The July 2022 Mobile Home Park Investing Newsletter

Back to the MHP Future

The mobile home park industry has been around for about 70 years, starting in the early 1950s. And the challenges that park owners have faced have changed dramatically over those years. In this Lecture Series Event, we’re going to explore what those hurdles have been and how the industry has adapted to those challenges and continues to morph itself as time goes on.

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 255 - Short-Term Owners Create Long-Term Suspicions

While most mobile home parks are purchased from long-standing mom and pop owners, sometimes parks come on the market that have only been owned by the sellers for a matter of months or a few years. And this can cause a level of concern with the buyer – and rightfully so. In this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast we’re going to examine why the length of time the seller has owned the property can be a concern and how to mitigate those reservations.

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Can Zero Down Really Cure All?

There’s one unique type of deal that is only perhaps found in the mobile home park sector: the “zero down”. We’ve done 12 of these over the past 25 years, but have also done deals with 2.5%, 5%, 10% as well as other low-down payment amounts. In fact, there’s a general assumption that “zero down” and other “low down” constructions can cure all ills with any mobile home park purchases. But is that really true? Let’s examine the facts.

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 254 - The Impact of Home Age

Mobile homes may all look similar to the average American, but to the successful park owner, there is a considerable difference between them – and it almost all revolves around age. In this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast, we’re going to examine what you can tell about a mobile home simply from its age and what the key attributes are to focus on when buying and renovating used mobile homes to fill lots or simply pass judgment on park-owned homes you already possess.

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 253 - The Necessity of Structure For Your Residents

In a society that has completely lost the concept of accountability, mobile home parks stand out as a perpetual experiment into the necessity of structure. Mobile home park owners have been using a “tough love” stance to keep their properties in good running order and to foster an environment in which the average resident stays in their home for around 15 years. But how do they accomplish this? That’s the focus of this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast, and it could not be more timely in an America that is running amok.

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Why Mobile Home Parks Are The Most “American” Form of Housing

There’s nothing more American than baseball, hot dogs, apple pie … and mobile homes? It’s true. There is no more “American” form of housing than the good old trailer park. How did that happen and why are so few people aware of this fact?

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