Are Manufactured Homes An Affordable Housing Solution?

By Ashley Kritzer | The Business Journals In rural Florida, a new development could offer one solution to the nation’s affordable housing crisis: a built-to-rent community populated with manufactured homes. ERC Communities, led by Jerry Ellenburg, is about to begin horizontal construction on a 60-unit manufactured housing project in Zephryhills, the small city 30 miles …

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Local Perspective On New U.S. Home Sales ‘Surge’ Numbers

One could argue that all stats are relative and local market data rules. Which is why sharing national stats with clients can be problematic. Take for instance this August 25th MarketWatch headline: New home sales surged to highest level since 2006 in July, but builders could soon face headwinds. How does that play out in …

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