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Seeking Experienced Sales Representatives

Saratoga, NY – Full Time

Belle Vernon, PA – Full Time

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 95manufactured home communities, housing approximately 16,600  home sites. 

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

Position Available: Experienced Sales Representative

Job Description:

We are looking for a passionate knowledgeable sales person. Our ideal candidate is extremely organized, detail oriented and has 5 years of experience in the manufactured home industry. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to, the following:

-          Set up appointments with leads to view homes 

-          Land home deals

-          Stage sales homes

-          Make sure sales homes are always up to UMH standards

-          Order new homes to fill expansion

Location: Saratoga, NY

UMH is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Qualified applications, please email resume and cover letter to Kristi McGovern at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



downloadReal Estate Funding Manager

Job Description

San Antonio Credit Union is seeking to find a dynamic individual who will build and maintain a team capable of producing high quality loan processing documentation with excellent customer service for mortgage loans secured by a manufactured home and land. This role will ensure the service quality standards to external and internal customers are met and exceeded, as well as managing the development of policies, quality and service level standards.

The successful candidate will be a charismatic individual with a passion for making a difference and influencing change. A strong affinity for building relationships and understanding the importance of excellent customer service is essential.

Duties Include:

  • Successfully hiring and training the real estate loan processing team
  • Direct and develop annual training plans that increase the productivity and effectiveness of staff
  • Ensure completed loan files meet the underwriter’s specifications, regulatory compliance requirements, and Credit Union Policy
  • Ensure all disbursements are accurate, reconciled, forwarded to the appropriate parties
  • Ensure all post-closing documents are tracked, collected, and delivered to Servicing
  • Ensure that Government Monitoring Information (GMI) and Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data is verified on all files processed by the real estate loan processing team
  • Monitors and provides feedback on the performance of direct reports

Equal Opportunity Employer/AAE–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

Desired Skills and Experience

Qualifications Include: 

  • 5+ years’ mortgage lending experience. Manufactured housing experience is a plus
  • 2+ years’ experience as a manager in a leadership capacity directing a loan processing team
  • Knowledge of mortgage lending function; operations, processes, and procedures
  • Strong knowledge of federal and state laws pertaining to mortgage lending
  • Ability to manage and lead others to achieve desired results
  • Computer skills to include Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Experience with paperless/electronic loan documentation and closings a plus
  • This position requires registration and a Mortgage Loan Originator
    (MLO) with the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS) and
    Registry on an annual basis in addition to maintaining updates as
    needed. Initial registration is required immediately upon hire into this
    position.

Hours: 

  • Monday- Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

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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Labor and Lot Shortage could Hinder Housing Market Recovery

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First State MHA Offering Scholarships up to $1k

First State MHA Offering Scholarships up to $1k

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Skyline Picks Foxworthy to Head Operations

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HUD Closes Loophole on RV Exemption

HUD Closes Loophole on RV Exemption

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Hollywood Calling: Quitsville Leaves Hilary Duff with Malibu Mobile Home

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Dewberry Still Assisting Sioux with Manufactured Homes

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HUD Action Would Directly Benefit Manufactured Housing Competitors

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THIS IS WHY - The Tunica Manufactured Housing Show - WILL always be there…

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Sunshine Home's 2016 Business Building P…

Sunshine Home's 2016 Business Building Program for Independent Retailers and Communities

At the end of the day, manufactured home retailers, MH Communities and HUD or modular code manufacturers have something important in common. Each wants to attract more qualified buyers and sell more homes. We should all want to have happy buyers, which results in referrals that leads us all to more sales and still more happy factory-built home owners. The multi-million dollar question is, how do you achieve that result?  An important part of the answer is good marketing and sales.  For 2016, Sunshine Homes is going to provide a complimentary service to its independent retailers and communities (aka, 'mobile home parks').  We've created a strategic alliance with L. A. 'Tony' Kovach, widely known as the industry's leading MHLivingNews.com and MHProNews.com publisher.  Tony's other hat is marketing and sales consulting and related business development services.  Here are examples of...

the MHMSM Team 04 Feb 2016 Corporate Press Releases

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MHWC Will Attend the Tunica Manufactured…

MHWC Will Attend the Tunica Manufactured Housing Show, March 23-25, 2016

MHWC, the national leader in new HUD-Code home manufactured warranties, will be exhibiting at the Tunica Manufactured Housing Show, March 23-25, 2016. Held at the Resorts/Hollywood Casino in Tunica, Mississippi, this housing show is an excellent opportunity to showcase products and services and network with those in the industry. The show regularly features over 80 HUD-Code homes and draws almost 2,000 retailers, builder/developers, community owners and installers. MHWC is affiliated with Residential Warranty Company, LLC and offers both builder/dealer HUD-Code warranties as well as manufacturer HUD-code warranties. Affordable competitive rates, FREE marketing materials and the opportunity to join an exclusive incentive program are just some of the benefits you’ll receive from MHWC & Affiliates. MHWC Account Executive, Tifanee McCall, will be available in booth #3 to field questions from interested HUD-Code manufactured home builders and manufacturers. The...

the MHMSM Team 04 Feb 2016 Corporate Press Releases

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New Michigan MHP Opportunity!

New Michigan MHP Opportunity!

Property Overview MHRE Inc. is pleased to present Pleasant Valley MHP located in Clare, Michigan. Built in 1957, the investment opportunity consists of a 57 site mobile home park, developed on 4.5 acres. Pleasant Valley has all site rent residents with no home rentals. There are currently 18 vacant sites providing a substantial value add by filling the vacant sites with home rentals or home sales. The investment currently has in place leveraged cash on cash return of 25.53%, with a 42.10% 7 year IRR. Enon Winkler 407-616-0250 enon@mhreinc.com Ryan Opatich 586-884-8417 ryan@mhreinc.com www.mhreinc.com

the MHMSM Team 31 Jan 2016 Corporate Press Releases

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Rachel Young Joins Western Region CU Fac…

Rachel Young Joins Western Region CU Factory Built Lending Team

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the MHMSM Team 29 Jan 2016 Corporate Press Releases

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Tunica Manufactured Housing Show March 2…

Tunica Manufactured Housing Show March 23-March 25, 2016

The Tradition . . . During its long history the “Tunica Show” has grown to include virtually every supplier and manufacturer who has wanted to capture the southeast market. As home designs changed, as they became more complex and more beautiful, as they incorporated state-of-the-art features that appealed to every segment of consumers, our exhibitors recognized that the showcase represented by The Tunica Show was valuable as a marketing medium. Exhibiting at Tunica offers you one of the best ways to get in front of your customers and prospects in a relatively short amount of time. Tunica gives you the opportunity to not only show your homes, products, or services, but also creates that all important first impression. The Tunica Show is worth the effort! The Marketplace . . . In 2015 The Tunica...

the MHMSM Team 25 Jan 2016 Corporate Press Releases

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Buying or Selling a Manufactured Home Co…

Buying or Selling a Manufactured Home Community in 2016?

See us at the Louisville Show, in booth #314.

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