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So glad I stumbled onto this rather humorous albeit very informative post this morning whence surfing the morning Active Rain features. Having been in the Manufactured Housing Industry for the past 3 decades I can fully appreciate some of the adventures and misadventures many home inspectors expe...
Having been drain experts in our Industry for the past 3 decades I can well appreciate what this post has to say about the issue. Not enough attention is urually given to drainage issues; especially in California. Hope this information helps clarify a few things before you purchase your most valu...
What's ahead for San Diego's multifamily market?     I was particularly interested in what this journalist had to say about 'BABY BOOMERS' inasmuch as it is a signicant  it is quite relevent to our niche in the "Manufactured Housing Inustry" as tens of thousands of BB's will be reaching retireme...
    What Can Your City Do About Manufactured Home Park Conversions?     The dramatic increase and awareness about Mobile & Manufactured Home Park Conversions to Resident owned Condo or Subdivision Communities is becoming more pervasive by the day.     It's no secret in many areas throughout Calif...
I'm hoping everyone in my sphere of influence on this AR platform will become aware of some of these fantastic changes. It's great to see AR continue to move the ball down the field in an effort to keep building and excelling in what is becoming possibly the biggest online shopping mall in the Wo...
  California (HCD) Mandate Regulating Manufactured Home Foundations   PART 2   In PART 1 we addressed how to go about detitling Mobile or Manufactured Homes from Chattel and re-titling it to REAL PROPERTY.  HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE SECTION  18551-18016.5(4)     PART 2 will address the HEALTH AND SA...
The California (HCD) Mandate Regulating Manufactured Home Foundations   PART 1         The California Housing & Community Deveiopment  Department (HCD) has  established a protocol for installing Mobile Homes or Manufactured Home on FOUNDATIONS SYSTEMS.         This process can be a very complicat...
California Code. Can & No Can Do's For Mobile Or Manufactured Homes   Having been in the Manufactured Housing Industry for the past 3 decades we are always receiving calls and email inquires regarding the Can & No Can Do's for this increasingly complex industry. The following Health and Safety Co...
I can personally atest to the AR MeetUPs as I've sponsored some and intend to do this next one "WHERE THE SURF MEET THE TURF". I want to invite any AR member or non member who may be visiting"AMERICA'S FINEST CITY".   Here's my post from our Springtime Meet Up at the Pacific Coast Grill. It was a...
Mobilehome Park Resident   Ownership Program (MPROP)   Here's another Mobile Home/ Manufactured Home program that may interest Owners, Buyers, RE Professionals, Developers and Investors. The movement is alive and well in California for converting rent/lease Moble Home and Manufactured Home Park C...

John DL Arendsen

Contractor, RE Brk, Factory Built Home Dealer/Devl
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