Danielle Jones, Real Estate Agent Serving the Columbia Basin  (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Central WA Real Estate)

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Pete Xavier with X Group Real Estate Advocates
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There is a buyer for most everything. Accentuate the positive, strategically price it, but also disclose it is a manufactured home and FHA ineligible upfront. That is about all you could do.

Jan 18, 2018 04:17 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
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Well, price probably reflect it? In my area, they are very popular since much more affordable than anything else. 

Jan 18, 2018 05:20 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
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Contact the local banks and see what financing you can get lined up on this. Then market to the group that this will fit.

Jan 18, 2018 04:53 PM
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Jordan Ayan
The Lifestyle Collection - Scottsdale, AZ

Tell the story - I believe every home has a story.  What is the one that this one can tell the next owner who sees it as their perfect lifestyle?  As Pete states, get the objection out up front.  Why waste time on people who are going to reject it.  Focus on the features that will sell it to the people who will love it.

Jan 18, 2018 07:41 PM
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Bob Crane
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I would likely do what Pete X suggests.

Jan 18, 2018 04:44 PM
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Barbara Todaro
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finance it with a source other than FHA and then target market the group of potential buyers with direct mail marketing introducing the property....

Jan 18, 2018 04:43 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
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You have some great answers here Danielle Jones good luck to you.

Jan 18, 2018 07:55 PM
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Dorie Dillard
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799 - Austin, TX
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I'd say Pete Xavier with X Group Real Estate Advocates covered this question!

Jan 18, 2018 07:27 PM
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Roy Kelley
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Focus on investors and a price that would work for a rental property.

Jan 18, 2018 04:29 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
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Between Inna Ivchenko and Pete Xavier with X Group Real Estate Advocates I think you have the best answer.  Price, other loan options and target your marketing to those people.

Jan 19, 2018 08:52 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
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I agree with Pete Xavier with X Group Real Estate Advocates 

Jan 18, 2018 08:37 PM
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
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Target marketing to the buyers the property will work for. I agree with Pete Xavier with X Group Real Estate Advocates and others. 

Jan 18, 2018 07:23 PM
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Fred Griffin
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  Market it as affordable housing.

Jan 18, 2018 05:28 PM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
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Pete Xavier with X Group Real Estate Advocates nailed this one!

Jan 19, 2018 05:26 AM
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Nina Hollander
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Price it right... appeal to the right market? Find a lender and then market it with the financing in place for qualified buyers. I won't list manufactured homes in general because they are hard to sell here. It's just not in my wheelhouse.

Jan 19, 2018 04:04 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
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I agree with Pete Xavier with X Group Real Estate Advocates - target that small percentage to the max! Good luck!

Jan 18, 2018 09:26 PM
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Francine Viola
Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA - Olympia, WA
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I agree with the other answers - look at other lending options.  There are 3% down Conventional loans now - would that product work with this property?  Would the owner consider owner financing? Although financing is certainly a big hurdle, this will be someone's dream home - what other attributes does it offer?  Any incentives the seller can offer - like paying closing costs, for example?

Jan 18, 2018 06:54 PM
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Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor,CRS,e-Pro
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
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Price. 99% of the time it's over priced or the value is under marketed.

Target Market that niche group

Price.

Jan 18, 2018 06:52 PM
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Lesley Wilson-VanGoethem
Innovative Realty Solutions Group - Winter Springs, FL
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Had to edit my answer as I hadnt read the fine print.
Investor who likes rentals?

Jan 18, 2018 06:22 PM
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Mike Kelly
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You can always say NO to a listing. Is it the highest and best use of your time. Nothing on your license states you have to take a problem listing. I don't touch mobile or manufactured homes in a park. Bigger fish to fry somewhere else. But at first blush you discount the heck out of it! 

 

Jan 18, 2018 06:10 PM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
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Target you keywords.

Jan 18, 2018 05:43 PM
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Richie Alan Naggar
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Consider getting the money out of it as a rental if pricing strategy fails

Jan 18, 2018 04:25 PM
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Joan Cox
Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
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Price will always sell a listing.

Jan 21, 2018 07:59 AM
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William Feela
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Target your marketing strategy

Jan 19, 2018 08:31 PM
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Gita Bantwal
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Good luck.

Jan 19, 2018 03:38 PM
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Carol Williams
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Hi Danielle,
You've received lots of useful comments.  My only addition would be to have the owner consider a small carry-back to offset the disadvantage of no FHA financing option.  This still gets them a good price but some of the payment is delayed, which isn't necessarily a bad thing.   In reality, price is rarely an issue.  It is the monthly payment that people care about.  Make the terms attractive and doable.

Jan 19, 2018 09:42 AM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
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Finding financing is going to be the toughest.

Jan 19, 2018 08:28 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
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Danielle Jones Price it well and stress the property benefits.

Jan 19, 2018 06:36 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
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Target marketing - works like a charm - go with the positives

Jan 19, 2018 05:33 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
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Just disclose and price it accordingly.

Jan 19, 2018 05:31 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
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Only suits a small percentage of the market.

Define that percentage.

Locate that percentage. (movable houses and CL and other DIY options work well together)

Use words that stimulate that percentage.

Price to motivate that percentage.

Wait.  Price compresses the waiting time.

Jan 19, 2018 05:26 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
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You figure who the most likely buyer is and market to them. When a listing appeals only to a few, most often it is a lower price that will attract that buyer

Jan 19, 2018 05:26 AM
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Tammy Lankford,
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Market to investors as a rental property.

Jan 18, 2018 09:48 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
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Danielle Jones - well, you know that segment so find out how to penetrate that segment.

Jan 18, 2018 09:14 PM
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Wayne Martin
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Price, condition, location are the magic considerations. The market is still small!

Jan 18, 2018 08:37 PM
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Sam Shueh
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Take  a longer term leasing contract.

Jan 18, 2018 07:56 PM
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Dan Pittsenbarger
Keller Williams - Bellingham, WA
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A manufactured home that's been moved twice probably is not going to qualify for financing on any big bank or gov backed loan. It's out of the box and out of the box is not a good thing when it comes to financing. I know of two options - one would be to offer owner financing and the second would be to contact your local credit unions and see if they will finance it. In our area we have three credit unions that finance such situations. Of course another option is to be priced low enough to attract a cash buyer - could be easy if the rents are good in the area.

Jan 18, 2018 07:41 PM