Home Values Rising Rapidly, Yet MH Lags? Plus Manufactured Housing Industry Market Updates

CNNmoney5.24.2018ManufacturedHomeStocksMarketsReportsMHProNewsManufactured housing’s Arlington based association has taken its expected victory lap on the signing of the “Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act,” as predicted. But MHI has had more than one slap-in-the-face this week, and that backhand came from among the ranks of the post-production sector. That gut punch has come from former MHI members. Juxtapose that with the news about the mainstream housing values report rising, and you have the bookends for yet another sign that the industry could be doing much, much better. That later, broader housing market point will be our featured report, tonight.


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Today’s markets and stocks, at the closing bell…



Manufactured Housing Composite Value (MHCV)



Today’s Big Movers

For all the scores and highlights on tracked manufactured home connected stocks today, see thBloomberg graphic, posted below.

Today’s MH Market Spotlight Report –

Zillow has published a new report, which will get a deeper treatment on the Daily Business News in the days ahead.

The top-lines from Zillow, via a release to MHProNews are as follows.

  • Home Values Rise at Fastest Pace in 12 Years
  • Median home values across the nation rose 8.7 percent over the past year to $215,600, according to the April Zillow Real Estate Market Report
  • Home values across the U.S. are rising at their fastest pace since June 2006.
  • The median U.S. home value is $215,600, up 8.7 percent over the past year
  • Home values are rising the fastest in San Jose, Calif., Las Vegas and Seattle. San Jose home values appreciated 26 percent since last April.
  • Median U.S. rent rose 2.5 percent over the past year to $1,449. California markets Sacramento and Riverside reported the greatest increases in median rent.

Each of these facts ought to spell out indirectly why manufactured housing ought to be roaring, not snoring.

The video below will give you a snapshot from a local media outlet on the Zillow report, and give another indicator as to just how much housing values are rising.


There are several reasons that this matters the MHVille.


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Related Reports:

Clayton Homes, Top 25 Manufactured Housing Industry Report, Trend Lines

HUD’s New Man, Officials Statements, with Insider Info Beyond the Media Releases

Bloomberg Closing Ticker for MHProNews…

NOTE: The chart below includes the Canadian stock, ECN, which purchased Triad Financial Services.

NOTE: The chart below covers a number of stocks NOT reflected in the Yahoo MHCV, shown above.

NOTE: Drew changed its name and trading symbol at the end of 2016 to Lippert (LCII).


Berkshire Hathaway is the parent company to Clayton Homes21st Mortgage, Vanderbilt Mortgage and other factory built housing industry suppliers.

LCI Industries, Patrick, UFPI and LP all supply manufactured housing.

AMG, CG and TAVFX have investments in manufactured housing related businesses.

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