News and Information for current and prospective homeowners
Dec 9, 2020
Own Your Home when you’re 30? Here’s How
How many 30 year olds can say they own their home outright? When Gabrielle is 30, she'll be one of them!
Nov 5, 2020
Harry and the Helping Hands
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.
Sep 30, 2020
Neighbors Helping Neighbors
Right after the August 10 derecho storm blew through Cedar Rapids, Hames residents did what they do best – got out and helped
Sep 2, 2020
We Survived the Derecho, Our Homes Did, Too.
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.
Jul 30, 2020
Manufactured Homes - Built to Last
The myth of the "disposable home" is a thing of the past. Today's manufactured homes last as long as site-built houses.
Jun 5, 2020
13 Random Facts about Mobile and Manufactured Homes
Enjoy these fun and interesting particulars about factory-built homes.
May 26, 2020
A Small Home is Better than a Big Mortgage
Manufactured homeowners spend less on housing and more on things they want to do. You can take that to the bank! (Pun intended.)
Apr 27, 2020
How Will COVID-19 be Remembered?
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.
Mar 24, 2020
Stuck Inside? Organize!
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.