News and Information for current and prospective homeowners
Aug 18, 2016
Three Things That DON'T Matter When Buying Manufactured Home
Purchasing a home is one of the major financial decisions of your life. When you’re looking to buy a manufactured home, concentrate on what’s important, and skip the stuff that’s not.
Jul 30, 2015
Difference Between Mobile/Manufactured Homes and Site-Built Homes
They're all structures built for human habitation, but constructed differently.
Jun 30, 2015
Hames: Your One-Stop-Shop for Housing Happiness
You can drive all over looking at manufactured homes, evaluating mobile home parks, negotiating with bankers and talking to insurance agents. Or, you can save your sore feet and your gas and visit us at Hames for everything you need.
Apr 28, 2015
Three Mobile Home Success Stories
There's lots of good reasons to live in a Hames manufactured homes. Let's show you three families who found their ideal home with us.
Mar 6, 2015
Three Things Your Mobile Home Dealer Wants You to Ask
A well-educated consumer is a good home buyer, and ultimately a satisfied homeowner. When you're looking at mobile home dealers in Iowa, be sure to ask some important questions.
Dec 19, 2014
Housing Solutions for Retirement
Sure, that three story home with the acre of grass to mow was perfect when the kids were at home. But now, it's time to consider a beautiful, safe, low-maintenance manufactured home. Here's 5 reasons why!
Oct 31, 2014
Hearts, Homes and Green Spaces
A new university study shows that greener common spaces in neighborhoods create feelings of belonging. Yeah, we already knew that.
May 13, 2014
From Shabby to Respectable…Mobile Homes Since the 1970s
Curt and Norma Hames "The Homes People" revolutionized the manufactured and mobile home industry.
Mar 29, 2014
Ten Tips for Financing a Mobile Home
Most lenders want to make you the largest manufactured home loan for the longest term they can. They are, of course, in the business of making money, and big loans for many years provide more loan interest income to them.