One Simple Tool Used To Site Your Mobile Home
What is the Pocket Penetrometer, and How is it Used to Properly Site Your Mobile Home? In 1989, George Porter came across the pocket penetrometer. He had been in the manufactured housing business for about two decades already, and like many people, he spent much more time considering the... Read more
Selling/Renting Your Home: The Benefits of Knowing Your Audience
  Just like the age old saying “know thy self”, knowing your audience is the first step in marketing and advertising. When it comes to selling or renting your home this information can set the course for your entire marketing plan. So, lets break it down!   When advertising... Read more
Hickory Acres Creates Casual, Fun Lifestyle for Residents
Annual Traditions Pepper the Community Calendar Hickory Acres in Shepherdsville, Ky., is a manufactured home community south of Louisville that feels one part farm and another part college campus. “We have a signature entrance, a full court basketball court and open green spaces for playing football, soccer, throwing Frisbee... Read more
Lesser Known MH Industry Terms
A Manufactured Housing Vocabulary Primer – MH Industry Terms MHVillage and its partner organization Datacomp cumulatively have 45 years of experience in the manufactured home industry. The leadership team of the two organizations boasts more than 500 years of industry experience. We asked our team to consider the many... Read more
Winter Sales – Tips for Selling Your Home in the Winter
While it is common for people to list their homes in the Spring, that’s not always possible for everyone. Sometimes you need to get that home on the market a little sooner. We’ve written articles about staging your home, but if you are in one of our states that... Read more
Tiny Home Holidays
Have a Very Merry Minimalist Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah or Boxing Day We adore Tiny Homes at MHVillage, and Tiny Home Holidays has a special ring to it during this festive time. MHVillager wants to provide some inspiration for decorating the tiny home. We also want to provide tiny home... Read more
Arkansas Settles in Favor of MH Owners, Residents
Fair Housing Update In September of 2016, a young couple moved their manufactured home to McCrory, Arkansas, from a neighboring community. Shortly after their move, the McCrory City Council passed an ordinance which stated no manufactured home could be sited in the city “unless it has a value established... Read more
Clayton Offers Affordable Housing Solution for Millennial Home Buyer
National homebuilder helps address housing crisis for under-35 generation MARYVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 7, 2017— Clayton, one of the largest home builders in America, is focused on providing affordable housing options that fit the needs and wants of the millennial home buyer, who makes up 35% of the company’s current customer... Read more
Roberts Resorts Plans Tiny Home Community for East Austin
Village Farm Tiny Home Community Includes Group Gardening, Music, Transportation, Cooking and Meals Just east of Austin, Texas, a group of housing and “community experience” professionals will incorporate a tiny home community into the mix of what will mark 50-plus years of manufactured home and RV park success. “We... Read more
Staging Your Home To Sell!
Are you staging your home to sell? We all know that first impressions can make or break a relationship. When staging your home to sell,  you want to be sure you are giving your buyer the best first impression you can! Most home sellers in the professional industry are... Read more