What Homeowners Can Do About a Run-Down Mobile Home in Lafayette

It is stressful when you are trying to sell a mobile home when you know there are problems with the mobile home that need to be corrected, especially with the inevitable inspection hanging over your head. In addition, selling a run-down mobile home in Lafayette can be costly as days on the market increase the final sales price is typically lower.

However, you can take comfort in knowing that mobile homeowners in the same situation have successfully sold their mobile homes with a bit of guidance from experts. So read on as we explore what mobile homeowners can do about a run-down mobile home in Lafayette.

Understand Your Buyers

Unfortunately, run-down mobile homes often linger on the market because most mobile home buyers seek mobile homes in ready-to-move-in condition; however, this does not necessarily mean that you will not have any interested parties contacting you. By understanding the buyers you will likely encounter, mobile homeowners can better prepare to sell a run-down mobile home in Lafayette. One type of buyer you may meet is those seeking a ready mobile home but deciding if they can buy your mobile home at a steal; the time, effort, and expense are worth it. Unfortunately, these offers are typically offensively low and not based on actual market values. For a realistic assessment, direct buyers like those at Lafayette Mobile Home Buyer are fully transparent and up-front with everything so you can make an educated decision about what is best for your circumstances, listing or selling directly. Contact us at 337-508-0795.

Curb Appeal

Mobile homeowners can highlight the positive aspects of a run-down mobile home in Lafayette. First, by tidying the landscaping, you can improve the curb appeal. For example, adding a few flowering plants for some bright spots to a freshly weeded flower bed is appealing. Next, you can enhance the appeal of your interior by a deep cleaning of your flooring and carpets, removing worn throw rugs, and decluttering all surfaces. You should also remove oversized furniture, which makes spaces appear smaller. Finally, add a fresh coat of paint and make minor fixes, such as leaky plumbing. To save money on repair, here are the Best Mobile Home Parts and Supplies we recommend, and the Best Tools for Making Mobile Home Repairs. If you want to make DIY repairs to your mobile home, we recommend this Book.

You can also save by selling to a direct buyer like those at Lafayette Mobile Home Buyer because we buy mobile homes in as-is condition so that you can forget about the curb appeal, cleaning, or making any repairs


Mobile homeowners can hire an appraiser so that they know the current fair market value. Setting the price right can help quickly sell a run-down mobile home in Lafayette. If you price your mobile home too high, today’s savvy buyers will be fully aware and scroll right on by your listing. You hurt yourself financially by setting the price too low, but buyers may also feel there is something wrong they can’t see and move along to avoid getting into a money pit.  You’ll know what you would profit from selling your mobile home on the market vs. the offer from a direct buyer from Lafayette Mobile Home Buyer, which you will agree is fair. The direct buyers at Lafayette Mobile Home Buyer never charge commissions, and there are no hidden fees in our straightforward contract. 


We love to help and making a no-obligation call to Lafayette Mobile Home Buyer about your run-down mobile home in Lafayette is what mobile homeowners can do to make selling quick and easy. You’ll save thousands by selling directly to Lafayette Mobile Home Buyer; we guarantee the closing date, so you will know when the expenses of holding and maintaining your run-down mobile home will finally end, and you won’t pay closing costs. The amount of the offer from a direct buyer at Lafayette Mobile Home Buyer is the amount you’ll walk away with from the closing table. Lafayette Mobile Home Buyer has the flexibility for the closing to be in a few weeks or delayed to the calendar date best suited to your upcoming move. Call Lafayette Mobile Home Buyer at 337-508-0795.

No matter why you need to sell your mobile or manufactured home in Lafayette, LA we can help you! Get a cash offer today.

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INTEGRITY: We do what we say we will do. No surprises at closing!

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