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MHProNews has learned that Cavco Industries, Inc. will release their second quarter 2012 results on November 4th after the close of the market.  Their senior management will discuss the second quarter results in a live webcast the following day, Friday, November 4, 2011 at 12:00 noon Eastern Time.  Cavco Industries is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona [...]

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Daily Business News Briefs

Manufactured Housing on Table for UK Affordable Housing Confab

Manufactured Housing on Table for UK Affordable Housing Confab

The government in the United Kingdom continues to fall short of providing affordable housing because of its reliance on the private sector, according to worldcement/europe. Noting the need for 250,000 homes annually to tackle the spiraling home prices and the critical shortage of affordable housing, MHProNews understands the benefits of...

02 Jul 2015

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The Greenback Boogie – CFPB’s Manufactured Housing Appraisal Rule hits July…

The Greenback Boogie – CFPB’s Manufactured Housing Appraisal Rule hits July 18, 2015

“The manufactured housing industry’s professionals are racing to contort themselves into yet another new shape to fit their federal masters.” So sayeth a company official off-the-record to MHProNews, as the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) appraisal rules hits home on July 18th, 2015.  State associations and the...

02 Jul 2015

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Urban Land Institute Chooses Randall K. Rowe as Chairman

Urban Land Institute Chooses Randall K. Rowe as Chairman

Randall K. Rowe, Chairman of Green Courte Partners, LLC has been chosen to lead a global organization dedicated to creating communities that are livable, economically prosperous and environmentally sustainable. As Global Chairman of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), an education and research non-profit founded in 1936, Rowe will have three primary...

01 Jul 2015

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Sylvia Silver, mother of Daily Business News writer Matthew Silver, dies at…

Sylvia Silver, mother of Daily Business News writer Matthew Silver, dies at 101

Indianapolis, IN – Legacy  says that Sylvia W. Silver passed away peacefully on June 27, 2015, at the Hooverwood Jewish Home, in Indianapolis, IN. She was 101. Sylvia was Born in Chicago, IL in 1913, to Austrian immigrants Herman and Rose Werner. Sylvia later married Leo Silver, and moved with him to Knoxville, TN. There […]...

01 Jul 2015

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MHCV Advances, Most Manufactured Housing Stocks Rise, Nobility Drops

MHCV Advances, Most Manufactured Housing Stocks Rise, Nobility Drops

In CNN News: Stocks rally despite hesitancy in Greece, Puerto Rico avoids July 1 default, Australia is selling a ranch the size of New Jersey, and homeownership among Generation X is dropping. Meanwhile, the Yahoo Manufactured Housing Composite Value (MHCV) gained 1.50 percent to end the day at 721.9. Most manufactured housing stocks we cover...

01 Jul 2015

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Mammoth Modular Project in NYC Moving Forward, Again

Mammoth Modular Project in NYC Moving Forward, Again

Following the nearly four-year-old on-again, off-again saga of Forest City Ratner’s building of what is billed as the largest modular residential structure in the world in New York City, the mega firm has created a new position to head the modular housing division. Manhattan construction firm executive Susan Hayes will now lead the...

01 Jul 2015

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Capital One Arranges Financing for Manufactured Home Community

Capital One Arranges Financing for Manufactured Home Community

MHProNews has learned Capital One arranged an $11.9 million fixed-rate Freddie Mac loan to refinance Catalina Village, an all-age manufactured home community (MHC) in Phoenix, Arizona. The borrower has owned Catalina for 20 years and regular investments in capital improvements have helped maintain a high occupancy rate. Proximity to two...

01 Jul 2015

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New July 2015 issue of MHProNews Featured Articles scheduled

New July 2015 issue of MHProNews Featured Articles scheduled

The new July 2015 Featured Articles and Videos will go live in the home page of MHProNews.com under the two center Daily Business News modules the night of July 1, or by noon on July 2. Please check back for all the fireworks from the experts in their respective fields such as Finance, Law, Marketing, […]...

