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National Manufactured Housing Associations

Manufactured Housing Institute
2111 Wilson Blvd. Ste. 100
Arlington, Virginia 22201
(703) 558-0400
FAX (703) 558-0401

Web: www.manufacturedhousing.org

National Communities Council
2101 Wilson Blvd.
Suite 610
Arlington, VA 22201
Telephone: (703) 558-0400
Fax: (703) 558-0401
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Web: www.mhcommunities.org

Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 508
Washington, District of Columbia 20004
(202) 783-4087
FAX (202) 783-4075
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State Manufactured Housing Associations

Alabama MHA
Sherry Norris
PO Box 241607
Montgomery, AL 36124
Ph: (334) 244-7828 Fax: (334) 244-9339
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Arizona Housing Association
Ken Anderson, PHC
4525 S Lakeshore Dr. Suite 105
Tempe, AZ 85282-7047
Ph: (480) 456-6530 Fax: (480) 456-6529
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Arkansas MHA
J.D. Harper
1123 S University Ave. Suite 720
Little Rock, AR 72204-1614
Ph: (501) 663-8444 Fax: (501) 663-8447
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California MHI
Jess Maxcy
10630 Town Center Dr. Suite 120
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Ph: (909) 987-2599 Fax: (909) 989-0434
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Mobilehome Parkowners Alliance
Natalie Costaglio
California Mobilehome Parkowners Alliance
c/o Mobile Community Mgmt Co.
1801 E Edinger Ave., Suite 230
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Ph: (949) 380-3304 Fax: (949) 380-3305
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Connecticut MHA
Nancy Palmisano
PO Box 605
Bristol, CT 06011-0605
Ph: (860) 584-5915 Fax: (860) 584-5930
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First State MHA
Jennifer Allen, PHC
1675 S State St.
Suite E Dover, DE 19901
Ph: (302) 674-5868 Fax: (302) 674-5960
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Florida MHA
James Ayotte
3606 Maclay Blvd. S Suite 200
Tallahassee, FL 32312
Ph: (850) 907-9111 Fax: (850) 907-9119
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Georgia MHA
C. Jay Hamilton
199 E Main St.
PO Box 1538 Forsyth, GA 31029
Ph: (478) 994-0006 Fax: (478) 994-0060
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Idaho Housing Alliance
Teri Ottens
Idaho Housing Alliance
PO Box 8224 Boise, ID 83707
Ph: (208) 947-8094 Fax: (208) 321-4819
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Illinois MHA
R. W. Thieman, CAE Illinois MHA
3085 Stevenson Dr. Suite 200
Springfield, IL 62703
Ph: (217) 529-9120 Fax:(217) 544-4642
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Indiana MHA
Mark Bowersox
Indiana MHA 3210 Rand Rd.
Indianapolis, IN 46241-5499
Ph: (317) 247-6258 Fax: (317) 243-9174
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Iowa MHA
Joe M. Kelly
400 Dean Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50316-3938
Ph: (515) 265-1497 Fax: (515) 265-6480
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Kansas MHA
Martha Neu Smith
3521 SW 5th St.
Topeka, KS 66606
Ph: (785) 357-5256 Fax:(785) 357-5257
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Kentucky MHI
Betty C. Whittaker
Kentucky MHI
2170 US 127 S
Frankfort, KY 40601
Ph: (502) 223-0490 Fax: (502) 223-7305
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LMHA
Steve Duke
LMHA 4847 Revere Ave.
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Ph: (225) 925-9041 Fax:(225) 925-1208
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Manufactured & Modular Home Association of Minnesota
Mark Brunner
33 E Wentworth Ave. Suite 265
West St. Paul, MN 55118
Ph: (651) 450-4700 Fax: (651) 450-1110
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Manufactured Home Community Owners
Marolyn C. Mann, CAE
1344 Disc Dr. #463
Sparks, NV 89441
Ph: (775) 622-9641 Fax:(775) 622-9502
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Maryland Manufactured Housing Coalition, Inc.
Mark Weinman
Deep Run Associates PO Box 5992
Baltimore, MD 21282-5992
Ph: (410) 653-1080 Fax: (410) 653-9854
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Massachusetts MHA
Mary McBrady
PO Box 73
Halifax, MA 02338
Ph: (508) 460-9523
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MHA of Maine
Tinamarie Smith
PO Box 6886
Scarborough, ME 04070
Ph: (207) 680-6426 Fax:(207) 883-8089
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MHA of Oklahoma
Deanna Fields, PHC
6400 S Shields
Oklahoma City, OK 73149
Ph: (405) 634-5050 Fax:(405) 634-5355
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MHC of Arizona
Susan Brenton MHC of Arizona
2158 N Gilbert Rd. Suite 116
Mesa, AZ 85203
Ph: (480) 345-4202 Fax:(480) 345-4205
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MHC of Oregon
Charles Carpenter
3878 Beverly Ave., NE
