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5 Ways Manufactured Homes Beat Tiny Homes

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1) Manufactured homes are more spacious

Most manufactured homes, excluding park models, start at over 1,000 square feet and range to over 3,000 square feet, while tiny homes average 300 to 400 square feet. Before you buy one over the other, take a tour of each and see how much space you can really live with.

Spacious and attractive, this manufactured home is customized with add ons.

Spacious and attractive, this manufactured home is customized with add ons.

2) Manufactured homes are built to strict codes

Compared to manufactured homes, people can get away with more when building and setting up tiny homes, but manufactured home are built to strict Canadian Standards Association requirements to ensure quality and safety, and, they have warranties. Manufactured homes are built to withstand inclement weather, from storms to many categories of tornadoes.

Tiny homes average 300 square feet of compact living space.

Tiny homes average 300 square feet of compact living space.

3) Tiny homes can require a great deal of personal involvement

Often with tiny homes, you have to build the home yourself and plan carefully to maximize every inch of your home. While this may appeal to some, many people don’t have the time, interest or skill to invest in such a project. With manufactured homes, it’s all done for you.

4) Manufactured homes are less expensive

At face value, tiny homes may seem cheaper, but manufactured homes are far more efficient to build and end up costing much less per square inch. Wholesale Mobile Homes includes a detailed value comparison between the two living options.

5) Manufactured homes support a wider variety of lifestyles

If you work from home, love hosting dinner parties, have a space-intensive hobby or have children or pets, tiny homes may not be for you, whereas manufactured homes easily support these lifestyles.

 

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