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Oct
25
The Appraisal Rule, Manufactured Housing and the Road to Success in 2015

The mid-term elections are almost on us. Some say it will be another wave, sweeping Republicans into control of the Senate like the 2010 mid-term gave Republicans control of the …

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Oct
22
About Manufactured Housing Industry Leadership – It Needed to be said and Written

We won’t run all of the comments on the weekend Masthead about MH industry and MHI leadership. This was one from ‘Steve‘ was one of the funnier ones, so let’s …

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Oct
19
What is MHI’s and the Manufactured Housing Industry’s Leadership’s Strategy?

There are leaders of companies of all sizes involved in the Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI). Some are huge in MH, others as small as one person and all sizes in …

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Oct
15
The Messy Manufactured Housing Industry Re-birthing Process

Financing. Affordable housing demand. Regulations. Tiny Houses. Consolidation (wanted and otherwise). RV Industry seeking definition clarifications on “Manufactured Housing.” Opportunities mixed with Challenges.
These are just some of the fluid …

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Oct
11
Removing the Blinders – The Profitable Power of more Knowledge

It is self evident that:

customer satisfaction,

input from the market,

knowledge from experts and veterans from inside and outside the industry passed onto industry professionals,

are all necessary elements for the growth …

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Oct
8
Dodd-Frank Fatigue, Rebellion and Organized Resistance

Before launching this commentary on fatigue, rebellion and resistance to Dodd-Frank, SAFE and their regulators, let’s state the obvious for the record. No where in manufactured housing trade journalism do …

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Oct
5
CFPB, GAO, HUD, CFED and Manufactured Housing Industry Professionals

Among the “great calls” was a respected CEO who told me that many issues in MH are so complex, it makes the eyes of lots of industry professionals glaze over. …

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