Steve Harwood Joins
HomeQuest as General Manager
Steve Harwood, a manufactured housing industry veteran with over 40 years of experience, has joined Yorba Linda, California-based HomeQuest as General Manager. Harwood is based in Granite Bay, CA, and brings unparalleled insight into the Western U.S. housing market.
Beginning his career as a factory sales representative, Harwood later held roles including plant sales manager, regional builder/developer manager, and corporate marketing manager for a Fortune 500 company. He has traveled extensively throughout the country throughout his career and has developed a keen knowledge of housing trends and tendencies for most regions and markets.
“As a leading manufactured home retailer in the Western United States, we are excited to have Steve Harwood join our team to help us grow and elevate our operations,” said Shane Joffe, HomeQuest partner and sales and marketing manager. “We offer best-in-class sales and service in the manufactured home industry and know Steve is committed to developing talent within organizations to ensure a thriving future and continued growth.”
HomeQuest had a strong 2023 with a 50% sales increase over 2022, and this year Joffe expects to see another 25 – 50% increase in business. The company was also honored with the Orange County Business Journal’s 24th Annual Family-Owned Business Awards Small Business Award.
The company has helped transform the manufactured housing industry and home buying experience by providing the technology for customers to easily shop and order a home online. This saves homebuyers both time and money while offering an unprecedented number of floorplans, features, and amenities from top manufacturers. HomeQuest can assist home buyers with everything from backyard ADUs used for home offices or guest quarters, to coastal weekend getaways, or larger primary residences.
Founded in 1998, HomeQuest is one of the largest manufactured home retailers in the Western U.S. Originally established as J & H Home Sales, HomeQuest is an authorized dealer of new homes representing seven leading manufacturers. The company also offers resale services of mobile and manufactured homes throughout the Western U.S. For more information, visit www.homequestsales.com.