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Advantages of the Electric Eel Sectional Cable Drain Cleaning Machine for Manufactured Homes

  • Written by Electric Eel
All homes need clean unclogged drainlines!

The Electric Eel Model C Sectional Cable Drain Cleaning Machine offers several key advantages in comparison to a drum-style drain cleaner. While the drum machines work well in certain applications, the versatility of the sectional machine is exceptional. First, the sectional cable machine allows for 500 RPM cable rotation, twice that of most drum machines. A major benefit of this is that the higher RPM offers better cleaning power for tough stoppages, such as roots. A second important advantage the sectional has versus the drum style involves the cable usage. The sectional cables, typically sold in 8 ft. increments, are more economical in that one section of cable can be replaced at a time. A damaged or worn section can simply be removed and replaced at a job site and can continue. A damaged continuous cable used in a drum machine will often interrupt the completion of a job until the entire cable can be replaced. The sectional machine is definitely more economical and less time consuming with respect to cable replacement and usage.

A third benefit of the Electric Eel Model C Sectional Cable Drain Cleaning Machine comes from a completely adjustable clutch feature you will find on a professional quality machine. The clutch protects the cable from overload when a tough stoppage is encountered. A fourth, and sometimes overlooked benefit, is that a drum-type machine has a fixed capacity of cable length typically 100 feet or less. The Electric Eel Model C Sectional Cable Drain Cleaning Machine can clean 3” - 10” diameter drainlines to distances up to 200 feet.

Other important aspects are its light weight, ease-of-transportation, and a fold-down handle for easy use in restricted areas such as crawl spaces.


Security Mortgage Group- MHC, Commercial Loans

  • Written by Security Mortgage Group


Security Mortgage Group LLC


Your Source for MH Community Financing Nationwide

·         Long Term Fixed Rates

·         Up to 30 year amortizations

·         80% LTV on acquisitions

·         Non-Recourse Terms

·         Interest Only available


Security Mortgage can provide financing for communities of all sizes and qualities.  Contact us anytime for a free analysis on your deal.


Security Mortgage Group LLC

(585) 423-0230

2370 Monroe Avenue

Rochester, NY 14618


Gerard D. DiMarco, Jr.

Managing Director


Anthony DiMarco

Managing Director


Pierce Redmond

Vice President



Pierce Redmond

Security Mortgage Group LLC

2370 Monroe Avenue

Rochester, New York 14618

Tel: (585) 423-0230

Cell: (585) 507-3359

Fax: (585) 232-3164

Hill Crest Crossing – Lower Burrel, PA For Sale 2,000,000

  • Written by MHRE



Hill Crest Crossings contains 200 sites, which was built in the 1970's, on 77.5+ acres with a density of 2.58 units per acre. The community is serviced by municipal water and a waste water treatment plant. Currently the water is master metered and included in the residents rent, offering an investor a immediate pass through opportunity. The streets are constructed of asphalt in which 1,000 lineal feet was milled and resurfaced in 2014. The remaining roads are in average to below average overall condition. Sites in the community average approximately 50x100 and can accommodate both single and double wide homes, with underground utilities, and off street parking for 2-3 cars. Hill Crest Crossing is a 2.5 star community with rents averaging $265 a month.

  • Significant upside opportunity
  • Asphalt streets streets with 2-3 dedicated parking sites per site
  • Below market rents
  • Municipal water pass through opportunity

MHRE Inc. specializes in the sale of family and age-restricted manufactured home and rv communities across the country.  Please contact us if you have any questions about this press release or are looking to buy or sell manufactured home communities.

Contact Christopher Nortley at MHRE Inc. 586-884-8416 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

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UMH Properties Looking to Acquire Manufactured Home Retail Dealership

  • Written by UMH Properties, Inc.

umh-logo-posted-on-mhpronews-comUMH Properties, Inc.  is seeking an existing manufactured home retail dealerships within two hours of one of our communities. We would like to purchase dealerships as well as retain all current employees.


About UMH Properties, Inc. -

UMH Properties, Inc., (UMH) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns and operates manufactured home communities in seven states throughout the northeast, including New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Indiana and Michigan.

