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The 3 Best Reasons to Own a Manufactured Home in Oakland County

Oakland County is easily one of the most desirable places to live in Michigan. With so many amazing cities located there, including Holly, South Lyon, Troy, Royal Oak, Auburn Hills, Novi, and Northville, just to name a few, it’s an ideal place to live to be able to enjoy some of the most exciting things southeast Michigan has to offer. No matter where you live in Oakland County, you won’t be terribly far from lots of great things to do.

HomeFirst™’s Woodland Ridge and Springrove communities are located in some of Oakland County’s best locations. Woodland Ridge is in beautiful South Lyon and Springrove is just a quick drive away from charming Holly. By buying a manufactured home in Oakland County, you’ll have an extremely affordable way to take advantage of all the wonderful things the county has to offer, such as:

Great Educational Opportunities

One of the best ways to make sure your kids will have some of the best opportunities possible in life is to live someplace where they’ll be able to get a great education. Oakland County is full of great school districts and some our communities are right near some of the best! Children in our Springrove community attend school in the Holly Area School District, which is rated very highly by SchoolDigger. If you lived in our Woodland Ridge community, your kids would be able to go to school in South Lyon Community Schools, one of the top school districts in the entire state!

If you have teenagers or are an adult who always wanted to go back to school, there are tons of higher education opportunities right in Oakland County. Baker College and Oakland University aren’t very far from our Springrove community and Oakland Community College and our Woodland Ridge community is near South University’s and Walsh College’s Novi campuses. Oakland Community College has campuses in Auburn Hills and Orchard Ridge, which are both close to our Springrove and Woodland Ridge communities respectively.

Great Places to Work

Unless you’re either a minor or a retiree, it’s important to live someplace where you’ll have ample job opportunities. Many great businesses are some of the top employers in Oakland County. As of 2014, the top 25 employers in Oakland County included Chrysler, Beaumont Hospitals, General Motors, St. John Providence Health System, Comerica Bank, Oakland University, and Lear.

Great Recreation and Entertainment

When it comes to outdoor recreation, it’s hard to beat Holly, Michigan! Between the Holly Recreation Area and the Mt. Holly Ski Resort, an outdoor enthusiast can easily have fun all year long. Holly is also home to the annual Michigan Renaissance Festival.

If you’re not the outdoorsy type, there are tons of other ways to have fun in Oakland County. Auburn Hills and Clarkston are home to some of Metro Detroit’s premier entertainment venues, the Palace of Auburn Hills and DTE Energy Music Theater. Our Springrove community isn’t far from either of these cities, so you’ll be able to take in as many concerts and Detroit Pistons home games as you want!

If you never thought you’d be able to afford a home in Oakland County, think again! Manufactured homes are much more affordable than typical site-built homes, so being able to afford an amazing home in this excellent county may be easier than you realized!

According to, the average price for a home in Oakland County is $170,800. You could easily buy a manufactured home in our Woodland Ridge or Springrove communities for a fraction of that price! Just take a look at some of the manufactured homes for sale in the Woodland Ridge or Springrove communities. You’ll be amazed at the value HomeFirst™ communities provide! Beautiful homes, amazing locations, plus great amenities like swimming pools, fitness rooms, and playgrounds — there’s no catch here! You really can have it all at HomeFirst™!

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