Mobile Home Living

by Sharon
(Georgia )

Is anyone out there having problems or Complaints about living in Mobile Home Park or not knowing what to do with the complaints?

Comments for Mobile Home Living

Click here to add your own comments

Mobil Homes
by: Sharon Georgia

Bob,that answered comment on Mobil home from Ill

Yes glad for your input evidently . Buying mobile home on someones land can be hard not many laws going against owners of land.

Great if you can find family owned parks they do seem like they want good people and take care of you better.

Georgia parks have lots of problems for renters or owners for same reasons you said but can have alot of advantages if the landowners are good

High prices
by: Bob

I've been wanting to buy a mobile home and have looked at them and researched them for many years.

In Illinois where I live, the mobile home parks have been taken over by corporations. And the lowest lot rent I have seen is about $800 a month up to over $1000.

I visited mobile home parks in New York State, and the lot rents are controlled by the state government. The lot rents are not expensive and rent increases seem minimal. I have seen them around $500 a month or so.

As far as the home itself, I have seen some old beaters to very nice modern homes. I was told by an architect that mobile homes are energy wasters and heating and cooling bills are going to be high due to lack of good insulation.

I haven't bought one yet. I'd like to have my own place, currently an apartment renter. But I don't like the idea of buying a mobile home and renting the land and taking care of the land for the park owner. And then if a corporation takes over the park, or sells it, you are out of luck on your keester. Doesn't seem logical to me.

Just my two cents.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Housing.