The Grissim Guides to Manufactured Homes and Land

Copy of the Ratings Guide

The Grissim Ratings Guide to Manufactured Homes

The essential buyer’s resource, listing every builder in the U.S., their histories, products, price ranges, construction ratings, need-to-know information and much more

Rainshadow Publications, 96 pages,
8-1/5” x 11”, cutaway illustration, 3-page table

$29.95 paperback

The Ratings’s Guide includes:

All 63 U.S. builders evaluated (see list below) More than 300 brands and series described

Each builder listing in the Ratings Guide includes the following:

  • Name, address, contact information and whether publicly or privately held
  • Web site
  • Company background/history
  • States where sold
  • Principal market niche/target customer
  • Retail price range before tax (price includes transportation & set-up)
  • The brands they compete against
  • Construction rating on a 1-to-10 scale (with 10 being the highest quality)
  • Brands/series produced
  • Description of a popular model
  • What distinguishes brand from its competition
  • Number of dealerships (company owned and independents)
  • Percentage of HUD-code homes sold of total homes produced
  • Availability of in-house financing and in-house insurance
  • Warranty structure and length
  • Web site rating, pros and cons, with comment
  • Grissim’s comments

The Ratings Guide evaluates all 63 manufactured home builders in the US.

  • Adventure Homes
  • Athens Park Homes
  • Atlantic Homes
  • Bonnavilla Homes
  • Buccaneer Homes
  • Cappaert Homes
  • Cavalier Homes
  • Cavco Industries
  • Cavco Homes
  • Champion Home Builders
  • Champion Homes
  • Chariot Eagle
  • Chief Industries
  • Clayton Homes
  • Commodore Homes
  • Deer Valley
  • Destiny Industries
  • Dutch Housing
  • Eagle River Homes
  • Fairmont Homes
  • Fleetwood Homes
  • Fortune Homes
  • Franklin Homes
  • Friendship Homes of Minnesota
  • Giles Industries
  • Golden West Homes
  • Hallmark Southwest Corporation
  • Hart Housing
  • Highland Homes
  • Hi-Tech Housing
  • Homark Company
  • Homes of Merit
  • Inspiration by CMH
  • Jacobsen Homes
  • Kabco Builders
  • Karsten Homes
  • Kit Homebuilders West
  • Legacy Housing
  • Lexington Homes
  • Live Oak Homes
  • Manufactured Housing Enterprises
  • Marlette Homes
  • Modular One
  • Nobility Homes
  • Norris Homes
  • Oak Creek Homes
  • Oakwood Homes
  • Palm Harbor Homes
  • Pine Grove Homes
  • Platinum Homes
  • Redman Homes
  • Ritz-Craft Homes
  • River Birch Homes
  • Schult Homes
  • Scotbilt Homes
  • Silvercrest Homes
  • Skyline Homes
  • Solitaire Homes
  • Southern Energy Homes
  • Sunshine Homes
  • Titan Homes
  • Town Homes
  • TruMH by Clayton Homes
  • Valley Quality Homes
  • Virginia Homes Manufacturing