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CAPE GAZETYE, Friday, April 10 - April 16, 1998 - 61 Manufactured Housing Association holds installation seminar In furthering its education ef- forts, DMHA held free seminars in both Dover and at Angola Beach and Estates earlier this week, on soil testing, footer size and spacing, as well as tie-downs. George Porter of Manufactured Housing Resources of Lewes, who is recognized worldwide for his education and certification programs, covered soil testing, footer size and spacing. He was instrumental in establishing the first school in the country to certi- fy manufactured home installation The Manufactured Housing in- dustry takes an increasingly im- portant role in Delaware's hous- ing market, with about 35 percent of all new single-family housing permits represented by the indus- try. The Delaware Manufactured Housing Association (DMHA) al- so recognizes the importance of proper installation and anchoring of HUD code homes and the need for education of those who per- form this final step in making homes safe and secure for con- sumers. and repair. This school is being built at Somerset Community Col- lege in Kentucky, funded through a $2.4 million Department of La- bor training grant. A field demonstration of actual pull-out tests of anchors that have been installed either properly or improperly, was given by Merrill Sutton, vice president of sales and marketing for Tie Down Engi- neering, Inc. of Atlanta. Tie Down Engineering is the develop- er of Vector Dynamics, which sta- bilizes the home by using physics and redistributing the loads of high winds. Sutton provided classroom analysis of the forces at work when a home is exposed to wind methods of installation with respect to soil classification and the need for stabilization. "Our goal is to educate the in- dustry on what needs to be done to safely secure a home so that it will last 50 or 100 years," said DMHA President Craig Hudson, of Hud- son Homes, which operates Ango- la Beach and Estates. "We want to have installers working accord- ing to scientific and engineering standards." In fact, Hudson noted, they are working to have Sussex County establish uniform standards in manufactured housing installa- tion, "so that we can ensure the job is done right and there is no stigma associated to manufactured housing." They would like to have uniform codes adopted statewide. IIOlmB The demand is high for .fine homes. If you've been frustrated by your home not selling, or want to see what your home is worth in today's ever changing market, call Century_ 21 MANN & MOORE to speak with an experienced agent. Our office SELLS FAST FOR TOP DOLLAR. We guarantee our service in writing. "Don't wait, the buyers won't". VISIT US ON THE WORLD WIDE WEB AT: www.century21beach, com EMAIL - enturym@dmv.com 4343 HWY. One r' Rehoboth Beach DE. 19971-1147 --- - Standing with the Tie Down Engineering machine, which does field demonstrations of properly and improperly in- stalled manufactured housing anchors, are (l-r) Merril Sut- ton, Tie Down vice president; Craig Hudson, president of the Delaware Manufactured Housing Association; and George Porter, of Manufactured Housing Resources of Lewes. The machine was put into use during an April 7 seminar at Ango- la Beach and Estates, which was tailored to educate those in the industry how to install manufactured homes properly and securely. Hudson Continued from page 60 acre in size and we have home and land packages starting at about $100,000 or $585 per month. We also arrange financing." Setzer said Hudson is adding 22 new lots to Angola Beach and Es- tates and 39 new waterview lots to its Rehoboth Bay Community. "The lots at Rehoboth Bay are be- tween a quarter and a third of an acre with ground rent averaging $200 per month. She also noted that the Cedar Creek Landing community is set up with restric- tions that allow double wides. "We have a three-bedroom, Cape Cod model set up at Cedar Creek and will soon be adding a rancher model there for people to look at." Hudson homes plans a grand opening of its expanded sales fa- cility on Saturday and Sunday, May 16 and 17, with all the mod- els opened and special events as part of the festivities.  m illlm imll m m m m m  mlml m IIllm m m m mlm m m m m m m m m q ,The , ' ! ! :Paperch : : O00.ce Supplies, Copy 5ervic, e, : : Lamma00,mg, Fax, Bueinese Card,00 : = and much morel! I I Next, to Poet, Office, Gingerbread Square Mall I I Downtown Rehobot,h Ieach I 226-2271 * Fax 226-227& I I mon.-fri. 9 to 5, eat,. 9 to noon, cloeed sun. ', 1,000 copies I ' $49.95 I I b 1/2 X 11 white only HOM:ES FOR SALE SINGLEWIDES Leased Ground Rent includes trash pick-up and water. SALES OFFICE HOURS: Monday - Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. E-40 1981 MARSHFIELD 2 bedrooms, 2 baths. Gas heat and cooking. A/C, washing machine and dryer. Refrigerator. This home has a large all year round addi- tion. It also has an attractive front deck entrance. Unfurnished. Purchase price of $25,000. K - 30 1990 SKYLINE 2 bedrooms, 2 bath. Washing machine and dryer. A/C. Fur- nished like new. Purchase price of $39,900. K - 40 1989 WESTGATE 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, unfurnished home with fireplace. 14x12 front deck. C/A. Purchase price of $36,900. M - 2 1988 WESTGATE 2 bedrooms, 2 baths. Washing machine and dryer. C/A, fur- nished. Log burning fireplace nev- er used. Home sold as is. Purchase price of $25,000. All of the above homes include 3 months FREE lease! Our community is located from Route 1, west on Old Landing Road (Route 274). Travel 2.6 miles to Rehoboth Bay Community on the left after Old Landing Golf Course.