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Big Investors Move to Find Best Deals Before Market Levels

Lakeway Mobile Estates,Bellingham, Wash.

From Bellingham, Wash. to Newnan, Ga., Jon Harrison scans the map for just the right patch of land. He talks to brokers, scours county records and relies on whatever information he can gain from inside sources.

All in the name of finding the prime manufactured home community.

Harrison isn’t looking for his retirement place. He’s not looking for the simple yet ideal coastal getaway for the family. He works for Inspire Communities, not the largest of the community owners, but certainly entrenched in the top quarter of the industry.

A former broker himself, Harrison is in acquisitions, and always is looking for the perfect mix of placement and amenities that can be a great home for 200 hundred residents or more – and no less important, a stellar portfolio addition for the company owners and investors.

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MHCA MHIA Joint Conference

Please join us at the:

2017 Arizona Manufactured Housing Conference

June 21-23, 2017

Wild Horse Pass, Chandler Arizona

2017 Arizona Manufactured Housing Conference

MHVillage is proud to be be a exhibitor and sponsor at the 2017 MHCA-MHIA Annual Conference. If you are a manufactured housing professional doing business in Arizona, you will want to attend this great event!

 

 

 

Here’s a list of just some of the exciting items on the schedule:

  • Golf Tournament at the Whirlwind Golf Club on June 21
  • Welcome Reception with Musical Entertainment and Silent Auction
  • Keynote by Mark Yost, President of Champion Homes
  • Internet Marketing, by MHVillage’s very own Darren Krolewski!
  • Fair Housing Basics: What You Need to Know w/ attorney Melissa Parham
  • The Hardest Business to Measure is the Business You Lose, by John Underwood
  • Fannie Mae Q & A: Paul Barretto, Fannie Mae
Wild Horse Pass Casino and Hotel

Wild Horse Pass Casino and Hotel

A brochure with an outline for the entire schedule can be found on the Arizona Housing Association website, or you can download it here.

Registration is available at azhousing.org. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

 

Florida Rent, Occupancy Continues Growth

JLT Florida Market ReportsMHVillage parent company Datacomp, publisher of JLT Market Reports and the nation’s #1 market data company for the manufactured housing industry, has made available a 17-year summary report of its manufactured home community rent surveys for 32 Florida markets.

For the seventh consecutive year, occupancy rates for Florida “All Ages” manufactured home communities increased. As of May 2017, the occupancy rate for All Ages communities is 91 percent, up 2.4 percent compared with May 2016.  The national average for All Ages communities as of December 2016 was 90 percent.

For the fifth consecutive year, occupancy rates for Florida “55+” communities increased. As of May 2017, the occupancy rate is 95 percent, up 1.2 percent compared with May 2016. The national average for 55+ communities as of December 2016 is 94 percent.

As of May 2017, Florida ranks 11th for average occupancy in All Ages manufactured home communities out of the 131 regions in which JLT rent surveys are published. Of the 20 regions that include 55+ communities, Florida ranks sixth for average occupancy among this segment.

Average rents in All Ages Florida manufactured home communities continued to increase for the 17th consecutive year.

Florida Manufactured Home Community

In May 2017, the average adjusted rent in All Ages communities increased by 3.6 percent to $497, which is consistent with the average annual compounded increase of 3.5 percent during the last 17 years. In comparison, the national average adjusted rent for All Ages communities increased 2.9 percent to $477, as of December 2016.

The average adjusted rent among 55+ communities in May 2017 increased by 3.6 percent to $498. In contrast, the national average adjusted rent for 55+ communities increased 2.9 percent to $507, as of December 2016.

Florida manufactured home community rents ranked sixth out of 23 regions tracked by JLT for All Ages communities as of May 2017, and seventh out of 20 regions for 55+ communities.

Recognized as the industry standard for manufactured home community market analysis for more than 20 years, JLT Market Reports provide detailed research and information on communities located in 131 markets throughout the United States, including the latest rent trends and statistics, marketing programs and a variety of other useful management insights.

Datacomp Releases 2017 Rent and Occupancy Reports for FL Markets

Datacomp Releases 2017 JLT Manufactured Home Community Rent and Occupancy Reports for Florida Markets

jlt-market-2017-florida-market-reportsDatacomp, publisher of JLT Market Reports and the nation’s #1 provider of market data for the manufactured housing industry, today announced the publication of its May 2017 manufactured home community rent and occupancy reports for 31 markets in the state of Florida, now including Bay, Escambia and Leon counties.

