Month: January 2020

Todd Cooper – President Berkshire’s Hometown News Guild – “What an Unmitigated Mess…Mr. Buffett knows it” – plus Manufactured Housing Investing, Stock Updates

Manufactured Home professional News On January 29, 2020 Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NYSE: LEE) and Berkshire Hathaway announced a deal to sell the Berkshire owned BH Media Group’s (BHMG). That same day, Todd Cooper, President of the Berkshire owned Omaha World-Herald Guild ripped the decision and revealed their grievances. While this may seem to have … …

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Manufactured Home Association Claims ‘Vindication’

Manufactured Home professional News “The federal laws governing manufactured housing have always been clear that HUD cannot use such evasions. The original Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974 provides that Federal Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards must be established “by order”… “The ultimate “nail in the coffin” for nearly two … …

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Provocative Product Placement? “Mobile Homes” Movie, plus Manufactured Home Investing, Stock Updates

Manufactured Home professional News A common undercurrent in movies or TV shows for generations has been ‘product placement.’ The brand and model of automaker(s) used, what clothing label, jewelry, soda, brand of beer or which wine or alcohol are served are among the things companies may pay significant dollars to have ‘placed’ in a … …

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Stark, Racy – “Mobile Homes” Movie, Adults-Only Viewing – Manufactured Housing & Cultural Insights

The controversial and unsentimental storyline in the posted video trailer and full-length movie shown further below is largely Canadian; more on that later, but for now it is worth mentioning that the plot could have occurred either in the U.S. or Canada. IMDb has this plot summary credited to Production: “A young mother drifts from …

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Skyline Champion (SKY) Drops – Posts Sales Declines – Silver Lining with Dark Clouds, Report and Analysis

Manufactured Home professional News As the closing ticker below reflects, Skyline Champion (SKY) stock has dropped since the following press release was issued. As the headline suggests, there are silver linings, but the dark clouds that have formed bear a closer look.     After the formal Skyline Champion (SKY) release below, there will … …

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Attorney General Tom Miller Slams “Predatory” Manufactured Home Community Operators, plus Manufactured Housing Investing, Stock Updates

Manufactured Home professional News While some of the companies that has drawn Attorney General Tom Miller’s ire are not publicly traded firms, there could well be reasons that investors should pay attention anyway. Why? Among other reasons, the firms in question have as their target brands that have three letters in common. Those three … …

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Arianna Huffington on “How to Overthrow the Government” – Lessons for Manufactured Housing Professionals

Manufactured Home professional News   Before turning to Arianna Huffington’s interesting thoughts on “How to Overthrow the Government,” it is worth noting that manufactured housing is a relatively tiny industry at this point in time. There are several possible implications from that reality. A positive takeaway could be that the upside potential is strong. … …

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White House Council on Eliminating Regulatory Barriers to Affordable Housing Requests Info, plus Manufactured Home Investing, Stock Updates

Manufactured Home professional News The deadline for comments requested by the White House Council on Eliminating Regulatory Barriers to Affordable Housing is now 3 days out. Comments are due 01/31/2020 at 11:59 pm, per the Federal Register website. Comments can be submitted online using their form at this link here. Why does it matter? … …

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Former Federal Official Adonis Hoffman, J.D. – Debate over Antitrust Breakups, plus Manufactured Housing Investing, Stock Updates

Manufactured Home professional News MHProNews periodically explores the issue of antitrust and the growing concerns over what has been described as de facto monopolization. Tonight’s features is different in this respect. It presents a prominent, credible former federal attorney who acknowledges problem areas but makes his case for why that pattern of years of … …

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