Fairly Happy Campers in the MH Industry March, 2020. The World Health Organization declared that the spread of the COVID was now a pandemic. The president put the country under an official state of emergency. Many assumed that manufactured home sales go way down at that point. That never happened; retail sales have been steady […]
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You’d Have to Be a Real Pessimist Not to Be an Optimist in 2021 January 15, 2021 A friend of mine has been having headaches and blurry vision. He went to see an optimist. Who told my friend, “Don’t worry, you’ll be fine!” I’ve rolled that joke out at least a dozen times and never […]
Feeling Good About How We Can Make a Difference in People’s Lives December 23, 2020 I pretty well gave up Facebook once the elections got under way. Except for MHISC’s two association FB accounts, “MHISC Members and Manufactured Housing Institute of South Carolina”. The first is a members-only page with information for industry professionals. And […]
Services for Robert Rabon, Industry Giant Services for Robert Rabon, Industry Giant 11/16/20 The manufactured home industry mourns the passing of prominent retailer and political leader Robert Rabon. The owner of Rabon’s Home Center in Conway, he was a veteran retailer with a long history of success in the industry. He served on the MHISC […]
One cliché about manufactured housing is true. In this industry, we are a family.
When we heard about the passing of Ronnie and Barbara Boyce’s grandson at the untimely age of 30 and read about his long, courageous battle with health issues, we felt like their grandson, Chris Flowers, was part of our family too. There are posts on Ronnie’s page from literally dozens of his friends in our industry.
We taped a continuing education class with Will Hill, Rob Nunn, Ray Paulk, Scott Rainwater this morning. The topic was Working With Manufacturers. It’ll be available around the end of the month. Dealers, salespeople and contractors will be able to take for an hour of CE credit. Believe it or not these four people have […]
You’d probably be surprised how much can happen at MHISC on a given day. Today, June 2: We put another issue of Update magazine in the mail. We cleared the way for the placement of modular duplex homes in Florence County. We sent an email to every member reminding them how much continuing education they’ll […]
The deadline for getting your CE and renewing your has been moved back to September 30. Because of the virus, MHISC has decided to offer four hours of CE online. These courses will be available for you to take 24/7 at your own pace. We are currently working on finishing up the first course and will have it available either later this week or next week. Will will have the rest of the course up in plenty of time to get your four hours and renew your license.
Which one is Sales Manager Mark Celedonia and which is Sales Manager Mike Comparato? MHISC’s membership directory helps you keep everybody in the industry straight. It’s pretty cool. We’re adding photos of the members to all of the directory listings.
As you can imagine there are a lot of C-19 issues to deal with and essential information to get out to the members. One key goal is being sure our industry is allowed to carry out the essential functions needed by the people of South Carolina. Residents depend on our community managers to keep everything safe, clean and in good working order. The last thing a family needs right now is to move out of their apartment and find that they can’t get a permit to move into their new home.