Suite H-18
Salem, OR 97305
Ph: (503) 391-4496 Fax: (503) 214-8100
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MHC of Washington
Ken Spencer
509 E 12th Ave. SE Suite 7
Olympia, WA 98501
Ph: (800) 345-5608 Fax: (360) 753-8731
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MHI of Maryland
Lee Sullivan
Showcase Homes, Inc.
PO Box 37
Pinto, MD 21556
Ph: (301) 729-2511 Fax: (301) 729-2975
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MHI of South Carolina
Mark Dillard
PO Box 1781
Columbia, SC 29202
Ph: (803) 771-9046 Fax: (803) 771-7023
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Michigan MHA
Timothy J. DeWitt, CAE
2222 Association Dr.
Okemos, MI 48864-5978
Ph: (517) 349-3300 Fax: (517) 349-3543
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Mississippi MHA
Jennifer Hall
PO Box 320369
1001 Airport Rd.
Jackson, MS 39232
Ph: (601) 939-8820 Fax: (601) 939-7988
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Missouri MHA
Thomas Hagar
4748 Country Club Dr.
Jefferson City, MO 65109-4541
Ph: (573) 636-8660 Fax: (573) 636-4912
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Montana MH & RV Assoc.
Stuart Doggett
PO Box 4396
Helena, MT 59604-4396
Ph: (406) 442-2164 Fax: (406) 442-8018
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NCMHA
Brad Lovin
PO Box 58648
Raleigh, NC 27658-8648
Ph: (919) 872-2740 Fax: (919) 872-4826
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Nebraska MHA
Martin B. Huff
PO Box 22097
Lincoln, NE 68542-2097
Ph: (402) 475-3675 Fax:(402) 475-1359
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Nevada Housing Alliance
Leo A. Poggione, PHC
PO Box 7036
Reno, NV 89510
ph: (775) 323-6229 Fax: (775) 323-6647
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New Jersey MHA
Jane Chady
2741 Nottingham Way
Trenton, NJ 08619
Ph: (609) 588-9040 Fax: (609) 587-6697
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New Mexico MHA
Mark Duran
6001 Indian School Rd. NE Suite 560
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Ph: (505) 830-3764 Fax: (505) 830-3772
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New York Housing Association, Inc.
Nancy P. Geer, PHC
634 Watervliet Shaker Rd.
Latham, NY 12110-3618
Ph: (518) 867-3242 Fax: (518) 867-3245
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NH Manufactured and Modular Housing Association
Jodi Grimbilas
PO Box 451
Concord, NH 03302-0451
Ph: (603) 629-9369 Fax: (603) 226-0165
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North Dakota MHA
Camie Mosbrucker
PO Box 2681
Bismarck, ND 58502
Ph: (701) 223-6671 Fax: (701) 223-8574
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Northwest Housing Association
Joan Brown
1530 Evergreen Park Dr., SW
Olympia, WA 98502-0800
Ph: (360) 357-5650 Fax: (360) 357-5651
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Ohio MHA
Tim Williams
5640 Frantz Rd.
Dublin, OH 43017
Ph: (614) 799-2340 Fax: (614) 799-0616
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Oregon MHA
Don Miner
2255 State St.
Salem, OR 97301
Ph: (503) 364-2470 Fax: (503) 371-7374
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Pennsylvania MHA
Mary Gaiski, PHC
315 Limekiln Rd.
PO Box 248
New Cumberland, PA 17070
Ph: (888) 242-7642 Fax: (717) 774-5596
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Rocky Mountain Home Association & Utah Housing Alliance
Tawny Peyton
PO Box 1196
Berthoud, CO 80513
Ph: (303) 832-2022 Fax: (800) 998-3208
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South Dakota MHA
Jerry L. Vogeler
PO Box 7077
Pierre, SD 57501
Ph: (800) 657-4352 Fax: (605) 223-2061
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Tennessee Housing Association
Marla Y. Jackson
604 4th Ave. N
Nashville, TN 37219
Ph: (615) 256-4733 Fax: (615) 255-8869
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Texas MHA
D.J. Pendleton Texas MHA
505 W 14th St.
Austin, TX 78701
Ph: (512) 459-1221 Fax: (512) 459-1511
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Virginia Manufactured and Modular Housing Assoc.
Tyler Craddock
8413 Patterson Ave.
Henrico, VA 23229
Ph: (804) 750-2500 Fax: (804) 741-3027
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West Virginia Housing Institute, Inc.
A. V. Gallagher
PO Box 2182
Charleston, WV 25328-2182
Ph: (304) 346-8985 Fax: (304) 400-4509
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Western MHC Assn.
Sheila Dey
455 Capitol Mall Suite 800
Sacramento, CA 95814
Ph: (916) 448-7002 Fax: (916) 448-7085
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Wisconsin Housing Alliance
Ross Kinzler
258 Corporate Dr. Suite 200C
Madison, WI 53714
Ph: (608) 255-3131 Fax: (608) 255-5595
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Wyoming Housing Alliance
Laurie Urbigkit
PO Box 1493
Riverton, WY 82501
Ph: (307) 851-1191
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CANADA

