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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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Less House, More Life! NBC reports Stunning Manufactured Home Makeover, Today Show

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Do you want to squeeze your housing dimes until they hollar, “dollar?” If so, this article will show you one way you can live larger for less. NBC’s Today Show  website recently shared the story of Kim Thompson and her husband Achille Bigliardi, who took a 1,288 square foot, 1991 Fleetwood manufactured home and turned it into a stunning show home. …

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Beauty + Strength! Donald Holland, Sunshine Homes Red Bay AL – Inside Manufactured Homes Video

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People love living in an appealing, energy savings home. Once a home shopper sees the interiors of residential style manufactured homes – such as those built by Red Bay AL based Sunshine Homes – some wonder, how strong is this home? This video will answer that question in under 2 minutes. You can get a stylish home, with stunning designer …

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Renters’ Nation: The Dark Side of Dodd-Frank and Its Impact on Affordable Housing

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 New Federal regulations, enacted in the wake of the subprime mortgage crisis, are playing a key role in establishing a class of lifetime renters — all in the name of consumer protection. By Jan Hollingsworth for MHLivingNews.com The old man walked into the dealership in rural Kentucky with solid credit and the air of someone who knew exactly what he …

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Impact of CFPB Loan Regulations on the lowest cost Manufactured and Mobile Home Owners

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Sue Midgett is a retiree who loves her manufactured home (MH). As she says herself in this video, she wants others to have that opportunity because she’s personally enjoyed and has benefited from MH Living. After reading the article linked below on Washington DC’s respected The Hill – Capitol Blog… http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/economy-budget/248665-regulations-for-manufactured-home-loans …Sue agreed to speak to us on-camera about her …

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Stan Dye talks Manufactured Home Lending and MH Site Preparation

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We caught up with award winning industry veteran Stan Dye from Star Homes in Cullman, Alabama to cover a subjects of keen interest nationally to home shoppers. While this video touches on a number to topics, the two key areas of focus are manufactured home lending and manufactured home site preparation. Please keep in mind that we are speaking not …

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Do-It-Yourself Heat Tape Video! Prevent Winter Freeze Ups for Manufactured Homes and Houses over Crawl Spaces

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As fall approaches, this is a great time of year to think about heat taping your manufactured home (built after June 15, 1976), a mobile home (built before June 15, 1976) or any age of the millions of conventional houses that are built over a crawl space. No one wants a winter freeze up on a water line! And while …

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