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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 inÂ Roll CallÂ on the need for modest reforms that will benefit manufactured housing consumers. Here is a part of her on-point assessment: While the lawâ€™s intent was to protect consumers, it is currently … 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
Housing Continues to Improve, Don’t Mess It Up
There is a story of a cartoon floating around in builder circles that features a builder praying something along the lines of, “Please give me one more recovery, and I pray not to mess it up this time.” Well, that … Continue reading
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Housing Rebound Continues — Let’s Not Mess It Up!
According to this story in the Washington Post, builder confidence is higher than it has been in five years. We continue to see signs, statistical and anecdotal, that things are improving. That means two things: 1. now is not the … Continue reading
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