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December 2010 Vol. 2 No. 3

by Dennis Hill, Show Ways

LMHS NewsletterEditor’s Note: Heading to the Louisville Manufactured Housing Show January 12-14? The latest newsletter from Dennis Hill at Show Ways has updated information about exhibitors, hotels and seminars that will include information on effective pricing, self-financing and how to dominate your local market. The newsletter contains an up-to-date list of exhibitors including Fairmont Homes and 21st Mortgage Corporation and answers questions about why you should go. Also note the registration cut-off date is December 29. Click here to read the newsletter.

by George F. Allen

George F. Allen photoA Sense of Personal Legacy… doesn't usually blossom overnight, unless you expect to die tomorrow.

And, one's sense of corporate legacy is another matter altogether….

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by Michael F.B. Barnabas

Every Industry is made up of companies. Companies are made up of people. You may be in a company of 1, 100 or 1000. Regardless of size, it is the performance of people, individuals like yourself, that make or break a company. So it is individuals like yourself who create and fuel the growth of a company. When enough companies grow, so does an Industry. There is no secret to industry growth; the key is to help people improve, to motivate and empower them to improve bottom line performance. What we are talking about is information, education and inspiration.

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by Chad Carr

Chad Carr photoThe first step in any marketing program is to let people know you exist. You can't build a relationship with a potential buyer until they first know about you and your company. Traditionally retailers would use advertising such as Television, Radio and Newspapers to reach out to the consumer with a message about their homes. Once people knew about you, those who were interested in your homes could call or visit your sales center.

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by Tim Connor, CSP

Tim Connor photoIs 2011 going to be a repeat of 2010 or have you learned some lessons so that you can create different outcomes in 2011? Why do I ask this simple question as the year comes to a close?

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by Tim Connor, CSP

Tim Connor photoOne of the common mistakes of organizations that struggle each year is the failure to spend adequate time in analysis, review or just simple introspection about attitudes, behaviors or outcomes. Well, there are only two weeks left before we begin another year. For you–will it be same outcomes, just a different year? Or, will your

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by Maria Cucchiara

Maria Cucchiara photoYou've probably heard by now that your business needs a Facebook page. With more than 500 million active users, Facebook is the number-one-ranked social media website in the world. As a social media outlet, it is where your company's consumers go when they are socializing with their friends on the web.

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by Suzanne Felber, LifeStylist®

Suzanne Felber photoThe Home Idea Factory does more than do just interior design and show houses - we also work with manufacturers on new product design. People either love us or hate us for introducing Home Depot to our industry, but by offering products in our homes that were "residential" instead of just for our industry, we were able to attract a new buyer.

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by Nadeen Green

Nadeen Green photoIt is the holiday season and people of many faiths and cultures will be giving gifts. So in the spirit of the season, here is my gift to the readers at MHMSM.com. A word search giving you some interesting tidbits on fair housing, but only if you are willing to look for them. The clues are below, so learn and enjoy. And if you become stuck or frustrated, I am only an email away with the answers: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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by Edward 'Eddie' Hicks

Eddie Hicks photoWhether you refer to it as a trailer park, mobile home park, manufactured home park or LLCommunity, today's manufactured housing land lease community is widely sought after by sophisticated real estate income property investors. However, in today's market, their pricing guidelines can often be less than seller's expectations. And, it may be difficult to sell communities that are not "investment grade," or those that are large enough with sufficient income to provide for expensive full-time on-site management, maintenance reserves, and external management fees; all of which are typical underwriting requirements by many lenders. http://youtu.be/S1V6xJ3x_dM As a result, community owners are finding that their pricing can be substantially higher than these investment-oriented income property firms are willing to sell.

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by Mike Hourigan, CSP

Mike Hourigan photo"He's an old hippie and he don't know what to do - should he hang on to the old or grab on to the new?" This verse is from the popular song Old Hippie by the Bellamy Brothers. The song goes on to describe how an old hippy turns 39 and starts to realize the world may have passed him by. He was so cool in the 60's - he knew the hip lingo, wore all the cool clothes, and trusted no one over 30. Now he seems irrelevant and he is questioning his whole existence and wondering what he should do about it.