01 Jul 2015

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Proposal Restricts Siting of Manufactured Homes

Proposal Restricts Siting of Manufactured Homes

In a legal ruling similar to one MHProNews reported June 29, 2015, regarding the siting of manufactured homes (MH) within a jurisdiction based upon age, Lake County, California is proposing to exclude homes older than ten years, but with exceptions. If the home has been owned by the applicant for at least two years, currently […]...

01 Jul 2015

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Home Ownership for Millennials could Lead to Manufactured Homes

Home Ownership for Millennials could Lead to Manufactured Homes

Noting that the current rate of homeownership of 63.8 percent is the lowest since 1989, A. Mechele Dickerson writes in nationalmortgagenews that the housing industry needs to be more creative in the housing it builds, and local jurisdictions need to be more flexible in the types of housing allowed in communities, especially in desirable urban...

30 Jun 2015

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MHCV Slips, Manufactured Home Stocks Quiet

MHCV Slips, Manufactured Home Stocks Quiet

In CNN News: Greece asks for more bailout as it heads toward default, Puerto Rico wants to declare bankruptcy in lieu of its $73 billion unpayable debt, businesses upset with President Obama’s proposed rule change to increase overtime pay, and the head of luxury watch and jewelry maker Cartier says income inequality will start a […]...

30 Jun 2015

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Featured Articles and Reports - July 2015 Vol. 6 No. 10

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Tips for Hiring the Right Contractor for Your Community

Tips for Hiring the Right Contractor for Your Community

by Kathleen M. Bianculli, CIC Do the steps in your community resemble this photo? NSP_READMORE

COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT & FAIR HOUSING (LEGAL)

Terminology 101 - Transgender - Gender Identity, Gender Expression and Fair…

Terminology 101 - Transgender - Gender Identity, Gender Expression and Fair Housing Law

by Nadeen Green, JD Today there is heightened awareness in our country of issues related to gender identity and gender expression. NSP_READMORE

COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT & FAIR HOUSING (LEGAL)

New Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Appraisal Rule, Effective July 18,…

New Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Appraisal Rule, Effective July 18, 2015

21st Mortgage Corporation Update Report Hopefully all of our retailers have been able to attend one or more of the many trade association seminars and everyone is familiar with the appraisal... NSP_READMORE

FINANCING

Triad Financial Services position regarding 7-18-15 implementation of new '…

Triad Financial Services position regarding 7-18-15 implementation of new 'appraisal' rules

by Don Sharp With the above referenced subject being a very hot topic within each Conference/Convention/Annual Meeting this summer, I feel compelled to enlighten all as to my company's position on... NSP_READMORE

FINANCING

About Appraisals on FHA and VA Land Home Manufactured Housing Loans

About Appraisals on FHA and VA Land Home Manufactured Housing Loans

by Cody Pierce Editor's note: the following below is the verbatim response from the President of Cascade Financial Services to a question from MHProNews to his firm about reports that 1... NSP_READMORE

FINANCING

Lobbying Your Congressman and Senator

Lobbying Your Congressman and Senator

by L. A. “Tony” Kovach Let's set aside party distinctions for the next few minutes. Sure they can matter, but as one association leader said, Manufactured Housing – affordable housing –... NSP_READMORE

GENERAL MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY TOPICS

Staggering Along

Staggering Along

by Bob Vahsholtz Four or five decades ago if someone had been so morose as to forecast a string of years for the MH industry in which unit sales never exceeded... NSP_READMORE

GENERAL MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY TOPICS

Can Your Manufactured Home Business Be Trusted?

