There’s a wealth of knowledge that you can mine from books. And the topic of mobile homes is no exception to that fact. Give yourself a boost of knowledge and you’ll be better for it as a mobile home owner.
You’ll know more about your home, your park investment (whether current or forthcoming), and you’ll be a better steward of your property for it. Don’t shortchange yourself by staying in the dark. You know the old say, “knowledge is power.” Reading can unlock that superpower. Even on the topic of all things mobile home.
So get yourself a reading light and cozy up in the evening with one of these books to increase your knowledge base. You’ll be better for it.
Books you’ll want to read on all things mobile home
Thanks to the internet, you can acquire a host of books that pertain to all things mobile home. So check out our list and get ready to learn.
The Manual for Manufactured/Mobile Home Repair and Upgrade
First on our list is The Manual for Manufactured/Mobile Home Repair and Upgrade written by Mark Bower. Bower tackles repair techniques for the mobile home owner. In his book, he also addresses upgrades and mobile home improvement. Bower carries the experience of a seasoned mobile home repair contractor. He’s no stranger to the industry.
Mobile Home Wealth: How to Make Money Buying, Selling and Renting Mobile Homes
By Zalman Velvel, Mobile Home Wealth: How to Make Money Buying, Selling and Renting Mobile Homes seeks to provide the reader with an easy-to-understand guide to real estate investment with mobile homes.
Velvel provides the reader with a step-by-step view of his process in mobile home investing. A lot of reviewers have stated that Velvel’s book is filled with hands-on formulas rather than the hype that’s found in many investing books.
The New Investor’s Guide To Owning A Mobile Home Park: Why Mobile Home Park Ownership Is The Best Investment In This Economy And Step By Step Instructions How To Acquire And Manage A Profitable Park
Sometimes it’s helpful to read about the same topic from various viewpoints. The New Investor’s Guide To Owning A Mobile Home Park: Why Mobile Home Park Ownership Is The Best Investment In This Economy And Step By Step Instructions How To Acquire And Manage A Profitable Park is another book on investing to consider. It’s written by Laura Cochran, a multi-park owner, and manager. Cochran is a big proponent of mobile home investing, drawing on her own experience.
Your Mobile Home: Energy and Repair Guide for Manufactured Housing
Now here’s a great book for maintaining your mobile home – Your Mobile Home: Energy and Repair Guide for Manufactured Housing by John T. Krigger. Krigger put together a book that’s filled with technical drawing and helpful instruction on weatherizing and repairing your mobile home. In it, he includes over 200 drawings, photos, charts, and graphs to help you understand the text.
If you want to help your mobile home become more energy-efficient, this is the book for you.
The Book on Rental Property Investing: How to Create Wealth and Passive Income Through Intelligent Buy & Hold Real Estate Investing!
By Brandon Turner, The Book on Rental Property Investing: How to Create Wealth and Passive Income Through Intelligent Buy & Hold Real Estate Investing! is penned by real estate investor and co-host of the BiggerPockets podcast. Turner will help you strategize and develop the right techniques for succeeding at property investing. If you’re thinking about becoming a mobile home park investor, this is the book for you.
Styled: Secrets for Arranging Rooms, from Tabletops to Bookshelves
In Styled: Secrets for Arranging Rooms, from Tabletops to Bookshelves, you’ll unlock the secrets to arranging your home in a manner that’s in keeping with basic design rules. Have you wondered how to get that bookshelf looking like a page from a magazine? There’s some thought involved, and Styled will show you how to get your place looking from drab to fab in a flash.
Who says mobile homes don’t want to be stylish too?
Foremost Mobile Home Fix It Guide: Your Manufactured Home Repair Book
By Foremost Real Estate Co, Foremost Mobile Home Fix It Guide: Your Manufactured Home Repair Book is all about helping you understand the nuances that go into mobile home repair. While a mobile home is similar to a site-built home, there are things that make it unique and will affect your approach to repairs. This book will give you a helping hand in tackling the repairs that come your way.
Empower yourself with good resources
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