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Old 05-01-06, 07:15 AM
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Are there any other first time MH owners here that just feel strange about living in a manufactured home instead of a stick? And, living in a MH community ? I guess I am having a bad day because I really feel like I am poor...We paid cash for our 2,000 sq. ft DW but we rent the lot in a MH community and we moved in 1 month ago and to be honest I don't know if I am going to adapt ....This is so different then a stick home....Please tell me I am not alone.
 
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Old 05-01-06, 07:42 AM
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When I bought my first (and only) mobile home it was different for a while. I got used to it after a while but doing repairs was a lot different than a stick built home. Never lived in a Community so cannot comment on that. I believe you are thinking TOO much about your house. Good luck.
 
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Old 05-01-06, 08:42 AM
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Originally Posted by DebbieK
I really feel like I am poor...We paid cash for our 2,000 sq. ft DW .
Try to dwell on the positive things - YOU DON'T HAVE A MORTGAGE!!!!!

I agree that a MH isn't the same as stick built but look at the price difference. I have an older single wide that I built a house around. It may not be worth as much because of the MH that is enclosed but it's mine not the banks. You should be able to do a lot of smiling when you realize you have a decent place to live and no mortgage payment.

Personally I would have a hard time in a park because of the lack of elbow room but the same would be true if it was condo or even a sub division. If you like neighbors and have good ones, there shouldn't be any reason to regret living in a MH.
 
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Old 05-16-06, 08:45 AM
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You'll be OK!

You can do so much creatively with a MH, without thinking about it too much. Go ahead and have fun decorating and experimenting! I thought I had too much "pride" to rent a lot and live in a 1969 Vindale mobile home with dark paneling, but I love it. I pay $290 per month plus utilities, 55+ neighbors are quite, clean and considerate. We have a big open field to one side, and I feel like I have a country cottage right in the city. A MH is very understandable to maintain. Just decide that you have a country cottage, and have fun with it!
 
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