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Manufactured Home-Only Financing

Manufactured home
Features

This program offers consumers financing options on new or used, multi-section manufactured homes. Homes may be located in rental communities, on family land, or privately owned land. 

A post HUD to new multi-section home is required for collateral.

To Apply

  • Contact our team below to request a credit application.

Land Home Programs

Our stage funded land home finance programs include a new manufactured home, site development, and land secured as one loan. The land may be owned free and clear, owned with a mortgage to be refinanced, or land to be purchased.* Conventional loans can be financed up to 90% loan-to-value (LTV) and FHA loans can be financed up to 96.5% LTV. 

*All loans are subject to approval.

    Manufactured home factory
    Features
    • No cost pre-qualification
    • Low down payments
    • 30-year fixed rate
    • Loans are processed in-house offering quick decision time
    • We service our own loans as we are a direct seller to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
    • Superior personalized service

    Are there fees for the Application Process?

    There are no upfront fees with 1st Security Bank. We will provide a no cost consultation and pre-qualification so that you can proceed with your purchase, build, or refinance with confidence.

    What are the Current Interest Rates?

    Interest Rates will vary greatly based on overall credit quality, age of home, collateral type, loan amount, loan-to-value and debt-to-income ratio, and current market conditions.  It is best to contact our team to get a customized estimate for your specific situation and goals. 

    How much do I need for a Down Payment?

    A minimum of 10% down, plus loan closing costs, is usually required for a manufactured or mobile home. FHA loans can be closed with as little as 3.5% down. Factors such as credit quality, debt-to-income, collateral, and loan-to-value ratios will determine your required down payment.

    What will my loan closing costs be?

    We provide many programs to help meet your specific needs and closing costs will vary greatly. Loan fees may be paid at closing or financed into your loan based on appraised value.

    What is the easiest way to determine if my home is a mobile or manufactured home or a modular home?

    Mobile or Manufactured Homes are built to HUD standards. All HUD homes have HUD metal tags affixed to the back of each section of home. Modular built structures do not have these tags.

    What is Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)?

    Private mortgage insurance (PMI) policies are designed to reimburse a mortgage lender up to a certain amount if you default on your loan. Most lenders require PMI on loans when the borrower makes a down payment of less than 20%. Premiums are usually paid monthly or may be financed. With the exception of some government loans, you may be able to drop the mortgage insurance once your equity in the house reaches 20% and you’ve made timely mortgage payments. The Servicing Lender of your mortgage will have the requirements for canceling private mortgage insurance. Our loans do not have PMI.

    How do I know what my best financing option is for purchasing a manufactured or mobile home?

    It can be very complex to navigate the various loan options available in the market.  Pricing, closing costs, down payment, and collateral qualification can also impact which program is best for you.  Our team will work with you to help simplify the process and provide a customized solution.  Give our team a call today.  

    What is a manufactured home?

    A manufactured home (formerly known as a mobile home) is built to the Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards (HUD Code) and displays a red certification label on the exterior of each transportable section. Manufactured homes are built in the controlled environment of a manufacturing plant and are transported in one or more sections on a permanent chassis.

    What is the difference between manufactured and modular homes?

    Manufactured homes are constructed according to a code administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD Code). The HUD Code, unlike conventional building codes, requires manufactured homes to be constructed on a permanent chassis. Modular homes are constructed to the same state, local or regional building codes as site-built homes. Other types of systems-built homes include panelized wall systems, log homes, structural insulated panels, and insulating concrete forms.

    Whom do I contact if my home was damaged during installation?

    Retailers may contract with their customers for the installation of their homes, in which case the retailer is your first contact for installation-related problems. If the retailer does not arrange for the installation and you choose the installation contractor, you should contact the installer who performed the work. If you are not satisfied with the repair, contact the local authority/SAA having jurisdiction. It is important that all services related to the installation be listed separately in the contract.

    What should I do if I'm having problems with my home and the Retailer and/or Manufacturer are no longer in business?

    Contact your SAA or State agency that regulates manufactured home manufacturers or retailers. Your State may administer a bonding or recovery fund program for such instances.

    My home was built before June 15, 1976. I've made some modifications to my home and believe it meets the HUD Standards. Can someone come inspect my home to make sure it's in compliance with the Standards?

    HUD does not inspect homes. Homes built prior to June 15, 1976, even with modifications, do not meet the HUD standards and cannot be accepted as compliant with the HUD Code. As the homeowner, you may find a licensed engineer willing to inspect your home for compliance with your state's housing code. FHA does not insure mortgages on manufactured homes built prior to June 15, 1976. Most other mortgage insurance firms follow FHA's policy.

    Will HUD issue certification labels (HUD tags) if my home was built before 1976?

    No. The Department will not issue tags for a manufactured (mobile) home constructed prior to the enforcement of the Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards, effective June 15, 1976.

    What if HUD does not consider my home to meet its requirements for Title I or Title II insured loans? Are there still financing options available to me?

    You may wish to consult with private lending institutions such as Freddie Mac or Fannie Mae to see if financial assistance is available to you.

    I'm interested in purchasing a mobile home park or building a mobile home park. Where can I go for assistance?

