John DL Arendsen, Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & RE Developer (CREST "BACKYARD' HOMES, ON THE LEVEL General & Manufactured Home Contractor, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments)

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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

John - it's the beach.  I guess you can toss out logic.

Oct 21, 2018 09:14 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

We have some that were going for a million on the beach in Malibu.  Craziness.

Oct 21, 2018 09:20 AM
Rainmaker
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

Sign of the times.

Although sometimes in San Diego, living in a manufactured home park means coastal living! That would cost a few million more for a brick & mortar (or stucco and wood as it were).

Oct 21, 2018 11:35 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

It boggles the mind, but I can and do believe it, John! I've often asked California clients what "real people" do there for housing given your prices, taxes, etc.

Oct 21, 2018 12:54 PM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Yep I have seen it multiple times

Oct 21, 2018 10:52 AM
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Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931

Interesting subject. 

 

Oct 21, 2018 10:49 AM
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

Yes I believe it John DL Arendsen because we saw the craziness here during our oil boom.

Oct 21, 2018 10:32 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

that's difficult to believe....and certainly difficult to understand....

Oct 21, 2018 09:20 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Yes, I believe it. 

Oct 21, 2018 02:40 PM
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Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty Condos for Sale and Rent

Intersting question. 

I wish I knew the answer.

Oct 21, 2018 10:38 AM
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Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Wow, here a 2 bedroom mobile home in a park can go for $25K.

Oct 21, 2018 10:15 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

I will agree, John, that does seem a bit bizarre but, I'm sure in coming decades, as our population grows even, it will become more commonplace.

As they say, "They ain't making any more dirt!"

Oct 21, 2018 10:17 PM
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Pete Xavier
Investments to Luxury - Pacific Palisades, CA
Outstanding Agent Referrals-Nationwide

Yes, it's like a "placement holder fee".

Oct 21, 2018 04:23 PM
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Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

What's even crazier is some were selling for close to $100,000 HERE in '05. Location, Location.

Oct 21, 2018 03:16 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Wow!  Old mobile homes up here become hunting shacks, may be worth the trip to send some of them down there.

Oct 21, 2018 02:19 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

John,

I have long discarded my astonishment at the human condition.  We just go with the flow. A

Oct 21, 2018 01:17 PM
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Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

Unreal - unbelievable - CRAZY!  Maybe it's time to consider another state to settle in.

Oct 21, 2018 12:34 PM
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Wild.

Oct 21, 2018 12:23 PM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Location rules the day improvements are another thing

Oct 21, 2018 11:59 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Unreal. 

Oct 21, 2018 11:20 AM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

    You can find them here for $10K.   Add "the dirt" and it will cost you $25 to $30K.

Oct 21, 2018 11:18 AM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

How times change!

Oct 21, 2018 10:49 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Hard for a midwest guy to comprehend!

Oct 21, 2018 02:51 PM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

It has been that way here for decades... Someone has to live inside the tin can....  

Oct 21, 2018 02:37 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

I have sold manufactured doublewides in my community for more than $300,000.  Currently the price is around $250,000 on owned land.  We haven't currently got a lender that does them on leased land.... so those sell for less.

Off water prices vary from $40,000 to 93,000. in the last few months (with land)

Oct 21, 2018 01:08 PM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Mobile home parks and storage facilities are cash cows.

Oct 21, 2018 11:31 AM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

That is crazy. Though it might be a wonderful place to live there are other great areas too at a fraction of that cost.

Oct 21, 2018 06:01 PM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

Wow!  For junker mobile homes.  I have not seen this in our market!

Oct 21, 2018 05:24 PM
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John DL Arendsen
CREST "BACKYARD' HOMES, ON THE LEVEL General & Manufactured Home Contractor, TAG Real Estate Sales & Investments - Leucadia, CA
Crest Backyard Homes "ADU" dealer & RE Developer

Why would I want to settle anywhere but SoCal Diana Dahlberg The real question is deciding wheter to move here. If you've been here for awhile and don't have huge mortgage debt it's just like any other place.

Oct 21, 2018 12:52 PM
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Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

Sad how much price gouging has become mainstream get paid is all that seems to count

Oct 27, 2018 04:10 PM
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Abby Stiller
REMAX Realty Group - Cape Coral, FL
Professional Bilingual Realtor (239) 284-8637

Wow! Its all I can say John. 

Oct 22, 2018 08:35 AM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

A Fool and his money .................................

Oct 22, 2018 04:49 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

I have sold them, i have also bought them, removed them and placed new ones. I have done parks, leased land and many on their own land. Currently buying them now on their own land where we recycle them to sell the land to a stick home builder . The land is Worth far less with the mobile home attached. 

Oct 21, 2018 04:04 PM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I agree with Michael.

Oct 24, 2018 05:36 PM
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Anthony Kirlew
Group 46:10 Network @ eXp Realty - Gilbert, AZ
Helping You Make Fiscally Sound Choices

I live in Phoenix and we go to San Diego often. My wife and I have always talked about what the best way to afford a second home in SD would be. Perhaps this is an option for us! :-)

Oct 23, 2018 08:57 PM
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Libby Cousins
Extraordinary Processing - Spokane, WA
Contract Mortgage Processor, licensed in WA

It is amazing what people will pay! There are very few ocean properties compared to others though. Around here, there are some lake-front properties that people do similar things with. 

Oct 22, 2018 08:51 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

I don't know values in that market.

Oct 22, 2018 04:43 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

No.

Oct 21, 2018 05:07 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

People are desparate

Oct 23, 2018 08:00 PM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

No  way.  How can that be?

Oct 23, 2018 12:29 PM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I didn't know.

Oct 22, 2018 07:47 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

No.

Oct 22, 2018 07:32 AM