The May 2022 Mobile Home Park Investing Newsletter

Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 248 - Winners And Losers In Biden’s Mobile Home Attack Plan

The Biden administration is trying to push the narrative that the mobile home park industry might be the savior to the affordable housing crisis. Some of these initiatives have potential and others are just the same B.S. in new packaging. Who are the winners and losers in these proposed changes to everything from building codes to home financing? That’s the focus of this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast.

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I thought I made a good mobile home park investment until…

In 1996 I ventured into the mobile home park business with my first buy being a dilapidated old mobile home park built in 1951 called Glenhaven. I knew nothing about what I was buying or how it operated.

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The Actual Facts About Rent Control

The Wall Street Journal recently released an article touting a grassroots movement for rent control. It cites that U.S. rents are up 18% on average in some markets as the catalyst to a new world order in which rents are set by state government. So how realistic is the concept of rent control in the markets that have not embraced it over the past 100 years? There’s a lot more math to this issue than what the Wall Street Journal released to readers.

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 246 - The Four C’s of Performance

There are four methods of measurement regarding mobile home park performance: 1) cap rate 2) coverage 3) cash-on-cash and 4) cash flow. But what is each one and how do you derive it? And what is acceptable? That’s the focus of this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast.

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 247 - Why The Opportunity Is Much Larger Than Meets The Eye

I frequently get calls from people who are looking at the concept of mobile home park investing and tell me “looks like all the good deals are taken and there’s not much left out there” – which they gather from a quick glance at on-line offerings. This thought is not supported by the simple fact that only around 4,000 of the 44,000 mobile home parks are institutionally owned. But if 90% of mobile home parks are still in the hands of moms and pops, why is this not readily apparent? That’s the topic of this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast in which we examine why the opportunity is bigger than meets the eye and what you have to do to tap into it.

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Tips On Navigating (And Profiting From) The New Great Depression

As an economics major from Stanford, the fist lesson learned is that markets move in cycles. But even an Uber driver summed up the main lesson in a recent cab ride:

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 245 - Effective Security Measures

Mobile home parks have no greater crime than surrounding subdivisions, but there’s no question that crime in America is way up and that holds true for all property types. So what can mobile home park owners do to reduce crime in their properties on a daily basis? In this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast we’re going to drill down on concepts to proactive reduce crime and how to build a template to help eradicate it.

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The Land of Opportunity

Buying a mobile home park is an attainable strategy even in a depressed America. It is, perhaps, the last such opportunity left in U.S. real estate. But how big is that opportunity and how do you approach it? That’s the topic of this Lecture Series Event.

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 244 - The Only World That Matters Is Your World

Between the war in Ukraine and America plunging into the worst economy in 40 years, it’s easy to get depressed about the future. However, it’s always important to remember that not all futures are created equal. In this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast we’re going to talk about navigating cycles, the contrarian nature of some assets, and the necessity of maintaining a calm head when all around you is in crisis.

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