Park Model News & Industry News

Consumer News

Choose One of the Many Park Models for Your Retirement Home...Many soon-to-be retirees purchase land for their retirement home, then add one of the many available park models to complete the dream. Park Models Direct leads the park model homes industry, mobile homes of the highest quality, from design through construction...read more
Why Park Models Let You Live Anywhere You Want For Less...The beauty of park models is the flexibility you can experience without having to fork over a small fortune to a homebuilder or contractor. What exactly is a park model? A park model home is a relatively new alternative to the standard RV home...read more
Park Models Make the Perfect Cottage, Cabin or Retirement Home...Even with the current depressed real estate market, it's difficult to find a better value than park models when it comes to a cottage, cabin, vacation home or even a retirement home. Because of economic hardship and cost cutting, much of the available housing stock hasn't been maintained as well as it should have been, meaning that anyone who buys a house may well be facing additional repair expenses...read more
Vacation Cottages that are Ready to Roll...Park Models are small but luxurious 'trailers' that are becoming increasingly popular around the country...read more
Home for $1...Being home for the holidays has a whole new meaning for Julia Cochran. The community manager at Park City Manufactured Home Community Inc., wants to provide a holiday gift for two families...read more
For Growing Numbers of Americans, the 'Summer Cottage' is a 'Park Model' at an RV Resort...It's already past the 100-degree mark in Phoenix, where Mike McConville works as a self-employed cabinetmaker...read more
Castle Rock RV park expands to handle larger models...The Castle Rock RV Park & Campground near metro Denver is developing a new section to accommodate 200 recreational park trailers, also called park models...read more
Campgrounds tout 'park models' as RV and hotel alternative...If you think fewer recreational vehicles are on the road this summer, you may be right? and it's not just high fuel costs keeping them from pounding the pavement. RV resorts across the USA are offering an alternative way to camp out...read more

Industry News

Drew Industries posts higher 2Q income on RV sales...Drew Industries Inc., which makes components for RVs and manufactured homes, on Monday said its net income more than tripled in the second quarter due to improving RV sales...read more
Mortgage Crisis Creates Demand for Mobile Homes...While the mortgage industry gets a bail out, many people who lost their homes due to foreclosures find a cheaper way to keep a roof over their heads...read more
Report: Pam Anderson Moves Into Mobile Home...Pamela Anderson and her kids have relocated from their Los Angeles house into a mobile home...read more
Only in Malibu: The $2-million Mobile Home...Bluff-side Paradise Cove and Point Dume Club take manufactured-home living to new heights...read more
Seniors Buying Upscale Park Trailers to Spend Retirement in Vacation Spots...These luxury “Park Models” look more like a cottage than a trailer; seniors have bought 80,000...read more
Trailer Park Trash...Trailer Park Chic is nothing new. From restaurants in New York City (serving Philly steak sandwiches and Sloppy Joe’s) to renovated trailers gone upscale in spectacular spots, this architectural type has been culturally decriminalized...read more