British Columbia Active Manufactured Home Owners Association
Box 1000
Saanichton, BC, V8M 2C5
(250) 544-1456
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www.amhoa.ca

Manufactured Home Park Owners Alliance of British Columbia
830 B Pembroke Street
Victoria, BC  V8T 1H9 Phone (877) 222-4560

www.mhpo.com

Modular Housing Association of Alberta & Saskatchewan
#401, 4909 - 49 Street
Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 1V1
Phone: (403) 347-8925
Toll Free: 1-866-866-8106
Fax: (403) 347-2505

www.affordablehomes.ca

Manufactured Housing Association of British Columbia
P.O. Box 31661
Pitt Meadows, British Columbia V3Y 2H1
Tel: (604) 465-5119
Fax: (604) 465-8655

www.mhabc.com

Manufactured Housing Association of Atlantic Canada
5 Cedarwood Avenue
Moncton, NB  E1H 2T9

Tel: 506.854.1929
Toll Free: 888.341.4663
Fax: 506.854.3034

www.mhaac.ca

Ontario Manufactured Housing Association
P.O. Box 54
Strathroy, Ontario N7G 3J1
Tel: (519) 215-9594
Fax: (604) 245-3516
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www.omha.org

Manitoba Park Owners Association
Box 1178
Winkler, Manitoba R6W 4B2
Tel: (204) 325-0042 Fax: (204) 325-5141
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www.manitobaparks.ca

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Daily Business News Briefs

Patrick, UMH Surge, Manufactured Housing CV Spikes, Broader Markets Dip

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As the Daily Business News covered recently, President Donald Trump’s first 100 days have been a whirlwind of movement, including doubling down on his promises for immigration and building the border wall. At the heart of the conversation about building the wall is the cost, estimated to be $28 billion. While that price has raised […]...

