A concrete foundation for a mobile home supports the weight of the home and augments its solidity. Mobile home owners choose to lay a concrete foundation for a number of reasons, but mainly for stability.
A mobile home may be temporarily parked on a concrete foundation or permanently affixed. Temporarily parked mobile homes are usually considered personal property. Personal property generally depreciates over time. When a mobile home owner affixes the home to a concrete foundation, it may become real property. Some localities consider a mobile home affixed to a concrete slab real property.
Mobile home owners should familiarize themselves with their local zoning codes. In areas where natural disasters are common, mobile home owners often affix their mobile homes to concrete foundations to increase stability.