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Tornadoes, Hurricanes, Conventional Housing and Manufactured Homes Video Report

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Time to Re-Think Where to Seek Shelter from Hurricanes and Tornadoes “We see winds getting underneath those structures…those forces are tremendous…” — Julie Rochman – President & Chief Executive Officer, Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety Spring is a season of great renewal, but it is also a time when windstorms blossom, causing anxiety and fear for millions who …

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State Inspector Becki Jackson – Safety & Quality of Manufactured Homes

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Quality affordable living. It’s a hot-button topic across much of the United States. Reporters, public officials, housing advocates, educators, experts, lenders, investors and the home shopping public are all looking for common-sense solutions. Inspector Becki Jackson says it’s a matter of education, because the solution is available right now, today. “It used to be that manufactured homes were just for …

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Quality Control Manager report-Highland Mobile Home Park, St Petersburg FL

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Gretchen Vogel is a quality control manager. We met her shortly before she going to work. We asked her to sit down on camera and tell us her experience and insights into Highland Mobile Home Park. Highland is a 55+ adult community, centrally located minutes from beaches, shopping and the attractions in popular St. Petersburg, FL. See and hear her …

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Realtors and Builders Warm Up to the Wonders of Manufactured Housing

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“We had an Energy Star home done right, and families could qualify for a broad range of mortgages.” — Stacey Epperson, Next Step Network Lakeland, Fla. — Stacey Epperson used to have some fairly strong ideas about manufactured housing — none of them particularly flattering. The materials must be “weird,” she thought, and the quality questionable. But all of those notions …

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What Others Say about Sunshine Homes, Manufactured/Modular Homebuilder 

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Wherever you live in the USA, factory produced items are on your body, are in your hands and surround you daily. From the vehicle you go shopping in, to the smart phone, tablet or computer you use to read this article and watch the video below on, the clothing you wear or even the spoons, knives or forks you use …

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Tragedy and Triumph – Widow shares her Celebration of Manufactured Home Living

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Every day, someone’s wife or husband dies.  Linda Johnson lost her beloved husband after years of an extended illness. Many know the stresses and struggles that come with the reality of sickness and death.  In this video, we will introduce you to Linda, as she shares her story about the neighbors and management that made her tragedy into a true …

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Surprising Solution, Roadblocks to U.S. Affordable Housing Crisis

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Imagine a U.S. senator, an association CEO, an award-winning lending expert, HUD’s secretary, the CFPB director and an array of home owners and housing professionals from border-to-border all agreeing in principle on a solution to the nation’s growing affordable housing crisis. Imagine they all agree that regulations are part of the reason the solution is not being fully implemented. Then …

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Rancho El Mirage, new 55+ Manufactured Home Community Opening near Yuma, AZ

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The Yuma Sun tells MHLivingNews about the hundreds of customizable options for designing a new manufactured home and site selection around the Coyote Wash Golf Course or on a lake, at the soon-to-open 55+ Rancho El Mirage manufactured home community in Wellton, Arizona. The location offers beautiful sunsets and mountain views, as well as extensive social, entertainment and recreational amenities. …

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Tired of renting? Get the Scoop on Manufactured Homes

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Tucked in a quiet Lakeland suburb, a man who calls himself L.A. “Tony” Kovach is nurturing an enterprise he firmly believes could be the next Google or Amazon or Facebook. Just don’t ask him what the L.A. stands for. “It’s a secret,” he says. “A conversation starter.” But it is no secret that what Kovach wants to talk about is manufactured …

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Discovering a 9 out of 10 “Mobile Home Park” Lifestyle

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No two people or places are exactly alike. There are no perfect people or perfect places, but there are lots of good people and good places. Once those realities sink in, amazing discoveries are possible. Who says? E. Jon and Pat Chione, who owned a large townhouse on a nice lakeside property west of Chicago, and used to think “thumbs …

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Noise and Smoke vs. Facts About Manufactured Homes and Lending

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Quality affordable living is — and should be — a bi-partisan issue. There are interest groups that are attempting to use the media to manipulate Congress and the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) by diverting attention away from the simple truth that manufactured housing lending is unique and benefits millions of Americans.  To make that case, we open the video …

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Manufactured and Mobile Homes Aren’t Just for Millionaires –  Main Street, Middle America Too 

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The recent hoopla over Actress/Singer Hilary Duff getting the manufactured home in her break-up with ex-National Hockey Leaguer Mike Comrie is once more bringing attention to the rich and frugal who want the good life at a lower price. But middle America needs good, quality affordable homes too. The video shown will give you sneak peaks into nice-to-gorgeous quality homes, that …

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Lifestyles of the Rich and Frugal: Manufactured Mansions Take Their Place in the California Sun

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Malibu, CA — When does a “mobile home” get snapped up for a cool $4 million before it even hits the market? Answer: When it occupies a piece of rent-controlled real estate along the most desirable stretch of coastline in California. Welcome to Malibu, where three communities offer a beach house lifestyle for a fraction of what folks pay for …

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Not “Beer Cans on Frames,” they’re Modern Manufactured Homes!

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When Doc Reynolds describes pre-HUD Code mobile homes as he does in this video, please don’t take him literally. Some people have a gift for creating a mental image in a few words, and Doc has that talent. Today’s manufactured homes aren’t oversized beer cans on a frame with wheels. They are, as Doc explains, a home – super solid, …

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Outside the Box: Inventing New Looks for Manufactured Homes

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It’s one of the best-kept secrets in affordable living, and one the manufactured housing (MH) industry would like to share with the world: These aren’t your grandma’s trailers. For nearly four decades, ever since modern HUD-code manufactured housing ushered out the era of the mobile home, the industry has focused on interior design, creating well-appointed living spaces with all the …

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