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Manufactured Home Communities – aka ‘Mobile Home Parks’ [sic] – should be 100% Occupied

Investors, take note.  Manufactured Home ‘Street’ Retailers, your report is coming.  But for the next few minutes, we will look at why manufactured home communities (MHCs) – incorrectly still known by too many as ‘mobile home parks’ ([sic] – since no mobile homes have been built in the U.S. since June 15, 1976) ought to …

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Favorite Issues for the Manufactured Housing Industry’s two National Associations

As thousands of MHPros know, the manufactured housing (MH) industry is represented in DC by two different associations. There is MHI – the Manufactured Housing Institute and MHARR – the Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform. Each of these is currently pursing rather different courses of action. MHI MHI’s primary focus has been Dodd-Frank reform. …

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New Financing for MH in 2015; Plus DC, Tunica and Louisville Updates

A lender who’s firm originated hundreds of millions of dollars in mortgages in December is poised to enter manufactured home (MH) lending. That lender holds a high level management role. Our source has been talking to us for about 2 1/2 years, as part of their expanding their understand of the MH space. He tells …

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Where there is Smoke…is there Manufactured Housing Institute Fire?

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Some of the hardest working, savviest professionals in manufactured housing bear the title ‘state association executive director’ – or in some cases – ‘state association president,’ etc.. State associations are at the grass roots level of the industry’s representation. No matter how fabulous a national association might be or become, they would still require those …

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“Teacher’s Pet” and Manufactured Housing Conspiracy Theories

Fox News   had an interesting error on a graphic recently. Scott Walker – Wisconsin’s GOP Governor and possible 2016 hopeful – made a comment that was taken as insensitive by members of the Jewish community. The Walker camp said there was a typo, the word Molotov was used instead of Mazel Tov. Fox’s  Brett …

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The MH Nightmare or the MHImpossible Dream? Part II

Before continuing part two of – The MH Impossible Dream? – let’s look briefly at a MH nightmare scenario lurking in the shadows… A Manufactured Housing Industry Nightmare It’s near the end of the first quarter of 2017. A dark horse Democratic candidate emerged and upset Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren for their …

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The MHImpossible Dream? 

Ever play, “what if?” Day dreamed about what it would be like if only…X… happened? Win the Lotto? Where 20 years younger (or never got older), better looking, the favorite to a bevy of rich uncles, and so on?   Sure you have. Everyone does on something.  Let’s invest a few in an MH “what …

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