• Manufactured home must be considered real property (permanently affixed to the foundation) as of closing.
  • The manufactured home cannot have been previously installed at any other site/location and then relocated to the subject property location, other than at the manufacturer or dealer lot as a new unit.
  • Manufactured home must have been built on or after June 15, 1976
  • 2-4 units are NOT permitted.
  • Subordinate financing is NOT permitted.
  • Purchases: The manufactured home and land must be purchased simultaneously on ONE purchase agreement. This means the borrower cannot purchase a home for land they already own.
  • Refinances: The manufactured home and land must be affixed prior to or at closing and owned by the borrower.
    • FHA/LP/DU: Must own manufactured home and land for at least 12 months prior to loan application date (case number assignment date for FHA)
    • DU ONLY: The above requirement needs to be met on cash-out refinances only.
  • Conventional: ONLY primary residences and secondary homes
    • Second homes and cash-outs are not permitted on Fannie Mae single-wide properties and Freddie Mac single-wide SFRs.
  • Conventional: NO variances may be used besides the MH-specific variance.
    • See LP/DU Variances List – UND for the complete list of variances.
  • DU loans: MH Advantage NOT offered.
  • FHA: the subject property cannot be located in a flood zone. The product will invalidate if in flood zones that contain the letters ‘A’ or ‘V’ is indicated for the subject property.
  • USDA: Only purchases of new manufactured homes allowed.
    In order to be considered new, the borrower must be purchasing the home from the dealer and the home cannot have a manufacture date greater than 12 moths as of the purchase agreement contract.

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