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Deadline Looms! Federal Request for Comments on Manufactured Housing Program, and You

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 14:25
There are over 8 million affordable housing units needed in America today. Third-party research reveals that the most affordable kind of quality, safe, durable, and economical homes in America today are manufactured homes.   The vast majority of Millennials want to own, but don’t want to sacrifice quality and green features. Baby boomers and retirees …

How Can You Avoid the “Hidden Costs” of Buying A House? Just the Facts!

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 16:55
  As you watch the first video from CNBC, it just begins to skim the surface of the “hidden costs” of buying an existing house.  A ‘site built,’ conventional house.   Want to save money now – when you buy – and later too? For those who open their mind and explore the manufactured home …

Weather Expert’s Surprising, Bombshell Statement on Tornado Deaths and Affordable Manufactured Homes

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 16:30
Prologue An eye-opening statement from a National Weather Service (NWS) expert reveals that tornado related risk of death for residents of mobile or manufactured homes are being improperly warned, and reported. Before diving into that exclusive, written statement from NWS, it is instructive to look at the safety, durability, and quality issue about factory-built homes …

U.S. Association, Plus Canadian-Owned U.S. based MH Lender Release Video, Facts on Modern Manufactured Homes and MH Homebuyers

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 15:33
The manufactured housing industry is undergoing significant changes in both the United States and in Canada.     As we reported some weeks ago via our interview with award winning retailer, Alan Amy, billionaires and billion-dollar operations are literally buying into the manufactured home industry. Why? As Mr. Amy told MHLivingNews, ‘because it’s the housing …

Mike Harrison, on New Single Family, Developments/Communities Using Quality, Affordable, Attractive Modern Manufactured Homes

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 16:53
The truth is hiding in plain sight in tens of thousands of locations from border-to-border, and from coast-to-coast. The Inside MH Road Show sat down with Mike Harrison, whose award-winning Lifeway Homes business is located in the nation’s heartland, in growing Tulsa, OK. Harrison and his team serve several states, but do most of their …

Giving Credit Where It’s Due, State Associations, and Manufactured Home Living

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 11:24
Mark Dillard is an award winner for communications.  It’s an honor given to him by his peers among manufactured home state associations in the manufactured housing industry. The Executive Director Dillard-led Manufactured Housing Institute of South Carolina (MHISC) created the infographic being shown further below on the topic of windstorms. For those who care about …

It’s a Wonderful Life, #Christmas #WonderfulLife #DisneySprings, #DisneyChristmasCelebration #Videos #Photos

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 04:17
People are people. Rich, or poor. Small or tall.  Every able bodied person pretty much put our pants on the same way as others do. Christmas and the holidays are “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” as Andy Williams sang, decades ago in this video snippet from a performance. It’s true. “It’s a Wonderful …

Uncommon Sense, Stating the Obvious, Affordable Housing Crisis, and Manufactured Homes

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 16:39
As we approach Christmas and the start of a new year, let’s do something that’s both old and new.  Let’s dust off some common sense.  Or as some may quip – tongue-in-cheek – as uncommon sense.  Manufactured homes aren’t weaker than standard conventional housing, they are as strong or stronger.  Who says? Two videos with …

Time Travelers, and the Future of American Homes

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 21:30
Every single one of us is a time traveler. We go through space and time, one moment at a time. Then minutes, days, weeks, months, and years at a time. We can learn from others, past and present, about their experiences in time. How do we make the most of our lives? It’s simple, actually. …

Elvis & Priscilla Presley Honeymooned in this Mobile Home

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 13:54
He’s known as the King of Rock and Roll. His property in Memphis, TN – called Graceland – has attracted millions of visitors.  He loved gospel music, and was a pioneer in rock too. His movies are still considered entertainment classics. But millions don’t know the story about the home shown at the top, that …

Researchers Shake Up American Dream? Rent vs. Buy, Ken Johnson, Florida Atlantic University, Exclusive to ManufacturedHomeLivingNews

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 21:00
For those who want the bottom line first, new university research reveals that manufactured homes could be a superior housing value when it comes to wealth creation.  With that executive summary, let’s dig into the details of the new research, and what the co-author of the university study specifically told MHLivingNews in an exclusive on-the-record …

Tips on Shopping for a New Manufactured Home

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 15:18
Disclosures.  Among the most common requests we get from home shoppers is a variation on this question.  How do you recommend we determine which company or location to buy from? Because the responsibility for due diligence is with the buyer, this article is being provided as a public service. This column will be the first in …

Successful Professional Couple Spotlights Modern Manufactured Home Living Realities 

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 11:52
Chris and Vicky Tracy are a professional couple, with different careers.  Each are educated, successful, clearly proficient, and informed about housing.  That’s because they’ve experienced all kinds of living, and they did their homework before buying their new home too. They live on an sizable, private acreage near Sperry, in Osage County, OK. They’ll explain …

Surprised by the Truth, While Shopping for a New Home

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 19:25
Roughly one out of eight Americans annually are shopping for a new place to call home. That means that right now, you and hundreds of thousands of others are researching on line. Some are just curious. Tens of thousands from coast-to-coast are looking today for answers to their housing questions. While no two people are …