Meghan, several good answers here but I have yet to see this brought up so I will pass it along to you. If you can buy a manufactured home and the land is included with the purchase then you may have a decent deal there. The land will hold its value and that will help offset any loss you may have on your manufactured house. However, you have to remember that land value, just like a home, does not always increase. This all may seem a bit confusing to you so I would advise you to call a handfull of Realtors and let them know you are looking for a good agent to interview for the job of helping you buy a home. There are some special licenses that you have to have to sell manufactured homes and it all depends on the situation in which they are being sold. Make sure you ask the Realtor if they are licensed to sell manufactured homes. I would also find out how long they have been in the business, how many clients they have worked with, what their fiduciary duty is to you, how the real estate progress works and any other question you can think of. I hope this helps!