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Freddie Mac’s Manufactured Housing, Myths vs Facts – Your Professional Thoughts?

August 10th, 2018 No comments


We’ll weigh in on this Freddie Mac handout promoting manufactured housing another time, but would value that of the readers of Daily Business News on MHProNews.


Here it is, below. We just have this suggestion, as you look at this handout from Freddie Mac, meant to promote manufactured housing.  Please consider it from all angles.

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  • What do you think could have been different?

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  • What might have made this handout intended for home-shopping consumers better?

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Canadian and American Financial and Banking Systems Compared, Infographic

May 16th, 2018 Comments off


The Daily Business News reports every day on Canadian based companies as well as U.S. based firms in our evening market report.  But it’s been a while since we’ve taken a broader look at the Canadian market, or done a comparison with how U.S. and Canada are similar and differ.


So, the following interesting Visual Capitalist infographic is a step toward providing a look at life north of the longest peaceful border on planet earth.

As is widely known, Canada avoided much of the turbulence that was experienced in the U.S. during the run up to and since the 2008 mortgage/housing crisis.  But like the U.S., affordable housing is an issue north of the border.

Manufactured housing regrettably experiences resistance on either side of the 49th parallel.

Against that backdrop, per RBC Global Asset Management and VC:

General Differences:

Historically, the Canadian banking system favors a limited quantity of banks, and many branches. It also carries the British influence of valuing stability over experimentation. Meanwhile, U.S. banking is more decentralized and localized, and more open to experimentation. This has led to trial and error, but also the world’s largest bank system.”


Regulatory Focuses

Canada’s banking system tends to promote safety and soundness, while the American system keys in on privacy, anti-money laundering, banking access, and consumer protection measures.”


Market Environment
The Canadian market is worth C$142 billion (US$111 billion) per year, while the U.S. market is over 10x bigger at US$1.4 trillion. Interestingly, these market sizes explain why Canadian banks often seek growth opportunities in the U.S. market, while U.S. banks just focus on the massive domestic sector for growth.”

Number of Banks

There are 85 banks in Canada, and 4,938 in the United States.”

Market Share
Canada’s five biggest banks hold a whopping 89% of market share, while America’s five biggest banks only hold 35% of market share.”



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The Evolution of America’s Energy Supply (1776 – 2014) Infographic

July 27th, 2017 Comments off

EvolutionAmericasEnergySupplyWith all the drama in manufactured housing around energy related issues, the VC infographic below makes for a nice change of pace on the Daily Business News.



Useful insights.

On a serious note, energy is connected to essentially every profession and industry in the nation.

Manufactured housing is no exception.




The Evolution of America’s Energy Supply, 1776 – 2014


The nation is rediscovering its oil, natural gas and “clean coal” – all of which are plentiful.  They current administration is promoting those low cost domestic options, all part of a plan to drive down costs for producers and citizens alike.

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Clayton Homes Announces New Home Buyer Tool

January 13th, 2017 Comments off

Kevin Clayton, left, Warren Buffett, right, standing in a Clayton Homes model. Credit, TodayOnline.

Clayton Homes, a subsidiary of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK/A) has announced its commitment to make the home buying process an outstanding experience for customers during every single step.

With the release of a news infographic, They can now guide the customer through the experience of shopping for a home.

The company tells MHProNews that the infographic walks customers through the complete “homebuyer’s journey,” from browsing the website to becoming a homeowner.

Clayton already offers a number of tools for navigating the homeownership process on its website, including a “Learn” page that provides helpful articles and videos that educate customers on what they can expect.


The new Clayton Homes infographic. Credit: Clayton Homes.

The Learn section of Clayton Homes is full of helpful resources and guides for homebuyers,” said Clayton CEO, Kevin Clayton.

We want people to know what to expect at every step of the way because a better informed customer creates an empowered homebuyer. When the process is demystified, our customers are able to better make informed decisions and truly enjoy the journey of finding, designing and buying a Clayton Built home that is perfect for their families.

Clayton is further enhancing the home-buying experience through the unveiling of its newest customer experience initiative, “Building Happyness.” The mantra is designed to remind Clayton team members that every customer touchpoint is an opportunity to make the experience extraordinary.


Clayton Fusion model, New Durham Estates, Westville, IN.

We are always looking to provide the best customer experience possible at every step of the home-buying process,” said Clayton.

As a company providing the dream of home ownership, we are responsible with helping each customer in their pursuit of happiness. We will deliver an outstanding experience by continuing to push ourselves to focus on innovation, sustainability, quality and durability.

Clayton Homes is the largest producer of manufactured homes (MH) in North America. Vertically integrated, the company has several hundred retail centers nationwide. Through its affiliates and family of brands, Clayton builds, sells, finances, leases and insures Clayton-built manufactured, modular homes.  The operation also buys products and uses services from other producers.

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