Frequently Asked Questions
What is included in the site rent?
Water (for 2 people only), sewer and trash, Additionally on-site property manager and maintenance.
What is your pet policy?
All pets must be approved by Management. No dangerous breeds. A pet fee may be incurred, check with our staff for details.
Are we allowed to pay online?
Do you charge a deposit?
Yes, unless we are running a special.
What is involved in the application process?
We do a credit and background check, in addition we need a copy of a drivers license, Social Security cards for everyone 18 and over and copies of proof of income for the household.
Can we print the application and bring it filled out?
Yes, you can download a copy from our website.
What School District are you in?
Ionia Public Schools.
What businesses are near the community?
Walmart, Meijer, Walgreens, Menards, Goodwill, McCords Farm Market, Ionia Memorial Hospital and many more.
Do you have RV storage and how much does it cost?
We have a fenced in area for RVs and boats, it costs $10 per item per month.
How much is lot rent and what does it cover?
$386 per month for a single wide home and $396 per month for a double wide home.
Why buy a home at Canterbury Estates?
We are a quiet, safe community located perfectly in town, near many of the stores and restaurants, only a few minutes from I-96 for the commuters. We offer many amenities such as a pool and clubhouse used only by our residents and their guests, planned weekly events and a great community atmosphere. Homes in our community are affordable and we offer staff on site and on call to help whenever you need it.
I don't have good credit. Can I finance a home?
We have banks that work with damaged credit. Many people with bankruptcies and foreclosures have been approved for financing. We recommend that you pre-qualify. That way, you can feel more confident knowing your budget and we can find out which home will be perfect for you and your family.
How do I get financing?
Applicants are responsible for obtaining their own financing at this time.
Below are links to some financial institutions that specialize in manufactured home financing:
Will I Be Able To Insure My Manufactured Home?
There are several companies that specialize in insuring manufactured homes. Check with your current insurance company, you might get a discount! Here are some other options to guide you along:
How long does the whole process take?
In most cases you can be approved immediately, once approved you can purchase any available home the same day