The June 2024 Mobile Home Park Investing Newsletter

[Important Announcement] Supreme Court Decisions

The landmark Chevron decision may be a game changer for many industries – including mobile home parks. While the details are still to be decided in the courts, the fact is that "administrative law judge" decisions are no longer going to carry the weight of actual jury trials and this presents some big opportunities for the mobile home manufacturing and mobile home park industries.

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How A Star Wars Fan Became A Mobile Home Park Jedi

Some people buy just one mobile home park, and others buy seven. What makes the story even more interesting is that all these properties were acquired over just the past two years.

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 349 - The Perils Of Hiring The Manager From The Park Down The Street

Eventually the manager at the mobile home park down the street will inquire about being in charge of yours. Or one day you’ll get jealous that the community a few blocks over is nicer or fuller than yours and you’ll say “I wonder if I should approach that manager to work for me?”. In this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast we’re going to drill down on this concept and give you case studies of how that concept typically tuns out.

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They All Laughed When I Said I Was Buying A Mobile Home Park… But They Shut Up When I Sold It For A $1 Million Profit

In 1996 I bought a mobile home park. Everybody told me it was a terrible idea and I would lose all my money. I couldn't really blame them as it was one of the nastiest mobile home parks in Dallas. But even then I was impressed by a few factors:

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 348 - Really Understanding Recourse

All borrowers prefer “non-recourse” lending, but is “recourse” really a deal killer? It’s all a matter of perspective. In this Mobile Home Park Mastey podcast we’re going to explore the issue of recourse and analyze the real risk and how to mitigate it.

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Scarcity = Value. And There’s Nothing More Scarce Than Mobile Home Parks

Gold is at around $2,500 per ounce right now while silver is around $28 per ounce. Why is gold more valuable than silver – about 100 times more? Because gold is much more rare. In this same manner, mobile home parks are the rarest of all commercial real estate, and this one fact has created extreme wealth for owners simply by having the title to a mobile home park in their name. Why are parks so scarce and how does this manifest into financial gain?

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 347 - Don’t Abandon “Cash For Keys”

There are some skills learned during Covid that we don’t need to throw away, and one of them is the concept of “cash for keys”. Born of desperation from the national evictions moratorium, this playbook of paying tenants to leave who can’t come up with their rent is still a win/win solution in many cases. In this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast we’re going to explore why this works, how to implement it, and discuss its inherent win/win outcome.

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How To Make Money From The Current U.S. Interest Rate Cycle

Weather forecasting is all about taking past events and applying them to future conditions. In this same manner there is a tremendous amount of predictive science possible from a simple historical interest rate chart from the U.S. Federal Reserve. Let’s first make some significant observations:

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 346 - Where Did That Come From?

We’ve been trying to unlock the science of mobile home park ownership for three decades, but there are some unwritten rules that are not supported by math and nobody even knows where these supposed “truths” came from. In this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast we’re going to review the odd certainties that are used by bankers and bureaucrats yet have no basis in actual fact.

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