Can Your Manufactured Home Business Be Trusted?

by Wayne Coakley When people do a search for your manufactured home business, what are they seeing about you? NSP_READMORE

GENERAL MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY TOPICS

Video - Sam Landy on the value of Trade Shows for UMH Properties Team Membe…

Video - Sam Landy on the value of Trade Shows for UMH Properties Team Members

by L. A. 'Tony' Kovach Sometimes, less is more. NSP_READMORE

GENERAL MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY TOPICS

Ron Thomas, Sr. – to President Barack Obama, on Selling over 500,000 new MH…

Ron Thomas, Sr. – to President Barack Obama, on Selling over 500,000 new MHs, Financing and the Greatest Event on the Manufactured Housing Calendar

by L. A. “Tony” Kovach Over the years we have done written and video interviews. NSP_READMORE

GENERAL MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY TOPICS

Wally Comer - President of Adventure Homes - On the Manufactured Housing In…

Wally Comer - President of Adventure Homes - On the Manufactured Housing Industry's Evolution,  The Louisville Show and how its different than 20 Years Ago

by L .A. 'Tony' Kovach “It's an innovative, creative growth oriented” industry now. Who says? High-flying Adventure Homes President Wally Comer. NSP_READMORE

GENERAL MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY TOPICS

The Manufactured Home TV-Video Channel – Pathway to Progress and Profits

The Manufactured Home TV-Video Channel – Pathway to Progress and Profits

by L. A. 'Tony' Kovach As we did last month with the Scott Roberts video interview, this is a place holder for added content that will be found here on the... NSP_READMORE

GENERAL MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY TOPICS

The Manufactured Housing Industry Needs to Embrace the Tiny House Movement

The Manufactured Housing Industry Needs to Embrace the Tiny House Movement

by Ross Kinzler If hindsight is always 20/20, that doesn’t mean it takes 20/20 eyesight to see what’s right in front of us. Across America, the tiny house movement is picking... NSP_READMORE

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Patience

Patience

by Tim Connor, CSP One of the major contributors to stress and therefore illness and even death is the lack of patience. NSP_READMORE

PERSONAL REFLECTIONS, MOTIVATION and INSPIRATION

ZigOn Doing Well

ZigOn Doing Well

by Zig Ziglar I was in Sacramento, CA, and had an hour's delay before my flight left. I walked over to the yogurt shop and ordered my favorite concoction, a mixture... NSP_READMORE

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RV/MH Hall of Fame 2015 Induction Dinner…

RV/MH Hall of Fame 2015 Induction Dinner Reservations Outpace Last Year's Event

ELKHART, Ind. -- The RV/MH Hall of Fame's Induction Dinner Committee Chairman Mark Wasson (Bluelinx Corporation), reports reservations for the induction dinner honoring the Class of 2015 are running ahead of last year's reservations.  Wasson said, "As of early June 15th more than 153 friends and family of the inductees have registered which is ahead of last year's record pace of registrations." In addition to these reservations, Golf committee chairman Trey Miller is signing up foursomes for the 2015 RV/MH Hall of Fame Golf Classic.  So far 11 companies and individuals have signed on as sponsors for the dinner and golf, according to Darryl Searer, president, RV/MH Hall of Fame (Hall). This year's RV/MH Hall of Fame's annual Induction Dinner will be held on August 3, 2015, at the Hall of Fame's Event Center...

the MHMSM Team 16 Jun 2015 Corporate Press Releases

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RV/MH Museum Unveils Historic Shasta Exh…

RV/MH Museum Unveils Historic Shasta Exhibit

ELKHART, Ind. -- The RV/MH Hall of Fame and Museum's newest exhibit features a retrospective on the evolution of the iconic Shasta brand of travel trailers, according to Darryl Searer, president, RV/MH Hall of Fame (Hall).  The display includes a 1954 Shasta that's been in the museum's inventory for years and a 2015 reissue of a 1961 Shasta Airflyte 16sc, courtesy of Mick Ferkey, owner of Greeneway RV, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, and a member of the RV/MH Hall of Fame board of directors. While the reissue of a 1961 Shasta Airflyte 16sc has the look and style of the 1960s model, it is fully equipped with modern features and appliances, including a full bath. Searer noted, "Shasta has a rich heritage and is the industry's longest producer of RVs.  The brand has been...

