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Mobile Home Parks
Published: January 31, 2011
There are 2 types of mobile home parks. The most typical mobile home park is called a land leased park or community. The second type is a share owned or land owned mobile home park. In a land leased mobile home park an individual may own or rent the mobile home, but they lease the land. That means they pay lot rent. Most mobile h...
Buying a Condo in Florida
Published: January 23, 2011
If you are thinking about retiring to Florida, or contemplating buying a second home there, you should consider some of the advantages. Many seniors find condo living to be convenient and attractive, for these reasons: There are a lot of beautiful condo complexes in Florida, and you can enjoy warm weather in the winter. You will ...
Published: January 17, 2011
Retiring to Florida is the dream of many people, especially those in cold weather states. A Florida retirement home can become a reality by planning ahead and examining the options. First of all, it’s important to be sure Florida is the right choice for you. Have you spent much time in Florida? Have you spent a summer ...
Mobile Homes for Seasonal Living
Published: January 4, 2011
Many of today's seniors and retirees like to spend the winter someplace warmer, but don't want to give up their primary residence. Mobile homes make perfect second homes for older adults. They are affordable, comfortable, safe, often furnished, and are abundant in states such as Florida, Arizona, Nevada and California. Furthermore...
Luxury in a Manufactured Home
Published: December 19, 2010
Today’s manufactured homes offer far more luxury than one might imagine. With the higher standards comes a higher price, but because of the manufacturing techniques, these homes can offer far more for less than a stick built home. Some of the options offered in a luxury manufactured home include things like: Glamour baths w...
Baby Boomer Statistics
Published: November 28, 2010
Statistics about Baby Boomers are used for many purposes. Health care professionals use them to predict future needs and to plan for hospital growth. Drug companies use them to determine the amounts and types of pharmaceuticals that will be in demand. Carmakers use them to study the types of cars that will be popular and the featu...
What Is a Baby Boomer?
Published: November 27, 2010
Technically, a baby boomer is defined as an individual born between 1946 and 1964, however the 18-year age difference is significant. The tail end of that group was just being born when the early boomers were graduating from high school. Theoretically, one could have been a parent while the other was just a newborn. Because of the...
Retirement Housing Options
Published: November 20, 2010
When it’s time to retire there are many options for housing. Of course you can just stay where you are, but that may not be realistic for some people. The current home may be too large, too old, too hard to maintain, too expensive or too far away from support systems that could be needed when aging. Many retirees begin to ev...
Why Buy a Mobile or Manufactured Home?
Published: November 12, 2010
People buy a mobile or manufactured home for many reasons. One of the primary reasons is cost. Mobile homes (those built before 1974) are especially affordable and many have been remodeled with new appliances, flooring, plumbing, etc. They offer living space and home ownership at a price far below that of stick built homes. Manu...
Housing for Seniors
Published: November 4, 2010
The Fair Housing Act (FHAct) protects all citizens in the US from discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, handicap or familial status (families with children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal guardians; pregnant women and people trying to get custody of children under 18). Senior Housing Exemption...
Mobile Home Parks