Reselling a Repo Mobile Home

Used Mobile Homes Waiting to be Resold
  • Rachel Johnsonby Rachel Johnson
  • Sep 05, 2019
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In the mobile home industry, as in traditional real estate, foreclosure can be an unfortunate outcome for some home buyers. When a mobile home has been financed without land in the loan, however, only the home can be part of the foreclosure. The home is removed from the borrower’s property and taken to the lender’s […]

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Installing a Mobile Home to Local Building Code

Architect & Engineer working drawing document about project planning and progress of work schedule on the home building construction site
  • Rachel Johnsonby Rachel Johnson
  • Aug 22, 2019
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Each county and city across the nation, except for a very select few, has a set of legal requirements for construction of the homes within its boundaries. These legal requirements are called the Local Building Code. Learn more about building codes that affect Mobile homes.

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Can I Buy a Mobile Home with Bad Credit?

Young happy couple holding keys from their new home
  • Rachel Johnsonby Rachel Johnson
  • Aug 15, 2019
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Buying a Mobile Home with Bad Credit Getting Approved with a Low Credit Score Every day we receive questions about credit scores from hopeful home buyers worried their bad credit will ruin their chances of a home loan. I’m here to bring those folks, and anyone else wondering the same thing, some good news: There […]

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Double Wide Mobile Homes: Everything You Need to Know

Living room of the Clayton Annie mobile home with the kitchen in the background.
  • Rachel Johnsonby Rachel Johnson
  • Aug 01, 2019
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Double Wide Mobile Homes: Everything You Need to Know Double wide mobile homes are the new normal for mobile home buyers across the nation. As an industry, manufactured housing has come leaps and bounds from where it started way back in the 1930’s, and double wides show us just how much progress has been made. […]

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Braustin Earned Clayton’s Coveted 5-Star Service Award!

Clayton Five Star Service Award
  • Braustin Homesby Braustin Homes
  • Jul 24, 2019
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Our team has grown a lot since we started back in 2017, but we made a commitment to not outgrow our ability to deliver an exceptional customer experience.  We couldn’t be more proud to accept this award from our factory partners at Clayton Home Building Group for earning a “World Class” NPS rating across all the […]

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How to Complete a Service Walk-Thru in Your New Mobile Home

Fleetwood Weston model 32684W manufactured home kitchen and dining area
  • Rachel Johnsonby Rachel Johnson
  • Jul 24, 2019
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 5 Tips for a Thorough Cosmetic Service List Today’s discussion is all about completing a cosmetic service walk-thru and getting the most from your cosmetic service warranty. Every new mobile home comes with two different manufacturer warranties, a cosmetic warranty and a structural warranty. The cosmetic warranty covers only those repairs in the mobile […]

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Introducing the World’s First Mobile Home Virtual Outpost!

Inside view of the Braustin Virtual Outpost in New Braunfels 2019
  • Rachel Johnsonby Rachel Johnson
  • Jul 16, 2019
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Now open at the H-E-B off TX-46 in New Braunfels, TX is Braustin’s first “Virtual Outpost.” Our team has been working feverishly behind the scenes over the last few months to create an entirely unique, immersive experience for anyone interested in learning more about becoming a proud new mobile homeowner. Buying a home is often […]

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Jeff Serafin Joins Braustin

Jeff Serafin with spouse
  • Rachel Johnsonby Rachel Johnson
  • Jul 11, 2019
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Meet Jeff Serafin Recently the Braustin team expanded again, bringing into our fold marketing expert Jeff Serafin.  As a dealership completing 70% of sales entirely online and over the phone, Jeff is a key ingredient in spreading the word about Braustin to families searching for a trustworthy company to guide them through the home buying […]

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Manufactured Homes: Where They Started and How Far They’ve Come

Clayton Annie mobile home looking toward the stove from the living room
  • Rachel Johnsonby Rachel Johnson
  • Jul 04, 2019
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We talked last week about the negative impact on first-time home buyers due to the stigma surrounding mobile homes. Today let’s look at how mobile homes have evolved and eventually earned their new name of “manufactured home.” Back in the 1940’s during World War II, the production of factory-built homes and RV type trailers had […]

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Trailer Homes ARE Real Homes

Clayton Nellie Kitchen
  • Rachel Johnsonby Rachel Johnson
  • Jun 27, 2019
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I remember the first party my husband and I threw after moving into our new-to-us mobile home as barely legal adults with one year of marriage under our belts. Our family, friends, and friends of friends all came, spreading out through our home and picturesque acreage of blackjack oaks and rolling fields, taking in the […]

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