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by Chrissy Jackson

Chrissy Jackson photoNow, just for review–why upgrade? Why voluntarily spend all this money and put yourself through the headaches, and your residents through all the inconveniences? Is it really worth it? Does it really increase the value of your community? Would you be better off not doing it? Let's look at some cold, hard facts to determine the answers to those questions and more.

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by L.A. 'Tony Kovach

L.A. 'Tony' Kovach photoNot too long ago, a corporate owner/executive called me. We had a fascinating conversation about the future of America. I say 'conversation' in quotes, as I did more listening than speaking. This affluent and successful person stated his belief that within 10-15 years, the middle class in the U.S. would essentially be wiped out. He stated his reasons for thinking this. There would be the rich and the poor. He told me that we must all choose which group that we would want to be in.

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by Greg McClanahan

Greg McClanahan photoThe character trait of 'Generosity' claims our attention during the Christmas holiday season. Today's message teaches us that quiet generosity can be found in the most unlikely places. As you read, I encourage you to think of the quiet ways you can make a difference in the lives of your family, colleagues, customers and those you see who are in need.

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by George Porter

George Porter photoThis entire industry is powered by the wants of the consumers, not necessarily their needs. The consumers may want something and, therefore, feel they need it. On the other hand, if the consumers don't want something, then they probably feel they don't need it. If this seems a little confusing, then bear with me for a few minutes and I will explain.

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by Kenneth Rishel

It is always a surprise when an experienced operator starts talking of repossession rates that near 25%. It is never a surprise to find out that same operator rarely has a mathematically modeled credit matrix from which the underwriters make their credit granting decisions. While a credit matrix is the first line of defense against repossession, many owner-assisted finance operations seem to lack one because they fail to understand just how important this tool is to them.

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by Dave Shanklin

Dave Shanklin photoIn a time when we're all grasping to understand new legislation, one of our industry's lenders delivers a Christmas present: an announcement that they've dropped their rates for short-term loans to a record-low 4.99%.

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by Bob Stovall

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We all know what it looks like. A house that has been severely neglected - the bane of the banking industry when it comes to the surge of foreclosure properties they need to repair before reselling. It's often easier to just take a bigger haircut and get on with it.

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by Don Westphal

Don Westphal photoLet's continue our previous discussion with the next renewal level:

Level III Renewal

As mentioned at the outset of this series, each succeeding level of renewal is more involved than the previous one. Level III renewal communities have all the problems and opportunities of the previous two and in addition require some level of improvement of roads, infrastructure and possibly some adjustment of homesite layout. These operations could result in a reduction in density.

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by Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar photoI'm seated in the Tampa airport on Pearl Harbor Day, December 7. A gentleman recognized me and approached me saying, "Greater love hath no man for his wife than to always open her car door." That's something of a takeoff on what I've been talking about for many years, that it's the little things husbands and wives do for each other on a regular basis, not the big things once or twice a year, that breed long-term, successful marriages and lots of honeymoons instead of just anniversaries.

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Daily Business News Briefs

County Commission Tackles Tiny Homes

County Commission Tackles Tiny Homes

In Walker County, Georgia last week, the County Planning Commission took on a big task… how to regulate “tiny homes.” According to the Times Free Press, during a work session, the commission settled on some rules – a tiny home in Walker County should be no bigger than 500 square feet, it should sit on […]...

23 Mar 2017

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Nation Seeks Affordable Housing Solutions, Looks to Modular

Nation Seeks Affordable Housing Solutions, Looks to Modular

In its search for affordable housing solutions, representatives from the island of Borneo, which includes the nations of Brunei, Malaysia, and Indonesia, arrived in China this week to discuss potential options. According to Borneo Today, a delegation from the Ministry of Housing and Urbanization, and Sarawak Housing and Real Estate Developers’ A...

22 Mar 2017

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UMH Rises, Manufactured Housing CV Down, Broader Markets Mixed

UMH Rises, Manufactured Housing CV Down, Broader Markets Mixed

Noteworthy headlines on – CNNMoney – Terror alert: Central London on lockdown. AT&T, Verizon halt Google ads over extremist videos. Sears has “substantial doubt” that it can survive. Starbucks to add 240,000 jobs worldwide by 2021. Some bullets from Fox Business – Surveillance findings raise concern about spying on Trump Campaign: Nunes....

