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Hurricane Irma Florida Survivor Relates First-Hand Manufactured Home Safety, Durability Experience

Mié, 10/18/2017 - 16:00
Americans watched, listened, and millions anxiously awaited news last month about just how deadly and destructive Hurricane Irma would be. But John Jenkins, featured in the first video below, live through it. Jenkins weathered the storm in his home, and can now tell his dramatic story. In Florida, where about one-in-ten live in a pre-HUD …

Elected Official Explains Surprising Modern Manufactured Homes, Video Interview

Mié, 10/04/2017 - 18:24
James Hanning is the Wagoner County Commissioner, and the county’s board chairman. Before speaking on camera with MHLivingNews, Hanning consulted with the county’s legal adviser. Hanning wasn’t going to make any endorsements. There were no canned or rehearsed lines. What Hanning was willing and allowed to do is speak about his professional experiences over the …

Deadwood, the Manufactured Housing Revolution, and You

Sáb, 09/30/2017 - 22:18
The sun rose slowly over Deadwood, SD that day. The hills and trees offered cover for a variety of animals, including big horn sheep, and mountain goats.   Outside the Inn at Deadwood, the manicured landscaping yielded naturally to the glass doors that welcomed tourists, gamers, and business professionals. It was in that convention center …

Time Elapsed Video Shows How 77 Homes Were Installed in 10 Days

Dom, 09/17/2017 - 20:32
A six-story modular/prefabricated apartment building was installed in just 10 days, by using an off-site building system. The Australian company, Hickory Building Systems, was used by developers Goldmaster Enterprises and general contractors Goodland Building Company.  The goal?  To achieve new standards of affordability, “greener,” sustainable building that was faster to complete the 77-unit apartment high-rise. …

Manufactured Home Community Survives Hurricane Harvey, Damage Reports, and Relief Efforts

Mar, 09/05/2017 - 17:12
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey much of the Texas coast – especially the Houston area – has seen billions of dollars in destruction. Much of the damage is from debris flying through Category 4 winds, plus the excessive flooding after the storm dropped an estimated 19 trillion gallons of water on the state. While …

“Seek First” a Post-Charlottesville Message of Healing and Principles for America

Mié, 08/30/2017 - 15:00
          There are some who want to use race or injustice to justify taking property.  There are also those who want to misuse the political and economic system to take advantage of those who have less access to power.               Economic problems, educational and moral …

Plastic Housing? The Amazing Story of Futuristic Micro-PreFab Homes, Video

Vie, 08/25/2017 - 18:21
Before their were tiny houses, there was Futuro House. Utopie Plastic has introduced a collection of futuristic appearing micro-homes. The dwellings are the newest exhibition at the Marseille, France’s Friche de L’Escalette sculpture park.  As the video below reflects, there are versions of this home in the U.S. and a number of other nations worldwide. …

$2 Million Houses – How do they stack up to buying a new Manufactured Home?

Mié, 08/23/2017 - 13:48
Buying a house is usually one of the biggest purchases that a person makes in their life.  So buyers naturally want to make sure they’re getting the most for their money. Some people spend millions on their houses.  They may buy a premiere location, or an extravagant house, looking for a status symbol, or whatever. …

Billionaire$ and Millionaire$ Proudly Hang Out in New York Manufactured Homes, Condo Resort

Jue, 08/10/2017 - 17:37
Welcome to where the elite meet, eat and greet – in the Hamptons, on Long Island, NY. Discover in this tony town, the “Billionaires’ Playground,” where the uber-rich and millionaires live by neighbors of more modest means.  The common housing style? Manufactured homes. What was once a tent camping site, evolved into a mobile home …

“Po-Dunk” Performer Kid Rock, Eyes Senate Run, Makes Manufactured Home Living Hip

Mar, 08/01/2017 - 15:15
Kid Rock owns and loves a multi-sectional manufactured home, seen several times next to his Rolls Royce in his new hit music video, Po-Dunk. In one video – intentionally or not – multi-millionaire performer Kid Rock has taken aim at the stereotypes about manufactured homes, and the Americans who select this lifestyle. By celebrating the …

Rising Renters Nation, Pew Research, Overlooked Affordable Home Ownership Solution, plus Infotainment Videos

Dom, 07/23/2017 - 15:56
A new report issued by Pew Research documents a trend that millions are all too familiar with. Namely, that renting households are up in the U.S.  What the report doesn’t do is point out the solution that’s hiding in plain sight. The solution and videos below follow a quick look at the troubling facts and …

Separating Fact, Fiction and Using Correct Factory-Built Home Terminology

Mié, 07/05/2017 - 10:46
“You are entitled to your opinion. But you are not entitled to your own facts.” – Daniel Patrick Monaghan (1) “How many legs does a dog have if you call his tail a leg? Four. Saying that a tail is a leg doesn’t make it a leg.” – Abraham Lincoln (2) Word, ideas, and their …