What to Know About Insuring Your Manufactured Home
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What to Know About Insuring Your Manufactured Home

When you make a big investment, you want to do everything you can to protect it. That’s why it is so important to have insurance for your mobile home. While mobile home insurance is not required by law, it is still important to prioritize (and chances are, your mortgage company will require it). While policies […]

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Breaking News: Braustin Homes Design Studio is LIVE

Braustin Homes has launched our new mobile home design studio! This one-of-a-kind custom home building tool makes finding the perfect mobile home for you simple and stress-free. We are thrilled to offer a modern home buying tool to our customers that allows them to find their perfect mobile home and receive an instant estimate and […]

Latino Homeownership is Rapidly Rising in the U.S.
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Latino Homeownership is Rapidly Rising in the U.S.

A recent article in The Washington Post outlined how Latino homeownership is rapidly growing, particularly among young people.  The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) reported that the Latino homeownership rate increased to 48.4 percent in 2021, up from 47.5 percent in 2019, which is the highest it has been since the mid-2000s. […]

Clayton NXT Double Wide Mobile Home Loralei Floor Plan Dollhouse View
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Essential Tips for Choosing a Mobile Home Layout

When you decide to invest in your dream home, there are many decisions you will have to make. One crucial consideration is the layout of your mobile home. Finding a floorplan that matches your family’s needs is the first step to creating the right space. Fortunately, there is an abundance of options in terms of […]

Single and Double Wide Mobile Homes in Mobile Home Community
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Benefits of Mobile Home Communities

As land prices rise, more and more mobile home buyers are turning to manufactured home communities. Beyond being an affordable option, mobile home communities also offer a wide variety of benefits. Whether you have a young family or are a recent retiree, there are many advantages to mobile home communities of which you might not […]

Avoid These Manufactured Home DIY Mistakes
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Avoid These Manufactured Home DIY Mistakes

One of the advantages of owning your own mobile home rather than renting is that you can make any changes to it that you want. Renovation is an exciting aspect of homeownership.  However, if you have limited experience in home improvement projects, you may not be aware that the process can be filled with obstacles. […]

Maximizing Space in Your Mobile Home
| posted by Virginia Boyles | Braustin Homes Blog

Maximizing Space in Your Mobile Home

Mobile homes offer a ton of benefits over stick-built houses. They’re more affordable, they are customizable, and you can move into your home within a few weeks if you already own the land.  However, whether you have a double-wide mobile home or a single-wide mobile home, you won’t have as much storage space as you […]

Moving into a Mobile Home This Summer? Try These Tips
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Moving into a Mobile Home This Summer? Try These Tips

Did you know, summertime is the most popular time to move? Yep! In fact, it is estimated that 80% of moves happen between April and September. It makes sense because school is out so families have more free time to pack up their homes and move.  That said, just because summer is the most popular […]

¡Feliz Cinco de Mayo! Here’s 5 Fun Facts About the Holiday
| posted by Virginia Boyles | Braustin Homes Blog

¡Feliz Cinco de Mayo! Here’s 5 Fun Facts About the Holiday

¡Feliz Cinco de Mayo! Cinco de Mayo is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate our vibrant Mexican-American community here in San Antonio. The city always shows up for this holiday with food and drink specials, lots of live music and dancing, and plenty of fun decorations. You might check out the Cinco de Mayo festival in […]

Maintaining Your Mobile Home: Important Tips You Need to Know
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Maintaining Your Mobile Home: Important Tips You Need to Know

Homeowners everywhere must stay on top of maintenance. Whether you own a single-wide mobile home or a stick-built house, every year, you will have a checklist to address to keep your property in tiptop shape.  Manufactured homes have different maintenance concerns compared to site-built homes. Here are some considerations to make when it comes to […]

Downsizing to a Mobile Home: Pros and Cons
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Downsizing to a Mobile Home: Pros and Cons

Owning a home is a dream come true, but that doesn’t mean it’s all sunshine and roses. Many people invest in stick-built homes only to realize that the mortgage impacts their bottom line too much. As such, it’s common for people to debate downsizing to a mobile home.  Whether you’re a recent empty nester or […]

TRU Homes Model Thrill Exterior Land and Home Package at 700 Avery Circle, Poteet, TX
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How to Buy a Mobile Home and Land Together

Many of the families we work with would like to be move into their new single-wide or double-wide mobile home as soon as possible. If you already own land when you contact our online mobile home dealership, we can have your new home out to you within just a couple of weeks!  However, not all […]

Going Green? Invest in a Manufactured Home!
| posted by Virginia Boyles | Braustin Homes Blog

Going Green? Invest in a Manufactured Home!

Energy costs are rising, which means mobile homeowners are paying more and more every year to cool their homes in the San Antonio heat. That means many people are considering energy efficiency more than ever before.  Fortunately, manufactured homes are becoming more energy-efficient. They have a reputation for not being cost-efficient when it comes to […]

Spring Cleaning Checklist for Your Mobile Home
| posted by Virginia Boyles | Braustin Homes Blog

Spring Cleaning Checklist for Your Mobile Home

It’s that time of year: flowers are blooming, the sun’s out, the birds are chirping… that only means one thing: time to clean your mobile home!  Spring cleaning may not be the most exciting task of the year, but it’s important to maintain the value of your manufactured home. Whether you have a single-wide or […]

Clayton Aimee 52NXT28563AH Exterior
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Debunking Common Mobile Home Myths

These days, more Americans than ever are choosing mobile homes. It’s a clear choice for many families; buying a mobile home saves hundreds of thousands of dollars, allows for customization, and is quicker and more efficient than constructing a stick-built home.  That said, there are still many misconceptions about mobile homes. This is unfortunate because […]

Clayton Summit Mobile Home Multicolor Exterior
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Which Manufactured Home Brand is Best for My Family?

Mobile homes are becoming more popular than ever thanks to innovations in the industry, more public knowledge of their advantages, and the rising costs of stick-built houses. These days, there are so many different models of manufactured homes that it can be hard to know which is best for you.  Check out our breakdown of […]

Why the Sanchez Family Bought a Mobile Home with Braustin
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Why the Sanchez Family Bought a Mobile Home with Braustin

At Braustin Homes, our favorite part of being the first online mobile home dealership is working with families to make their dreams a reality. Recently, we had the pleasure of helping the Sanchez family find the perfect manufactured home for their needs. They were gracious enough to share their story with us.  Why They Chose […]

Family of four weighing the options between mobile homes and renting an apartment
| posted by Virginia Boyles | Braustin Homes Blog

Buying a Mobile Home vs. Renting an Apartment: Which is Better?

As the cost of stick-built houses has skyrocketed over the past few years, so has homebuyers’ interest in mobile homes. These days, mobile homes are manufactured with higher quality materials than ever before and at a fraction of the cost of site-built houses. As a result, more and more families are opting for manufactured homes, […]

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| posted by Sydney Sanders | Braustin Homes Blog

You Deserve To Hear This From Us First

Mobile Home Prices Are Increasing We have always prided ourselves on honesty and openness. Many of us have purchased homes of our own and the last thing we would ever want is to have things hidden from us along the way. So, to be completely transparent, we want you to know that we have been […]

Alberto Piña - 40 Under 40 Honoree
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San Antonio Business Journal Honors Braustin Homes’ Alberto Pina

Alberto Piña, 2022 40 Under 40 Honoree, answers interview questions for an article highlighting his efforts towards affordable housing. It’s been just over a month since the San Antonio Business Journal revealed their 2022 40 Under 40 List of Honorees. Our very own Alberto Piña was recognized at an event this week and has been […]

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