22 Mar 2017

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Town Battle for Modular Inclusion

Town Battle for Modular Inclusion

In the town of Independence, Louisiana, an intense battle has been brewing around allowing modular homes within town limits. According to The Daily Star, Independence Mayor Angelo Mannino asked the town board last month to consider allowing modular, saying many young couples have asked to live in the homes in town. And residents opposed to...

22 Mar 2017

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Vandalism Affects Manufactured Home Community

Vandalism Affects Manufactured Home Community

When vandalism hits, it’s never good. But when it affects a vital system, it can be extremely dangerous. According to TribLive, in Hempfield Township, Pennsylvania, residents at the Pine View Manor Mobile Home Park are now dealing with a tainted water supply due to an unknown substance being dumped into a water tower that serves […]...

22 Mar 2017

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Frank Rolfe–Manufactured Home Communities, Prospective HomeOwners Win with …

Frank Rolfe–Manufactured Home Communities, Prospective HomeOwners Win with Trump

Manufactured home community sector maverick, Frank Rolfe, has sounded off in a recent commentary, breaking down the reasons that manufactured home community owners, and prospective home buyers, win with the Administration of President Donald Trump. According the NuWire, Rolfe had plenty to say. “Whether you are Democrat or Republican, there is no q...

22 Mar 2017

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The Heat is On – Pressure Mounts on CFPB

The Heat is On – Pressure Mounts on CFPB

As the Daily Business News has covered recently, the saga of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and its embattled director Richard Cordray, has been one for the record books. Last Friday, the Trump Administration doubled down. According to USA Today, the Administration officially joined a legal challenge aimed at sharply reducing the...

21 Mar 2017

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LCI Down, Manufactured Housing CV, Broader Markets Hit Hard

LCI Down, Manufactured Housing CV, Broader Markets Hit Hard

Noteworthy headlines on – CNNMoney – Dow slides nearly 240 as fear returns to market. 8 things to know about the airline electronics ban. Twitter suspends 377K accounts for pro-terrorism content. U.K. follows U.S. on electronics ban on some flights. Some bullets from Fox Business – Billions pour into Permian Oilfield amid land grab. Lockheed...

21 Mar 2017

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Factory Build Smart Homes – With a Twist?

Factory Build Smart Homes – With a Twist?

In Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), a technology company claims to be in the process of doing something that’s being called “revolutionary.” According to the Khaleej Times, Technology Company KEF Holdings expects to make their debut in the UAE in under a year, with a 40,000 square metres (131,000 square feet), fully automated, integrated offsite...

21 Mar 2017

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“Otter-ly” Surprised by New Residents

“Otter-ly” Surprised by New Residents

In Lakeport, California, residents of three different manufactured home communities were evacuated due to intense rain and flooding. After years of back-to-back fires, many residents feel pretty lucky that there was only minor damage. And the residents of the Lucky Four Resort even got new neighbors after being away. According to the Record-Bee,...

21 Mar 2017

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Nobility Homes Reports Q1 2017 Results

Nobility Homes Reports Q1 2017 Results

Nobility Homes, Inc. (OTCQX: NOBH) has announced their Q1 2017 sales results. The company reports sales increased 16 percent to $8,573,400, as compared to $7,374,050 recorded in first quarter 2016. Income from operations for first quarter 2017 was $1,056,477 versus $975,741 in the same period last year. Net income after taxes was $703,323, as...

21 Mar 2017

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MH Dealer Bill Passes House – What Does it Mean?