Recognized as the industry standard for manufactured home community market analysis for more than 20 years, JLT Market Reports provide detailed research and information on communities located in 130 major housing markets throughout the United States, including the latest rent trends and statistics, marketing programs and a variety of other useful management insights.

Datacomp’s manufactured housing market data published in the May 2017 JLT Market Reports includes many of the major markets for mobile homes in Florida. Together, these manufactured home rent and occupancy reports track 752 “All Ages” and “55+” communities encompassing a total of 208,881 homesites.

Each JLT manufactured home community rent and occupancy report published by Datacomp includes detailed information about investment grade communities in the major markets, including number of homesites, occupancy rates, average mobile home community rents and increases, community amenities, vacant sites, and repossessed and inventory homes.

JLT Market Reports also include management insights that rank communities by number of homesites, occupancy rates and highest to lowest rents. Detailed reports show trends in each market with a comparison of May 2017 rents and occupancy rates to May 2016, as well as a historical recap of rents and occupancy from 1996 to present date in most markets.

The May 2017 JLT Market Reports for Florida are available for purchase and immediate download online at the Datacomp JLT Market Report website at http://www.datacompusa.com/JLT, or they may be ordered by phone in electronic or printed editions at 800.588.5426. Each fully updated report for mobile home communities is a comprehensive look at investment grade properties within a market, enabling owners and managers, lenders, appraisers, brokers, and other organizations to effectively benchmark those communities and make informed decisions.

About JLT Market Reports
For more than 20 years, countless professionals have trusted JLT Market Reports for timely and accurate management reports on land lease manufactured home communities. JLT Market Reports are currently published for 90 markets nationwide and are recognized as the industry standard for manufactured housing industry data. In 2014, JLT & Associates merged its resources, skills and expertise with Datacomp, the industry’s oldest and largest national manufactured home appraisal company and number one provider of market data for the manufactured housing industry, and MHVillage, the premier website for advertising mobile homes for rent and sale nationwide.

Rent and Occupancy Reports for the Northeast Region Available

Datacomp Releases 2016 JLT Manufactured Home Community Rent and Occupancy Reports for the Northeast Region

Datacomp, publisher of JLT Market Reports and the nation’s #1 provider of market data for the manufactured housing industry, today announced the publication of its March 2016 manufactured home community rent and occupancy reports for 5 Northeast markets in New York, Maryland and New Hampshire.

Recognized as the industry standard for manufactured home community market analysis for Datacomp logoover 20 years, JLT Market Reports provide detailed research and information on communities located in 87 major housing markets throughout the United States, including the latest rent trends and statistics, marketing programs and a variety of other useful management insights.

Datacomp’s manufactured housing market data published in the March 2016 JLT Market Reports includes many of the major markets for mobile homes in New York, Maryland and New Hampshire. Together, these manufactured home rent and occupancy reports track 106 “All Ages” and “55+” communities encompassing a total of 23,248 homesites.

2 Homes EntryEach JLT manufactured home community rent and occupancy report published by Datacomp includes detailed information about investment grade communities in the major markets, including number of homesites, occupancy rates, average mobile home community rents and increases, community amenities, vacant sites, and repossessed and inventory homes.

JLT Market Reports also include management insights that rank communities by number of homesites, occupancy rates and highest to lowest rents. Detailed reports show trends in each market with a comparison of March 2016 rents and occupancy rates to March 2015, as well as a historical recap of rents and occupancy from 1996 to date in most markets.

The March 2016 JLT Market Reports for are available for purchase and immediate download online at the Datacomp JLT Market Report website at http://www.datacompusa.com/JLT, or they may be ordered in electronic or printed editions by phone at 800.588.5426. Each fully updated report for mobile home communities is a comprehensive look at investment grade properties within a market, enabling owners and managers, lenders, appraisers, brokers, and other organizations to effectively benchmark those communities and make informed decisions.

About JLT Market Reports

For more than 20 years, countless professionals have trusted JLT Market Reports for timely and accurate management reports on land lease manufactured home communities. JLT Market Reports are currently published for 87 markets nationwide and are recognized as the industry standard for manufactured housing industry data. In 2014, JLT & Associates merged its resources, skills and expertise with Datacomp, the industry’s oldest and largest national manufactured home appraisal company and number one provider of market data for the manufactured housing industry, and MHVillage, the premier website for advertising mobile homes for rent and sale nationwide. For more information, or to purchase complete JLT Market Reports, call 800.588.5426 or visit http://www.datacompusa.com/JLT.

