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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.

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