UMH has been in business since 1968, operating as a public company since 1985. We own a portfolio of 95 manufactured home communities, housing approximately 16,600 home sites. 

UMH has a subsidiary, UMH Sales and Finance, which sells manufactured homes into its communities as well as costumers own property.

We encourage you to visit our investors website where you will find our most recent Annual Report, Letter to Shareholders, and SEC Filings. Our website also includes our Dividend Reinvestment Plan Description, Property Portfolio, and other key information that should be of interest to our shareholders and potential investors.

Increase  Value-

We believe your dealership can earn more as part of the UMH Family. UMH Properties, Inc. will increase sales and profits by having high quality community lots available and strong marketing campaigns.

 If interested please contact Kristi McGovern at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Job Announcement National Acquisitions and Portfolio Manager

  • Written by ROC-USA


Since its launch in May of 2008, ROC USA® Network has assisted 61 resident corporations in 14 states acquire their MHCs. These communities represent 3,845 homes and leveraged financing of $145 million.

ROC USA Network is looking for a National Manager to join its team in Concord, NH.

The Manager will oversee a national pipeline of prospective and active resident purchase opportunities and provide consultation on deal feasibility, sales negotiation, due diligence, and financial underwriting. They will also monitor the portfolio of ROCs and consult on asset and community management and capital improvement projects.

The full Job Description is available via email from Deb at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or
603-856-0246. ROC USA Network is an equal opportunity employer. 

Community Manager/Maintenance Manager Positions

  • Written by FBK Management, Inc.

We are currently looking for go-getter individuals and couples to manage and maintain our 4 star, family owned and operated, communities located in the major metro Chicago and St. Louis areas.  You must be looking for stable, long term employment. This position will include a base salary, housing allowance, aggressive commission structure and a pension/401K program; NO medical benefits are provided. Relocation may be required.  Applicant(s) must have property management, sales/leasing and basic property maintenance experience.  Home remodeling skills are a plus! E-mail Resume to:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

General Sales Manager/ Manufactured Homes

  • Written by UMH Properties

umh-properties-logo-posted-on-mhpronews-comOpportunity – General Sales Manager for a new regional manufactured home sales center located in Belle Vernon, P.A. 

Looking for someone who is looking for a GREAT career move! We are looking for an outgoing, high energy, task-oriented candidate that can run this office and build a sales team.

If you are experienced with a proven track record, superior people skills, have a highly motivated and energetic personality, and are seeking a career with a rapidly growing publicly-traded company, we look forward to meeting you!

The Ideal Candidate:

* Manufactured home sales and finance experience preferred.

* Community management experience a plus.

* Enthusiastic team builder.
• Must have a strong desire to succeed and excellent work ethic.
• Prior experience involving sales management.
• Great negotiation and presentation skills.
• Outgoing personality and professional appearance.
• Steady work history, must be able to pass background check, drug screen, and possess valid driver's license.

We Offer:

* Competitive base salary.

* Generous commission structure and incentives.

* 401K after one year.

Please email your resume in response to this ad. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Two Communities for Sale in Vermont

  • Written by the MHMSM Team
Owner financing possible.
Map of Vermont and surrounding area

Both in southern Vermont very near Mass and NY border. Very few Vermont communities come on the market. 
One is in Bennington, a vibrant small city, with a super site, with mature woods, 52 home sites, and no vacancy. By Vermont standards this is a very good community. $1,300,000 price. NOI $118,000  All age. 16.1 acres.
No park owned homes. Rent is $327.00 monthly.
The other in Pownal, a small, very rural town not far from Bennington or Williamstown, Mass. Blue collar park, 56 sites, one vacancy, all age, with many older homes. 23 park-owned homes with seller keeping homes and leasing back sites for 5 years, or will sell homes. 12.1 acres.
$1,008,000 price. NOI $115,300 Monthly rent is $310.00
Contact Marty Lavin at Vortex Properties 802-238-7777 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. 350 main Street, Burlington, VT 05401
Marty Lavin, Vortex Properties

Regional Manager



An employee in this position is responsible for property management program for each manufactured housing community. The employee is expected to have a thorough knowledge of all aspects of property management and especially Sales & Leasing for a manufactured housing community. This position is based in Pleasanton/Dublin,CA. You are expected to travel to communities in Northern & Central California.

