ENGINEER CERTIFICATION FOR MANUFACTURED HOMES
When you finance the purchase of a manufactured home, your lender will require an engineer certification for manufactured homes. The home must be inspected for adherence to HUD guidelines for all FHA/VA insured loans. Many conventional lenders also require an engineer certification for manufactured homes on conventional loans too.
HUD, FHA, VA and Conventional loan Manufactured Home Certifications.
As a Licensed, Certified Inspector working with Professional Engineers I’m able to bring you a fast and affordable solution to Engineer Certification for Manufactured Homes, Permanent Foundation Certifications, Certifications of Additions and Modifications, and 1st Permanent Location Certifications.
Smart Choice Home Inspection will perform the following types of engineer certifications. ASK YOUR LENDER WHICH CERTIFICATE IS REQUIRED:
• Permanent Foundation Certification
• Additions to Manufactured Home Certification (decks, porches, rooms, etc.)
• 1st Permanent Location/Foundation Certificate
As a Licensed, Certified Professional Home Inspector, I made it my business to seek out specific certifications and knowledge that would help to protect manufactured home buyers.
Passing a local building inspection has no impact or influence on a HUD required inspection. Additions are typically built to local building codes while Manufactured homes are built in accordance to HUD Guidelines. Two totally different criteria.
If you fail an inspection, we will help you determine what’s needed to bring the manufactured home into HUD compliance.
A really helpful article about what you need to know about a manufactured home can be found here from Mobile Home Friend.
ENGINEER CERTIFICATION FOR MANUFACTURED HOMES – HUD PERMANENT FOUNDATION CERTIFICATES, HUD ADDITIONS AND MODIFICATIONS CERTIFICATES