Frequently Asked Questions



What is included in the site rent?

On-site property manager, maintenance and trash pickup.


What is your pet policy?

All pets must be approved by Management. No dangerous breeds. A pet fee may be incurred, check with our staff for details.


Are we allowed to pay online?

Not at this time.


Do you charge a deposit?

Yes, unless we are running a special.


What is involved in the application process?

We do a credit and background check, in addition we need a copy of a drivers license, Social Security cards for everyone 18 and over and copies of proof of income for the household.


Can we print the application and bring it filled out?

Yes, you can download a copy from our website.


What School District are you in?

Kenowa Hills School District.


What businesses are near the community?

Walmart, Meijer, Walgreens, Menards, Goodwill, McCords Farm Market, Ionia Memorial Hospital and many more.


Do you have RV storage and how much does it cost?

We have an area for RVs and boats and is free to residents.


How much is lot rent and what does it cover?

$444/mo. or $467/mo. plus trash, water and sewer.


Why buy a home at Leonard Gardens?

We are a quiet, safe community located perfectly in town, near many of the stores and restaurants, only a few minutes from I-96 for the commuters. We offer many amenities such as a clubhouse used only by our residents and their guests, planned weekly events and a great community atmosphere. Homes in our community are affordable and we offer staff on site and on call to help whenever you need it.




I don't have good credit. Can I finance a home?


We have banks that work with damaged credit. Many people with bankruptcies and foreclosures have been approved for financing. We recommend that you pre-qualify. That way, you can feel more confident knowing your budget and we can find out which home will be perfect for you and your family.


How do I get  financing?

Applicants are responsible for obtaining their own financing at this time.

Below are links to some financial institutions that specialize in manufactured home financing:


21st Mortgage

Oxford Bank



Will I Be Able To Insure My Manufactured Home?


There are several companies that specialize in insuring manufactured homes. Check with your current insurance company, you might get a discount! Here are some other options to guide you along:


American Modern

Allstate Homeowner Insurance

Farmers Homeowner Insurance

Geico Homeowners Insurance

Progressive Homeowner Insurance

State Farm Homeowner Insurance


How long does the whole process take?

In most cases you can be approved immediately, once approved you can purchase any available home the same day


Leonard Gardens
Manufactured Home Community 

4524 Leonard NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49534

Phone: 616.791.0400


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