    You may contact the Office of Multifamily Housing at 202-708-2495 for assistance. Section 207, which is an FHA mortgage insurance program for HUD-approved lenders, promotes the creation of manufactured home communities by increasing the availability of affordable financing and mortgages.

    I live in a mobile home park and I'm having problems with my landlord. Can HUD help me?

    HUD does not regulate manufactured (mobile) home parks; however, most states have an association (https://www.mobilehomeparkstore.com/pages/manufactured-housing-associations) that can assist manufactured (mobile) homeowners with problems they are encountering.

    I have a park model home and have made upgrades to my home. I was told I need a HUD label. How do I get one?

    Regardless of the upgrades made to your park model, it is not possible to obtain a HUD label on any structure that was not produced and inspected as a manufactured home in accordance with HUD's Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards and Regulations during its original construction. You may contact the Recreational Park Trailer Industry Association https://www.rvia.org/ for additional information and resources regarding park model homes.

    I have a deck/porch that's been added to an existing manufactured home and was told I need to get an AC letter. How do I get one?

    The purpose of an Alternate Construction (AC) letter is to permit manufacturers to build innovative manufactured (mobile) homes with the new technology. Homes built under the AC program do not conform to the requirements of the Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards, 24 CFR Part 3280 (the Standards). Manufacturers must obtain permission from the Department prior to construction and shipment of homes built under the AC program.

    Patios and decks are regulated by the construction codes for each state and/or local housing authority. If the property has an addition attached after the home was sited, the attachment is not regulated by HUD Standards or Regulations; therefore the property does not need an AC letter. If an addition has been added to a manufactured home, it may take the home out of conformance with the Standards.

    I would like to convert shipping containers into homes. Can they be listed or sold as manufactured housing?

    All manufactured homes are built to the Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards, 24 CFR Part 3280. Manufactured homes are transported in one or more sections on a permanent chassis and display a red certification label on the exterior of each transportable section.

    Shipping containers that are converted into housing units are subject to state and local building codes like modular and site-built homes. Converted shipping containers cannot be accepted as a HUD-code manufactured home unless they are provided with a permanent chassis and are transported to the site on their own running gear and otherwise comply with all HUD Standards and Regulations for manufactured homes.

    Our Mobile and Manufactured Loan Team

    David and Deanna Pearson

    Factory Built Home Lending Manager
    and Production Partner

    NMLS# 487512, 675328

    p) 425.697.8101
    f) 425.955.4656

    david.pearson@fsbwa.com

    Apply Now with David

    Serving Washington and Idaho

    Along with their experienced team, David and Deanna Pearson have specialized in factory built home financing for over 30 years. Together they lead a team specializing in the financing of new and used manufactured and modular homes. 

    Their experience in the industry gives them the knowledge of how to structure the right financing to meet your individual goal.

    David and Deanna work directly with manufactured home dealerships, realtors, consumers and park owners to establish financing for the industry. David has been a Finance Director on the board of directors for the Northwest Housing Association since 2009.

    David and Deanna were born and raised in WA. They enjoy time spent with their children and grandchildren, taking weekend drives to new places experiencing more of the PNW. David volunteers in the Woodinville wine district - enjoying the culture and meeting new people.

    Troy Morrow

    Senior Loan Officer

    NMLS# 93590

    p) 360.516.5623
    f) 360.464.4869

    troy.morrow@fsbwa.com

    Apply Now with Troy

    Serving Oregon and Idaho

    Troy has specialized in factory built home financing for 30 years, and takes pride in providing affordable housing finance options. His experience in the industry gives him the knowledge of how to structure the right financing to meet your individual goal. He is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service.

    Troy is part of a dedicated, experienced team solely focused on manufactured home financing. They work directly with manufactured home dealerships, realtors, consumers, and park owners to establish financing for the industry.

    Troy serves on the Board of Directors for the Oregon Manufactured Home Association, and has served as a Finance Director on the Board of the Northwest Housing Association.

    He grew up in the Northwest and has lived here his entire life. In his free time Troy spends a lot of time with his family. He enjoys golfing and all outdoor activities that the Northwest as to offer.

    Mark Meaker

    Factory Built Home Lending Officer

    NMLS# 487498

    p) 425.275.4305
    f) 425.955.4656

    mark.meaker@fsbwa.com

    Apply Now with Mark

    Serving Oregon and Idaho

    Mark Meaker began his career as a Residential Home Loan Officer in 1994. He made the transition to specializing exclusively in Manufactured Home lending in 2001, working in a division dedicated to both Land/Home Construction and Home Only loans. Mark has unique perspectives on this exciting market and he has the know-how to coordinate these projects.

    With hundreds of Manufactured Home projects successfully completed, Mark has a wide spectrum of knowledge and experience that is invaluable in every project. Mark knows the ins and outs of Conventional and FHA programs, and is one of the few lenders in the region dedicated to the Manufactured Housing marketplace.

    Away from the office, Mark spends time with his wife Kelley and a couple of rowdy Kerry Blue Terriers. Practicing and playing golf is a big part of his down time. And, of course, he is an avid Seahawk fan.