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We Survived the Derecho, Our Homes Did, Too.

Barbara Hames | Posted: 09/02/2020
You never realize or appreciate the manufactured home construction and installation standards until you’re hit by hurricane force winds. We’ve got proof – they’re effective.

Manufactured Homes - Built to Last

Barbara Hames | Posted: 07/30/2020
The myth of the "disposable home" is a thing of the past. Today's manufactured homes last as long as site-built houses.

What to Expect when Financing your Mobile or Manufactured Home

Barbara Hames | Posted: 06/30/2020
Hames Homes is your “One Stop Shop” for purchasing and financing your next manufactured home. We have new and used mobile homes for sale in beautiful neighborhoods, and we can also provide financing options as well as homeowner’s insurance.

A Small Home is Better than a Big Mortgage

Barbara Hames | Posted: 05/26/2020
Manufactured homeowners spend less on housing and more on things they want to do. You can take that to the bank! (Pun intended.)

How Will COVID-19 be Remembered?

Barbara Hames | Posted: 04/27/2020
Friendly neighborhoods are part of the Hames tradition. Many of the 938 families living here have risen above the COVID-19 tragedy by publicly sharing encouraging, thoughtful messages for everybody.

Stuck Inside? Organize!

Barbara Hames | Posted: 03/24/2020
The good thing about mobile and manufactured homes is there’s no basement or attic to hide the junk. But clutter can still pile up in closets and corners.

National Rankings Recognize Cedar Rapids

Barbara Hames | Posted: 02/21/2020
“There are at least 20 colleges in the top 10 rankings,” my marketing professor used to say. Her classroom humor was meant to convey that there are too many “lists”. But in Cedar Rapids, we can’t help but notice we’re at the top of so many lists!

Basics of Buying a Manufactured or Mobile Home

Barbara Hames | Posted: 01/16/2020
Feeling apprehensive about the manufactured home buying process? Don’t worry, we’re here to help. Here’s a basic overview to get you started.

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