Financial Benefits of Downsizing to a Manufactured Home

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For most people, downsizing will be an increasingly popular topic of conversation as they age. Whether it is because they are empty-nesters, their financial situation has changed, or they no longer want to care for such a large home, there are so many reasons to consider living in a smaller space. While downsizing might seem…

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Pet-Friendly Living in Manufactured Homes

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Manufactured homes have become increasingly popular in recent years. The lower price point and right-sized floor plans make them a great option for those who want to downsize or lead a simpler lifestyle. But many prospective manufactured homeowners often come to us, asking us the following question—are manufactured homes pet-friendly? As a team of pet…

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Deck or Patio? What’s the Best Choice for Your Manufactured Home?

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The state of Washington is known for its scenic beauty—it’s one of the reasons that makes it a great place to live. That’s why we love being a dealer for Palm Harbor Homes. Our manufactured homes are designed for upscale living without breaking your budget. And, our homes are conveniently delivered to the counties of…

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The Benefits of Living in a Manufactured Home Community

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Let’s face it—managing a large home is a lot of work, not to mention woefully expensive. And it seems that no matter how hard you try, you never have enough time to do everything you want. Instead, you’re stuck cleaning a large home and maintaining the landscaping of a large yard. But what if it…

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7 Reasons to Purchase Your Manufactured Home with ECM Homes

Couple standing in front of their new ECM Homes home

When some people think of a manufactured home, they think of the mobile homes from the pre-June 15, 1976 era. While it is true that the designating difference in terms of what you call this type of home is all based on that date, the fact is that today’s manufactured homes have come a long…

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Can You Finance the Purchase of a Manufactured Home? YES!

Man and woman purchasing a manufactured home

Purchasing a home is an exciting endeavor. Having your own place, choosing the inside and outside design, adds to the excitement of having a home. Manufactured homes are cheaper than traditional homes, but most buyers can’t afford to pay for them upfront. If you need help paying for your new home, you can get financing.…

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Upgrading Your Home: The Shift from Mobile to Manufactured Living

Exterior of a manufactured Home by ECM Homes

Homes on wheels have come a long way. Before 1976, we called them mobile homes. They were simple and easy to move, though they were rarely moved. The concept was that they could be moved on a large trailer if needed. Then, the rules changed, and so did the homes. Now, we have manufactured homes.…

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New Tax Relief: ADU Owners – Are You Eligible for Savings?

New Tax Relief for ADU Owners

In exciting news for ADU homeowners, the Washington state governor recently signed House Bill 2375 into law expanding property tax exemption for seniors and disabled. You might be wondering what that means. We promise—it’s good news! Basically, this new law says that qualified seniors and disabled persons who live in a detached ADU can now…

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16 Upgrades to Consider For Your New Manufactured Home

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Buying a new home is an exciting time. And when you decide to purchase a home from ECM Homes, the premier manufactured home dealer in Washington, you get countless customization homes to create the perfect space to come home to each day. From beautiful kitchen upgrades to outdoor enhancements to build curb appeal, we’re here…

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The Importance of Proper Manufactured Home Insulation

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When it comes to picking the right home, the options available are endless. You can find any look, style, and price point, from traditional homes to high-end upscale manufactured homes. But when people start looking for homes, they often focus on the curb appeal and what’s on the inside. While that’s important, paying attention to…

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