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Featured Articles and Reports for Vol. 3, No. 8, 2012

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COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT & FAIR HOUSING (LEGAL)


• “What’s in a Name?”

by Nadeen Green, JD

nadeen-green-50The fact that you are reading MHProNews.com to gain insight into the manufactured housing industry shows that you are engaged and embracing the world of online information and communication. That likely means that at the least you correspond with emails, and that it is also quite possible that you interact with prospects, applicants and residents at your communities through your own online website, a third party ILS, or even social media.

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• Creating a Budget

by Chrissy Jackson

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Simply put, a budget is a tool. When effectively used, this tool can enable you to have a manufactured home land lease community that is financially sound. A community owner or manager will be able to predict the financial performance of the community for the next 12-month period. A budget will allow you to plan for large, capital expenses and other high dollar improvements.

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FINANCING


• Promissory Notes How to take, buy or create a Note, then sell it for cash

by John Merchant, JD

john-merchant-jd-50Many manufactured home communities and some MH retailers have – over the years – created their own notes. The following is an outline of the things and elements that should be considered when wanting either to create a note which a property owner is considering taking back when he sells the property, either as 1st or 2nd lien secured loan to purchaser. The note holder/payee wishes to sell at or shortly after closing…or is looking at such a note with the idea of purchasing same.

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• Terms of Engagement

by Andrew Peters

andrew-peters-50It’s easy for professionals in the housing industry to forget just how extensive the language of mortgage lending can be. We’re often quickly reminded, however, when we try to explain a complex concept to our clients, the home buyers. But when it comes down to it, the home buyer or consumer is the singular reason for our existence. It’s important that they know or understand some of the basic facets of the process, and that starts with the vocabulary.

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GENERAL MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY TOPICS


• “Mobile Homes” and Tornadoes

by Margaret Clark

margaret-c-50(Editor's Intro: The following is a letter written by manufactured home community owner Margaret Clark to KWWL-TV reporter, Kera Mashek. Ms. Clark was writing in response to a televised report on 'mobile home' safety in tornadoes. We wanted to bring this to the attention of associations, retailers, communities and all those involved in the manufactured home industry.)

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• While Waiting on The Supreme Court: What is happening to Health Care Costs and Insurance?

by Kurt D. Kelley, J.D.

kurt-kelly-50For the last six months, I’ve served on The Woodlands, Texas Chamber of Commerce Health Care Program Committee. These efforts culminated on April 27th with a conference that featured health care providers, hospital CEO’s, health insurance professionals, and a Congressman. As business owners and managers in the manufactured housing industry, these issues affect us more than those who don't run a business.

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• Manufactured Home Shows - Touring a Model Home at Tunica 2012

by L. A. 'Tony' Kovach

tony-kovach-2-50Manufactured home trade shows are a wonderful way to bring products and professionals together in one place. The home shown in this photo gallery carousel below was selected at random from over 70 models on display at the 2012 Tunica Manufactured Home Show.

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• Manufactured Housing Institute and National Communities Council 2012 Congress and Expo Photo Report

by L. A. 'Tony' Kovach

tony-kovach-2-50If a picture is worth a thousand words, then there are tens of thousands of words captured in the photos that follow. The Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) and the National Communities Council (NCC) held their 2012 Congress and Expo April 10-12 at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, NV.

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• The Industry's Need to Profitably Communicate

by L. A. 'Tony' Kovach

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Trade media exists because there is a need to communicate facts and ideas relative to the industry being served. A robust online trade journal (e-zine) complements and supports what associations and good businesses within an industry do. Trade media arguably makes the industry served more money. But this column's focus is that trade media can address issues that are not as easy for associations and businesses to tackle.

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• National Industry Awards Presented at 2012 National Congress & Expo

mhi logoCaesar's Palace, Las Vegas, NV - April 11, 2012. Members of the manufactured and modular housing industries gathered today at an awards luncheon to recognize individuals and companies for outstanding achievements. The National Industry Awards, presented during the 2012 National Congress and Expo for Manufactured and Modular Housing, recognized the highest achievers from all sectors of the manufactured and modular housing industries.

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Frames

by George Porter

george-porter-50A Manufactured Home is a more complicated piece of engineering than most other homes. Our building code makes us have a multi-purpose chassis. Strangely, we don’t move all that much after the first installation, but HUD said many years ago that we must have a frame (transportation system) and I guess that is how the game will be played.

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MANAGEMENT


• Do you know the single factor that determines; employee productivity, profits and sustained success?

by Tim Connor

tim-connor-50OK, have you figured it out or are you just waiting for my take on this topic? Come on – give it some thought – it might prove interesting. And who knows, you might learn something about your management philosophy, approach and yourself.

Yes, I will tell you what I believe this factor is but I’m going to ask you do a little work first.

