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See Superman! – Metropolis, IL – US Destination


Ready for a destination that is something super-different? A place you can tour almost faster than a speeding bullet, have fun more powerful than a speeding locomotive, with someone able to leap tall buildings in a single boundand is still affordable for all ages?  As DC Comic book and movie fans know, the Superman saga is set in a place …

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USA Today’s Money Quick Tips on Modern Manufactured Homes


USA Today’s Money Quick Tips ran a featured story about the advantages of modern manufactured home living. You can see their video below. The USA Today story references another recent report by Pacific Standard magazine journalist Lisa Margonelli, who in her report suggests it could be time to re-think what we think of modern manufactured housing and “mobile home” (their …

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A Breakfast with…Mary Gaiski, Pennsylvania Manufactured Housing Association


  1) Who, What and Where: (Your name, town and your formal title at Pennsylvania Manufactured Housing Association, PMHA).  Mary Gaiski, Executive Vice President, Pennsylvania Manufactured Housing Association, New Cumberland, PA 2) Background: (Educational/Professional snapshot before entering the factory-built housing arena, at or before the Pennsylvania Manufactured Housing Association – PMHA). Besides picking up extra cash waiting tables, my life since …

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The River Walk, San Antonio Texas, US Destinations


Looking for a new place to visit? Texas is the the second largest state in the union, has a good economy, is #1 in manufactured housing sales nationally and has hundreds of attractions. The River Walk is ranked by many as the #1 most popular place to visit in the Lone Star state. Let’s see why as we take a …

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Systems Built Homes Celebrated in Washington, DC


August 4-10, 2013 is being hailed in Washington, D. C. as National Building Systems Week. The project is sponsored by the Building Systems Council (BSC) of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The event includes modular, concrete, panelized and log homes that can save time and money compared to a traditional-build home. MHLivingNews is told by realestaterama that factory …

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RV-MH Hall of Fame, Elkhart, IN – US Destinations


The RV-MH Hall of Fame is an event, museum and educational center all rolled into one. It is located right off Interstates 80 and 90 at 21565 Executive Parkway Elkhart Indiana 46514. The 100,000 square foot center has two levels, is often home to periodic regional RV Shows, as can be seen to the right in the photo below.   On …

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Getting A Cash-Out Loan For Your “In-Park” Manufactured Home


by Dave Shanklin “I own my manufactured home free and clear, and I need to borrow about $20,000 for home improvements. Can you help me?” Nearly every manufactured home owner has at least one time inquired about a getting “cash-out” loan or a home equity loan for their in-park factory-built home. Especially since the financial meltdown of 2008, this question …

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How to Improve Your Credit Score – 5 Easy and Effective Methods


by Ethel Wilson Want to know how to improve your credit score? You’re not alone! There are tens of millions of people in the United States alone who have credit scores that make it difficult for them to get loans or credit cards. A score of below 620 is generally considered a low credit score, but that number can be …

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Modular Swinging Upscale

Seacoastonline reports from Saddle River, New Jersey that the image of factory-built homes is notching up, as investors and high-end home shoppers see the benefits of an energy-efficient modular home with all the amenities and strength of a site-built home, customized to order via a 3D monitor and working with a design team.  Robert Caruso, owner of Big Sky Custom …

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The Shedd Aquarium, Museum Campus, Chicago, Illinois, USA Destinations


The Shedd Aquarium is one of the top rated destinations in Chicagoland. On our recent July outing there, the temps were cool outside; it was also ‘cool’ in the acres of amazement under roof inside! Before we entered, we encountered a peaceful protest group. Without taking sides on their issue, one must observe that it was obvious from taking part …

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A Breakfast with Tim Williams, Ohio Manufactured Home Association


Please tell our readers your WHO, WHAT, WHEN, and WHERE? Tim Williams, Executive Director, Ohio Manufactured Homes Association (OMHA), Dublin, Ohio. Tim, give us some insights into your background, prior to entering the factory built home arena. U.S. Secretary of Labor Representative /Spokesperson, Great Lakes Region, President George Bush Administration (Presidential appointment”) Assistant Secretary of State, State of Ohio. Vice …

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What’s in a Name? The CuBe Home!


Cell phones, TVs, computers and a host of other products and styles have changed significantly in the last 10 years. We will take a look at what could be the next trend in quality, affordable new home living, what one company has named “The CuBe Home!”  They created a short video that targeted a ‘hip’ or ready to accept new …

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Beware of Dinosaurs! Mitchell Park Domes, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.


Adventure. Beauty. Romance. People of all ages will find all that and more at the 45,000 square feet of the Mitchell Park Domes, a conservatory operated by the Milwaukee County Park System in this southern Wisconsin Great Lakes city!  The first dome opened in 1964 and had a major series of updates in 2008. Locally the Domes are given the …

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Valencia Grove, Affordable Senior Living Project, Redlands, CA will be Modular


The Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino and Perera Construction and Design, Inc. decided to ‘go Modular’ when they chose US Modular, Inc. as their Modular Installation Contractor for the 86 apartment senior living project in Redlands, CA.   The 105,317 square foot Affordable Senior Housing project will consist of 13 apartment buildings and a Community Center set on …

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Everything Old is New Again


by Katy Weldon  Something amazing is happening to older mobile and manufactured homes in certain areas of California and other parts of the United States. They are in demand! As regular readers of ManufacturedHomeLivingNews know, no mobile homes have been built since June 15, 1976, when the federal manufactured home construction and safety standards went into effect, creating manufactured homes. …

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