Manufactured Housing Dealerships
Any person in North Carolina engaged in the business of buying, selling, offering or displaying three (3) or more manufactured homes in a twelve month period will be presumed to be a manufactured housing dealer and must be licensed by the NC Department of Insurance Manufactured Building Division and the NCDOT Division of Motor Vehicles. It will be necessary for you to contact the Dealer’s Section of the Division of Motor Vehicles to determine the steps necessary to become licensed by the NCDMV. For more information on manufactured housing dealer licensure and requirements, contact the NC Manufactured Building Division of the NCDOI at (919) 647-0026 or visit their website at https://www.ncosfm.gov/manufactured-building
The terms "selling" and "sale" include lease-purchase transactions. The term "manufactured home dealer" does not include banks and finance companies that acquire manufactured homes as an incident to their regular business.
Manufactured Housing Salesperson & Setup Contractor Licensure
Any person employed by a manufactured housing dealer to sell homes to buyers or who engages in the business of performing manufactured housing set-ups for compensation must be licensed through the NCDOI Manufactured Building Division and obtain the necessary hours of approved continuing education required under G.S. 143-143.11B. For more information on salesperson and set-up licensure and requirements, contact the Manufactured Building Division of the NCDOI (919) 647-0026 or visit their website at https://www.ncosfm.gov/manufactured-building.
Registered Housing Specialist Seminar
The Registered Housing Specialist (RHS) Seminar is an optional ½ day professional certification program offered by NCMHA to prepare students to take the NCDOI State Salesperson Licensure Exam. You must have a temporary license to sit for the state licensure exam, for more information on licensure contact the NCDOI Manufactured Building Division at (919) 647-0026 or visit their website at https://www.ncosfm.gov/manufactured-building.
Upon receipt of the registration form and the $125.00 fee students will receive the RHS Study Guide, which is the official study guide for the state licensure exam. The guide covers topics such as manufacturing, set-up, sales tax, Manufactured Housing Board, Division of Motor Vehicles, zoning and more. Upon completion of the seminar and passing the state licensure exam you will receive a certificate, a Code of Ethics certificate and an engraved nameplate. For those wishing to purchase the study guide only, complete the registration form and return it with a $50 fee. For more information on the RHS Seminar and study guide contact NCMHA at (919) 872-2740 or email Bobbi Peterman at firstname.lastname@example.org
In order to renew an active manufactured housing salesperson or set-up contractor’s license the licensee or designated “qualifier” must complete the required continuing education credit hours specified by the Board prior to June 30th of each year following the date if issuance. (If a salesperson is licensed on or after January 1st they are exempt from the CE requirement at their first renewal in June of that same year). Licensed salespersons must obtain a minimum of six (6) credit hours and licensed set-up contractors must obtain a minimum of four (4) credit hours of approved continuing education prior to issuance of a renewal.
For more information and a list of approved continuing education courses visit the NCDOI Manufactured Building website at https://www.ncosfm.gov/manufactured-building.
*Set-up Contractors - The person obtaining the required credit hours shall be known as a “qualifier” which is defined as a person who is associated with the licensee and is actively engaged in the work of the licensee for a minimum of twenty hours per week or a majority of hours operated by the licensee, whichever is less. If a set-up contractor became licensed by passing the written examination administered by the NC Department of Insurance, then the person who took the exam on behalf of the contractor shall be the “qualifier”. Otherwise, a “qualifier” meeting the above requirements shall be designated to obtain six (6) continuing education credits. Note that all set-up contractors must have at least one “qualifier” as described above in order to renew their license prior to June 30th of each year following the date if issuance
General Contractor Seminar
NCMHA has coordinated with Contractor’s Seminars to offer the NASCLA Accredited seminar to the membership at a discounted price. The NASCLA will prepare students to pass the NASCLA Accredited Exam, NC Residential, and NC Building exams. It will also prepare students to pass the Georgia General Exam, Alabama Building Exam, Mississippi Exam and the South Carolina Unlimited Exam. For more information, visit Contractor’s Seminars website at www.contractorsseminars.com
Cost includes the seminar, all required books and shipping and handling. Contractor’s Seminars guarantees if you fail the examination after taking the seminar, you may return to any regularly scheduled course without charge for up to one year until you pass the exam.
General Contractor Seminar Registration Form