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• Is there Anything New under the Sun? Getting Bottom line Results for Manufactured Housing.

by L. A. 'Tony' Kovach

tony-kovach-2-50If you are holding a smartphone, an iPad or are looking at a laptop, etc. you already know the answer to this article's headline's question. But to potentially benefit from the second line, you first have to see the deeper meaning of the title question.

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MARKETING


• Your Attention Please

by Jeff Templeton

jeff-templeton-50A recent study found that the average American sees approximately 1600 advertisements a day. In a single day! Those ads are seen online, in newspapers, magazines, billboards, TV, radio, on the sides of buses, and many other places. How many of those 1600 are memorable? How many grabbed your attention? How many were you even aware that you saw? In this world of constant motion and action, your ad needs to stand out.

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• Everything Old is New Again

by Katy Weldon

katie-weldon-50Something amazing is happening to older mobile and manufactured homes in certain areas of California. They are in demand!

Mobile and manufactured homes built in the 1970’s and 1980’s are once again a sought after commodity. This is a trend brought on by two separate, yet linked factors. Namely, the Boomer generation and the economic downturn.

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PERSONAL REFLECTIONS, MOTIVATION and INSPIRATION


• Fear, worry, and stress – are you a victim?

by Tim Connor, CSP

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If you are not aware of the simple fact that fear is the major contributor to stress, illness, failure, worry and a whole host of other negative circumstances and outcomes, well, you must be living in the wilderness. In the manufactured housing business world, there are certainly some (many?) who are impacted by fear often

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• Zig On Doing Things Poorly

by Zig Ziglar

zig-ziglar-50Several years ago I was teaching a Sunday school class at First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas.Recalling G. K. Chesterton's paradoxical“Anything worth doing is worth doing badly,” I made the statement "Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly, until you can do it well."

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SALES


• Patience – The secret tool for sales success

by Tim Connor

tim-connor-50I just finished reading for the fourth time - one of my favorite books,The Power of Patience by M. J. Ryan. As I was reading, it struck me anew how important this trait is in selling. Why patience, you might ask? Selling is about action, taking charge, pushing, prodding and not taking no or maybe for an answer.

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• Sales Tips 101 – Objection Handling; Isolating the Objection

by L. A. 'Tony' Kovach

tony-kovach-2-50Let's begin a periodic series of articles on some classic – but often unused or overlooked – sales tips and strategies. We will begin with the topic of Objection Handling; Isolating the Objection.

Before diving in, let's start with a few basic premises and values that should be considered as fundamental in any sales training course. Ideally, you and your company's goals should include:

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by Nadeen Green, JD

nadeen-green-50The fact that you are reading MHProNews.com to gain insight into the manufactured housing industry shows that you are engaged and embracing the world of online information and communication. That likely means that at the least you correspond with emails, and that it is also quite possible that you interact with prospects, applicants and residents at your communities through your own online website, a third party ILS, or even social media.

Read more...

by Chrissy Jackson

chrissy-jackson-50Simply put, a budget is a tool. When effectively used, this tool can enable you to have a manufactured home land lease community that is financially sound. A community owner or manager will be able to predict the financial performance of the community for the next 12-month period. A budget will allow you to plan for large, capital expenses and other high dollar improvements.

Read more...

by John Merchant, JD

john-merchant-jd-50Many manufactured home communities and some MH retailers have – over the years – created their own notes. The following is an outline of the things and elements that should be considered when wanting either to create a note which a property owner is considering taking back when he sells the property, either as 1st or 2nd lien secured loan to purchaser. The note holder/payee wishes to sell at or shortly after closing…or is looking at such a note with the idea of purchasing same.

Read more...

by Andrew Peters

andrew-peters-50It’s easy for professionals in the housing industry to forget just how extensive the language of mortgage lending can be. We’re often quickly reminded, however, when we try to explain a complex concept to our clients, the home buyers. But when it comes down to it, the home buyer or consumer is the singular reason for our existence. It’s important that they know or understand some of the basic facets of the process, and that starts with the vocabulary.

Read more...

Daily Business News Briefs

Sunday Morning Weekly Recap Manufactured Housing Industry News March 19th 2…

Sunday Morning Weekly Recap Manufactured Housing Industry News March 19th 2017 to March 26th 2017

Our theme for this month is The Manufactured Housing Industry’s March Madness, and our featured articles are now live on the MHProNews.com home page. To see the line-up of over 3-dozen featured articles for this month, along with the headline commentary, please click the link above. Manufactured, modular and prefabricated home professionals know th...

26 Mar 2017

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Crowdfunding the American Dream With Manufactured Housing?

Crowdfunding the American Dream With Manufactured Housing?

In Jacksonville, Florida, one company is taking a unique path to offer the American dream of homeownership to more citizens. And manufactured housing is center stage. Park Place Communities (PPC), a national real estate investment company specializing in affordable housing, is seeking a total of $1 million in capital to facilitate a large-scale...

25 Mar 2017

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A Fully Furnished Manufactured Home in Three Days?