26 Apr 2017

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Triad Financial Services Creates New Program Manufactured Home Dealers

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Triad Financial Services, Inc. tells MHProNews that it has formed the Triad Manufactured Home Risk Purchasing Group (RPG) for manufactured home dealers. Triad says that it created the program in response to the increasing demand for affordable liability insurance for manufactured home retail dealers. In addition to the insurance savings, the...

26 Apr 2017

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UPDATE: MHC Future in Doubt, the Other Side of Rent Control

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In an update to the story that the Daily Business News originally covered here, residents at the Thetis Lake Campground community in View Royal, British Columbia, Canada, are facing an imminent threat. According to Western Investor, assessments on the community are threatening the viability of the most affordable housing option in the province,...

26 Apr 2017

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As President Donald Trump reaches the magic 100-day mark in office, new polling and statistics show that many American’s believe he’s getting the job done. According to Lifezette, approximately 73 percent of American voters approve of President Trump’s performance in fighting for American jobs in an ABC News/Washington Post poll released this past...

25 Apr 2017

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Modular Housing Visions are Looking Up in New York’s Big Apple

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FINANCING

Security Mortgage Group Setting Hot Pace in First Quarter of 2017

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NFIB Provides Vital Small Business Guide

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Moves In U.S. Home Price Index

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Media, MHI Members Welcomed, Industry Warned

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Cavco’s Buyout

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April Fools? – MHVille’s Complicated Politics, 2017

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ELS’ Sam Zell Sounds Off on Trump’s Wall

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City Residents Make Unexpected Moves – Opportunity for MH?

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Diverse Industry Reactions to Manufactured Home Community Closure Issue

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by RC Williams In Chesterfield, Missouri, residents of the town’s only manufactured home community received some very shocking news this week. NSP_READMORE

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Chicago’s Mayor Favors Massive Modular Project

Chicago’s Mayor Favors Massive Modular Project

by RC Williams In a follow up to a story that Daily Business News originally covered here, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is “gung ho” about developers planning to build 12,000 modular homes,... NSP_READMORE

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Developers Going MOD in Housing Crisis

Developers Going MOD in Housing Crisis

by RC Williams In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, two developers have turned to modular housing to ease the stress of finding housing. NSP_READMORE

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Barry and “Be the Change!” Doing Good, Pays

Barry and “Be the Change!” Doing Good, Pays

by L. A. ‘Tony’ Kovach We decided this month to highlight a simple yet profound reality. NSP_READMORE

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Is What You Say Always Consistent with What You Believe?

Is What You Say Always Consistent with What You Believe?

by Tim Connor, CSP There is a Native American legend that says - you will only get into Heaven leaning on the shoulders of someone you helped while you... NSP_READMORE

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Triad Financial Services Inc., Announces Formation of Triad Manufactured Home Risk Purchasing Group for Manufactured Home Dealers

Jacksonville, Fla. (April 21,2017) – Triad Financial Services, Inc (Triad) has been providing services to the manufactured home industry for over 50 years. During this time, Triad has incorporated various services to better assist those in the manufactured home industry. In 2016, Triad created a Risk Purchasing Group (RPG) in response to the increasing demand for affordable liability insurance for manufactured home retail dealers. In addition to insurance savings, the program will provide periodic loss prevention and risk management tips and information. In addition to the general liability program, Triad’s insurance division provides competitively priced inventory open lot coverage, commercial property coverage, commercial auto insurance, coverage for contractors equipment, as well as access to a national homeowners program for manufactured housing. Recent changes in the manufactured home general liability insurance markets have...

the MHMSM Team 26 Apr 2017 Corporate Press Releases

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Call for Nominations for the RV/MH Hall …

Call for Nominations for the RV/MH Hall of Fame Class of 2018

ELKHART, Ind., -- It's still six months until the October 31, deadline for nominations for the RV/MH Hall of Fame Class of 2018, and Darryl Searer, president of the RV/MH Heritage Foundation (Foundation) wanted to remind those considering nominating someone that they should start working on their nomination. Searer said, "Even though we are intensely planning for the induction dinner celebration for the Class of 2017 on August 7, 2017, it's really not too early to start the process of nominating a deserving individual to the Hall of Fame for the Class of 2018. It's a lengthy process that should not wait until the last minute, so I urge those who are considering a nominee to download the guidelines and forms so their nominee can be considered for the Class of 2018." The nomination...

