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Check out the FREE business building workshops, finance forums and seminar line up, see below!

 

Thursday, March 1, 2012 at the Quik Trip Center in Tulsa OK:

10:30 AM Need More Inventory (wholesale, floorplan) Financing? The newly revised SBA Floorplan lending program will be presented by an SBA official. Learn the facts on how you and your choice of area bankers can team up to use this program, available NOW.

11:45 - 12:30 “How To Get The Most of Your Appraisal” by Sherrie Clevenger, NADA. Appraisals are a hot issue in lending today and Sherrie will give you powerful tips and insights so that you can take more deals to thebank.

12:30 - 1:15 PM “Get Savvy with the Latest Finance Programs Available on Manufactured Homes” by Matt Childers, 21st Mortgage. 21st Mortgage has come out with new programs geared for manufactured home communities (okay, you can whisper the name 'mobile home park') and street retailer programs designed to fill sites and sell homes! Don't miss this lunch and learn with Matt Childers..

2:00 PM - Attorney Kurt Kelly will be presenting two programs, one for Retailers another for Communities. The first will be MH Park Management/ Risk Control Presentation. Kurt has given this power packed presentation the following sub-titles:

  • "Here's How Me, Daryl, and My Other Brother Daryl Ran Our Park and Why We Got Sued So Many Times"

  • "Great Ways to Get Sued and Lose Your Park"

  • "Smart Management:  How to Avoid Lawsuits and Losses in Your Park"

Kurt will show you how to avoid key risks in your manufactured home community that can protect your investment and keep you profitable!

3:15 PM How to Attract More Customers with Good Credit. L. A. 'Tony' Kovach will share some proven strategies that are proven to attract more customers to retailer centers and manufactured home communities that are selling or leasing homes. See why hundreds of MH Pros have found this presentation to be a winner for their business, see the link above for more details.

6:30 PM All Industry Night Party – drink, eat and network with your peers at the Quik-Trip Center at Expo Square, near the show floor! Courtesy of the sponsors of the GSWHS,

Friday, March 2, 2012

9:45 AM (This is a repeat of the Thursday event on the same subject, if you can't catch it Thursday, come Friday!) Need More Inventory (wholesale, floorplan) Financing? The newly revised SBA Floorplan lending program will be presented by an SBA official. Learn the facts on how you and your choice of area bankers can team up to use this program, available NOW.

10:45 AM Manufactured Home Finance Forum – moderated by Industry Financing pro and former MHI interim president, Dick Ernst. Learn all the Best Financing Options for your Manufactured Home Customers available from these 7 top Industry Lenders! The following lenders have agreed to present their 'best of the best' programs:

  • 21st Mortgage

  • CU Factory Built Lending

  • Triad Financial

  • US Bank

  • Cascade Financial

  • CIS

  • First Guarantee Mortgage Corporation

Each lender will hit the highlights of their latest and new programs for about 7-9 minutes each. At the end of the panel's presentation, there will be time for questions from attendees like you, so come prepared to ask these experts what's on your mind!

1:00 PM Avoiding Dealer Risk and Liability – by Attorney Kurt Kelly.MH Retailer Management/Risk Control Presentation. Kurt has given this presentation the following sub-titles:

  • "Toting Toward Armageddon:  Great Ways to Get Sued at Your Dealership and Lose it All"

  • "Smart Management:  Loss Control is The Best Investment You'll Ever Make"
"Really?!  You Did That?!?  A Retailers Top 10 Dumb Management Ideas"

In this sue happy culture, you can't afford not to come and learn what Kurt has to share with Retailers and Community operators to protect your business interests! When you register above, you are already have access to these presentations too.

2:15 PM Discover Legal no down payment loans in fee simple sales (no, I'm not talking about 'land in lieu) that is non-recourse. This is a 'no-brainer' loan program that every MH Retailer needs to learn and use. William “Bill” Lawson of First Guarantee Mortgage Corporation will share the details of how you can tap into this mis-understood and under-used loan program.

You will also get some quick insights into other products you can use to grow your business:

VA loans in fee simple sales available today with no down payments (yes, this is different than the loan program noted above) that is non-recourse. With a rising number of vets, this is a another no-brainer to learn and implement.

FHA Title II Loans with 3.5% down payments, manually underwritten so no minimum FICO needed and one time close available. Land-in-lieu can be done with Title II too.

 

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