Home     Privacy & Security     Contact Us    
What do you want to know about manufactured housing?
Manufactured Housing Web Search
Home Search     Forum Search     Business Search    

Financing   Buy A Home Sell A Home Repair & Renovation Free Classifieds   Forums Books Insurance

Land-Lease Communities Kaneohe HI

This page provides useful content and local businesses that can help with your search for Land-Lease Communities. You will find helpful, informative articles about Land-Lease Communities, including "The Hicks System a new Star Community Rating System". You will also find local businesses that provide the products or services that you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Kaneohe, HI that will answer all of your questions about Land-Lease Communities.

Re/Max Kai Lani
(808) 237-5300
1051 Keolu DrSte 107
Kailua, HI
Re/Max Honolulu
(808) 687-8900
338 Kamokila BlvdSte 206
Kapolei, HI
JDS Consulting
(808) 344-1264
1515 Nuuanu Ave
Honolulu, HI
Grubb & Ellis Co
(808) 942-7100
1000 Bishop St Ste 909
Honolulu, HI

Data Provided by:
Keller Williams Realty - 808-223-8833
(808) 223-8833
725 Kapiolani Blvd C302
Honolulu, HI
Office Hours
M-F 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Re/Max Honolulu
(808) 951-3200
1357 Kapiolani BlvdSte 870
Honolulu, HI
Windward Realty
(808) 261-1500
51 Laiki Pl
Kailua, HI

Data Provided by:
Primary Properties Real Estate
(808) 550-0818
745 Fort St # 608
Honolulu, HI

Data Provided by:
Universal Sites
(808) 487-7260
98-030 Hekaha St Ste 24
Aiea, HI

Data Provided by:
(808) 225-2959
Data Provided by:

The Hicks System a new Star Community Rating System

The Hicks System a new Star Community Rating System
Thu 05/19/05 11:50:35 pm
by Edward Hicks

While assisting clients in finding qualified m/h land lease communities for purchase as buyer’s agent, I have found it necessary to keep a numerical score which will allow a comparison between the communities.  Although many investors and other professionals refer to a community as being from 1 to 5 stars, they are merely rating a park on a scale of 1 to 5 without any specific criteria to go on. 


The older “5 star” system which was originally designed by Woodalls Publication has long ago become obsolete.  For more background on the obsolete system, read “The Whole Star Story” from the November 2004 issue of the Journal.  It is also at:


My client and I subsequently devised a simple 100 point system for performing a relative comparison of various communities which are being considered for acquisition, based on a set of 8 community characteristics. 


Weighting factors have been applied to each category which are designed to indicate the person doing the rating’s preferences.  It may be adjusted by each user to reflect different weighting factors.  As used here, of course, the values selected are strictly subjective.


Other factors which are not included here which will also affect relative community evaluation are: Income/expenses, market location, market demographics, market demand, area economics, competitive community occupancy levels, apartment rents and occupancy, single family entry level home prices, etc.


1.       Condition


Overall condition of the community including it’s initial appearance when first encountered.  Pride of ownership of resident’s homes, clutter in yards, non-passenger vehicles on sites,


2.       Amenities


The level of community amenities, including, but not limited to community center, pool, tennis courts, basketball court, fishing lake, golf, lake or water front, arbor cover, etc.


3.       Sites


Values determined by the size and orientation of homesites, from large parallel to perpendicular, all the way down to obsolete (will only take RV units or older smaller units which are generally out of production.


4.         Homes


Rating is based on the size, quality, and condition of the homes within the community.  Value includes accessory structures, and their condition.  Rental homes are generally a negative.


5.         Parking


An impo...

Click here to read the rest of the article from

© Copyright 2008 Express Network Solutions
Manufactured Housing Global Network

Page Cached @ Tuesday, 18th January, 2011 @ 02:00am

Served by checkov
@ 02:01:59