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Buying a Stock Mobile Home

Potential mobile home buyers are often curious about purchasing a stock unit over a custom ordered factory home.  Many folks think of stock homes as a bargain and assume they are always sold at a discount. Stock mobile homes are just another way of saying “model homes.”  Retail centers purchase stock model homes to provide […]

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Decorating Your Mobile Home for Christmas

This year is quickly coming to an end, but before we bring in the new year, it’s time to deck the halls and celebrate Christmas! This time of year can be so much fun, but mobile home owners may find that they lack inspiration for incorporating the elaborate Christmas decorations from Hallmark movie specials and […]

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Alberto Piña on the Art of Improvement Podcast

Transcript Karen Clauss:                Coming up this week, we talked to Alberto Piña, CEO of Braustin Mobile Homes. We’ll talk about how he worked with his brother and how they change people’s lives with their business. Our conversation with Alberto Piña coming up next on The Art of Improvement. Giovanni Marotta:         Welcome to The Art of […]

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What is an Owner Financed Home Loan?

Owner financing is where the current homeowner becomes the lender to a buyer purchasing land or a land and home together.  As with all forms of financing, there are pros and cons to owner financing. When Does Owner Financing Make Sense? Owner financing is often more about the seller than the buyer.  The top concern […]

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Buying a Home Should be Like Ropes Courses, Not Poker

Ropes Courses and Home Buying When I was younger, I had a chance to take kids on ropes courses (we called them COPE courses).  These would be those challenge courses that ended thirty or more feet up in the air, standing on narrow platforms, and walking on ropes to cross to other platforms.  While some […]

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26 Tips for Moving Into Your New Home

26 Tips for Moving Into Your New Home There is just no way around it, moving is stressful.  It does not matter if it is your first time or your twelfth time, you are doing it yourself or hiring professional movers, you are going to have stress, but there are definitely things you can do […]

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How to Choose Mobile Home Skirting

Choosing and Installing Skirting on Your Mobile Home Mobile home skirting is a fun and exciting step in the process of installing your new home. After the home has been delivered, set, and trimmed out (if it’s a doublewide), then all the utilities and air conditioning can be connected to the home. After these connections […]

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Introducing the New Home Buyers’ Bootcamp!

We have been working hard to give you information on every aspect of manufactured and mobile home buying.  Now that there is a ton of content created, we thought your life would be easier to pull all that information in one place. And that is How the New Home Buyers’ Bootcamp was Born! All our […]

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Mobile Home Instant Online Pricing Now Got Better

We are always looking for ways to give you a better experience, and we believe giving you more information (and not less information) on the website is what most people want.  Why should you have to stop in at a dealership for a simple question, right? Something we wanted to do from the very beginning […]

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The Emotional Journey of Buying a Home

Buying a Home is Both Fun and Stressful It has been said that getting married – having a baby – and buying a home are three of the most stressful times of anybody’s life. Today, as my wife and I celebrate our anniversary, we were reflecting on our first year together where we did all […]

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The Braustin Best Price Guarantee could bring you $500.00!

If you find a better price out there on a matching model we carry, ask them to put in writing and give you their card. Prove us wrong and we’ll match that price PLUS throw in a $500 gift card as our way of saying thank you for helping us be the most price competitive manufactured home dealer in South Texas.