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Since you mentioned that you want the title to the home that you purchased, have you attempted to file a new deed with the county? Or at least the sales contract and the order of the court?
That would be the next step. Since you bought the home, I would hope there was a sales contract. And if there was a writ of possession, hopefully, you have a copy of it. Also, the person who had the write could possibly draft the deed for you to file. If you are close to the county property records offices, possibly going there and checking the records and talking to the clerk would give you additional know-how on what to file. We can discuss more if you want to do so.
Hello. I may have been mistaken because I thought the mobile homes were real property in this situation and that is why I recommended the county deed's office. A manufactured home must be listed as real property if it satisfies the criteria included in Section 105-273(13) of the North Carolina General Statutes (hereinafter G.S.), the Machinery Act’s definition of real property:
a. It is a residential structure;
b. It has the moving hitch, wheels, and axles removed
c. It is placed on a permanent foundation; and
d. It is sited on land owned by the owner of the manufactured home or on land in which the owner of the manufactured home has a leasehold interest with a term of at least 20 years and the lease provides for the disposition of the home upon the lease’s termination.
So, if it or they do not meet those categories, possibly then the records are with the DMV.
I would start with the deed's office and the the DMV, or visa versa. Bring any paperwork like the Bill of Sale with you. If you are missing serial numbers from the houses, possibly there is another way the records can be searched.