Dispelling Myths & Obsolete Terminology with Prefab Housing
Tennessee State Law 68-126
(Title 68 - Health, Safety and Environmental Protection Safety; Chapter 126 - Manufactured Homes):
Tennessee law requires all manufactured homes be installed by a licensed, trained installer. This is to ensure the instructions of the manufacturer of a new home, or the state code applicable to used homes, have been correctly completed.
(a) It is unlawful to occupy any manufactured home in this state, unless the manufactured home has been installed by a person licensed by the commissioner to make such installation.
... and isn't 'Manufactured Home' just a fancy name for 'Mobile Home'?
Can I Make Repairs/Renovations On A Manufactured Home The Same Way As With A Site-Built Home?
...and can I buy a home directly from the manufacturer?
Do Manufactured Homes Use The Same Building Materials and Processes?
There are major benefits to having your home built in a factory:
Who Do I Contact To Service Problems Covered By A Warranty?
Will I Be Able To Insure My Manufactured Home?
Will A Manufactured Home Appreciate In Value?
Are Manufactured Homes More Susceptible To Fire Than Site-Built Homes?
Are Manufactured Homes More Vulnerable To Damage From Tornadoes And Hurricanes?
Are There Any Other Special Considerations I Should Know About Before Purchasing and Living In A Manufactured Home?