Selling a Modular Display Model Built to the Previous Building Code South Carolina law outlines a way for display centers to sell homes built to an earlier building code. The display model must: Have a valid modular home label issued by the state; Meet the appropriate wind and seismic requirements in effect when the label […]
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The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has published guidelines they say will make it easier to understand what type of proof property owners can require from renters showing they own a legitimate service animal. In some cases service animals are exempt from no-pets policies. The directive spells out the difference between assistance […]
Many of today’s manufactured home are virtually identical to site-built homes. Lenders offer loans for this type of manufactured home with the same rates as site-built loans. Manufactured home lenders can provide the loans through Fannie Mae’s MH Advantage program and Freddie Mac’s CHOICEHome program.
South Carolina’s sales tax laws are designed to encourage consumers to buy energy efficient manufactured homes. Consumers often win three ways: less sales tax, lower energy usage and, in some cases, power company incentives.
One attractive incentive involves Energy Star homes. These houses feature highly-effective insulation and high-performance windows, with tight construction but also energy-efficient heating and cooling equipment.
The SC General Assembly approved new regulations for the SC Manufactured Housing Board in May, 2019. The regulations add more detail and specifics to the provisions in the SC Code of Laws dealing with manufactured housing. A major section of the regulations deals with installation.
This booklet contains two main documents:State laws in the manufactured housing chapter in the SC Code of Laws,Regulations issued by the SC Manufactured Housing Board. View South Carolina Manufactured Housing Laws and Regulations Back to Laws, Facts & Forms
Manufactured home dealers, salespersons, contractors and manufacturers are licensed by the SC Manufactured Housing Board, a state agency.The agency also provides forms for renewals, show permits, bonding and installation certification. View Full Article
SC DOT has specific guidelines for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles or loads (OSOW) which pertain to manufactured and modular homes. For restrictions, guidelines and more information about these guidelines, please read the document below. View Guidelines for Movement of Oversize and Overweight Vehicles (OSOW) Back to Laws, Facts & Forms
Manufacturer’s place serial numbers on all manufactured homes. These numbers are located on either bedroom or kitchen closet doors, kitchen drawers, or the tongue, (the pulling device) and also will be listed on the Bill of Sale or original Certificate of Origin. This number is needed to obtain a duplicate title from the Department of […]
South Carolina’s Manufactured Housing De-titling Statute. The purposes of the bill were to: Satisfy requirements of major national lenders such as Freddie Mac that purchase manufactured home loans. The lenders felt that a new law officially authorizing de-titling was needed. The statute also makes procedures uniform across the state. This should eliminate confusion for our […]