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High mortgage rates, lack of supply and elevated prices of homes have made the dream of owning a house for a lot of first-time buyers out of reach. But some experts suggest that one option that could help ameliorate the challenge of affordability in the housing market—manufactured homes, which cost $129,000 on average.

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