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Are Federal Regulations Hurting American Home Buyers? (Hint: Yes, They Are.)

According to this insightful article, it does appear that in an effort to enact regulations and “do something,” the federal government has once again created a regulatory scheme that works against the very Americans it is intended to help. Witness … Continue reading

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The Case for Dodd-Frank Reform for Manufactured Housing Consumers

MHI’s Lesli Gooch has written an excellent piece in Roll Call on the need for modest reforms that will benefit manufactured housing consumers. Here is a part of her on-point assessment: While the law’s intent was to protect consumers, it is currently … Continue reading

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The 2016 Election and Affordable Housing

Here is an interesting Washington Times article on the affordable housing issue. From the article: The J. Ronald Terwilliger Foundation, a new nonprofit comprising some top names in the housing industry, is aiming to get presidential candidates to commit to solutions … Continue reading

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Great Article on Factory Built Housing

Be sure to check out this excellent article on factory-built housing from the Akron Beacon Journal.

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Are You a Factory-Built Housing Customer? You Should Be!

Every industry must decide who comprises its target market so that it can be clear about who it serves. Doing so saves a great deal of time and effort because consumers can concentrate on who serves them, and producers can … Continue reading

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Mother May I?

So, you have decided that you want to purchase a manufactured or modular home, and you begin to think about how beautiful your new home will look. But, there is one other thing you need to make sure you address … Continue reading

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But I Won’t Do That…

Factory-built housing retailers and contractors want to do whatever it takes to satisfy your housing needs and to make sure that you have the best home-buying experience you can. But, did you know that there are some things they just … Continue reading

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What is Factory-Built Housing?

If you have shopped around for a new home, you have no doubt seen various types of factory-built housing. But, just what are the different types, and what distinguishes them from each other? In a nutshell, factory-built single family housing … Continue reading

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Culpeper County and Town of Culpeper Impose New House Tax

Live in Culpeper County? Thinking about doing business there? Take note that tax increases are set to take effect there on July 1, 2012. Culpeper County and the Town of Culpeper have imposed new taxes on a number of folks, … Continue reading

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Federal Reserve Survey Says Housing Market Improving

According to this story from the Washington Post, a survey of real estate agents conducted by the Federal Reserve states that a majority of those survey expressed optimism about the Virginia housing market.

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