CO Rent and Occupancy Continues Growth

Darren KrolewskiBY: DARREN KROLEWSKI:
Executive Vice President, Marketing & Business Development at Datacomp – Operator of MHVillage.com & Publisher of JLT Rent Surveys

Colorado Manufactured Home Community Rent and Occupancy Continues Growth Trend According to Datacomp 10-Year Market Summary Report

Datacomp, publisher of JLT Market Reports and the nation’s #1 market research company for the manufactured housing industry, today announced a 10-year summary of its manufactured home community rent and occupancy reports for major markets in Colorado.JLT

Recognized as the industry standard for manufactured housing market data for over 20 years, JLT Market Reports provide detailed research and information on communities located in 75 markets throughout the United States, including the latest rent trends and statistics, marketing programs and a variety of other useful management insights.

The most recent JLT Market Reports for Colorado were released in July 2015 and include 94 communities encompassing 27,888 homesites. This summary report is based on rent and occupancy trends from July 2005 to July 2015.

Findings and Observations

Occupancy Numbers for All Ages Communities Outpace National Average

For the seventh consecutive year, occupancy rates in Colorado “All Ages” manufactured home communities have increased. As of July 2015, the occupancy rate is 91%. In comparison, the national average for All Ages communities is currently 83%.

For the third consecutive year, occupancy rates in Colorado “55+” communities have increased. As of July 2015, the occupancy rate is 90%, up 1.4% over July 2014. In comparison, the national average for 55+ communities is currently 93%. As of July 2015, Colorado ranks 7h for average occupancy in All Ages manufactured home communities out of the 19 regions in which JLT Market Reports are published. Of the 14 regions that include 55+ communities, Colorado ranks 10th for average occupancy among this segment.

Continuing Trend of Strong Rent Growth

Average rents in both All Ages and 55+ Colorado manufactured home communities increased for the 10th consecutive year.

In July 2015, the average adjusted rent in All Ages communities increased by 3.9% to $534, which exceeds the average annual compounded increase of 3% in this market. In comparison, the national average adjusted rent for All Ages communities is currently $401.

The average adjusted rent among 55+ communities in July 2015 increased by 3% to $512. In contrast, the national average adjusted rent for 55+ communities is currently $468.

Colorado manufactured home community rents ranked 3rd out of 19 regions tracked by JLT for All Ages communities as of July 2015, and 4th out of 14 regions for 55+ communities.

All Colorado manufactured housing research is based on data published in JLT Market Reports. Complete reports, including detailed information on manufactured home communities in three Colorado markets, are available for online purchase by major credit card at www.datacompusa.com/JLT or by calling 800.588.5426. Each Colorado manufactured home rent and occupancy survey, fully updated in July 2015, is a comprehensive look at investment grade properties within a market, enabling owners and managers, lenders, appraisers, brokers, and other organizations to effectively benchmark those communities and make informed decisions.

About JLT Market Reports

For more than 20 years, countless professionals have trusted JLT Market Reports for timely and accurate management information on land lease manufactured home communities. JLT Market Reports are currently available for 75 markets nationwide and are recognized as the industry standard for community market analysis. JLT Market Reports are published by Datacomp, the industry’s oldest and largest national mobile home appraisal company and operator of MHVillage, the premier website for advertising manufactured and mobile homes for rent in land-lease communities. For more information, or to purchase complete JLT Market Reports, call 800.588.5426 or visit www.datacompusa.com/JLT.

 

SECO Conference 2015

Oct. 14 – Oct. 15, 2015 in Atlanta, GA join us at the:

SECO logoOver 100 community owners from 15 states are expected, along many other representatives of our industry, many state execs, vendors, and at least four Community Series display homes. Presentations and panel discussions will complement two days of networking.

Conference Topics Include:

  • Why Community Owners Should Consider Selling New Homes
  • Lessons Learned from a Very Successful Couple
  • The Pros & Cons of Water Meter Automation
  • How to Use Private Equity to Buy and / or Infill Properties
  • Renovating & Rehabbing Used Homes for Profit
  • Turning Lemons into Lemonade: Profiting from the new Manufacutred Home Appraisal Rules
  • Plus,  a one day workshop for Professional Property Management Training/Certification with George Allen on Tuesday, Oct. 13th
    Click here for the complete agenda.

