Here's a short excerpt:
You are free to move the trailer out and onto your own property, but if you keep it in the park there are two implications:
1) You will be paying the park $384/month for the foreseeable future (this is less than half the rent for a tiny apartment in Burlington, so whatever)
2) You will need to successfully apply to VSHA's mobile home program.
The latter isn't really a big deal because they basically want to make sure you aren't a dangerous lunatic, and also that you can afford to live there. Since you won't have a mortgage - it's a $500 trailer, which I assume disqualifies it from financing through any of the better banks (which I know is a contradiction, just work with me here) - since you won't have a mortgage, you pretty much just need to prove you can pay:
* $384 in lot rent
* Roughly $90/month in electricity, assuming you have one TV, one computer, and a family which always leaves the lights on all the time, I mean do you guys even listen to me, I'm not made of money
* About $300/month in propane through the winter if you keep the thermostat low enough you're uncomfortable
* Whatever your food and gas costs are
One other expense you should expect is beer. There's a decent bar a block away, even though it's kind of a bro bar. They have two or three craft beers on tap and cheap Pabst, if you just don't care anymore. There's also a Simon's which has a boatload of craft beer. If you're into beer, maybe you move the trailer somewhere less tempting.
The guy just made my day. Right now, I love him so much, I want to just give him his damn $500 because that was totally worth it for five minutes of rolling on the floor. There should be an award for "Funniest Craigslist Ad," don't you think?