”Ma” Williams, manufactured and modular homes

Older Mobile Homes: Fix, or Move?

Ma Williams has been in the manufactured home business since 1969, and we still have contact with some of the customers who purchased homes back in the early days of the company. Many of them, along with those who bought homes in the 1980s and early 1990s, may now be facing a decision: their homes […]

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The 2016 Manufactured Housing Boom

There are some interesting events happening at the moment in the manufactured housing industry. Thus far in 2016, mobile home parks have recorded more than $6 billion in sales. The investment community is also taking a closer look at the industry, as people who usually opt for more traditional real estate investments are now adding […]

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Manufactured Homes: Living the California Dream for Less

Aneki.com is a Toronto-based website that offers a lot of interesting demographic information on a wide range of subjects. The chart that caught our eye was a listing of the ten U.S. cities with the most expensive home prices. Seven of them are located in the state of California. Actually, it’s not that surprising given […]

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New Loan Program Encourages Modular Home Ownership

There are a number of programs and assistance opportunities available to families seeking to purchase a modular home. One that perhaps doesn’t get the attention it deserves is the single-family direct home loan offered through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). These loans are specifically designed to help lower income applicants become homeowners. They […]

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The Ultimate Manufactured Home Makeover

One of the best qualities of manufactured homes is the flexibility in their floor plans, which allow them to be customized to fit the needs of each family. There is great potential in each design for those with the time and imagination who decide to take a great home and make it even better. But […]

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An Award-Winning Architect Discusses the Future of Manufactured Homes

What do people think of when they hear the term “manufactured home” or “mobile home”? Jennifer Siegal owns the Office of Mobile Design, a company that designs prefabricated mobile homes. Her work earned her the arcVision 2016 Women in Architecture Prize. Siegal recently sat down for a wide-ranging, in-depth interview with the architecture magazine Metropolis. […]

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Owned by Residents: A Manufactured Home Park Trend?

It’s a story that we often see under news about manufactured homes – a popular manufactured home park that has been around for decades is sold to new owners, and dozens of residents wonder if they need to make moving plans. A version of that story appeared in newspapers around Taunton, Massachusetts, after the Oak […]

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Flexible and Fantastic: The Benefits of a Modular Home

What is a modular home? There is a specific definition we’ll cover in a bit; but first and foremost, it is a home. It is a place to raise a family, and cook Thanksgiving dinner, and show off to your friends when they come over to visit. Inside and out, it looks like the kind […]

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Use your Tax Refund to Help with Your Manufactured Home Purchase

April is tax month, and that’s good news if you are expecting a refund. If you are also considering a manufactured home purchase, the timing is especially fortunate, as your refund could bring you one step closer to achieving the dream of being a homeowner. Depending on what stage you are at in the process, […]

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Furnishing your new Manufactured Home

So you’ve just taken delivery of your wonderful new manufactured home – congratulations! Now, what are you going to do with all that empty space? Sure, you could just transfer the furniture from your previous house, but a new room layout offers possibilities for changing things up, in a way that is both functional and […]

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What You Need to Know About Construction Loans

Mortgage loan rates are headed toward historic lows according to many finance experts. Even with a Federal Reserve raise two months ago, the 30-year fixed rate mortgage continues to drop, and may even fall into the 2 percent range. Experts can debate the causes for this plunge, but there is no question that this is […]

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A Ma Williams manufactured home provides a comfortable, quality home for families of all sizes.

A Manufactured Home is a Quality-Built Home

Why does a perception still persist that manufactured homes are the same as trailers? Hopefully you have already discovered for yourself that this is not the case. But if you have any lingering doubts about what constitutes a manufactured home, let’s clear up any confusion. 1. A Manufactured Home and a Mobile Home Are Not […]

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