Soheyla Kovach 21 Apr 2017 Corporate Press Releases

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*** Price Reduction *** North Tampa Port…

*** Price Reduction *** North Tampa Portfolio - MH & RV | 380 Sites | Florida

Portfolio Overview The North Tampa Portfolio consist of 3 communities in which 2 are located in Port Richey while the 3rd is located in Hudson, FL. All the communities have very desirable locations and convenient for an owner to have centralized management to create economies of scale. The trailing cap rates as a portfolio are in the 6.06% to 8.09% range while the year 1 pro-forma cap rates are in the 7.09% to 8.58% range.  This portfolio is a perfect opportunity for an investor to capitalize on the strong demand and growth occurring in Florida while being able to create economies of scale with a purchase of 380 sites. Portfolio Summary Investment:              3 Property Portfolio Star Class:               2-3 MH Sites:                 70 RV Sites:  ...

the MHMSM Team 04 Apr 2017 Corporate Press Releases

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SECURITY MORTGAGE GROUP Finances $78,632…

SECURITY MORTGAGE GROUP Finances $78,632,000 in the First Quarter 2017

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Security Mortgage Group, a national award-winning MH Community lending broker, is pleased to have financed $78,632,000 thus far in 2017 for several manufactured home communities nationwide. The most recent March closings included the following: Managing Director, Gerard D. DiMarco, Jr., secured acquisition financing for two manufactured home communities totaling 192 sites in Wyoming. The $4,750,000 loan featured a limited prepayment penalty and flexible lending terms. Gerry also helped negotiate financing for a repeat client’s purchase of a 184-site mobile home and RV park in Corpus Christi, TX with a non-recourse loan of $2,445,000.  Anthony J. DiMarco, the other managing director, helped negotiate financing for a repeat client’s Ohio and Kentucky MHC Portfolio with over 700 sites. The $26,025,000 non-recourse loan featured a long-term fixed rate.   In addition, Anthony closed a...

the MHMSM Team 04 Apr 2017 Corporate Press Releases

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Live Oaks & Blue Oaks MHP Portfolio | 17…

Live Oaks & Blue Oaks MHP Portfolio | 170 Sites | Topeka, Kansas

Property Overview MHRE Inc is pleased to present Live Oaks and Blue Oaks located in Topeka, Kansas. The communities are situated just 4.2 miles away from each other. Together, there are 170 MH sites. Blue Oaks has 8 park owned homes, of which 5 are occupied. It has strong employment next door with two distribution centers for Target and Home Depot. Live Oaks has 11 park owned homes, of which 4 are occupied. This community is in an excellent location with great road frontage and heavy traffic count, and it is near the university and other various businesses. The current owners have put in time and effort to clean and fix up the communities. They repaired and replaced the underground utility lines and fixed up the roads. The market for rentals is available,...

the MHMSM Team 04 Apr 2017 Corporate Press Releases

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Sizzling Sunshine Homes! @ Tunica Show …

 Sizzling Sunshine Homes! @ Tunica Show = Exclusive “Total Package” for More Sales for Retailers, Communities, and Builder/Developers

Business is BOOMING at Sunshine Homes!  Retailers, communities, and builder/developers are watching homes sell fast and at good margins.  Let’s review some of the reasons. As important as great homes are, what we do to support our independent retailers and communities that compliments those sizzling model homes in your inventory can mean the difference between okay sales, and homes that turn several times a year. First, if you’re ready to attract more customers that pay cash or has good credit, look no further than Sunshine Homes.  Our Energy Star ™ rated homes are residential designs that impress and sell previous owners of conventional homes.  You can have floorplans ordered either as a HUD Code manufactured home, or as a state coded modular home. Award-winning Stan Dye of Star Homes says that 99% of...

the MHMSM Team 24 Mar 2017 Corporate Press Releases

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