The October 2022 Mobile Home Park Investing Newsletter

Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 269 - Whining Even When You’re Winning

A new study shows that mobile home values are up 34.6% since 2016 – nearly matching the 35.4% increase of single-family homes. You would think that would be good news for the 8% of Americans that live in mobile homes. But NPR is determined to show that even when park residents are big winners it’s all part of an evil plot by corporate owners. So we’re going to dissect their latest ridiculous article.

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On the Border of Buying Parks and Buying Parks on the Border

Cooper from Texas is a serial entrepreneur who started buying mobile home parks and now owns four with a couple more under contract. All of these are in South Texas which is where he lives.

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 268 - How To Reduce Stress From Community Ownership

Stress can contribute to many health problems, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity and diabetes. Some of it is the normal condition that comes with taking risk and achieving success, but a huge portion is simply created by your own actions when better options are available. In this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast we’re going to focus on what causes stress in the mobile home park business, how to manage it, and how to reduce it.

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Why Mobile Home Parks Are Better Positioned For The Fed’s New Interest Rate Jumps

Jerome Powell at the Federal Reserve is in the process of raising interest rates farther and faster than America has seen in over 40 years. And the effect of these increases has resulted in a plunge in the stock market coupled with a great deal of uncertainty regarding commercial real estate. While some sectors of real estate are already going down – such as single-family homes – the impact on mobile home parks has been much lower. Why is that? Better ability to raise rents

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 267 - Options To Sidestep Conventional Banking

Jerome Powell at the Fed has ushered in an era of interest rate instability that has not been experienced in over 40 years. This has created an environment in which traditional banking is not always the attractive solution to getting deals done. But what are the alternatives to sidestep traditional lending? That’s the focus of this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast.

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 266 - Sometimes The Best Deals Are The Ones You Don’t Do

Being a successful park buyer requires discipline. You can’t let your desire to make a deal get in the way of the underlying premise of making money. So how can you guard against acquisitions that are the opposite of portfolio-builders? That’s the topic of this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast.

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The Impact Of 6% 30-Year Home Mortgages On Mobile Home Parks

You only have to go back to January 2021 to get a 30-year home mortgage of 2.74%. But with the advent of some of the dumbest governmental policies since Jimmy Carter the 30-year home mortgage has now broken the 6% barrier and is on the way to approaching 7%. While that’s historically about the norm (the 1972 mortgage rate was 7.28%) it’s going to be a huge shock to an America that has been enjoying quantitative easing and low rates since 2008. What will be the impact on this doubling of home mortgage rates for the mobile home park industry?

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 265 - Before You Can Have Return On Capital You Must Have Return Of Capital

In the search for income, many investors overlook the simple fact that there is no income until your capital is safely returned. When you seek the measure of an investment’s performance the only one that matters is the total return at the end, not simply a couple good years along the way. In this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast we’re going to review why mobile home parks are superior in their return levels because they virtually always start off with your capital back through superior investment construction.

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