How much does it cost to move a mobile home in Phoenix, AZ?

How much does it cost to move a mobile home in Phoenix, AZ?

The word “mobile” is not an accurate way to describe a home built to HUD Standards - newer than June 1976. Unlike a camping trailer that can be hitched up and towed behind a vehicle in less than an hour, moving a manufactured home involves times, materials, and $$$$$.

Phoenix Mobile Home receives this question daily - “How much does it cost to move a mobile home?”

There is no simple answer to this question, because the cost to move a mobile home often depends on many different factors (see below).

The rough cost to move a Phoenix mobile home in Phoenix is as follow:

  • Phoenix Singlewide - $3,000-$6,000

  • Phoenix Doublewide -$5,000-10,000

There are a lot of variables that may impact the price to move a mobile home…. just think of that 12ft saguaro cactus in front of your doublewide.

Here is a summary of some of the costs to move a mobile home:

  • Permit and inspection to move the mobile home from county where it is located

  • Disconnecting utilities ( package air conditioner and main supply and return ducts)

  • Installing tow hitch, axles and tires. Remove piers and tie-downs.

  • Doublewides - aligning and reconnecting two halves at the marriage line

  • Installing new piers and tie-downs

  • Installing new skirting

  • Prepping new home location, including electric and water service. Grading of site to avoid standing water below home, and etc.

Some of this work can be done by a good handyman; however, Arizona requires a licensed, bonded and insured professional to move a mobile home. The difficulties of moving a mobile home means it often makes more sense to sell the mobile home you currently live in than to relocated the mobile home to the new location. Please feel free to reach out to Phoenix Mobile Home if you need help selling a mobile home that needs to be moved or any general question related to moving a mobile home.