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How Much is Home Site Rent and What is it for?

Barbara Hames | Posted: 05/03/2021
Grand View and Summit View Manufactured Home Parks are correctly called “land-lease communities”. Residents own their homes and lease the land. How does that compare financially with a site built home on real estate? Pretty good, actually.

What is the Difference between a Manufactured Home and a Mobile Home?

Barbara Hames | Posted: 03/31/2021
“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet,” Juliet muses to herself in Shakespeare’s classic love story. Whether you call it a manufactured home or mobile home it’s still safe, affordable, attractive housing.

How Safe are Manufactured Homes in a Tornado?

Barbara Hames | Posted: 02/25/2021
Fact: Federal installation and construction laws produce manufactured homes as sturdy, reliable and as weather-proof as site-built homes.

Ready to sell your home? The Hames sales department can help.

Barbara Hames | Posted: 02/05/2021
Are you a resident at Summit View or Grand View and need to sell your manufactured or mobile home? We can help!

Summit View Receives Neighborhood Award

Barbara Hames | Posted: 01/06/2021
Hames’ Summit View manufactured home community was humbled and honored to receive recognition for its post-storm neighborhood cleanup efforts.

Own Your Home when you’re 30? Here’s How

Barbara Hames | Posted: 12/09/2020
How many 30 year olds can say they own their home outright? When Gabrielle is 30, she'll be one of them!

Harry and the Helping Hands

Barbara Hames | Posted: 11/05/2020
There were silver linings to the devastating August 10 derecho storm. With no power, TV or internet, neighbors got to know each other better. At Hames Homes, we got to know our residents better.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Barbara Hames | Posted: 09/30/2020
Right after the August 10 derecho storm blew through Cedar Rapids, Hames residents did what they do best – got out and helped.

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