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Mon Aug 1, 2016
Oapd answered:
Sat Mar 21, 2015
Arpad Racz answered:
Hi Allen,

I would recommend helping consumers in the Q&A section, as well as reading other responses from professionals. We learn something new every day.

Kind regards,

Arpad
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Fri Mar 13, 2015
Alex Khalilifard answered:
Yes, it is active.

Please let me know if you have any other real estate-related questions!

Alex Khalilifard | Realtor - General Contractor
Listing and Selling Agent
RE/MAX
Alex@TopHomesLA.com
Direct: 818.925.8088
http://www.TopHomesLA.com
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Mon Feb 24, 2014
John Arendsen answered:
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


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 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 California State Housing and Community Development Department (HCD) certified earthquake resistant bracing system (ERBS) as most areas in California are classified as a Zone 4 earthquake area which holds a high probability of risk for a seismic event..

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.

Please feel free to contact us anytime at 800 909-1110; cell: 760 815-6977. Or email us at onthelevel@cox.net.

Please feel free to log onto any of our very user friendly websites:
http://www.mh-processing.com http://www.tagrealestatesales.com http://www.chadofalltrades.com http://www.intimatelivinginteriors.com

Also be aware that if the MH is a PRE HUD, built before June 15, 1976 and or built up to 1979 they are known to have caustic (formaldehyde) and carcinogenic (asbestos) chemicals in the insulation, popcorn ceilings, acoustical tile, particle board sub floors and perhaps even countertops.
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. But you should also make sure you have the home inspected by an experienced manufactured home inspector and not just any home inspector.
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Sat Jul 20, 2013
realtorchamp answered:
here's a little secret about woodland hills. violent crime is relatively low, but the property crime rate has always been high. agents will not reveal this to you, but the statistics speaks for itself. yes, crime does happen where ever you may be, but statistics also reveal some grain of truth.... ... more
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Sat Oct 27, 2012
Nima Davani answered:
Yes please call me or visit http://www.nimadavani.com thanks!

Nima Davani MBA Realtor
BJ Enterprises
818.292.2559
DRE #1863003
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Wed Aug 8, 2012
Nima Davani answered:
Yes please call me or visit http://www.nimadavani.com thanks!

Nima Davani
BJ Enterprises
818.292.2559
DRE #1863003
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Fri Feb 24, 2012
Richard Schulman answered:
Craigslist is a great tool for finding tenants. As others have mentioned, just beware of scams that exist too. But I have had great success using Craigslist for finding tenants for my properties and my clients' properties.

Good luck,

Richard Schulman
Keller Williams Realty
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