Manufactured & Modular Homes Blog

Lewistown

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The NEW BlacksHomeSales.com

Thank you as always for your interest in Blacks Home Sales and our manufactured and modular homes.  We hope you love our new site.  Our website has always been a tool for our customers to shop for your perfect home.  The goal with this new site was to make that shopping and browsing easier for […]

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Small Modular and Mobile Homes: The Right Amount of Space

Mobile homes and modular homes tend to be overlooked by many people, who may not be aware of the benefits they can offer. Young families may look for a mobile home or a modular home when considering purchasing their first home. Elderly couples often prefer mobile and modular homes to “stick-built” houses because they are a more […]

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Luxury Modular Homes DO Exist

When you think of a modular home, you probably don’t think of the word luxury. But the truth is that modular homes can be as luxurious as you want. This is because your new modular home is customizable from top to bottom. In general, modular homes provide their owners with security and assurance throughout the […]

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Colony’s Popular Options

We thought we’d take some time to highlight some of the more popular options in our Colony line of homes.  You have more choices available than ever before, and hopefully this article will help you with a few of them.  Today we will be talking about:  Recessed Lighting, Hickory Cabinets, Kitchen Islands, Ceramic Tile, and […]

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Patriot Home Benefits Military Personnel

Black’s Home Sales, Inc. Participates in Large Contribution to Non-Profit Military Support Group Local manufactured housing retailer teams up with Clayton Home Building Group to provide a donation to non-profit Duncansville, PA, February 2, 2016 — Black’s Home Sales, Inc. announced participation in a contribution to the Hope For The Warriors®, a national nonprofit organization […]

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Subdividing Property for Modular Homes

Let’s say your parents (or grandparents, or children for that matter) have a piece of property with a house on it.  You would like to build on a section of that property.  We see it almost every day.  Many families are considering ways to move closer to help with caregiving, cut expenses, and make life […]

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Heating and Cooling a Sectional Home

There’s nothing worse than being cold all winter (except maybe being too warm all summer), so we’d thought we’d take a moment to talk about your options for heating and cooling a sectional home. Sectional (or HUD-code) homes come with a forced air heating package installed from the factory with one of three fuel types: […]

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Doing Our Part – Green Modular Homes

In honor of Earth Day, I want to look into Green Modular Design. Factory built housing has been around for years yet the benefits of factory-built homes and its impact on our environment is still a hot topic. Modular and manufactured housing have some inherent green aspects embedded in the construction process. Less Site Disturbance – […]

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Spring Open House 2015

  Our annual Spring Open House is this weekend! This year, we will be hosting open houses in three locations; Lewistown, Osceola Mills, and Duncansville.   Between the three locations, there will be 45 houses on display for you to see. Each location will be showing unique product from multiple manufacturers. All of the houses are […]

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Floor Plan Changes in Manufactured and Modular Homes

“This floor plan is just what I want, except…”  If you’re like everyone else, that thought has crossed your mind at least once during your search for a new home.  So the question is, “Can I make floor plan changes to manufactured and modular houses?”  The quick answer is: absolutely.  As is usually the case, […]

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Five disasters to avoid when buying a manufactured home.  

Your new home purchase should be an exciting time.  The last thing you want is problems that cost you time and money!  While no builder is perfect, there are ways to avoid these types of problems: purchase your new home through a reputable experienced builder.  Be upfront with your housing consultant on the information related […]