MH Dealer Bill Passes House – What Does it Mean?

by RC Williams In the great state of Indiana, a bill recently passed in the state house regarding manufactured housing dealerships that has a rather interesting twist. NSP_READMORE

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Ben Carson Confirmed as HUD Secretary, MHI and MHARR Commentary

Ben Carson Confirmed as HUD Secretary, MHI and MHARR Commentary

by RC Williams The Senate, in a 58-41 vote Thursday, has confirmed Dr. Ben Carson to be the next Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development... NSP_READMORE

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DÉJÀ VU AGAIN? A New Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) Initiative

DÉJÀ VU AGAIN? A New Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) Initiative

by Marty Lavin, JD.  New Study I like to say to myself “If you live long enough, you’ll see it all.”  NSP_READMORE

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The Report, Warren Buffett, Kevin Clayton and Clayton Homes

The Report, Warren Buffett, Kevin Clayton and Clayton Homes

by RC Williams When the “Oracle of Omaha” speaks, people listen. NSP_READMORE

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Federal Data Spotlights Manufactured Home Industry Quality, Regulatory Ques…

Federal Data Spotlights Manufactured Home Industry Quality, Regulatory Questions

by Soheyla Kovach WASHINGTON, D.C. – With over 81,100 manufactured homes built last year, more than 99.99 percent of all manufactured home buyers had service issues satisfied through normal channels... NSP_READMORE

COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT & FAIR HOUSING (LEGAL)

Service Animals, Fair Housing, and You

Service Animals, Fair Housing, and You

by Nadeen Green, JD For those of us who teach and write about fair housing, we have come to learn that the topic of service animals is the one... NSP_READMORE

COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT & FAIR HOUSING (LEGAL)

Richard Jennison, Manufactured Housing Institute, Worth Millions to MH Indu…

Richard Jennison, Manufactured Housing Institute, Worth Millions to MH Industry? Facts from MHI Report

L. A. ‘Tony’ Kovach The Manufactured Housing Institute, and its president and CEO, Richard A. Jennison, are required as a tax-exempt organization to keep and file certain records.  One... NSP_READMORE

COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT & FAIR HOUSING (LEGAL)

New NAR Report Points To Manufactured Housing Opportunities

New NAR Report Points To Manufactured Housing Opportunities

by L. A. ‘Tony’ Kovach “When the National Association of Realtors chief economist says there are more buyers than existing homes available on the market, that should be a... NSP_READMORE

COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT & FAIR HOUSING (LEGAL)

Closed | 33 Sites | Woodmont Trailer Park | Farmington Hills, Michigan

Closed | 33 Sites | Woodmont Trailer Park | Farmington Hills, Michigan

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Triad Financial Services Introduces Superior Choice Credit Union to Manufac…

Triad Financial Services Introduces Superior Choice Credit Union to Manufactured Housing Industry, Video

by Soheyla Kovach Every year for many years now, Darrell Boyd, Senior Vice President from Jacksonville, Florida based Triad Financial Services brings banks, credit unions, investors and other financial services professionals... NSP_READMORE

FINANCING

Industry Lender Announces Name Change

Industry Lender Announces Name Change

After much consideration the San Antonio Federal Credit Union (SACU)/CU Factory Built Lending (CUFBL)/Mountainside Financial is excited to announce that we are changing our name to Credit Human... NSP_READMORE

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Industry Feedback About the Manufactured Housing Institute, Image, Industry…

Industry Feedback About the Manufactured Housing Institute, Image, Industry Hassles, and Advancement

by L. A. ‘Tony’ Kovach A very thoughtful message from a widely-known industry leader is quoted below. NSP_READMORE

FINANCING

SECURITY MORTGAGE GROUP Income Property Specialists

SECURITY MORTGAGE GROUP Income Property Specialists

byPierce Redmond ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Security Mortgage Group, a national award-winning MH Community lending broker, is pleased to have provided $30,000,000 in financing for several manufactured home communities nationwide... NSP_READMORE

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Modular Tapped to Help City With Housing Needs

Modular Tapped to Help City With Housing Needs

by RC Williams In Belgrade, Montana, the Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) has looked to modular housing as a solution to what the organization calls “immense affordable housing needs.” NSP_READMORE

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The Evolution of 3D Printed Homes?

The Evolution of 3D Printed Homes?

by RC Williams When it comes to 3D printed homes, companies around the world have been working to perfect the ideal system, including Beijing-based HuaShang Tengda, which printed a two-story... NSP_READMORE

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Skyline Corporation Makes Executive Announcement

Skyline Corporation Makes Executive Announcement

by RC Williams Skyline Corp. (NYSE: SKY) tells MHProNews that Jeff Newport has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. NSP_READMORE

GENERAL MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY TOPICS

Lost Modular Jobs Set to Return?