A Fully Furnished Manufactured Home in Three Days?

On Monday, a 1400 square-foot manufactured home arrived in two pieces at Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, Pennsylvania. The occasion? The annual Erie Home & Garden Expo. But the real story is how quickly that manufactured home got put together. With about three days of hard work, the home is ready for visitation as the […]...

24 Mar 2017

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Skyline Spikes, Manufactured Housing CV Gains, Broader Markets Mixed

Skyline Spikes, Manufactured Housing CV Gains, Broader Markets Mixed

Noteworthy headlines on – CNNMoney – House Republicans pull health care bill. Boom lands $33 million to test supersonic aircraft. NFL is looking for a partner to Livestream games. Mnuchin talks tech: “I don’t understand these valuations.” Some bullets from Fox Business – Trump: “We were very, very close” on Health Care bill. Trump: Char...

24 Mar 2017

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MHProNews, MHLivingNews in Focus: 2017 Tunica Manufactured Housing Show

MHProNews, MHLivingNews in Focus: 2017 Tunica Manufactured Housing Show

As the manufactured housing industry prepares for the Tunica Manufactured Housing Show beginning next week, two power packed panels are on the agenda for Tuesday, March 28th. MHProNews and MHLivingNews Publisher L.A. “Tony” Kovach moderates a panel featuring Manufactured Home Communities star and media-magnet Frank Rolfe, who will be joined by Mil...

24 Mar 2017

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DTS Manufactured Home Lending – Views to FHFA NAFCU, an Innovative MH Commu…

DTS Manufactured Home Lending – Views to FHFA NAFCU, an Innovative MH Community Operator, and MHARR

Back in January, The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) issued a request for input (RFI) on its duty to serve (DTS) underserved markets ‘pilot program’ to finance manufactured homes, with a deadline of March 21st. According to commentary from the Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR), the request was an...

24 Mar 2017

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Manufactured Housing – Highly Effective Urban Infill?

Manufactured Housing – Highly Effective Urban Infill?

As the Corpus Christi, Texas City Council looks to move forward with manufactured housing as a practical, affordable option for urban infill, the trend is also moving forward around the country. According to KRIS TV, the council discussed whether manufactured homes can be a viable option for affordable infill residential development in...

24 Mar 2017

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Update: Manufacturers Must Turn Over Documents in FEMA Case

Update: Manufacturers Must Turn Over Documents in FEMA Case

In a follow up to a story the Daily Business News originally covered last month, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (HOGR), led by chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), has ordered two home manufacturers to turn over documents related to the Louisiana floods, as it investigates the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) r...

23 Mar 2017

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UMH Soars, Manufactured Housing CV Gains, Broader Markets Down

UMH Soars, Manufactured Housing CV Gains, Broader Markets Down

Noteworthy headlines on – CNNMoney – How Sears changed America. London attack: Police make eight arrests. Housing market could get a bump from Trump. Wall Street runs on Dunkin’, not Starbucks. Some bullets from Fox Business – Burger King owner: Small biz rooting for Trump, Ryan on Obamacare replacement. Trump’s SEC pick Clayton g...

23 Mar 2017

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Editorial: Resident Opposes Sale to Hometown America

Editorial: Resident Opposes Sale to Hometown America

In a contentious story that the Daily Business News covered here, the alleged on and off discussions to sell Laconia, New Hampshire- based Briarcrest Estates to Hometown America has one resident choosing to utilize the power of the media to make their point. According to the Laconia Daily Sun, the story dates back to July […]...

23 Mar 2017

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MHARR: Manufactured Housing Must Remain Federally Regulated

MHARR: Manufactured Housing Must Remain Federally Regulated

The Manufactured Housing Association for Regulatory Reform (MHARR) is out with an advance of its April edition of “Issues and Perspectives,” a newsletter that discusses items relevant to the manufactured housing industry. This edition of the newsletter addresses the need for manufactured housing to remain federally regulated, with MHARR President &...

23 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

COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT & FAIR HOUSING (LEGAL)

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

COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT & FAIR HOUSING (LEGAL)

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

COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT & FAIR HOUSING (LEGAL)

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

COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT & FAIR HOUSING (LEGAL)

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

by Christopher Nortley Woodmont Trailer Park - Farmington Hills, MI NSP_READMORE

COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT & FAIR HOUSING (LEGAL)

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

FINANCING

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

FINANCING

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

GENERAL MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY TOPICS

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

GENERAL MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY TOPICS

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

GENERAL MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY TOPICS

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

GENERAL MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY TOPICS

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

GENERAL MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY TOPICS

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

GENERAL MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY TOPICS

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

GENERAL MANUFACTURED HOUSING INDUSTRY TOPICS

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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“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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2017 Tunica Manufactured Housing Show Lo…

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...

the MHMSM Team 03 Mar 2017 Corporate Press Releases

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