Latest Manufactured Housing News
Rising Renters Nation, Pew Research, Overlooked Affordable Home Ownership Solution, plus Infotainment Videos
Sun, 23 Jul 2017 19:56:32 +0000
A new report issued by Pew Research documents a trend that millions are all too familiar with. Namely, that renting households are up in the U.S.  What the report doesn’t do is point out the solution that’s hiding in plain sight. The solution and videos below follow a quick look at the troubling facts and …
Separating Fact, Fiction and Using Correct Factory-Built Home Terminology
Wed, 05 Jul 2017 14:46:16 +0000
“You are entitled to your opinion. But you are not entitled to your own facts.” – Daniel Patrick Monaghan (1) “How many legs does a dog have if you call his tail a leg? Four. Saying that a tail is a leg doesn’t make it a leg.” – Abraham Lincoln (2) Word, ideas, and their …
Correcting the Record on Housing Affordability, Manufactured Home Shoppers, & MHI
Mon, 03 Jul 2017 01:20:21 +0000
Every year, millions of Americans are looking for a new place to call home.  A new report on the Daily Business News states that 1 out of 9 Americans are moving a year, per the U.S. Census Bureau. People move for many reasons. Among the top reasons mentioned are to: 1)    save money, 2)    and …
At Death, What do You do with a Mobile or Manufactured Home?
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:18:12 +0000
This past Thursday, I spent the day in Livonia teaching a continuing professional education class about estate administration for the Michigan Association of CPAs. One of the topics I discussed with a room full of CPAs was the transfer of homes to the loved ones of the deceased. What if you own a mobile home …
Rapid Acceptance of Energy Star Rated, Residential-Style Manufactured Homes Proves Need, Value as Affordable Housing Solution
Fri, 16 Jun 2017 16:10:51 +0000
“We recently did an audit of where we stand year over year, and we are up at a rate about double that of the industry’s growth,” said Stan Posey, sales manager at Sunshine Homes. “2016 was up about double the growth rate of the industry at large over 2015. So, the home buying market is …

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