Lost Modular Jobs Set to Return?

by RC Williams Once known for its booming modular and manufactured home industry, Oxford, Maine has been dubbed the “Manufactured Housing Capital of New England.” NSP_READMORE

GENERAL MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY TOPICS

Scam Alert! Professionals Warned

Scam Alert! Professionals Warned

by Soheyla Kovach Fox News and most mainstream media sources are urging caution to professionals and others answering cell phones and landlines from incoming calls from an “unknown caller” or... NSP_READMORE

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Habits to Make or Break for a Cleaner, Healthier Home

Habits to Make or Break for a Cleaner, Healthier Home

by RC Williams It never fails. No matter how much you clean, it always seems that something comes up, spills, or gets dirt on it. NSP_READMORE

GENERAL MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY TOPICS

Manufactured Home Plants May Become Tiny House Production Centers

Manufactured Home Plants May Become Tiny House Production Centers

by RC Williams In Carbon Hill, Alabama this week, the City Council heard about a possible plan from developers to use a couple of old manufactured home plant facilities... NSP_READMORE

GENERAL MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY TOPICS

Pending Home Sales Numbers Released

Pending Home Sales Numbers Released

by RC Williams The report is in from the National Association of Realtors (NAR). NSP_READMORE

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Zoning Changes Could Affect Manufactured Housing

Zoning Changes Could Affect Manufactured Housing

by RC Williams The Washington County, Maryland Board of Commissioners is holding a public hearing today regarding several proposed changes to the county’s zoning ordinance, including ones that affect... NSP_READMORE

GENERAL MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY TOPICS

MHARR: President Trump’s Actions Offer Major Opportunity for MH Industry an…

MHARR: President Trump’s Actions Offer Major Opportunity for MH Industry and Consumers

by RC Williams Washington, D.C., February 28, 2017 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) tells MHProNews that Executive Orders issued by President Trump within the past thirty days... NSP_READMORE

GENERAL MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY TOPICS

2017 Tunica Manufactured Housing Show Looms, Final Brochure, Schedule Provi…

2017 Tunica Manufactured Housing Show Looms, Final Brochure, Schedule Provided

The Largest Manufactured Housing Show in the United States The Tunica Show has more homes than any other industry event! In 2016 The Tunica Show registered retailers, builder/developers, community owners/operators,... NSP_READMORE

GENERAL MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY TOPICS

Business Building Tunica Show Educational Seminars

Business Building Tunica Show Educational Seminars

by Dennis Hill On Tuesday, March 28th,  at the Resorts Hotel – 2nd Floor, Magnolia Room, you can discover this year’s business building educational seminars.  Here is the lineup and... NSP_READMORE

GENERAL MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY TOPICS

Executive Summary – 400 Words – Manufactured Housing Industry Obstacles and…

Executive Summary – 400 Words – Manufactured Housing Industry Obstacles and Billions in Opportunities

by L. A. ‘Tony’ Kovach It could be boiled down to the 3-letter acronym at the end. Let’s first take a 400 word walk through the top obstacles and... NSP_READMORE

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Lancing the MH Industry’s Boil

Lancing the MH Industry’s Boil

by Soheyla Kovach Let’s use the analogy of a pimple, cyst, or boil.  NSP_READMORE

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HUD Code Manufactured Home Production Increases, January Report

HUD Code Manufactured Home Production Increases, January Report

by RC Williams Washington, D.C., March 6, 2017 – The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) tells MHProNews that, according to official statistics compiled on behalf of the U.S. Department of... NSP_READMORE

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SWOT Analysis – Marketing, Sales & Management Tool for Manufactured Housing…

SWOT Analysis – Marketing, Sales & Management Tool for Manufactured Housing Success

by L. A. ‘Tony’ Kovach To truly understand a location, business or organization - and its potential - a SWOT analysis is useful management tool. NSP_READMORE

MANAGEMENT

The Uncertainties of Life

The Uncertainties of Life

by Tim Connor, CSP Many people today struggle with the need to know what will happen tomorrow, next week or even this year. Some have the need to try... NSP_READMORE

PERSONAL REFLECTIONS, MOTIVATION and INSPIRATION

Which Life Season are You in?