This should also include knowledge and experience of the following items: management and training of staff, resident relations, property maintenance, marketing, operational duties, adherence to policies and procedures. This individual must have the ability to make critical decisions and exude leadership qualities to help drive a positive corporate culture.


Inspect Properties on a regular basis and follow up on inspection issues

Review and sign off on work orders and & MHC inspections

Work with onsite staff and supervise to ensure any park owned homes are rehabbed in a timely manner to have sold and or leased without delay

Help set goals for onsite management to ensure progress is being made

Make sure that managers abide by and meet expectations set by governing authorities


Enforce lease terms, rules & regulations

Help build and provide a sense of community for park residents

Create and build trust to engage residents to help refer additional tenants

Troubleshoot and resolve tenant related issues as they arise

Help staff retain and recruit responsible tenants

Occasionally work with legal counsel to evict problematic tenants


Work with new and existing vendors to obtain bids from vendors/contractors that provide high quality workmanship at the lowest cost possible.

Advise and assist onsite managers on how to properly screen and manage vendors/contractors including coordination of setup


Supervise staff to ensure tenants pay any late charges and issue default letters to delinquent tenants when necessary

Approve expenditures for the individual MHC’s

Submit regular reports including expense reports


Supervise the onsite resident manager on their duties

Develop and manage records and lists by property

Develop and maintain a relationship with each onsite staff member

Find and inspect manufactured homes that are available for sale

Participate in training and staff meetings as well as communicate with corporate office on a daily basis

Perform special projects as requested not limited to evaluating other MHC’s being considered for acquisition

Assist onsite mgr with retaining residents and attracting new tenants to achieve a 100% occupancy goal

Minimum Qualifications:

High School diploma, prefer Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree

5-7yrs Experience working as part of a property management team

Clean DMV record and reliable transportation

Solid written and verbal communication skills

Must be able to lift up to 75lbs and pass a physical exam

Self -Starter who sees the big picture and can provide leadership

Able to speak Spanish is desired

California Real Estate Salesperson License a plus!

Additional criteria:

Quality, accuracy and timeliness in performance of all duties is essential

A Positive can do attitude and enthusiasm coupled with a diplomatic skillset

Strong Tenant interaction with Customer Service ideals is a must

Passionate about building communities where residents thrive

Must be willing to carry a Cell phone to be reached for after hour emergencies

Outside the box thinker who’s mantra is continuous improvement

Must be willing to travel overnight 3 nights a month on average

Please email your pdf or Word version Cover Letter & Resume including Salary History to : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

MH Dealership and 2 subdivisions for sale. 

  • Written by Don Etnier


Owner retiring.  MH Dealership, builder business and 2 subdivisions (one in town and one in the county), plus additional raw land..approx 130 acres with water rights.  

Located in S.W. Colorado near Durango and Mesa Verde Nat'l Park, these subdivisions are complete with all utilities, approvals and roads. 

Ideal place to live and work with 300 days of sun, mild in the summer and generally good in the winter.  

Retirees make up about 40% of sales.  One place in the U.S. with NO natural disasters!  After 18 years in business, ready to call it quits!  Call Don at 970-565-8787 for package.  Willing to include equipment and business name. 

ARA National Manufactured Housing Group

  • Written by ARA National Manufactured Housing Group

ARA's National Manufactured Housing Group specializes in the disposition of family and age-restricted manufactured housing and recreational vehicle investment properties across the country. Misunderstood and overlooked just a few years ago, this asset class has grown into a mainstream investment product for ARA's private and institutional clients. Since this form of housing is typically the most reasonably priced for residents, with very low turnover and expense ratios, the sector arguably provides the most stable cash flow of any multi housing investment product. Also, these assets tend to provide a yield that is favorable when compared to conventional multifamily product in any given market.

