Manufactured & Modular Homes Blog

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New and Exciting Modular Floor Plans!

This week, I wanted to feature two new models from Atlantic Homes by Champion.  At first glance, these homes may appear vastly different but they share the same overall connection of spaces.  Both houses separate and connect the living room and the kitchen in a unique way. The first home is on display at Duncansville.   […]

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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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Exciting Personnel Announcement!

Black’s has an exciting announcement! Greg and Tammie Miller from our Osceola Mills location have decided to pursue other endeavors. We would like to take this opportunity to wish them the best. For over 65 years, Black’s has been a trusted source for affordable quality-built homes in Central PA.  We want to reassure all of […]

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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 […]

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Think Spring

It’s time to start thinking about your spring building project. You may be thinking: why? There is still 6” of snow on the ground, aren’t you rushing it a little? From a builder’s perspective, not really. A typical project schedule is as follows: Step one: you will need to meet with a housing consultant to […]

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Furniture Arrangements

Many times, you walk into display houses and think “Wow, this furniture is perfect for this house!”  You may start to wonder: will my furniture fit?  We can help you with this question.  Just give us the dimensions of some of your furniture and roughly where you would like to have it, and we can draw […]

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Looking back and looking forward…

Wow, we are almost through January 2015. This is the time of year when we review policies and procedures. The goal is to make improvements to make our company better, and to create a better experience for our customer. One of our commitments this year is to provide more formal training for our newer field employees. We will […]

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Black’s and County Homes: A Winning Team

We are very excited to announce the newest member of the Black’s family: County Homes in Lewistown, PA.County Homes has been a leading supplier of homes in Mifflin County and the Susquehanna Valley for years, and now that they are a part of Black’s Home Sales, we can offer you better selection and prices than […]

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Manorwood Fall Show

I would like to share the Bellissimo, a 28’x56′ home with lots of great features. This home is on display at Manorwood’s Fall Show. You can still tour this home at the factory. If you would like to arrange a tour of the home and the factory, please give us a call at 1-800-773-2835. I personally […]

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Customer Review

Recently we completed a project for customers of ours, the Kentner Family. They came to us looking for a home that would have enough room for the whole family and also have living space for Mrs. Kentner’s mother. In order to provide everything they needed, we had to do some custom work for them. The […]