Mobile and modular homes have traditionally been a top choice for lower-income home buyers. But the New Year has brought higher taxes for these properties.
The sales tax will jump about two-fold for those buying a modular home. Sonny Bannister is president of Royal Homes in Raleigh.
"We've been aware of the pending increase for about 90 days and we've been warning our customers of the potential of an increase since that time," said Bannister.