In order to adjust to the changing needs of our clients, ARA responded by creating a focused, experienced platform to provide representation in this market.</p

The American Insurance Alliance (AIA)

  • Written by The American Insurance Alliance (AIA)

AIA logo


About Us


The American Insurance Alliance (AIA) is a partnership of independent agencies in the United States that specialize in manufactured housing and factory built housing. All of our member agencies have significant experience insuring manufactured home retailers, communities, installers, transporters, and other industry related companies. Our combined experience has been vital in developing a total approach to this industry. Through our collective expertise we have developed specialty applications, underwriting guidelines, and loss control methods that allow us to ascertain the current risk and the future risk to obtain a fair price for both the customer and the insurance carrier. We do business throughout the country. Most lenders, state regulators, and manufactured home associations know us well and are comfortable with our products and services. All these things have combined to make AIA the most dominant group of agents providing insurance to the Manufactured Housing Industry.


Why You Should Do Business With Us


When someone has a special medical need, they see a specialty health-care provider. You should do the same with your special insurance needs. Insuring the manufactured home industry is what we do. We have a long-term relationship with industry regulatory agencies and most industry leaders. You won’t find complaints about us with the Better Business Bureau, HUD, the Department of Insurance, or the Secretary of State. We know the coverage you need, and the coverage regulatory agencies and lenders demand. We are prompt, efficient, and we offer the best insurance values available anywhere.


Contact Us


To contact your local agent, click here

Earn up to $75,000 a year

Earn what you are worth, through true base salary, bonuses, commissions and benefits.

Must be:

  • Good communicator.

  • Good listener.

  • Dependable.

  • High integrity.

  • Solid, verifiable references.

  • Basic computer skills on normal office software.

  • Team player.

  • Appropriate vehicle that is properly insured.

Experience preferred, but will train right person.  EOE.  

Must be professional, coachable, willing to learn and apply a proven process.

Position Qualifying Pluses:

- Bi-lingual helpful, not required.

- Big ticket sales or housing experience.

- Visionary/creative.

IF YOU AREN'T Coachable and willing to follow our award winning customer service systems and processes, please save us both time and don't apply.

We provide the basics of life - quality, affordable factory-built homes - and we do it better for less.  We are looking for career minded individuals who will learn and present our homes and neighborhood to prospective clients in a warm, low key, professional fashion.


  • Love's Park, IL.
  • Lynwood, IL.

Please email us your up to date resume, with verifiable salary history, references with phone numbers and appropriate cover letter to:

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wait for us to contact you, no call ins or walk-ins, please. 

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Sales Opportunities!

  • Written by the MHMSM Team

Pros can earn $5k, $6k, $7k, $8k, $10k dollars per month plus bonuses! Soar like an eagle with the factory-built housing industry's fastest growing information source. Have a look at our Spread Your Wings page and if you've got what it takes, apply now!

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Office from Home MH Biz Opportunity

  • Written by the MHMSM Team

Got time? Know the Manufactured Housing Industry? Have PC skills and a home office set up? Do you have the right 'soft skills' and people skills to work with business pros and executives?

Then we need to talk.

1099 Contract work. Solid 5 to 6 figure potential for a motivated performer. We have the product, your provide passion, drive and time. Earn from home. Tap into the future in factory built housing today.

Send resume, contact info to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. No phone calls at this time, please. Thank you.

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MHRE Represents a Client looking to Acquire 3,000- 4,000 Sites in Colorado

  • Written by MHRE


MHRE represents a buyer aggressively seeking to acquire 3,000 - 4,000 MHC Sites in Colorado over the next 24 months.

  • All Cash Offers With No Financing Contingency
  • Close in 45 Days or Less
  • No Commission Paid By Seller
  • Community Needs a Minimum of 100 Sites
  • Private Utilities OK
  • Value Add or Stabilized

MHRE Inc. specializes in the sale of family and age-restricted manufactured home and rv communities across the country.  Please contact us if you have any questions about this press release or are looking to buy or sell manufactured home communities.

Contact Christopher Nortley at MHRE Inc. 586-884-8416 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

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