the MHMSM Team 19 May 2015 Corporate Press Releases

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Dodd-Frank and Manufactured Home Financi…

Dodd-Frank and Manufactured Home Financing: The Place Where Good Intentions and Unintended Consequences Collide

"The path to home ownership lay before him, smooth and attainable as never before. All Eric Powell had to do was secure a small loan. He had a steady job, a decent credit score and a wife who happened to work for a bank: What could possibly go wrong?" WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Senate Banking Committee will take up a measure that may determine whether millions of low- to moderate-income consumers will be able to buy or sell modestly priced homes. The Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act (HR 650 and S 682) addresses the unintended consequences of the Dodd-Frank Act, passed to protect consumers in the wake of the subprime mortgage crisis. According to former Congressman Barney Frank, the act's co-sponsor, Dodd-Frank was never intended to apply to manufactured housing. Yet the...

the MHMSM Team 19 May 2015 Corporate Press Releases

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10,000th home made secure and affordable…

10,000th home made secure and affordable through resident ownership movement

For Immediate Release May 1, 2015 Contact: Paul Bradley, President, ROC USA, LLC (603) 848-3254 CONCORD, N.H. — In less than seven years, ROC USA® has built on a proven strategy of resident ownership in New Hampshire manufactured home communities and scaled it across the country, transforming communities and building a network of 10,000 secure and affordable homes with partners in 14 states. ROC USA is a nonprofit social venture dedicated to making quality resident ownership of manufactured home communities (aka “mobile home parks”) possible nationwide. It works to provide democratic homeowner organizations with the opportunity, training and financing to purchase and manage their communities. Founding President Paul Bradley said ROC USA strengthens the local ownership of communities with the scaled resources and efficiencies of a national organization, coupled with the regional support of a...

the MHMSM Team 04 May 2015 Corporate Press Releases

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RV/MH Heritage Foundation Acquires Manuf…

RV/MH Heritage Foundation Acquires Manufactured Home on Display at the RV/MH Museum

ELKHART, Ind., - Thanks to several generous donations, the manufactured home on display at the RV/MH Hall of Fame and Museum in Elkhart, Indiana, is now owned by the RV/MH Heritage Foundation (Foundation), according to Foundation President Darryl Searer.  The home was originally erected and donated by Fairmont Homes for a period of one year for the purpose of showing visitors to the museum the evolution of mobile homes of the early to mid-20th century to today's modern affordable manufactured homes.  Since it was opened to the public in late 2013 it has been toured by thousands of visitors to the museum. As the clock was counting down to the end of the year when the home would have been removed by Fairmont Homes, Jim Shea, president of Fairmont Homes, offered to let the Foundation acquire...

Soheyla Kovach 01 Mar 2015 Corporate Press Releases

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FREE Educational Seminars Are Scheduled …

FREE Educational Seminars Are Scheduled for the  2015 Tunica Manufactured Housing Show!

These seminars were a major HIT at the 2015 Louisville Manufactured Housing Show. MHPros from Coast to Coast and Canada came... ...they praised the practical information for their businesses. We expanded seminar room space 30%, and still filled it! Come see why... Wednesday March 25th, 2015 Wednesday 8:30 AM to 9:45 AM. Lisa Tyler from Walden University and other MH Experts will be speaking on reasons why Realtors ®, investors, MH veterans and other housing professionals should be joining the ranks of profitably advancing America's most affordable new home construction. Opportunities in Modern MH. This will be a fast paced panel presentation, with Q&A planned. Wednesday 10 AM – 11 AM. Super-Charged Marketing! Dominate your area with savvy Marketing! Learn how to sell more homes and how MHCs can fill more vacant sites. Attract more customers with cash and good credit....

the MHMSM Team 25 Jan 2015 Corporate Press Releases

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