News and Information for current and prospective homeowners
Sep 1, 2023
“I want to over-pay for housing,” said no one ever.
More square footage, less cost to purchase, less cost to operate, and located in beautiful, managed neighborhoods. A Hames manufactured home in Grand View or Summit View is the answer to your dreams!
Jul 31, 2023
Gardening for Good
Seasonal fresh produce is available at the Summit View Food Pantry on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, courtesy of Community Garden organizer Leo Broughton and other volunteers. The fresh vegetables are available to anyone who lives in Grand View, Summit View, and surrounding neighborhoods.
Jun 29, 2023
Co-op Dwellers Switch to Manufactured Homes
Hames – The Homes People® has always touted the benefits of manufactured homes (formerly “mobile homes” or “trailers”) for sale over other types of housing - but don’t take it from us. Listen to some folks who made the move.
May 30, 2023
Hames Recognized for Food Pantry Success
What started out as emergency help during the 2020 Derecho natural disaster and aftermath, is now a well-stocked, accessible Food Pantry that takes up half the Summit View office.
Apr 26, 2023
Why Does Hames Homes Fly the POW/MIA Flag?
Hames steadfastly flies "You Are Not Forgotten" to honor service members still missing.
Mar 30, 2023
Are Hames Manufactured Home Communities Safe?
Hames-The Homes People® go “above and beyond” to ensure Grand View and Summit View manufactured home communities in Cedar Rapids have safe and secure environments. No one can guarantee zero issues, but the Hames family takes extraordinary efforts to ensure the well-being of its residents.
Feb 28, 2023
The First Question You Need to Ask a Manufactured Home Dealer
Before you start looking for a manufactured or mobile home for sale, you need the answer to this question.
Jan 31, 2023
Hames Continually Monitors New Trends in Manufactured Housing
Curtis Hames and Clint Aldeman from the Hames Homes sales office kicked off the new year by visiting the Louisville Manufactured Housing Show.
Dec 15, 2022
Are Manufactured Homes Good Options for First-Time Home Buyers?
Yes! Manufactured homes (formerly called “mobile homes” or “trailers”) in a planned, managed community are great ways to start home ownership.