FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

It certainly makes sense that you would have questions prior to your purchase of a manufactured home within our community. Here are some common questions and answers we’ve put together to help you with your initial phase of inquiry:

Owning a manufactured home offers the exceptional convenience of a low-maintenance, energy-efficient, modern floorplan with top-grade construction. You’ll experience a high-standard quality living at an affordable price which includes resort-style amenities and proximity to nearby schools and medical facilities. 
Today’s manufactured homes typically encompass over 1,400 square feet and come in a variety of floorplans. Home features can include vaulted ceilings, deluxe kitchens, walk-in-closets, bathrooms with recessed bathtubs/whirlpools, plus added features such as skylights, peaked roofs, screened-in porches, bay windows, fireplaces, covered driveways and custom-designed kitchens. 

The majority of manufactured home communities throughout the country are situated on land lease communities where the homeowner leases the land upon which the home is set. Leasing your lot allows you to own your home without the burden of prohibitive property taxes for the land.

Pride in Partnership: At Roberts Communities, you’ll have a landowner / homeowner partnership that ensures the interests of both the lessor and lessee. You’ll experience the benefit of well-maintained grounds, resort-style amenities and the confidence of home ownership within a desirable community. These features help to safeguard your homeowner investment value.

Nest Egg Protection: If you’re a retiree seeking to preserve your personal capital with appreciation, land leasing provides a valuable safety net. Manufactured community homeowners typically experience more financial freedom to invest their money—dollars they would have likely spent on land from traditional home ownership.

Home Sales Value: Owning a home in a community where a professional management team is dedicated to upholding property values is sure to increase the liquidity of your home. At Roberts Communities, we offer brokerage services to help you maximize your home value and sell your home. This will allow you to benefit from the community’s on-site sales office presence, marketing expertise and knowledge of the community.

The monthly lease fee covers the leasing of the home site, free use of all recreational facilities, and maintenance of all common areas including the roads.
The location itself, no matter the type of home, plays a major role in the home’s value. By buying a home in one of our carefully planned communities located in prime areas around the country, and by maintaining high quality standards for your home, you are safeguarding your home as a long-term asset for the future.   
The Roberts Family has been in the community development and management industry for over 40 years. They have owned and managed communities in California, Arizona, Colorado and Texas. All our communities are managed by our second generation of family members. The Roberts family has the goal of building long lasting relationships that enhance your home, your lifestyle and community value. 
Yes, you may have 2 pets. When outside, they must be on a leash and you must pick up after them. Some restrictions may apply. More pet guidelines are provided prior to purchase.  
Our residents are responsible for their individual landscaping designs. The great news is, our homeowners are known to take great pride in caring for their own home sites and flourishing gardens—the benefits of which enhance the overall beauty of each community. 
Lot rents incrementally go up each year. Changes are based on a variety of factors such as Consumer Price Index, pass-ons, and pass-throughs by city, county and state charges.   
No real estate taxes are imposed by our community. You will simply pay a personal property tax to the county once a year. 
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