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Ross Kinzler Confirms Allegations, MHEC Peer Claims “Association Malpractice;” Member Backstab, MHI Failure Concerns

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  There are several hot-button issues that are circulating in manufactured housing. They include, but are not limited to, the following.   The failure of the Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) to respond to the Bryan, TX “ban” and limitations places on new or pre-owned manufactured housing. That ban is the …

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MarketWatch Reports on Manufactured Housing, 2018-2019

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It’s Flashback Friday. Reviewing two reports by MarketWatch are timely, and ought to make followers of the popular personal finance guru Dave Ramsey, or HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver sit up and think again. These are equally timely because of the arguably injustice that is taking place in …

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Gen Z – Manufactured Housing Independents’ Intelligence Report, Useful Research Infographic

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Generation Z or Gen Z are the rising group of workers and prospective younger home buyers that follow the Millennials.  While all such simplistic presentations are obviously boiled down generalizations, they can provide independents in our industry the same type of snapshot insights normally only accessible to the industry’s giants. …

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Mexico City, Florida Manufactured Home Community, Drone Photo, Video – 6 Months after Hurricane Michael

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“More than 800 houses, condominiums and other dwellings were destroyed in Mexico Beach, nearly half of the town’s residential units, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. Of the residences still standing, less than 400 have both electricity and running water,” said the Weather Channel about the aftermath of …

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Seattle Is Dying, Are Cities Near You Dying Too? High Costs, Corrupted Systems, Manufactured Housing’s Potential Silver Lining

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Thwarting what is natural has its costs. Manipulation of people, their healthy aspirations toward ownership, and their legitimate choices are arguably at or near the root causes the unfolding tragedies spotlighted by KOMO’s viral report, Seattle is Dying.  Let’s set aside for a few moments whatever Warren Buffett led Berkshire …

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“Out-Performing the Market” Robert Robotti, Value Investing, and Manufactured Housing

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“In order to outperform the market, you have to have a contrarian point of view,” said Robert Robotti, to the investing media resource, the Motley Fool. This Daily Business News on MHProNews report looks at Robotti and his firm’s 15+ years involvement in the Manufactured Housing sector. This 1-minute video gives …

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Manufactured Housing Institute’s Monthly Economic Report Spotlights Challenge, What MHI, WHA’s Amy Bliss Said

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The Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) released its monthly economic report.  It will be recalled that the Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) published their similar data about 2 weeks ago, and that MHARR previously raised concerns about the causes and trajectory of declines new HUD Code manufactured home shipments …

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Prefabulous by Clayton Homes, Behind the Scenes of Manufactured Housing’s Powerhouse “Have it Made” Campaign

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This first video below is a ‘behind the scenes’ look published by Made, Clayton Homes’ ad agency/marketing firm. At the time this article is being drafted, it’s had 411 views. Frankly and for fairness, much of the generic content or claims that their video portrays we’d editorially agree with. We …

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DTS Manufactured Home Lending Committee Member Says MHI in “Unholy Alliance” to Divert Needed GSE Support Away from Manufactured Housing

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The source of the following memo is known to have served on one or more Duty to Serve (DTS) committee(s) with the Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSE) of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, other Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) staff, and MHI member companies that participated in various discussions about access to lower …

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Apt Warning for Manufactured Housing Professionals, MH Customers, by Award Winning Journalist Sharyl Attkisson, TEDx

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“…become a wiser consumer of information, in an increasingly artificial and paid for reality,” said investigative journalist,” Sharyl Attkisson in the TEDx Talk posted below.  This intriguing talk has had over 1 million views. Attkisson is “a five-time Emmy Award winner, a recipient of the Edward R. Murrow award for investigative reporting …

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As Affordable Housing Crisis Rages, New HUD Code Manufactured Housing Shipments Fall, Some States Drop 35-40 Percent

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Accurate news is whatever it is. Facts are what they are. Then, there’s spin, hype – or worse.  Others, not us, in MHVille trade media – those who sing the Arlington, VA songs – have been talking about sunshine and “momentum.” Well, it turns out that they were right. The …

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Housing Economists Projections from NAHB, CoreLogic, Nationwide, and MHVille

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There has been scuttlebutt among talking heads in media about a looming recession for months.  People with the ‘right’ credentials are asked, and they soberly express their opinions – which they are entitled to – as to why they think that a recession is looming.  MHProNews has pushed back against that …

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The 2020 Census, Supreme Court, Manufactured Housing, and You

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There are potential issues that ought to have been raised in the 2020 Census that experts have told the Daily Business News on MHProNews should have been included.  That will be a topic of a planned upcoming report. But today’s U.S. Census topic impacts every affordable housing or manufactured home …

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Economics 101 – Supply, Demand, and Record Number of Job Openings in U.S. and Affordable Factory-Built Housing

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There are those in media who attempt to hide or mask their agenda.  That tens of millions of Americans apparently believe that many in media have an agenda is underscored by what is purportedly the most accurate polling unit’s new research, linked here. Editorially, the MHProNews opposes or supports an …

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Trust in News, Washington Post vs Investors Business Daily Poll Results, MHVille Impacts

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“After proving to be America’s most accurate national poll in the 2004, 2008 and 2012 presidential elections, preliminary results for 2016 show the IBD/TIPP poll has now been the most accurate in each of the last four election cycles,” said Investors Business Daily (IBD). TechnoMetrica Market Intelligence (TIPP) and IBD collaborate in public polling.  Their website …

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Aging in Place Harms Millennial Home Buyers, Says New Video and Report – MHVille Opportunity or Obstacle?

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CNBC and Freddie Mac have released new information that claims that more seniors “aging in place” – not downsizing or selling their homes – is complicating the housing market for millennials and other buyers. CNBC said, “As more older Americans ‘age in place,’ millennials struggle to find homes,” was Diana …

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MHVillage’s MHInsider on Clayton Homes, Manufactured Housing Industry Fact Check – Why Correct Data Matters

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It is stating the obvious that facts and sound data matters to investors, advocates, public officials, and industry professionals. The thirst from accuracy is voiced from inside and outside of the Manufactured Housing Institute’s (MHI) member ranks.  Just as Warren Buffett might turn cool on a possible deal that was …

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Manufactured Home Production Slide Continues – Call it Corruption, Collusion, Incompetence, Attempted Coverup – Self-Evident Failures Mount

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  The Daily Business News on MHProNews starts this report with the release from the Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) on the new HUD Code manufactured home shipment data for December 2018. We will then turn to some additional analysis and commentary on the closing totals for 2018. …

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Sidney Powell, JD, Former Federal Prosecutor on “Licensed to Lie”

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  Stating the obvious can bring clarity to any subject. Objectivity is necessary in the affordable housing sector, as well as the manufactured home segment of housing. Businesses and investors act upon reality, or what they think is reality.   More broadly, objectivity – the search for truth vs. a …

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New 2019 U.S. Housing Infographic with Manufactured Home Data Points

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This Saturday morning’s data points will be simple, yet profound.  The Daily Business News on MHProNews begins with the current estimated totals for all U.S. Housing sales for 2018. The total dollar volumes for the chart below uses data collected on 1.31.2019, from the sources as noted.   Regular MHProNews …

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