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Benefits of manufactured housing – Why a new manufactured home is great for today’s home buyer

Manufactured housing, also known as mobile homes or prefabricated homes, have come a long way since their origins in the early 20th century. These homes are built in a factory and then transported to a site where they are assembled. Today, they offer a variety of benefits that make them an attractive option for many people. One of the biggest benefits of manufactured housing is cost. Because they are built[...]

Mobile Home Selling Tips

Mobile homes are great for families that need a place to live on a budget. But when you're ready to move on, there are things you should consider before selling. The mobile home sales market can be tough to navigate, especially for those selling for the first time. Check out some of our tips below to help you sell your mobile home for the first time. Good luck with your[...]

Purchasing a New Mobile Home for Sale FAQ

  Is a new mobile home a good value? Absolutely. When it comes to price per square foot, mobile homes are the best value of any new home options. These are not the “trailers” that you’ve heard about in the past. A new manufactured home is energy efficient, built with high quality materials, and is a great value in today’s housing market. What size home do I need? Manufactured Homes[...]

Guide To Purchasing A Manufactured Home in Texas

What is a manufactured home? A manufactured home is a home built in a factory, according to the Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards, commonly known as the HUD code. These federal standards regulate all aspects of construction, including design and construction strength, durability, transportability, fire resistance, and energy efficiency. The HUD-Code is periodically updated based on recommendations of the Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee, comprised of a balanced group of[...]

Mobile Homes for Sale in Texas and Oklahoma FAQ

Looking for mobile homes for sale in Texas or Oklahoma? Great. You've come to right place, and we'd like to help out with some frequently asked questions that we get here at Hench's and Wholesale Mobile Homes of Texas and Oklahoma.  What are the advantages of buying a mobile home? There's plenty. Manufactured and mobile homes are built in a factory, so most of the construction process is in a[...]

Mobile Homes with Land – Get your Texas land ready for a new home.

Mobile homes offer A LOT of advantages to Texas home buyers over site built homes. They’re modern, affordable, have TONS of features, and they look great. Another advantage is that you can place a new mobile home on a vacant piece of land. You can use a piece of land you or your family already owns, purchase the home and land separately, or purchase a land/home package. You do, however,[...]

Manufactured Homes Fact Sheet

Factory built homes have a long and interesting history. In fact, many of today's homes are nearly identical to site built homes. With improvements in structure and manufactured home financing over the years, these homes are becoming more popular among people looking for quality, affordable housing. This article will discuss in more detail what a manufactured home is and what goes into their construction and financing.   The Predecessor –[...]

Mobile Home Insurance – A Guide for 2020

Due to their unique construction, mobile homes typically don’t qualify for traditional site built homeowners insurance. Instead, you need to look into separate mobile home insurance. Modular vs. Mobile homes Both mobile  and modular homes are built in a factory rather than on a construction site. Mobile homes are on a steel, I beam frame and never include more than a single level. Modular homes can have multiple stories and[...]

How to care for your mobile homes in Texas in 2020

Ready to buy your first mobile home in Texas? Owning a mobile home is like owning any other type of home. If you care for it, you can live in it for years to come. When you look at Texas and Oklahoma mobile homes for sale, you’ll notice they’re made from many of the same materials as stick-built homes. While they have some unique features that require care specific to[...]

Seasonal Mobile Home Maintenance Tips

For most Americans, the largest purchase they ever make will be their home. It's a huge investment, and one that will provide years of memories, comfort, and security for you and your family. Here are some tips to help you with your mobile home maintenance. And because your new mobile home is such a large investment, we've put together a few tips to help you keep it in good repair[...]

Mobile Homes – 10 reasons they’re the perfect housing option

    1o. Affordability Manufactured housing is an affordable option for Americans to purchase their own homes. Mobile homes can cost an average of $62,600, compared with $272,200 for a single-family site-built home [source: U.S. Census Bureau].These homes also cost 10 to 35 percent less per square foot to build than site-built homes [source: ManufacturedHousing.org]. The middle class loves mobile homes. According to ManufacturedHousing.org, median annual income for those living in[...]

Mobile Home FAQ, Part 2

Is a mobile home a good investment? Absolutely. A high quality, well built home can be the best you make for you and your family. Our mobile homes are some of the highest quality homes in Texas and Oklahoma, and they would make a great home for you and your family. And if you own your own land, your mobile home and land will appreciate much like site built homes.[...]

Advantage to purchasing a mobile home

      Building your forever home is an exciting process. Choosing your home features and floor plan means that your new home is exactly how you've imagined it - it's yours, and no one else's. So here's the question: Should you settle and just buy a typical site built home, or should you consider manufactured housing for your dream home? Before you decide, you need to know the many[...]

Mobile Home Purchase FAQ

Are you considering buying a mobile home? If the answer is 'yes', you're in the right place! Our homes have a come a LONG ways in the past few years, and we believe you're really going to like what these homes have to offer. Q: What's the difference between a mobile and manufactured home? A: This is the first question that we get from a lot of buyers. Technically, a[...]

Modular vs. Mobile vs. Manufactured Homes – What is the correct?

What is the difference between mobile homes, manufactured homes, and modular homes?   It's a very popular question in our industry.   When it comes to factory built housing, you'll hear all 3 terms, but what exactly do they mean? Aren’t all factory-built homes the same?  The short answer to that question is a 'no'. But what are the differences, and why the different terms? When it comes to classifying[...]

Mobile Home Loan Terminology

Are you looking at financing options for your new mobile home? If the answer is 'yes', you're not alone. Over 95% of new mobile home buyers in Texas and Oklahoma financed their home last year. And with rates as low as they are now, that number will likely go up. There are lots of financing options to choose from, and we want to make sure you have all the help[...]

Mobile Home Financing in 2020

A mobile home loan is a loan product for the purchase of factory built homes. It differs slightly from traditional mortgages, and it has specific features designed specifically for mobile home buyers. Traditional lenders typically struggle with these type of loans. Fortunately, there are mobile home industry specific lenders that have great loan products for your new home purchase.   Site Built Homes Vs. Mobile Homes   There are two[...]

How Energy-Efficient Are Manufactured Homes?

With so many different mobile homes on the market, how can you spot a winner? Find out what Hench’s Country Liv’n Home says you should look for in your next home.New and used mobile homes for sale in Oklahoma are becoming more energy-efficient. Call Hench's Country Liv'n Homes for the best deals on prefab houses.

Mobile Home vs. Traditional Home

At Hench’s Country Liv’n Homes, we know how mobile homes match up against traditional homes. Read here to learn more about the key differences between the two.

Winter Safety Checklist for Mobile Homes

Curious about how you can keep your mobile home safe this winter? Hench's Country Liv'n Homes shares their winter safety checklist. Read here about winter safety.

Tips for Selling Your Mobile Home

Are you planning to sell your mobile home? Get a better deal and sell faster when you apply these tips for selling your mobile home from Hench’s Country Liv’n Homes.

5 Myths About Mobile Homes

Mobile homes can be a great investment. Learn more in this blog post as Hench’s Country Liv’n Homes explains what you should know when buying and selling a mobile home.

The Benefits of Investing in a Move-in Ready Home

Are you ready to stop renting and want to invest in a new home? Move-in ready mobile homes offer buyers many attractive benefits. Learn more from Hench’s Mobile Homes about the benefits in investing in a mobile home.

Helpful Ways to Buy a Used Mobile Home

If you’re in the market for a used mobile home, keep in mind that there are a few things you should consider when making your decision. Read on below to discover a few tips to help you find the perfect cheap used mobile home for sale in Oklahoma.