Vintage Mobile Homes

Our 2nd issue of Vintage Mobile Homes Throwback Thursdays takes a look at 1961. It was another great year for mobile homes! Lots of great advancements and beautiful homes were being cranked out. If you missed last weeks installment you can see it here: Vintage Mobile Homes of 1953. Modern Mechanix, a great blog with a few vintage mobile homes…
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Decorating Mobile Home Rentals

Having no money to put down on a house, poor credit, or moving frequently contributes to many people renting homes. Mobile home rentals are increasing as the parks are better-taken care and the homes are built to higher standards. Renters, as well as owners, want to make their home unique and personalize it. Renting poses different challenges…
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Vintage Mobile Homes of 1953

We've found a treasure trove of facts and ads for vintage mobile homes of 1953 in an old magazine. These vintage mobile homes of 1953 are awesome! I don't know what it is about vintage mobile homes that appeal to me so much. Maybe it's the important role that mobile homes have played in our country - providing housing to millions of…
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Blue Skies Village Video

Some people dream of vacationing in the Bahamas. While others dream of vacationing at Blue Skies Village, the mobile home park founded by a bunch of 1950's movie stars like Bing Crosby, Jack Benny, Alice Faye, and many more. Well, maybe I'm the only one that has that particular dream, but that's OK, we all have our quirks! A trip to California to…
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Trailer Shows of the Past

Trailer Shows were popular events. A trade show gave you the opportunity to see all the current models of the year in one place and you were likely to see a celebrity or daredevil while visiting. It was a day out, strolling through an area and looking at beautiful homes - I can't think of a better way to spend the day! A combination of…
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Building Mobile Home Additions 101

It’s much more affordable to ‘grow as you go’ than it is to buy a whole new home. In this article, we take a look at additions. We cover the basics of building a mobile home addition, the advantages, and disadvantages of adding on to your home, share several examples of homeowners that have built additions onto their mobile or manufactured homes.…
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