About East Coast Housing

We are a manufactured home retailer in Latta, South Carolina that proudly offers affordable housing to its local communities. We proudly serve Latta, Dillon, Lake View, Marion, Mullins, Bennettsville, Florence, Darlington, Timmonsville, Hartsville, Effingham, Lake City, Aynor, Conway, Johnsonville, Little River, Murrells Inlet, North Myrtle & Myrtle Beach.

Our History

For over 20 years East Coast Housing has successfully sold thousands of homes & properties across the Carolinas to homeowners that we love. As a diverse retailer offering manufactured homes, homes with land, and quality rental homes, we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to affordable housing. By providing affordable housing, exceptional service, and serving our local community, we continue to shape and lead our local housing market. We have grown since opening so many years ago, but our values and standards remain grounded. We take pride in the privilege to serve hard working friends and families just like yours.

Our Vision

At East Coast Housing, our mission is to provide affordable housing through exceptional service in our local communities.

Our Values

  • Our service, ethics, honesty, and reputation come first.
  • We are determined to offer the best homebuying experience.
  • People and results matter.
  • We are recognized as an innovator in the local manufactured housing community.

Our Accolades

Manufactured Housing Institute of South Carolina Retailer of the Month 2019

Clayton 5 Star Service Award 2016, 2017, & 2018

Clayton Home Building Group 2017 Top Retailer

Over $4M in real estate transactions completed in 2019

Why Choose East Coast Housing?

Why pick us over any other retailer? To us, you’re much more than just a customer.

Customer Value Badge

We provide unique personal customer service.

We take your home purchase seriously and it's a privilege for us to serve you.

Best Value Badge

We provide high quality affordable homes.

Our homes are well built and backed by a one year manufacturer's warranty for its construction.

We value customer service.

We continue to service your home for the first year after your purchase. We have one of the highest customer satisfaction scores in South Carolina.

Plus, we're partnered with a general contractor that can handle all services related to manufactured housing, commercial building, and communities. Contact us for more information!

Meet the East Coast Housing Team

Ronald T. Gardner Jr.

Ronald T. Gardner, Jr.


Ronald founded East Coast Housing, Inc in 1999. At the time, a small mobile home dealership operating next to his home. Since then it has grown to a multi-arm investment firm and team of real estate agents and manufactured housing sales consultants operating in residential & commercial arenas.

Blake Gardner

Blake Gardner

Chief Operations Officer

Blake joined the team after graduating from Francis Marion University in Florence in 2008. He serves in leading operations in the company as well as commercial and industrial acquisitions and dispositions.

Kim Joye

Kim Joye

Office Manager

Kim serves as the company’s office manager and account coordinator by organizing office operations and procedures, controlling correspondence, designing filing systems, reviewing and approving supply requisitions, and assigning and monitoring clerical functions of our team.

James Joye

James Joye

Facilities Director

A retired military veteran, James serves as our Facilities Director, overseeing all housing and building-related activities. He is responsible f or preserving the good condition of infrastructure and ensure that our homes and facilities are safe, meet high quality standards, and remain well-functioning.

Walt Brown

Walt Brown

Chief Financial Officer

Walt operates as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Retiring after 40 years in leadership with local banking institutions, Walt joined the company and offers incredible wisdom and expertise in managing the companies financial well being.