Canadian Maple Leaf Licensing Info: FSCO (Ontario) #11363,
and serving all other provinces.


Canadian Financial, Real Estate and Mortgage Glossary

How often this word is used
50% - Moderately

Manufactured Housing

Synonyms:house trailer, mobile home, pre-constructed home, prefab homes, prefabricated housing, trailer home
Filed Under: real-estate
Tags: housing, realty

Definition of manufactured housing

manufactured housing
1. Homes that are pre-constructed in a factory then transported and assembled to a lot where they are placed temporarily or permanently. Styles vary from modest trailers to homes that look as if they were built on site.

Related Terms and Acronyms:

  • built-ins   Items, such as appliances and cabinets, that are permanently attached to a building.
  • field changes   Modifications made to a building on-site.
  • pre-sold home   A house that is sold prior to construction as opposed to a house built on spec.
  • production home   Homes that are mass produced as part of housing developments.
  • speculation builder   A developer that builds houses without a commitment from a purchaser.
  • speculation home   A house built before a buyer has been found, on the assumption that one will be found.

Search the Glossary

Try Our Mortgage Calculator
Do you ever doubt the mortgage advice your bank manager gives you? You'd better, because they're looking at their own bottom line when they tell you to refinance and lock in for longer. Use our mortgage calculator to examine their claims, and find out if what they say is really in your best interest.
Great Mortgage Rates
You looking to find a low mortgage rate? Most of the time, getting the best rate for your mortgage is about who you go to more than your credit history. Shop the market using a mortgage broker and you won't be left paying high interest rates.
Best Mortgage Rates
Get Pre-approved for a Mortgage
Have you been pre-approved for a home mortgage yet? Getting yourself pre-approved will help you shop for a home by letting you know exactly how much you can afford. A Pre-approval also locks you in at our best mortgage rates for 120 days, so that when you've finally found your home, you won't miss out on Canada's historically low rates, and if our mortgage rates change within that 120 day period, we will honour the lowest rate.
Photo of a young family