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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.

Hames Honored with CR BRAVO Award

Barbara Hames | Posted: 11/25/2019
Hames – The Homes People® was honored at the Good Morning Cedar Rapids breakfast on November 14 with the BRAVO award, which recognizes successful, influential, home-grown businesses.

Curtis and Clint – The Hames Sales Dream Team

Barbara Hames | Posted: 10/23/2019
We’re reluctant to call them “salesmen”. More precisely, Curtis and Clint are “connectors” matching you with the mobile home or manufactured home for sale that’s right for you.

How to Read a Data Plate

Barbara Hames | Posted: 09/25/2019
Inside every manufactured home is a “data plate”. It’s not actually a plate, but rather a sheet with important information about your new mobile home and how it was built.

19 Interesting Things about Hames Homes

Barbara Hames | Posted: 08/22/2019
Hames-The Homes People ® just celebrated its Golden Anniversary. With 50 years under our belts, we thought you might like to know some fascinating facts about us.

13 Random Facts about Mobile and Manufactured Homes

Barbara Hames | Posted: 07/25/2019
Enjoy these fun and interesting particulars about factory-built homes.

An Open Letter from Norma Hames

Barbara 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.

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