News and Information for current and prospective homeowners
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.
Feb 21, 2020
National Rankings Recognize Cedar Rapids
“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!
Jan 16, 2020
Basics of Buying a Manufactured or Mobile Home
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.
Nov 25, 2019
Hames Honored with CR BRAVO Award
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.
Oct 23, 2019
Curtis and Clint – The Hames Sales Dream Team
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.
Sep 25, 2019
How to Read a Data Plate
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.