Market Analysis

  • October 2018 Shipment Report

    Manufactured home shipments for October moved up 17.3% from September to a total of 1,593 homes riding an increase in production days. Single-section homes were up 24.2% over the previous month and … more

  • August 2018 Reports and September Preliminary Data

    New titles for August moved up 5.9% over July and 29.7% over August of 2017. An expansion in single-section home sales of 9.5% over July and 36.4% over last year led the way, while multi-section … more

  • September 2018 Shipment Report

    Manufactured home shipments for September were -14.7% lower than they were in August, they were pulled down by a -22% drop in single-section shipments and a -6.8% decrease in multi-section homes. … more

  • July 2018 Reports and August Preliminary Data

    New titles for July extended the decline from May’s peak with a -1.1% decline from June’s total. Titles were pushed lower by a -4.1% drop in multi-section home sales, while single-section titles … more

  • Houston MHC Market Report

    By Casey Thom - Sunstone Real Estate Advisors

    Lot rent growth in Houston continues to trail growth in similar markets.  The market boasts an overall occupancy rate of 97%.  The population is … more

  • August 2018 Shipment Report

    Manufactured home shipments for August moved up 28.6% over July, but because most factories close for the week of Independence Day, the month-to-preceding-month comparison is not particularly … more

  • June 2018 Reports and July Preliminary Data

    New titles for June came down -10.3% from May, with declines in both single-section (-12.4%) and multi-section homes (-8.1%). Year-over-year the 1,241 new home titles for the month beat June of 2017 … more

  • July 2018 Shipment Report

    Manufactured home shipments for July fell 20% from June, but with most plants closing the week of Independence Day lowered production is always expected. There were a total of 1,238 homes shipped … more

  • May 2018 Reports and June Preliminary Data

    New titles for May came in at the highest total for a month in 2018 at 1,393 homes. May’s total beat both March and April’s, even after their upward revisions and should beat last year’s peak of 1,4 … more

  • June 2018 Shipment Report

    MH shipments continued to move sideways in June with a 2.3% increase in multi-section units partially offset by a -1.5% decrease in single-section homes compared to May. The 1,547 total homes … more