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Mobile Home Tie Down Inspection

What We Do

Waypoint Property Inspection has certified inspectors to assist you with your mobile home tie-down inspection in Tampa Bay, FL & Central Florida Area. The most common reasoning for this type of inspection is for an FHA or VA financing/loan, which the tie downs must comply with FHA and HUD requirements.

If you have a manufactured home and need a manufactured home foundation certification, Waypoint can help.

mobile home tie down strap
mobile home tie down strap

About Mobile Home Tie Down Inspections

What Is It?

A mobile home tie down is a metal strap that comes from the footings of the structure and wraps into the structure of the mobile home. This prevents uplift of the mobile home during a high wind event.

The History

Since hurricane Andrew, policies on mobile home tie downs have become much more strict to prohibit future damage.

Why Do I Need It?

It is quite common for these tie downs to become damaged and corroded overtime. Moreover, they could also be improperly installed. This is why FHA and VA mortgage loans require inspections on mobile home tie downs.

Governance

Permanent Foundation Guide for Manufactured Housing; September, 1996. If you have further questions on the specific requirements of the mobile home tie-downs, you can visit HUD.gov.

How Do We Inspect Your Mobile Home Tie Down?

 

An inspector on a mobile home tie down inspection will look for and may report on the following:

  • Climate Conditions
  • Soil Conditions
  • Elevation
  • Home Information (Year, Type, HUD Label, Etc)
  • Foundation Type
  • Piers
  • Following Regulations of Installations
  • Wheels
  • Tongues
  • Grading
  • Skirting
  • Anchor Method & Spacing
  • Corrosion
  • Reporting of any damage

Mobile Home Tie Down Inspection Service Areas

Key Cities We Serve

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The Highest-Rated in Tampa Bay & Orlando

Allison McInnis Gale
Allison McInnis Gale
15:44 27 Sep 22
Eddie did an OUTSTANDING job! He was timely, very thorough & went through all of his report prior to him leaving. I am a repeat customer & highly recommend Way Pointe! Thank you so much!!! 😀
Sophia Kostiner
Sophia Kostiner
13:05 27 Sep 22
Highly recommend Waypoint! Wilmer was our inspection team leader and under his direction they were very very through and took the time to explain any red items from the report and answered all my questions. Thank you!
Amanda De Leon
Amanda De Leon
12:37 26 Sep 22
Oliver was incredibly informative and thorough. He walked us through everything and answered every single question. Very professional and friendly. We always have great service with Waypoint. This is our second time using for home inspection and we still after 6 years received the same quality service. Oliver was great!
Kevin Ortega
Kevin Ortega
12:07 26 Sep 22
Addressed and answered all my concerns and were very thorough. Highly recommend.
Data Hamster
Data Hamster
17:59 24 Sep 22
Excellent work, meticulous and gave us a list of little things to take care of while making sure the big things were in the clear, thanks Travis for also doing a few extra checks for me while we were there!
Sarah de Arostegui
Sarah de Arostegui
12:07 24 Sep 22
Great experience, very thorough, super quick report. Highly recommend.
Miguel Mejia
Miguel Mejia
19:04 23 Sep 22
I'm sure I'll be getting back with Waypoint for my next inspection. Technicians were outstanding! Truly appreciated their expertise, professionalism, and personability.
erica lake
erica lake
14:24 23 Sep 22
Professional inspection company and they provided great service to us!
Arthur Cardona
Arthur Cardona
15:29 22 Sep 22
Great guys that did the inspection. They went over everything throughout and very friendly. The report came back the same day so Great timing, I would definitely use this company again!
Dawn Sherrill
Dawn Sherrill
15:14 22 Sep 22
Well done in a timely manner. Great communication and very professional
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