Posts Tagged ‘memphis’

Tunica Show Registrations Roar ahead for Sale Event in 2013

February 26th, 2013 Comments off

If you wanted to exhibit at the Tunica Manufactured Housing Show the end of March, it’s too late, says Dennis Hill of Showways. The 80+ manufacturer displays and 101 service and supplier booths have been taken, and registration to attend is already up 135 attendees over the same time in 2012—and the show is still a month away. Billed as the largest manufactured home show, a promotional piece that went to MH industry-wide businesses documents the seminars as well as outside entertainment venues, including a bus trip to famed Beale St. in nearby Memphis, and a Bloody Mary Mixer morning to begin Thurs. A special presentation will be delivered by a wounded war veteran from Homes for Our Troops, a non-profit that gathers dollar and material donations to provide housing for veterans with serious disabilities. The Tunica Show runs Wed. March 27–Fri. March 29, and is sponsored by numerous big hitters in the industry. Please click here for more information.

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Attention Shoppers: The Time to Buy is Nigh

March 26th, 2012 Comments off

In an rent vs. buy index of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the nation, Trulia has determined it is a wiser decision to buy in 98 of them. The top ten cities where buying a home is a better deal: Detroit, Oklahoma City, Dayton Ohio, Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills Michigan, Toledo Ohio, Grand Rapids Michigan, Cleveland, Atlanta, Gary Indiana, and Memphis. The top ten where renting is smarter: Honolulu, San Francisco, New York City, San Jose California, Orange County CA, Los Angeles, San Diego, Colorado Springs CO, Boston, and Albuquerque NM. Trulia compares neighborhoods and properties, and then calculates the ratio between asking prices for rentals and for-sale homes to arrive at its conclusion. Based in San Francisco, Trulia tells it  collects information and maintains unique files on desireable places to live through its many contacts with real estate professionals.

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