Speakers at this event will include:SECO14-2

George Allen
Steve Case
Tim Colman
Tabetha DuPrist
Jay Hamilton
Ken and Katie Hauk
Trent Kjell
Larry Mathews
Cole Philips
Micheal Power
David protiva
Spencer Roane
Bob Stovall
David Voss
Lamon Warnock
and our very own: Darren Krolewski

Darren Krolewski is Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Datacomp Appraisal Systems, the nation’s largest independent provider of market-based appraisals for the manufactured housing industry and operator of MHVillage.com, the number one website for manufactured homes and communities online. Datacomp has developed its MSRV, or Market-Suggested Retail Value, to enable lenders, communities and retailers to comply with the new home appraisal requirements that are now in effect for most financed manufactured home transactions.

For more information about the event or to register go to seoconference.com

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Florida MH Rent and Occupancy Report Available

Florida Manufactured Home Community Rent and Occupancy
Continues Growth Trend According to Datacomp 15-Year Market
Summary Report

Darren KrolewskiBY: DARREN KROLEWSKI:
Vice President, Marketing & Business Development at Datacomp – Operator of MHVillage.com & Publisher of JLT Market ReportsFL Icon

Datacomp, publisher of JLT Market Reports and the nation’s #1 market data company for the manufactured housing industry, today announced a 15-year summary report of its manufactured home community rent surveys for 24 Florida markets.

Recognized as the industry standard for manufactured home community market analysis for over 20 years, JLT Market Reports provide detailed research and information on communities located in 75 markets throughout the United States, including the latest rent trends and statistics, marketing programs and a variety of other useful management insights.

The most recent JLT Market Reports for the Florida markets were released in May 2015 and include 695 communities encompassing 194,771 homesites. This summary report is based on rent and occupancy trends from May 2000 to May 2015.

Findings and Observations

Occupancy Continues to Outpace National Average

For the fifth consecutive year, occupancy rates for Florida “All Ages” manufactured home communities increased. As of May 2015, the occupancy rate for All Ages communities is 88%, up .1% over May 2014. The national average for All Ages communities as of December 2014 was 83%.

For the third consecutive year, occupancy rates for Florida “55+” communities increased. As of May 2015, the occupancy rate is 93%, up .2% over May 2014. The national average for 55+ communities as of December 2014 is also 93%.
As of May 2015, Florida ranks 12th for average occupancy in All Ages manufactured home communities out of the 20 regions in which JLT rent surveys are published. Of the 15 regions that include 55+ communities, Florida ranks 8th for average occupancy among this segment.

Continuing Trend of Strong Rent Growth

Average rents in All Ages Florida manufactured home communities continued to increase for the 15th consecutive year.

In May 2015, the average adjusted rent in All Ages communities increased by 3.5% to $472, which is consistent with the average annual compounded increase of 3.6% over the last 15 years. In comparison, the national average adjusted rent for All Ages communities increased 2.7% to $403, as of December 2014.

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Download a pdf of the Florida summary report

The average adjusted rent among 55+ communities in May 2015 increased by 3.1% to $460. In contrast, the national average adjusted rent for 55+ communities increased 2.8% to $456, as of December 2014. Florida manufactured home community rents ranked 6th out of 20 regions tracked by JLT for All Ages communities as of May 2015, and 7th out of 15 regions for 55+ communities.

All Florida manufactured housing research is based on data published in JLT Market Reports. Complete reports, including detailed information on manufactured home communities in 24 Florida markets, are available for online purchase by major credit card at www.datacompusa.com/JLT or by calling 800.588.5426. Each Florida manufactured home rent survey, fully updated in May 2015, is a comprehensive look at investment grade properties within a market, enabling owners and managers, lenders, appraisers, brokers, and other organizations to effectively benchmark those communities and make informed decisions.

Tunica Show March 25th

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It’s that time of year again! Time for the annual Tunica Show, March 25-27, 2015. If you are new to the manufactured housing industry, the Tunica Show has been in existence for over 17 years. Last year the show drew 1,115 retailers, builder/developers, community owner/operators and installers from 447 different companies.

MHVillage will once again be exhibiting, and we would love to see you there! In addition, on Wednesday, March 26th, Datacomp Appraisal (MHVillage’s sister company) will be a part of The Appraisal Rule and Manufactured Home Lending Panel. This panel (with a Q&A to follow) will be covering one of the hottest topics in the industry! Like all of the Education Seminars at Tunica, this panel is free to attend for registered attendees.

Interested in seeing what the Tunica Show has to offer you? Note that the cut off date for reservations is coming up soon, so go to www.prereg.net/2015/tmfs to register today!

Hotel Information:

Resorts Hotel and Casino call 1-866-706-7070 for reservations. Mention group code: SCH0315

Hollywood Hotel & Casino call 1-800-871-0711 for reservations. Mention group code SCM0315

See you there!

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