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Lisa, Home Owner in San Dimas, CA

What is the lot rent on Beavertail Ln PD?

Asked by Lisa, San Dimas, CA Thu Jun 20, 2013

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I am familiar with units on Beavertail in the Silver Spur Park. I agree with the gentleman below that suggested you contact the park manager. There are presently 2 units available for sale on Beavertail, but I cannot tell you the lease amount right now. I would have to contact or bring them up on the MLS.

Let me know if I can help you as I reside right next door to this park, OK?

Michael

Michael@doylerealtygroup.com
760-567-7201
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Jul 24, 2013
You really should start with the park manager. You will have to fill out an application and be approved by them before you even make an offer on a manufactured home in a rental park

Although there is no date of manufacture on the listing I see that this home is obviously a pre HUD, built before June 15, 1976. If you are thinking about securing a loan for the purchase you will find that most lenders will not lend on a PRE HUD home. Additionally, you should be aware that many if not most Pre HUD homes were built with lots of caustic and carcinogenic chemicals i.e. formaldehyde and asbestos.

Be sure to have it thoroughly inspected by an experienced MH inspector and not just any home inspector as there are several nuances with MHs that you don't have in a conventional site-built home and most home inspectors not familiar with these nuances will not even know what to look for.

Make sure the inspector crawls under the home and thoroughly inspects each and every pier and pad assembly for rust, deterioration and decomposition if steel and for decomposition if concrete as homes that close to the ocean can be severely impacted by salt.

They should also make sure the home is level by checking all the doors and windows to make sure that they are not swinging or sticking and that all the strike plates on the doors are properly aligned and the doors close soundly.

The inspector should also inspect the steel mainframe for rust and decomposition as well. I can't tell you how many mainframes we've had to repair that were suffering and in some cases even failing from rust and deterioration related issues.

Be sure and have the inspector check for rips and tears in the vapor barrier under the floor. If there are openings in this membrane it could allow the insulation under the floor to become compromised and even fall on the ground.

Openings in the vapor barrier are also a great place for rodents and cats to habitate and reproduce. We've eradicated countless critters from these cavities over the years and it's not a very pleasant experience.

Finally and very importantly make sure the home has a state Housing and Community Development Department (HCD) certified earthquake resistant bracing system (ERBS) as this area is classified as a Zone 4 earthquake area.

We are a California licensed and experienced manufactured home and general contractor and manufactured home dealer, developer and real estate brokerage with decades of experience in the MH industry.

We don't cover that area but we would be happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have about purchasing a MH at no charge as long as we can do it on this forum. Or you can email us at onthelevel@cox.net.

Please feel free to log onto any of our very user friendly websites:
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Jun 22, 2013
Hello Again:

The link below provides all information on the Desert Area Multiple Listing Service regarding the property at 13 Beavertail.

View Listings

Provided by:
Carolyn Voet (Lic: 01505751)
Windermere Real Estate (Lic:)
73-993 Highway 111
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Primary: 760-774-6510
cvoet@windermere.com
http://www.CarolynVoet.com

View Listings link will be available for 90 days. If you do not see a link, copy this text to the address line in your browser:

http://desertareamls.rapmls.com/scripts/mgrqispi.dll?APPNAME…
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Jun 21, 2013
Hi Marsha. The listing agent in the Desert Area MLS represents the monthly lease amount is $758. This community is in an excellent location in South Palm Desert. Rgds, Don Summers, Broker 760-774-9690. don@donsummers.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Jun 20, 2013
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