 2007 Horton Summit 3 bedroom, 2 bath
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