The Iowa Mobile/Manufactured Home Retailer’s Bond must be filed with the Department of Public Safety in the amount of $50,000. The bond ensures that the Home Retail Dealer will follow the laws of the state to help protect the consumer. This includes, but, is not limited to, furnishing a proper and valid document of title to the mobile/manufactured home involved in the transaction.
A Manufactured or Mobile Home Dealer is defined by the Iowa Chapter Code 103A, as a person who, for a commission, sells, exchanges, or offers to negotiate a sale or exchange of an interest in a home. If a person sells 1 or more mobile home or manufactures houses in a 12 month period, they must obtain a dealer license.
The licensing is administrated by the Iowa Department of Public Safety, Building Code Commissioner.. The program is located in the Building Code Bureau of the Fire Marshall Division and administered by the
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