The December 2020 Mobile Home Park Investing Newsletter

"Ask Me Anything" with Frank Rolfe from December 2020

80% of world economists predict the next U.S. Great Recession will begin in 2021; 2020 was just a prelude to the main event. But what is it the right course of action for you? For that matter, how does a mobile home park even work? To answer these questions, we hosted an Ask Me Anything event.

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 176 - The Simple Science Of Making Money

Science involves distilling events down to a formula – so what is the simple formula for making money with a mobile home park? In this Mobile Home Park Master podcast we’re going to examine what the key profit drivers are and unveil some simple formulas to help you understand the potential that many properties have to deliver significant gains. Unlike calculus, this is math that you get paid for.

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If You Thought 2020 Was Bad – It’s Only Going To Get Worse In 2021

Prior to the pandemic, most economists predicted the next U.S. recession would begin in 2021. However, they still do. Effectively, the Covid-19 outbreak was simply a prelude to a larger economic event, which historically always falls immediately following the U.S. Presidential election. In this case it’s all about the final reckoning of the debt of those businesses that failed (hotels, restaurants, retail stores, etc.) coupled with displacement of workers in non-essential industries and state/cityfiscal calamity as the result of plummeting tax income. The bottom line is that if you think it’s all upside in 2021, you’re not aligned with economic models and probability, nor are you being realistic. Talk is cheap – and we heard a good bit of it during the election – but the fact is that America is well positioned to go further down the tubes in 2021 and with perhaps greater acceleration.

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The 2020 Frank & Dave Christmas Show

The Frank & Dave Christmas Show only comes once a year. It’s time to put 2020 behind us and this show should put you in the holiday spirit - mobile home park style.

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 175 - The Potential Impact Of What The Economists Are Saying

Economists are paid to make predictions – and they make a lot of them. Most of them are fairly off base, but when you aggregate them and take the average you start to get a better picture. In this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast, we’re going to take recent economist surveys regarding the U.S. economy and overlay those on the potential impact to mobile home park investing.

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Remembering Tony Hsieh For Being A Trailer Park Pioneer

Tony Hsieh is known for being the founder of Zappos, as well as personally funding the renaissance of portions of Las Vegas. But I will remember Tony for a different reason, and one that has received zero media attention. As a trailer park pioneer.

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 174 - The Five Historical Eras Of Mobile Home Park Construction

Cars have gone from steam to gas to electric. Planes have gone from propeller, to turboprop to jet. And mobile home parks have also evolved over time. In this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast we’re going to review the basic evolution of the mobile home park and how it impacts investing in this sector.

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Mobile Home Parks And Inflation: A Love Story

“Inflation” is defined on Wikipedia as “a general increase in prices and fall in the purchasing value of money”. In mobile home parks it has a different definition: “the ability to raise rents and produce higher values while being fully protected from economic danger”. In a nutshell, inflation is a friend to mobile home parks. Why?

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 173 - What's Really Happening to Our Costumers?

Economic upheaval. Shuttered businesses. Broken dreams. What’s the impact of what’s happening in America right now on mobile home park residents? In this episode of the Mobile home Park Mastery podcast, we’re going to look into the typical mobile home park residents and how they’re faring in one of America’s most difficult times.

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