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Emily B.

Hey there! My name is Emily, and the ins and outs of mobile home financing are my specialty. As a Millennial, I understand that considering home ownership is a big deal to most people. The journey to home ownership and home financing can be extremely confusing if you’ve never been exposed to a financing process. And even if you have, financing a home is much different than financing a vehicle. If you're ready to start your journey to obtain your dream home, but aren’t quite sure where to start, check out my blog posts for some helpful tips to get financially fit. From finding the right lender to learning how to budget for your mortgage payment, join me as I demystify some of the more confusing aspects of mobile home financing.

Recent Posts

When it comes to mobile home financing, the variety of home loan programs available can be a bit overwhelming. One type of loan to consider is a loan guaranteed by the US. Department of Veterans Affairs, which are often called VA loans for short.

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Topics: Financial

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and Christmas is only 12 days away! Hopefully by now your stockings have been hung, your Christmas tree has been trimmed and you’ve been enjoying holiday movies and hot chocolate in front of a beautiful fireplace in your Clayton Built® home.

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Topics: Lifestyle

Do you love spending time cooking for friends and family in your kitchen? Get inspired by some of our favorite manufactured home kitchen islands that could make for the perfect additional counter space you need in your kitchen.

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Topics: Decor and Design

Buying a home is a big decision, and if you’re anything like me, you don’t always know what questions to ask yourself when trying to find the perfect home. These days there are tons of options to choose from, and while it’s great that you can basically customize a home however you want, it can be overwhelming.

 

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Topics: Financial, Manufactured Housing

Trying to decide if you and your family are ready to buy a new home can seem impossible and often leaves you with more questions than answers.

 

Questions To Ask Yourself

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Topics: Financial

Deciding to buy a home is a big decision. Saving for a deposit on your dream home can be stressful mentally and financially. But there are ways to take some of the pressure off your pocketbook and ease your mind when saving for a deposit. One easy way to save money without having to give up things you love is to coupon.

 

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Topics: Financial

So you’ve picked out your dream home, selected the paint colors, countertops and cabinets, and now, you are getting ready to select your lender.

 

You’ve done your research and looked at terms and rates. You’re just trying to choose between your two or three top lenders, when you come across the term “mortgage escrow”.

 


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Topics: Financial

Keeping track of your credit score is important both before and after you buy a new home.

 

Before applying for a loan with the lender of you choice, you will want to get your credit in the best shape possible to help increase your ability to get the best possible loan terms! Building and maintaining a good credit score can help make the loan process much easier.

Check out these tips on how to keep your credit in check and how to improve your credit score the smart way.

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Topics: Financial

When it comes to homeownership, several steps come before purchasing your dream home. Before diving head first into the decision to buy, it is important to be sure that you and your family are prepared physically, emotionally and financially. 

Check out these tips to help you get financially fit before purchasing a new manufactured or modular home!

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Topics: Financial

 Hey y’all! This month the sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and spring is FINALLY here! 

My favorite thing to do this time of year is crack open my Granny’s cookbook and experiment with her lighter recipes.  With winter gone and summer right around the corner, it’s out with the soups and in with the garden fresh vegetables!

 

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