• Alleine Solmirano

HOW DO YOU SELL A DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME?

There are many reasons to sell your mobile home. Many people desire the same comfort and appeal as traditional homes. Some people want to avoid paying fees and levies at their parks. Others need to move, but are not willing to deal with the hassle and risk of moving a mobile home, especially if it's over long distances.

This lifestyle is appealing to many people outside of big cities. Mobile homes are much more affordable than traditional suburban homes. They also offer the same comfort and size.


WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KEEP IN YOUR MIND

Selling or purchasing a mobile home does not always equal buying real estate. Before you attempt to sell your double-wide, here are some things you need to keep in mind.

YOU OWN THE LAND

You will need to decide if you wish to sell the land on which your mobile home is located. The mobile home must be moved if you want to keep your land. Although you can transfer the responsibility to the buyer, it will likely be a barrier for them.

HOME CONDITION

There are many options available to you if your home is in need of repairs. Common areas include the roof and window frames, foundations, skirting and doors frames. Many buyers are seeking a bargain and may be willing to purchase the home for a lower price, but make the repairs themselves. It might be a barrier for some buyers. These issues should be discussed and resolved by negotiation.

MOBILE HOME PARK RULES AND REGULATIONS

Mobile home parks often require that a notice period be given before any home can be removed from the property. Parks retain the right to decide who can live in their community. Potential buyers must be approved.

TITLE

You cannot transfer ownership of your mobile home if you have not paid all liens and mortgages. Also, you will be responsible for paying the mortgage on the home you no longer live in. You can reach an agreement where you receive a monthly amount from the buyers that you can use to pay your mortgage. You can then transfer ownership.

CERTIFICATE OF SALES AND OCCUPANCY

These documents may be required when you are selling your house. These documents are equally important for the buyer's advantage as they are for yours. You should ensure that you have them and keep them safe.

CHECK LIST IN SELLING YOUR DOUBLE WIDE TRAILER

These are the steps to follow when selling your mobile home. These steps will make selling your mobile home easier and more stress-free.

INSPECT YOUR HOME

Mobile homes have many problems over time. These issues are simple enough to fix if you have experience. These are some common problems that you can look out:

- Roof

- Broken window and door frames

- Water damage to walls or floors

- Foundation

- Electrical issues

  • Call the experts

Google can quickly help you find many services that will inspect and repair your home. An inspection will cost you around $300. Repair costs will vary depending on the extent of the problem.

LOOK FOR EXPERTS THAT CAN HELP YOU THROUGH THE SELLING PROCESS

  • Agents - It might be tempting to find an agent. An experienced agent will be able to guide you on the paperwork that you need and put you in touch with appraisers and moving companies. Be aware that many agents will charge too much for these packages. The 10% commission fee will be payable by you.

  • A mobile home reselling agent - These companies specialize in selling and buying mobile homes. They offer appraisals, inspections and moving services. You also have the advantage of working with professionals.

  • You are the only one who can do it all - Great power comes with great responsibility. You aren't obligated to anyone. However, you will keep the entire amount you receive for your house.

  • Your mobile home park: Many mobile home parks purchase mobile homes from their neighbors when they move. The seller and the park both benefit from these transactions. The park can rent or sell a vacant house immediately and has full control over who moves into it. It eliminates many of the additional worries for the seller like finding a buyer or moving the house.

  • Sell Directly to Mobile Home Matadors for cash-- No need to do the repairs, we buy IT AS IS!


READY YOUR MOBILE HOME

It is important that you present your home as the best it can be before selling it to potential buyers. You should inspect your home and fix any obvious flaws. Remember that first impressions matter.

SHOW YOUR HOME, MEET THE BUYERS

Show your home to potential buyers and to hopefully close the deal. It gives you the opportunity to meet them. It is important to ensure that the people you do business with are trustworthy and have sufficient funds to complete the transaction.


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