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Keeping the Home Fires from Burning: Fire Safety and the Modern Manufactured Home

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Studies show that manufactured homes built after 1976 are more fire-resistant than comparable site-built homes — but no residence is completely fire proof. Here’s what you need to know to reduce your risk, as we enter the winter fire season.    By Jan Hollingsworth For MHLivingNews It was apparently an attempted case of “spontaneous combustion,” a phenomenon thought to be caused …

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Robert Gann, Chet Murphree, Deer Valley Homebuilders, Guin AL – Inside MH Video Tours

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All across America, every day, thousands are shopping for a new home. People naturally want the most home for their money. They want quality, looks, energy savings. Sure, they want a good price, but most don’t want to sacrifice quality to get there. That’s where the surprising option of today’s manufactured and modular homes comes in.  Its one of the …

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Comparing Quality to Quality – Conventional On-Site Building vs. Manufactured Homes

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Mike Stone has friends in the building trades.  Mike works as the production manager for Sunshine Homes Inc. in Red Bay, AL.  Having just done a longer, in depth video interview a couple of days before with Tim Bunch – a highly respected real estate/housing inspector from Michigan – made our Inside MH Road Show interview with Mike Stone all …

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Retired Realtor ® and Conventional Housing Pro on Why they Bought a Manufactured Home

Dick Ennis has had decades of successful retail management experience in multiple states. Milya (Mickey) Ennis learned to sell real estate, with a focus on conventional housing built on site as new construction. They’ve lived in a condo and in houses they’ve owned. So why did this successful couple purchase a modern manufactured home? We’re giving you TWO versions of …

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Pets, Vets, Single Parenting, Student Debt and The Manufactured Home Solution!

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The story of Dr. Heather Short, DVM, could be the story of millions of Americans.  First, Americans love their pets, and they also trust their vets. The subject of student debt is no stranger to the headlines. Single parents are one of the largest groups in the nation today. Some 40 million are renting, and a survey last year by …

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Take the Manufactured Home Quiz!

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Which of the first three homes shown on this page are manufactured homes? Let’s call the photo of the home in a subdivision (the featured photo at top) Home A. We will identify the home on an acreage in the photo below as Home B. The house below out in the country we’ll refer to as Home C. The photos …

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Weathering the Storms: How Manufactured Homes Can Do It Better

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“We have entered a new era of catastrophes. Either we pretend they will not happen to us, or we join forces to make resilience a national priority.” — Zurich North America and the Wharton Risk Center’s recently released white paper for the Hurricane Katrina 10-year observance By Jan Hollingsworth for MHLivingNews Say you live in a manufactured home in a …

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Whispering Pines Manufactured Home Community – Somerset PA, Inside MH Video

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West of Philly and about a one hour drive from Pittsburgh, PA is the town of Somerset. This is a beautiful part of the Atlantic and Northeastern states region. Trees and valleys with rivers and streams abound. So vacations and honeymoons take place near by.  This is where we came earlier this year to do an Inside MH Road Show …

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A Surprising Solution to America’s Quality Affordable Housing Crisis

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Whether someone rents or buys, either way, they’re paying for the place they live.  The question for millions of Americans is, do you want to build equity via home ownership, or just watch that equity go to someone else?  Many think they can’t afford to buy, that they are ‘stuck’ renting, but that may not be true. Most can own …

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Horsing around – Don & Carol Tiller, homeowners – Saddlebrook Farms Manufactured Home Community in Oshtemo, near Kalamazoo MI

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Don and Carol Tiller both worked for the Upjohn Pharmaceutical Company which later became Pfizer. To rephrase, that means they both had great careers with a very good company that provided them with a fine lifestyle. Their lifestyle was so good they have a getaway place in Florida, while they live in Michigan. They took up the ‘hobby’ of caring …

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Kim Capen Medville ROC – MH Appreciation and the Senior Community Lifestyle

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For those considering the MH LifeStyle, there are literally dozens of insights and takeaways possible from this video. First, our guest Kim Capen is the president of the Medville ROC – a 55+ manufactured home community in Goffstown, NH. Many have little or no clue about resident owned communities and how they work, which is one of the many reasons …

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The Kennedy – Model Home Video Tour – New Durham Estates, Westville, IN

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It’s been a while since we did a new model home tour, so we’re correcting that right now with our latest summertime video of “The Kennedy.” We shot this last month, during an Inside MH Road Show...and we have some surprises in store for you on this video. If this is your first Inside MH video on this site, this one is …

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Jack and Betsy Norman, Whispering Pines 55+ Manufactured Home Community, Somerset, PA

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Whispering Pines is a “55 plus” manufactured home community. Nestled among the trees of Western PA, we knew it was way over due for us to share the perspective of those who enjoy “retirement community” living. This Inside MH video interview is with Jack and Betsy Norman, who will tell us in their own words what they like about the …

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Video Previews! Home Tours – Interviews – Drones – Tips – Tech – Talk – Inside MH!

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As billions know, it can be easier to ‘show you’ than ‘tell you’ some things. We have so much coming up on Inside MH, that we decided to do a previews or ‘teaser’ video, which you’ll see below. MHLiving is about an appealing lifestyle option. As one couple recently said about their manufactured home (MH), the money saved on your …

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Dr. David Harnish, Superintendent, Martin Public Schools – Professional’s Interview Video – Inside MH

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During our Inside MH Road Show trip to Martin, MI, we had the privilege of interviewing Dr. David Harnish, Superintendent of Martin Public Schools. This award-winning, recognized educator was brought to Martin to re-ignite their district’s education system. From what we heard, under his ‘servant leadership’ style, that school system is making big strides ahead. This new energy in a …

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