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Exclusive – Senator Elizabeth Warren’s Historic Optics Tied to Fundraising ‘Oops,’ plus Manufactured Home Investment Updates

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Senators Elizabeth Warren (MA-D), Bernie Sanders (VT-I) and former Obama administration Vice President Joe Biden have been the top 3 candidates in most polls among the Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls in recent weeks. While it is Biden who has been tagged for gaffes, in fairness, other hopefuls have had their …

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Manufactured Housing Institute Fine New Manufactured Home Industry Promoting Video, Insights & Usefulness

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Fair is fair. The Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) has produced a fine video of just under 6 minutes in length. That video is posted below.   Some clips in this video have been used by MHI or others previously. But there are short clips in this video which are apparently being used for the first time. That’s fine, because much …

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Sons of Somerled, Warrior Music to Inspire Manufactured Housing Professionals

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Our publisher calls this track from a Steve McDonald’s classic album of the same name, “warrior music.”   Some conflicts are peaceful in the sense that no blood need be shed.     But as a multiple year Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) executive level member told MHProNews, “I’m ready for …

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GPS, Satellites, Economic Vulnerability, China, and Space Force

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There are no 14x70s in orbit. Not yet anyway, nor are there plans for any. So, the topic here today is about communications, navigation, the related economic and political freedom which allows our industry – and all other professions in the United States – to operate in the first place. …

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DFAB Robotic Housing Poised to Disrupt Housing Market, Says Swiss Team

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“DFAB HOUSE has officially opened…on the NEST building of Empa and Eawag in Dübendorf. It is the world’s first inhabited “house” that was not only digitally planned, but also – with the help of robots and 3D printers – built largely digitally,” says the DFAB House website. In a media …

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Drone Strike on Saudis, POTUS Trump ‘In No Hurry’ – plus Manufactured Home Investing Updates

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One might think that spiking oil would ruffle manufactured home markets. But not so today, as HUD Code factory-home producers today fared well, as did most manufactured housing industry connected stocks tracked here every business evening on MHProNews. But the potential for energy, economic, and geo-political disruption from a hot-war …

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HUD’s Pending Disparate Impact Rule and Manufactured Housing

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In a recent report, MHProNews spotlighted the position that the National Association of Manufactured Home Community Owners has taken in engaging on the pending Trump Administration Disparate Impact Rule at HUD. ICYMI, see that report from the linked text-image box below.   Mobile Home Replacement Bill, Manufactured Home Communities, Disparate …

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President Says Democratic Run Cities Responsible for Growing Homeless Crisis, Other Big Metro Ills, Democrats, Protestors Strike Back

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The growing homelessness crisis is an issue near the core of what businesses and associations in the manufactured housing say is important for the industry’s future, as well as for the aspirations hopes of those trapped in housing that is too costly. Concerns over cities and towns that zone out …

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Ethics in Media – Politics, PR, News Troubles Americans Says New Study – Plus Manufactured Home Industry Sunday Headlines in Review 9.8 to 9.15.2019

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“Americans believe ethics in journalism will be worse during the 2020 presidential campaign,” said a new study by Bospar entitled: “Nearly All Americans Are Troubled by the Current State of the Media.” Why this matters to MHVille will be unpacked further below, after their data is reviewed. The title is …

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Fact Checks – What MHVillage’s Claims Tell Manufactured Housing Industry Professionals – Cautions, Analysis

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“Since its inception in 2004, MHVillage has grown to become the number one consumer website for the manufactured housing industry with more than 25 million unique visitors annually. In 2016, more than 78,000 homes were sold on MHVillage with a combined transaction value exceeding $2.5 billion.” So says a page …

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10 Ways How Small Businesses Avoid, Reduce Lawsuit Risks, Per Small Business Center

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On Sept 4, 2019, the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) published “Ten Ways to Stay Out of Court,” and provided a copy to MHProNews.   The NFIB said the outline aimed to provide insights on the following. Agenda General best practices. • Guidance on hiring and managing employees. • …

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‘Hell Yes, We’ll Take Your AR 15s,’ ‘Corrupt System,’ 3rd Democratic Duel, plus Manufactured Housing Investment Updates

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3 women. 5 protected class/minority members. 10 Democratic candidates. Climate Change. Healthcare. Trade. Gun violence. UBI and eliminating student debt. There were plenty of plans, a range of topics, featuring some stark differences. But they all had one goal in common, beyond hoping to become their party’s nominee for the …

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Nobility Homes (NOBH), Prestige Home Centers Buck National Trends, Facts & Analysis

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Nobility Homes, Inc. (NOBH) announced sales and earnings for its third quarter ended August 3, 2019 this week, in a news release to AccessWire and other media – including MHProNews.   This report will include the bulk of the formal Nobility Homes (NOBH) statement, but will also have several elements …

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Marketers, Leaders – What B2B Topics Attracts Manufactured Housing Industry Professionals?

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Comparisons and metrics are among the tools that savvy professionals in all industries use. What follows should be understood through that lens. The significance of this data to our industry – and professionals like yourself – will be explained after presenting some key data.   As a preface, as previously …

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Snapshot, Animated Infographic – Third Democratic Debate Tonight, plus Manufactured Home Investment Updates

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Billionaire and investment guru Ken Fisher is among those who tout the importance of keeping up with political, not only seemingly business-focused trends. Fisher is far from alone. Indeed, when you view or read MarketWatch, Fox Business, CNBC, Bloomberg, or other similar business-media platforms, there are often as many political …

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Another Resident Leader, and Another Sounds Off – Mark Bowersox, Manufactured Housing Institute Presidential Contest

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This article will cover each item from the headline in sequence. You may or may not be in the manufactured home community sector, but if you are in the industry, what follows directly and/or indirectly impacts you.   The first comment comes from one of several emails from a resident …

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Mobile Home Replacement Bill, Manufactured Home Communities, Disparate Impact Regulations – NAMHCO Touts Seller Finance Bill, More

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The message to members and media release from the National Association of Manufactured Housing Community Owners (NAMHCO) that follows further below can be seen as useful, raises several cautions to discerning minds, and highlights problematic issues that face the manufactured housing industry.  It is worthwhile for all manufactured housing industry …

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MHARR Rips “De Facto Monopoly,” “Sham Process,” at HUD – Washington – Financing, Zoning, Regulatory Updates

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The Washington, D.C. based Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) released a 5 topic update late this afternoon.   The following are some of the pull-quotes from the first of those snapshots. “…de facto 40-year-plus monopoly…” “The [Manufactured Housing Improvement Act of 2000], moreover, was designed to assure a …

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Sen Elizabeth Warren Buzz, GOP 2 for 2 in NC Special Elections, 2020 Implications? Plus, Manufactured Home Investing Updates

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The race in North Carolina’s 9th district was billed as a bellwether election, a test of President’s Trump pull today vs. 2016. Despite being outspent, per CBS News, Republican Dan Bishop won over Democrat Dan McCready. Hot news just a day or 2 ago, this is hardly a blip on …

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MHARR’s New Website – Lessons, Data, Insights for Manufactured Housing Pros Nationally

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In less than 2½ years, the Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) first built, and then recently revised their website. MHARR states clearly that their mission is to support independent producers of HUD Code manufactured homes.  So for the vast majority of the industry, why should MHARR’s new website …

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