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With Storm Clouds Over Cavco, Eyes on Legacy Housing (LEGH) IPO Today

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  The timing of the Legacy Housing IPO is an interesting.   The firm is attracting attention on its own merits from investors and analysts, who – for example – note that the two principles will have some 57 percent of the stock. The solid growth track-record for Legacy (LEGH), …

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Wholesale “Hurricane Sale” Attracts Communities, Retailers, Manufactured Home Pros, Event Update

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“Legacy Georgia’s Hurricane Liquidation in Eatonton is going to be the biggest MH sale of the Fall,” said Casey Mack Legacy Housing Corporation in charge of Marketing | Web | Dealer Programs. “The countdown is on with less than 42 days to go!”   They are running several weeks ahead of …

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Huge New Factory-Built Home Wholesale Liquidation Event Announced

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It’s an event that’s more than double the size of the Louisville manufactured housing trade show’s display.   This brand-new event is also much larger than the number of manufactured and tiny homes displayed at the factory-built housing industry’s Tunica Show. Who’s making this special event happen? Out of millions …

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Yurts – Americans Hunt for an Affordable, Single-Sectional Manufactured Home Alternative

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For newcomers, it bears mentioning that MHProNews is pro-manufactured housing, and generally in favor of modular or other forms prefabricated home building in general. So ‘comparison’ reports on the Daily Business News – like this one about the growing interest in yurts – should be viewed through that lens.  No …

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Calling It Quits – Tiny House Counter Trend, Manufactured Home Pros Need to Know

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Before diving into the video and headline issue, some background on tiny houses will be useful.   Those in manufactured housing for at least a few years know that the media seems enamored with tiny houses.  So, while there are mainstream news stories that point out that tiny house living …

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Innovation Trail Spotlights Tiny Houses, “Act of Kindness,” But Are More Obvious Solutions Missed?

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“This report by Innovation Trail reporter Jenna Flanagan introduces an Ithaca, N.Y.-area man who is trying to make a big impact on the homeless — one tiny house at a time,” says their YouTube page. Innovation Trail “is a reporting project that aims to help the public gain a better …

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Tiny Houses for the Homeless, The Controversy Over What Happened Next

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“Elvis Summers crowdfunded $100,000 to build dozens of tiny homes.” But as this video by Reason spotlighted for over a million viewers, “City officials looking to pass a $2 billion housing plan tried to shut him down.” It’s a classic example of what’s wrong with the challenges that are in …

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U.S., Brit Media Hyped About Italian Flat Packed PreFab, Video, Stills – From $33K

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From the U.S. to England, and beyond, the Italian Renato Vidal‘s MADi PreFab Home is turning heads. The house, says the producer, is about 30-40 days out from the time an order is placed until it is ready to ship. The flat-packed, hinged unit can be set up, they say, …

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What Americans May Learn from Brits – Prefab and Modular Housing in London, Major Cities

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“I’ve always believed there must be a way to get better quality and build quicker,” says Tom Bloxham, chief executive of Urban Splash. The need for more affordable housing in London has been more apparent since the Grenfell Tower fire, according to City Metric. That globally publicized fire tragedy caused …

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Utopie Plastic Showcases Futuristic French Designed PreFab Micro-Homes

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Utopie Plastic has introduced a collection of futuristic appearing micro-homes. The dwellings are the newest exhibition at the Marseille, France’s Friche de L’Escalette sculpture park. The exhibition is viewable by appointment, through October 1, 2017.  It has a unique place in factory-built housing history to share. The exhibition includes three …

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Local Crisis, and IMHA’s Joe Kelly Pushes Back on Overlooked Manufactured Home Solution

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“I have no money for entertainment or anything extra. Every once in a while, I get a second job, but I just get tired,” said Brett James, 38, of living in east Des Moines, Iowa in regard to the high rental rates in the area, per the Des Moines Register. …

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Redefining Concept of Home Could Help Tackle Housing Crisis, Daly Examined

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Americans aren’t alone in the quest for affordable housing.  John Daly, with the Irish Examiner lays out a vision of how “Redefining the concept of ‘home’ could help tackle the housing crisis.” If Daly and his fellow Irishmen could compare and contrast what they are excited about with the modern …

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Putting the Cart Before the Horse—Er, House—in Montana

For several years, MHProNews has been following the booming growth of the Bakken oil field in western North Dakota, as in the example that is linked here. The boom created an influx of thousands of job seekers, and their need for prompt availability of homes was primarily met with factory-built, …

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Sunday Morning Weekly Recap Manufactured Housing Industry News June 18 to June 25, 2017

The New June 2017 articles on the MHProNews.com home page are live, with the full line up on display at this link here. If you’ve been super busy, traveling, have been on vacation, or are new to the Daily Business News  on MHProNews, welcome to our weekly recap of the Manufactured Housing Industry’s “News, Tips …

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The Homeless are Finding Benefactors in Many Cities

As people all across the nation flock to urban areas seeking opportunity that is not so readily available in small towns and rural areas, the price of homes tend to rise along with the value of land. Readers of MHProNews are familiar with our many stories of manufactured and mobile …

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