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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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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
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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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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