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The association is moving its Spring Meeting to be 100% virtual. We are offering online events at convenient times for members who work both at home and in office.
Participants do not need to be tech savvy to participate. All content can be accessed by simply clicking on a link in the email and following the instructions on screen.
Aiken Housing Center has one of the largest selections of modular and manufactured homes in the state. Even more, if they don’t have what you want in stock, they can build it for you.
Oakwood Homes of North Charleston has knowledgeable and friendly home consultants who are committed to helping you find your dream home. Whether you’re still researching the best options for your family or are ready to pick your wall colors and backsplash, they can help answer any questions you may have.
Herrington’s is a family owned and operated independent home retailer with over 30 years of experience in selling manufactured homes. They sell a wide variety of Clayton, Deer Valley, and Buccaneer model homes built to withstand the Horry County weather.
Yes! Communities’ Ashley Arbor I is not only a great place to live, they are also an active retailer of modern-day manufactured homes.
CLAYTON HOMES OF WALTERBORO
CLAYTON HOMES OF SUMTER
The industry has worked hard to build up a system of consumer protections to make our product the best they can be. Many people are already aware of the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation (SCLLR) that closely regulates the sale and production of factory-built homes. Another lesser known protection system that exists […]
Energy Star Homebuyers Pay Zero Sales Tax The popular ENERGY STAR zero sales tax incentive will remain in effect until at least July 1, 2024 thanks to a new law passed on May 12, 2020. This incentive allows South Carolina homebuyers purchasing a home that meets ENERGY STAR criteria to pay no sales tax on […]
The COVID-19 crisis has affected every industry in America, but industry members are finding ways to safely work with customers and keep their employees on the job. MHISC surveyed 20 retail members in SC to learn more about how they are dealing with the issue. The results of the survey are displayed on the right. […]
CLAYTON HOMES OF ROCK HILL
Every manufactured home retail dealer and salesperson must be licensed, bonded, pass a rigid test and take a detailed course on the laws and regulations governing the industry. The SC Manufactured Housing Board has approved Joanne Polston to teach the course to all new licensees. She is an experienced GM, salesperson and regional manager. She […]
M&M MANUFACTURED HOMES
MHISC FEBRUARY RETAILER OF THE MONTHYES! WIND GATE The Retailer of the Month for February is Wind Gate, a Yes! Community. Their slogan is “Helping people live rich, meaningful lives, one person, one family, one home and one community at a time.” Key Staff: Nichole Warner – Manager Helene Scarlett – Office Administrator Carlos […]
ATLANTA – Like many cities across the US, Atlanta, GA is experiencing an affordable housing crisis. Rent rates continue to rise and push people away from the city, increasing commute times for jobs that often don’t pay enough to support it. Developers believe that factory-built homes, both modular and manufactured homes, may be the answer […]
Many of today’s manufactured home are virtually identical to site-built homes. Lenders offer loans for this type of manufactured home with the same rates as site-built loans. Manufactured home lenders can provide the loans through Fannie Mae’s MH Advantage program and Freddie Mac’s CHOICEHome program.
A new building code is in effect for modular homes in South Carolina. Modular homes are built to the same construction code as site-built houses, known as the International Residential Code. The code is updated every three years; it covers all aspects of construction from foundation and wiring to plumbing and the roofing. South Carolina […]
The factory-built housing industry is excited to introduce a new class of manufactured home: the CrossMod. This type of home is designed to appeal to a wider array of homebuyer and includes a modern aesthetic while maintaining the benefits of a factory-built home. CrossMod homes are built to the federal HUD code, allowing them to […]
KEN-CO HOMES OF LAKE CITY
W&W HOUSING CENTER
Tough wind safety standards went into effect in 1994 after Hurricane Andrew. By law, any home built and installed in Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Georgetown, Horry, Jasper, and Williamsburg counties (those in Wind Zone II) must be able to withstand winds of 100mph. All other homes in South Carolina must be able to withstand […]
CLAYTON HOMES OF FLORENCE
AIKEN HOUSING SUPERSTORE
OAKWOOD HOMES MONCKS CORNER
RABON’S HOME CENTER
Register today for the 2019 MHISC Convention.
2019 MHISC Convention MHISC returns to Hilton Head for its 52nd annual convention. The group will meet July 17 – 19 at the Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort. You’ll love the Omni. All guest rooms are studio suites with mini-kitchens with microwaves and small refrigerators. Each suite has a separate dining area. You can already book your […]
MHISC enjoyed a huge turnout of industry leaders at the association’s Fall Meeting on November 7 – 8 at the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina. Members gathered for a rollicking reception and delightful dinner at the beautiful outdoor Lookout Pavilion. Outstanding companies and individual professionals were honored at the Best in the Industry Awards. The […]
One of the key goals of MHISC is to work with members to raise standards and promote professionalism in the manufactured home industry. Customer Satisfaction and Consumer Protection The industry has added a new element to that effort, continuing education. Manufactured housing professionals take “CE” courses so they can keep up with the latest laws, […]
MHISC would like to give a huge thank you to all of our 2018 Fall Meeting Sponsors. With their support, the association was able to put on a world-class event. Event Sponsors Clayton Homes South State Bank Platinum Sponsors 21st Mortgage Blevins, Inc. Champion Homes Lillington, NC McCall’s Supply, Inc. Style Crest, Inc. Tri-State […]
Members cheered on the winners of MHISC’s Best in the Industry Awards. The special ceremony took place November 7 at the group’s Fall Meeting at the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina. The awards recognize high ethical standards, political and association involvement and progressive marketing techniques. Retail centers and communities were also judged by the appearance […]
We are headed to the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina on November 7-8. The schedule is jam-packed with Best in the Industry Awards, Continuing Education courses, committee meetings, golf, dinner, and so much more. If you haven’t registered, meet us at the resort and we will get you taken care of! For more information, please […]
We are excited to crown the 2018 MHISC Best in the Industry Award Winners at the Fall Meeting in Charleston next week! Congratulations to all of the nominees and thank you to all of the voters! Independent Retail Sales Center Nominees: Aiken Housing Center- Aiken, SC Carolina Home Outlet- Newberry, SC KenCo Homes- Florence, […]
Welcome to the new MHISC.com! You will find selling tools for members, tons of information, and you will notice that it is a lot easier to use. This is the largest revamp since MHISC.com first launched back in 2002. One of the most exciting features is the Find A Home section. This allows us to […]
MHISC’s statewide meetings never disappoint, so you’ll want to make sure you are at the upcoming Fall Meeting in Charleston on November 7-8. MHISC is at a new location this year – The Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina! MHISC packs so much into its day-and-a-half meetings. The November meeting will include informative speakers, committee meetings, reception and dinner, […]
A record crowd attended MHISC’s State Spring Meeting on April 26 and 27. Senator Lindsey Graham was the keynote speaker. He talked about growing up in Central, SC. His family’s first home was manufactured; they were proud to be home owners. Lesli Gooch, the industry’s chief lobbyist in Washington said that MHISC’s members are among the […]
The MH industry’s efforts in DC are paying off! HUD today announced it will review all regulation of our industry to see if federal rules are actually helping or hurting the cause of affordable home ownership. We appreciate the support of Sen. Tim Scott, our US Senator from SC. Senator Tim Scott is an enthusiastic […]