Searching Mobile Homes for Sale – Consider Issues Living in Park

While you are currently in the process of searching for mobiles homes for sale, you have the option between a mobile home on it’s own private land OR a used manufactured home in a park.

This decision regarding your future housing arrangements should not be taken lightly!

A recent newspaper article by highlights the SERIOUS problems a mobile home owner could face if the manufactured housing community they purchase a home within is facing issues with government agencies, unbeknownst to the new community member.

The article,, sheds light on two mobile home communities in Polk County Florida that are being closed by the health department after failing numerous health inspections, dating back to August of 2009.

The two trailer communities facing inspection issues are, Sunset Cove in Winter Haven, FL with over 100 homes, and Melody Acres in Lakeland, FL consisting of approximately 400 mobile homes.

Use Caution When Searching For Your Used Home

Especially if the home is located within a manufactured housing community. If you are interested in purchasing a trailer home within a community, make sure to perform your necessary due diligence to avoid ending up in a housing community that is scheduled to be closed down! offers a searchable database of public information that could potentially uncover inspection issues.

Best of luck during your home search!

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