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Our History

Since 2002, DeTray's Custom Housing in Puyallup has been owned and operated by Dana and Diane DeTray. The DeTray family business was originally started in 1962 by Paul DeTray and his wife, Phyllis and was passed on to us, the next generation, over 15 years ago.

In January of 2012, Paul DeTray was named to the Olympia Master Builders Hall of Fame in recognition of 50 years of outstanding contributions to the housing industry. He and his wife Phyllis's accomplishments are plenty. They've built DeTray's Mobile Park and Colonial Estates in Olympia, Skyline Estates in Pullman and Viking Estates in Puyallup. They've also built Colonial Inn, a retirement home, next to Colonial Estates which provides apartments for seniors 62 and over. Most recently, they have introduced Lakeview Meadows, a 65 site 55+ development in Lacey, WA.

At DeTray's Custom Housing, our mission is to offer affordable quality homes, including custom features at the highest value with minimum stress and maximum satisfaction that meet the individual needs of each customer. We know that when it comes to purchasing a home that one size does not fit all. Custom homes are our specialty. We are highly rated for service through our third-party partners and the Better Business Bureau. Our builders conduct Customer Satisfaction Surveys, and we consistently grade the "Best in Class" category for Customer Satisfaction. We thrive on word of mouth advertising and we thank our customers for their referrals. It is a pay for performance philosophy that we have enjoyed for five decades. Please let our family help your family, it is what you deserve. Exceptional value, quality and service.

Why DeTray's

Why DeTray's? Because we truly care about our customers! It is our utmost priority to bring our customers the highest value, best quality, and excellent service. We take great pride in our ability to listen and better understand the particular needs to guide a client and help fulfill all aspects of their purchase. Here are other reasons to do business with DeTray's Custom Housing.

  • Locally Owned and Operated
  • Great BBB Rating
  • Service Award Winning Company
  • Top Skyline Dealer in the Northwest
  • Competitive Pricing & Outstanding Customer Service
  • We Take Pride in our Sales Center Display
  • Our Home Display is Neat, Clean and Furnished for Viewing
  • We Partner with Professional Contractors, Lenders & Realtors
  • Longevity - Family Owned since 1962; Solid and Stable
  • We Service Washington and the Greater Northwest
  • We Have Knowledgeable Housing Consultants


The DeTray family has been providing quality homes and servicing for over 50 years. Recent customers have kindly taken time to let us know how we’re currently doing.

“It is rare these days to find a company who not only sells a quality product but also stands behind it. DeTray’s Custom Housing is one of a kind. They are honest, caring, and will go the extra mile for each customer. I give them five stars and would recommend them to anyone looking for a new home.” - Harold H.

"Hi Dana, had a great day with Steve Rodney. He took care of all the "problems" for us. Totally professional and he certainly knows what he's doing. Skyline is lucky to have him. We received our final septic approval in the mail yesterday, so we'll be calling for our King County final inspection for Thursday. Thanks for you and Diane's help. You two still have to get out and see it. It turned out looking great." Regards, Ron and Joyce.

"I want to thank you for all the care and support you have given to Noelle and myself. It broke my heart to lose our home, but I am grateful you stayed with us, and gave your all. We will not give up. I look forward to returning in three years, knowing you are at Detray's. I give my heart felt thank you to you, Jonathan." - Anndy

"I can't thank you enough for giving me with such a lovely new home and for supporting me all the way. It's certainly been a 'unique' experience and one I couldn't have made without you. Sometimes the difficult path is the right one to take....and it was. The house is absolutely beautiful! It's so much bigger (especially inside) than it looked like in the pictures. My friends and neighbors think it's beautiful, too. The front porch is a real 'hit' with everyone. It has so many nice extras and all the colors and styles are perfect." - Kay J.

"It's hard to believe it's been a year since our new house was delivered to Kingston! We enjoy it SO much! We LOVE our beach house, and so do our guests!!!!!" - Linnea & Jim O.

“Just wanted to comment on how much we enjoyed working with you guys. We started with you in March and after looking all over the state decided to come back to you in July. We wish we had stayed with you in April but we had to look at what everyone else had to offer. From the moment we started our project, everyone that was involved was so nice and helpful. Without a doubt, we would recommend you guys in a heartbeat. You don’t even compare to anyone else we talked to. You were very honest and patient with us to commit with you. Diane worked especially hard to gain our trust and belief that she was being honest and I have to say she went out of her way 100% to do that. We are in our new home now and it was worth the wait! We both love it and can’t believe how beautiful it is. Thank you again for your honesty and the understanding you gave us during this process.” – Jim & Sharon A.

"We purchased our home with DeTray's Custom Housing and couldn't be more pleased. Diane worked tirelessly to ensure that our home was perfectly matched to our needs. We have received numerous compliments on the quality and layout of our home and would happily recommend DeTray's to anyone considering a manufactured or modular home." - The Langes

Referral Program

Many of our past customers have graciously provided us with a friend or relative’s name who is also interested in purchasing a new home. If you know of someone who would like to explore owning a new manufactured or modular home, let us know!


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10209 149th St. E.
Puyallup WA 98374


(253) 840-6773