Which Life Season are You in?

by Tim Connor For the past 200 plus years we have experienced an economic downturn and uncertainty every 8-15 years. I am not a pessimist.  I am a realist.  NSP_READMORE

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MHARR Appeals to HUD Secretary - Dr. Ben Carson - Allow Private Sector to Boost Homeownership, Save Taxpayers, by Enforcing Federal Law

“We’re going to be in the promise keeping business.” - Vice-President Mike Pence.  “We're going to enforce the law of this country.” – Then VP candidate, Gov. Mike Pence.  “We're going to enforce the law…” – President of the United States, Donald J. Trump.  “Ben Carson has a brilliant mind and is passionate about strengthening communities and families within those communities. We have talked at length about my urban renewal agenda and our message of economic revival, very much including our inner cities. Ben shares my optimism about the future of our country and is part of ensuring that this is a Presidency representing all Americans. He is a tough competitor and never gives up.” – Then President-elect of the United States, Donald J. Trump.  “I look forward to listening to the concerns of the American people in order...

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Tawas River MH/RV Park | 165 Sites MH/RV | Tawas City, Michigan

Property Overview MHRE is pleased to present Tawas River MH/RV Park located in Tawas City, Michigan. The community consists of 100 RV sites, 2 single family homes, and 65 mobile home sites, of which there are 8 park owned homes. With direct access to Tawas River and Tawas Bay, the park offers many amenities for guests to enjoy the riverfront. Fishing and boat launching are available right at the park. Since 2010, the park has undergone improvements that includes road repaving and sewer and electrical infrastructure. Tawas River MH/RV Park typically enjoys high seasonal occupancy, and several RV sites are occupied by seasonal tenants who keep their RVs at the park year-round. Currently, the mobile home sites are at an 80% occupancy and the annual RV sites are at a 56% occupancy. Investment...

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2017 Tunica Manufactured Housing Show Looms, Final Brochure, Schedule Provided

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RV/MH Hall of Fame Sets Dates and Agenda…

RV/MH Hall of Fame Sets Dates and Agenda for the 2017 Induction Dinner

ELKHART, Ind. -- The RV/MH Hall of Fame's Annual Induction Dinner honoring the Class of 2017 will be held on August 7, 2017, at the Hall of Fame's Northern Indiana Event Center in Elkhart, Indiana, according to Darryl Searer, president, RV/MH Hall of Fame (Hall). Searer said, "Our 2017 Induction Dinner celebration begins at 5:30 p.m. with a cash bar cocktail party, followed by the dinner and induction ceremonies at 6:30 p.m . I hope a record number of friends and colleagues of the inductees and industry members will join us in honoring these outstanding industry pioneers who have had a major impact on our professions and lives." Those being inducted in the Class of 2017 include:  RV Inductees Edwin BaierEvergreen RV SupplyWalter BennettThor IndustriesDavid GorinDavid Gorin Associates LLCWoody PaylorWoody's RV WorldMartin SheaMadison RV Supercenter, Inc. MH Inductees Dennis BeadleVictorian HomesChristine LindseyUMH...

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Closed | 33 Sites | Woodmont Trailer Par…

Closed | 33 Sites | Woodmont Trailer Park | Farmington Hills, Michigan

Woodmont Trailer Park - Farmington Hills, MI MHRE closed on  Woodmont Trailer Park in Farmington Hills, MI to an undisclosed buyer for  a undisclosed price. Woodmont Trailer Park is a 2-star community, built in 1952 with 32 sites and 1 apartment.  Included in the sale were 21 homes of which 13 were leased and 8 vacant.  MHRE represented the buyer.   Christopher Nortley, Managing Partner with MHRE commented “Woodmont was a mis-managed property that needed an infusion of capital and a new vision. With a Class A location, only 4 blocks from Beumont Hospital, which currently is in the process of a $160,000,000 expansion, makes the community ideal to be converted to a senior community.”   MHRE Inc. specializes in the sale of family and age-restricted manufactured home and RV communities across the country.  Please contact us...

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