Is a Manufactured Home… safe?

We spent the weekend over a grill, drinking a lemonade, enjoying the Labor Day weekend with friends and family. Tuesday starts the week over again, and our doors are opened back up ready to serve you and get you on the path to the retirement you’ve always dreamed of.

One of the biggest questions we get at Sweetwater Oaks is “Are manufactured homes safe?” Generally speaking, these questions throw back to the stereotypical single-wide trailer with paper thin walls, something that you’d expect to fall over in a stiff breeze. As the industry has changed over the last decade, there has been a push to change the mindset on what the difference between a mobile home and a manufactured home is. About ten days ago, Matt Licano posted an article on ManufacturedHomes.com regarding the safety of these homes, comparing them to site-built homes.

Check out Matt Licano’s Article Here! (Click)

Need more proof that these homes are safe? The worst year in recent history for hurricanes in our area was 2004. Take a guess at how many manufactured homes were destroyed in the state of Florida after those hurricanes came through.

Zip. Zero. Not a one; and in the 14 years since those hurricanes came through, the houses have only gotten better.

Globe News Wire’s article about Manufactured Home Safety. (Click)

Still not convinced? Give us a call at Sweetwater Oaks and we would love to discuss the safety of our houses, and we would love to show you around. 1800-936-0188

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