Barbara Hames

Hames-The Homes People

Curt and Norma Hames: Radical pioneers in the field of mobile homes and manufactured housing in Iowa.

An Open Letter from Norma Hames

Posted: 06/24/2019
1969 was the year of the Beatles, bell-bottom pants, and Woodstock music festival. It was also a good year for homeowners in Iowa, because they could now own a Hames home.

Hames Homes - 50 Years in Business!

Posted: 05/24/2019
From 600 square foot "trailers" to lovely 2400 square foot manufactured homes...factory built housing has evolved and Hames-The Homes People have too.

Do manufactured homes depreciate? No, they don’t.

Posted: 04/29/2019
There’s a lie/myth/falsehood floating around that mobile homes depreciate like cars. Here’s the realities:

Say Goodbye to Your Old Home

Posted: 02/25/2019
“How can we say goodbye to our old house where we raised our kids?” home buyers ask. It’s easy to break free. Just follow the sample letter below.