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  • From our restaurant portions to the cars that we drive, it seems like the United States was built on the mantra that bigger is better. Which is why it’s so surprising that something many refer to as “The Tiny House Movement” could sweep the nation by storm. And yet, Instagram feeds, internet blogs and even multiple dedicated time slots on HGTV have become inundated with the tiny house craze. So wh...

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  • For more than a decade, low- and medium-income homebuyers haven’t had many options.   According to the National Low Income Housing Coalition (http://nlihc.org/research/gap-report) the US faces a shortage of 7.4 million affordable homes among the nation’s lowest income households. And the shortage affects residents in every state and major metropolitan area.    New homes aren’t being buil...

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  • Getting kids ready for the start of a new school year can be stressful, time-consuming and expensive. But that task has been made a little easier for the residents of Countryside Village in Columbia, TN.    For the last six years, this UMH community of 350+ homes just outside Nashville has given away backpacks filled with school supplies to all 300 school-age kids who live there.    Comm...

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  • When you think of the Baseball Hall of Fame, great players like Hank Aaron and Joe DiMaggio jump to mind. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has honored hundreds of all-time musical greats like The Beatles, Aretha Franklin and David Bowie.    But there’s another hall of fame you may not have heard of, that we proudly call our own: The RV/Manufactured Housing Hall of Fame and its newest inductee, Chris...

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  • UMH Properties, Inc. - 50 Years in the Business   Happy 50th Birthday to UMH Properties, Inc.!   UMH Properties, Inc. is proud to announce its 50th year of business. What started as United Mobile Homes, Inc. in 1968, is now a publicly traded company known as UMH Properties, Inc. Operating in eight states throughout the northeast, UMH communities can be found in Indiana, Maryland, Michiga...

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  • Port Royal Village chosen as Land-Lease Community of the Year   UMH Properties, Inc. is proud to announce the Port Royal Village community has been awarded the 2017 Land-Lease Community of the Year by the Manufactured Housing Institute. UMH Properties, Inc. CEO, Sam Landy, accepted the award at the 2017 National Congress & Expo in Las Vegas, NV on May 3, 2017.   In the Area Nestled in the suburb...

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  •     Visit us at our Brookview Village Expansion Grand Opening in Greenfield Center, New York from June 2-3. UMH Properties is showcasing 4 brand new manufactured homes with homes for rent and sale. There are 64 home lots available. Enjoy free food and giveaways on Saturday, June 3rd. Financing is available for qualified buyers.   Open House times and dates are: Friday, June 2nd: 10am - 4pm Saturd...

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  • Join us for a fun-filled weekend as we celebrate our Grand Re-Opening of Parke Place in Elkhart, Indiana on May 19th and 20th. Now under NEW ownership, UMH Properties, Inc. will be showcasing a new and improved community with homes for rent and sale. Enjoy free food, giveaways, and a kid zone with games and entertainment for the little ones. Financing is available for qualified buyers.   UMH Prope...

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  • According to a 2016 Trulia poll, nearly a third of millennials who plan to buy a home may be doing so by 2018. Spring is a popular time for selling and buying a home, and we expect that many people—of all generations— will be looking for private, single-family houses.   If you’re thinking about buying a home, you may want to consider buying in the spring. Usually, the spring buying season starts ...

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  • The housing market hasn’t been kind to young, new-home buyers for more than a decade. At this point, housing is the largest part of family expenses, while health care costs continue to climb. Any money that’s saved on food, clothing, and transportation has been offset by both mortgage and rent. New homes aren’t being built at the same rate as in the past, and limited inventory of single-family hom...

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  • As Rent Skyrockets, Manufactured Homes Offer Affordable, Convenient Living

    According to a report that was recently released by Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, there’s been more than a 30% increase in the number of households that are economically hampered by the amount they pay in rent.   That’s likely because rent, which has been a stable option in the past for those seeking affordable housing options, has been rising, while renters’ incomes...

  • Manufactured Homes Are Changing the Way You Think About Affordable Housing

    When you think about celebrity homes, what comes to mind? Probably a $10 million mansion with several pools, a movie theater, a sport court, and a huge kitchen, all set on many acres of property. The sheer size of most of these homes certainly catches the eye, but it’s not like anyone could actually afford to buy something like that.   However, when the rich and famous decide that they’d lik...

  • Manufactured Homes Fill a Ciritcal Housing Need in the Oil and Natural Gas Industry

    As the oil and natural gas industry continues to generate more jobs in areas that are within the Marcellus and Utica Shale basin, the need for affordable housing near extraction sites will grow. In many cases, depending upon the scope of the project, oil and gas workers will be on site for years at a time, and it’s common to see many of them choose to relocate during that time. If a company choose...

  • As UMH Properties Stock Price Reaches New High, Manufactured Housing Proves to Be a Smart Investment

    In November 2016, shares of UMH Properties Inc. hit a new 52-week high of $13.50. UMH, a real estate investment trust, has been operating as a public company since 1985. The market cap is now $366.6 million. UMH’s growth is apparent when you review the last five years. In 2011, UMH had 40 communities and 8,900 developed sites. That has grown to 100 communities and 18,000 developed sites in 2016—mo...

  • Why Manufactured Homes Are the Perfect Choice for Millennials

    Like many people, the Millennial generation, those born between 1980 – 2000, list “owning a home” as one of their goals for the future. In past decade, however, housing prices have skyrocketed in many areas, and Millennials have a particularly hard time saving enough money to buy a home for many reasons:    Many cities now have outpriced potential homeowners. Prices for three-bedroom home...

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