Kim Clark, Realtor serving N. Pinellas, Pasco & Hillsborough (Coldwell Banker)

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John Meussner
Mason-McDuffie Mortgage, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA, - Costa Mesa, CA
#MortgageMadeEasy Costa Mesa, CA 484-680-4852

As long as the property meets HUD standards, this is something we'd work with.  Let me know if you need some help, and thanks to the others who recommended me : )

Mar 03, 2017 01:55 PM
William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

If it is not on  foundation it is personal property

Mar 03, 2017 07:59 PM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Blog about your success.

Mar 04, 2017 01:24 PM
Praful Thakkar
eXp Realty - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Kim Clark - there are few good ones in 'Rain - and Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI NMLS#1483386 has suggested the best one!

Mar 03, 2017 11:36 PM
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Los Angeles CA

Did you check VA website? There is a lot of useful information for your client.

Veterans should understand before applying for a VA loan for a manufactured or modular home that it will be difficult to find a lender willing to do a true $0 down construction loan. VA loans for mobile homes typically carry more weight than their more traditional counterparts since the likelihood of long-term depreciation is higher. Borrowers often will acquire a short-term construction loan from a local lender or builder and then refinance that loan into a VA mortgage once the home is complete. See more:

If no one from AR can help you, find a VA lender there. 

Mar 03, 2017 05:11 PM
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI NMLS#1483386
Realty One - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Try Joe Petrowsky or Gregg Smith at Lendsmart Mortgage based in Sarasota

Mar 03, 2017 01:51 PM
Debbie Reynolds
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Joe Petrowsky has a huge referral network and will likely know exactly what you need to do.

Mar 03, 2017 12:45 PM
Marc Swartz, CPA, CA, Real Estate Broker
Royal LePage Vision Realty, Brokerage, Direct: (416) 737-9800, Office: (416) 321-2228 - Toronto, ON
Toronto, Durham & York Regions, Ontario, Canada

Best wishes on your search.

Mar 03, 2017 12:26 PM
John DL Arendsen
TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments, ON THE LEVEL General Contractor, Crest Homes Factory Built Housing Developer - Leucadia, CA
TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments Coastal Living

Try Wells Fargo or Guild. Not sure how active they are in FL but they're the two top lenders for resident owned MH loans in Cali. Thanks for the mention John Meussner 

Mar 03, 2017 10:59 AM
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Area Real Estate

'mobile home' means I can't help. Hard to mortgage everywhere.

Mar 03, 2017 09:15 AM
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

John Meussner and Joe Petrowsky are our two resident loan experts.  They can either help you or may know someone who can.  John DL Arendsen is our local mobile home expert and may have some advice.

Mar 03, 2017 08:44 AM
Jeff Dowler
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad

Ask John Meussner  - he does loans in Florida. If he cannot he may know someone

Mar 03, 2017 08:13 AM
JoAnn Moore
The Mortgage Market of Delaware - Georgetown, DE
Home Loans in Delaware

We can do doublewides here in Delaware with a couple of wholesale lenders. I can ask our acct rep what brokers they have in your area so you can contact them.  

Mar 03, 2017 08:00 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing


Contact Joe Petrowsky , he may be able to help or give you a referral.  He is very savvy.  A

Mar 03, 2017 07:58 AM
Debra Leisek
Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska - Homer, AK

depending on age, foundation and HUD standards... this is difficult. We sometimes can get the back to do an inhouse loans on these... higher interest, shorter time frams and 25% downe.... still it isnt easy...

Apr 02, 2017 02:31 PM
Joan Cox
Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Hope you were able to locate a lender for this purchase.

Mar 06, 2017 06:32 AM
Michael Jacobs
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393

I've never represented a client in a mobile home transaction.  Glad to see VA mortgage expert John Meussner provide an answer.  Good luck.  

Mar 05, 2017 05:01 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Not sure if there are many lenders that would do this.


Mar 04, 2017 11:27 AM
Nathan Gesner
American West Realty & Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

Unless it's on a permanent foundation, they will have a difficult time.

Mar 04, 2017 06:11 AM
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Good luck.

Mar 04, 2017 05:19 AM
Harry F. D'Elia
Real Estate and Beyond, LLC - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

good luck on this one

Mar 04, 2017 05:17 AM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I don't know.

Mar 04, 2017 05:04 AM
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

William Feela nailed this one!

Mar 04, 2017 03:44 AM
Jennifer Mackay
Keller Williams Success Realty - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

Very difficult to do - sorry can't help. Because of the difficulty I no longer handle MH's unless they are cash purchases

Mar 04, 2017 03:39 AM
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

I have never sold a manufactured home so, I can't help you.  Good luck, Kim!

Mar 03, 2017 09:28 PM
Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

Is the home tied to the land? In my area it's easy to get it tied to the land. It's just more paperwork. Most lenders will lend on this type of home. Check with your favorite lender if you haven't already. Due to the year built and the fact that it's a doublewide, this shouldn't hamper getting a loan unless the property is in fair or poor condition. 

Mar 03, 2017 07:49 PM
Fred Griffin
Frederick Griffin, Exclusive Buyer's Broker - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

John Meussner can probably help.

  My thoughts:

    The mobile home needs to be considered Real Property.  

     Florida Statutes 320.015 can give you some guidance.  See a Mortgage Lender, Real Estate Attorney or Title Company for specifics.

Mar 03, 2017 07:39 PM
Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

There should be many options for this buyer.

Mar 03, 2017 05:41 PM
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

I sell a fair share of mobiles and manufactured homes and the key is they have to meet HUD standards for age, condition, anchored and some on foundations. You will have to check the VA specifications 

Mar 03, 2017 04:47 PM
Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Broker

Contact Joe Petrowsky - I'd be willing to bet he can help you out or direct you do someone who can.  He is a referral magnet. 

Mar 03, 2017 03:36 PM
Bruce Walter
Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana - West Lafayette, IN


American Mortgage is about the only lender in our area that we know of that will finance a purchase of a manufactured home.  In Indiana mobile/manufactured homes are viewed as personal property and the title is granted through our Dept. of Motor Vehicles.  You might check what the law is in Florida, as a lender would want the title retired in our state so it is converted to real estate when attached to a foundation.  Good Luck.

An online search did show that American Mortgage is in many parts of Florida, although I do not know if it is the same company.

Mar 03, 2017 10:36 AM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Give Joe Petrowsky a call, he will give you sound advice.

Mar 03, 2017 08:13 AM
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
"Franklin MA Homes"

maybe a hard money lender....

Mar 03, 2017 08:07 AM