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Top 4 Dream Mobile Homes

Mobile homes have come a long way in the past 20 years. They are safer, and now they offer all of the upgrades of your standard tract homes. One thing that hasn't changed, though, even with the recent housing slump, is that new mobile homes continue to cost tens of thousands of dollars less than new tract homes. Buyers get more house for their money, plus they can put it on any lot of land they want. Take a look at this "Top 4 Dream Mobile Homes" list to learn more about mobile homes in 2010.

Tennyson - This adorable clapboard-style cottage from Factory Expo Home Centers comes in at a cozy 385 square feet, making it the perfect weekend getaway for a young - or retired - couple with property. Thanks to multiple windows, vaulted ceilings and a sliding-glass door, this is one of the new mobile homes that feels bigger than it really is. The kitchen comes complete with full-size GE appliances and a deep, porcelain kitchen sink. Carpet runs throughout the home, as do mini-blinds and valances. Factory direct mobile homes like this one fit right in on the East Coast.

Hidalgo - Passersby might mistake one of these new mobile homes for a custom build. The stucco-style home has 1,387 square feet, including three bedrooms and two full baths, and would be a perfect addition to any neighborhood in the Southwest. The kitchen has oversized cabinets, ceramic-tile edging and backsplash, plus laminated countertops in a variety of colors. Carpet and vinyl covers the floors. Factory Expo Home Centers also carries these factory direct mobile homes.

Alpine - With its shingle roof, front porch and stone chimney, this log-cabin style home would be the perfect choice for land in the mountains. Textured, painted walls with baseboard moulding add to the lux feel of the two-bedroom home, as do designer drapes and carpet. Carpet and vinyl covers the floors. The two bathrooms feature elongated, water-saver toilets and tile trim around the tubs and countertops. This is another of the dream, factory direct mobile homes from Factory Expo Home Centers.

Bel Aire - Several special touches helped these mobile homes land a spot on this list. From the stone accents on the exterior to the built-in entertainment center, this model has three bedrooms and a full dining room. These new mobile homes have 1,639 square feet, leaving plenty of room for a double sink and an island in the kitchen. Carpet and vinyl covers the floors, while mini-blinds and drapes cover the windows. These factory direct mobile homes from Factory Expo Home Centers have a California feel, but would work just about anywhere in the United States.

To see more dream mobile homes, visit themobilehomestore.com. All of the mobile homes sold through the website are built to federal Mobile Home Construction and Safety Standards, and because they are factory direct mobile homes, not only costs tens of thousands of dollars less than tract homes, but also mobile homes from other sellers, as well. Homebuyers also are invited to tour a factory in their area where the mobile homes are built, to get a behind-the-scenes look at the quality construction. After, they can explore the furnished homes in the factory's model village and learn more about the various upgrades.

About the Author: Josh Cole writes about the housing industry for several publications. He has been following the growth of the new mobile homes industry for many years. Whenever he can, he offers tips to his readers on how to save money on housing costs. He finds that even in the current housing slump, buyers get more house for their money with factory direct mobile homes than with tract homes.

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