Tips for Choosing the Right Home in Your Golden Years

As America’s population ages, there is an increased need for finding suitable housing solutions for seniors. If you’re considering your living options as you move further into your golden years, then there are a few things you will need to consider. Staying in Your Home A high percentage of seniors would love to stay in

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An affordable dream: A waterfront home in 90803 for $259,900

There are a couple of notable waterfront residences in Long Beach currently on the market. One, which we wrote about last week, is a spectacular place on the sand on the Peninsula. The other is a quiet little home overlooking the Los Cerritos Channel and Wetlands. The beach house is listed for sale at $4.5

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Celebrities, Millionaires, Billionaires And Their Appealing Manufactured Homes

There’s an incongruity stirring in most of the U.S. and Canada. Hundreds of millions think of mobile and manufactured homes as housing built for the poor or lower middle class. Really? Tell that to the celebrities, millionaires, and billionaires who own and love their manufactured and mobile homes. Don’t get me wrong. Yes, many lower

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Housing Affordability: ‘It’s at a Crisis Level’

Housing affordability concerns will likely limit single-family-home building from making any significant gains in 2019, said economists at a Tuesday session during the 2019 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas. “This is a crisis,” Robert Dietz, chief economist at the National Association of Home Builders, told attendees about the rising costs of homeownership that are

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Two Harvard guys based their million-dollar business on a whole lot of nothing

When I think about entrepreneurs and Harvard, I think about Mark Zuckerberg and his Facebook mob, who started their little dorm project for kicks and turned it into something that’s worth more than a small country. Pete Davis and Jon Staff aren’t the Facebook guys. Davis and Staff are the anti-Facebook guys. They built a

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As millennials embrace RVs, next wave of travel trailers go hip

In 2015, Jessi and Valerie Smith took a radical step toward downsizing. The couple, both 30 at the time, decided to trade in their three-bedroom San Francisco home to take up residence in an 8-square-foot TAB Teardrop camper. There were a few growing, or in this case, shrinking, pains. They would bump their heads on

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As land values rise in Phoenix area, mobile-home parks disappear

Almost 85,000 trailers, manufactured homes and mobile homes dot metro Phoenix. The Phoenix area has historically had a higher percentage of households living in factory-built homes than other major cities around the West. These mobile-home parks have been a significant part of metro Phoenix’s housing market since the 1950s, particularly for retirees and low-income families.

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How to Install Mobile Home Cabinets

  When you purchase a mobile home, it’s likely that you will make some home improvements over a period of time. These improvements may range from installing new mobile home paneling and floors to new cabinets. Installing new cabinets in your mobile home will give it a new lease on life, and will most likely

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Benefits Of Having Mobile Houses

Mobile houses are usually seen as a bad investment from financial view point as they depreciate very easily. However this is not fully true. Those mobile houses which are placed in park generally go down in value but this is not the case with mobile houses on private land. Mobile houses on private land will

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Wild Ride: Turning School Buses Into Homes on Wheels

Builder Charlie Kern’s customized living spaces give new meaning to the term ‘mobile homes.’ Have you ever asked yourself: “How much living space do I really need?” “A lot of people now, I think, are realizing that what it takes to live is different than what we’ve been told we need to live. And that’s

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