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Choosing Your Mobile Home Floor Plan

Choosing Your Mobile Home Floor Plan

The Tru Home’s “Excitement” pictured above. Buying a mobile home can be full of exciting and often overwhelming options. The lot models are decked out in high-end furniture, beautiful finishes, and shiny appliances. Gleeful anticipation combined with the...

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Making Your Mobile Home Feel Like Home

Making Your Mobile Home Feel Like Home

A Peak at the Style of My Mobile Home "Achieving that well put together and home-y feel is all in the details." - Rachel Johnson I'm a pretty practical and simple kind of gal. After buying our mobile home back in 2013 as broke newlyweds, with only the barest...

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3 Tips on Budgeting for a Mobile Home Purchase

3 Tips on Budgeting for a Mobile Home Purchase

How to Budget for a Mortgage "The key to a good budget is taking the time to come up with an actual, realistic number that your family can comfortably manage from month to month." - Rachel Johnson I hate shopping. Where some people live for the fresh popcorn and...

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Tiny Homes – Big Impact

Tiny Homes – Big Impact

Elizabeth Singleton and her team at Build Us Hope take a picture in front of a newly build "tiny home."   Build Us Hope: A Permanent Solution to Homelessness In 2015, after announcing participation in The Mayor's Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness , San Antonio...

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Moving Stinks!

Moving Stinks!

"I had no idea what a pain in the neck it would be to move the first time I did it" - Rachel Johnson 3 Tips To Make Your Move Easier   I had no idea what a pain in the neck it would be to move the first time I did it . I looked around at my house and thought what I'm...

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Why I Chose a Mobile Home

Why I Chose a Mobile Home

A San Antonio Family Makes The Decision To Purchase A Mobile Home The Problem At eighteen years old with no credit or clue about how to buy a home, my husband and I began searching for the perfect one.   I fell into many daydreams at lunch time picturing my acres of...

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3 Options For Buying Land With Your Mobile Home

3 Options For Buying Land With Your Mobile Home

Aerial view of a singlewide mobile home on land North of San Antonio.   For many people buying a home on a secluded, quiet piece of land with an amazing view is the ultimate goal. No neighbors, traffic, or noise. The tough part about making this dream happen is...

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Buying a Home is Exhausting

Buying a Home is Exhausting

Buying a home is exciting. It will also more than likely be one of the most stressful periods of your life.   Life can be frustrating at times. This can be multiplied when you are dealing with something that can change your life. Buying a home is a HUGE decision and...

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6 DIY Upgrades For Your Mobile Home

6 DIY Upgrades For Your Mobile Home

A deck being installed on a new manufactured home in San Antonio, Texas. Easy and Cost Effective Tips for Improving Your Mobile Home Federal regulations require all manufactured homes to be built to a certain code, so most homes are structurally built the same....

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E Commerce For Homebuyers

E Commerce For Homebuyers

How the Digital Revolution is Changing the Home Buying Process With companies like Amazon, E-bay, and Car-vana , everything these days is moving towards the virtual experience. It didn’t always use to be that way though. Before the “Easy button” you had to decide to...

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6 Tips For Buying A Mobile Home

6 Tips For Buying A Mobile Home

How To Make The Manufactured Home Buying Process More Enjoyable Do you find yourself thinking, “I wish buying a mobile home was easier?” Buying a new home is certainly a journey, but that doesn’t mean it must be a difficult one. Below are some tips and warnings to...

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A Homeowner’s Letter To His Past Self

A Homeowner’s Letter To His Past Self

A Look Back on One Families Decision to Purchase a Starter Home Dear “Home Shopper” Me, It’s been 3 yrs now since you got to spend the first night in your home with you new wife. It’s been such a crazy ride. Who knew that just 3 years could bring so much change, joy...

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Never Never Land

Never Never Land

A Texas Woman's Fight To Achieve Her Dreams I was lucky enough to work with one of the most amazing teachers in Texas, Karyn. She called in and said she had a piece of property in Harper, TX that was empty and she wanted to put a home out there. Somewhere in the...

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Tornado Magnets or Fake News?

Tornado Magnets or Fake News?

Today's Manufactured Homes Are Built To Weather The Storm Most folks have seen the Wizard of Oz. A famous scene is when Dorothy’s house lifts off the ground and swirls through the air landing on the wicked witch. Despite the potential for mutual destruction when...

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Top 7 Manufactured Home Communities in San Antonio

Top 7 Manufactured Home Communities in San Antonio

A Review of the Best Mobile Home Parks in San Antonio, Texas In the past 20 years our city has seen a dramatic increase in the quality of communities for San Antonio Mobile Homes. With the older site built neighborhoods sky rocketing in prices and land sometimes being...

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Remembering the “Austin” in Braustin

Remembering the “Austin” in Braustin

A Mobile Home Memorial to Our Brother For the city of San Antonio, April marks the celebration of Fiesta. A month-long party that highlights the vibrant community of our town and honors the memory of the heroes at the Alamo. For our family, this is the month to honor...

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Ain’t Your Typical Trailer Boy

Ain’t Your Typical Trailer Boy

Exploring the Stereotype of Mobile Home Living When most people think of Mobile Homes the picture that comes to mind can be very stereotypical. I mean who hasn’t seen the guy on your local news talking about how a tornado wrecked his trailer with a beer in one hand...

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Growing Up in a Doublewide

Growing Up in a Doublewide

A San Antonio Family Decided to Move into a Manufactured Home I was 13 and just about to enter middle school when my parents moved me and the family from downtown San Antonio to a doublewide in the Hill Country. At the time, I felt uprooted leaving everything I knew...

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The Internet is Fixing What a Name Change Could Not

The Internet is Fixing What a Name Change Could Not

Empowered Buyers Are Forcing The Manufactured Home Industry to be Better When I started in the San Antonio factory built housing industry in 2012 one of the first lessons I was taught from my manager was too NEVER refer to the homes we carried as “mobile homes.” It...

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