Home sweet home: Increases in housing demand and mortgage rates will fuel recovery

Whereas many housing-related industries began recovering in 2011 and growing strongly in 2012, the Manufactured Home Dealers industry has stumbled over the five years to 2017, not recovering earnestly until 2015. With strong single-family home starts and sales, recent lows in unemployment and easier access to home mortgages, industry revenue has returned to growth. Over the past five years, the industry has experienced some consolidation. Stagnant revenue became a prominent concern for many companies as bankruptcy became widespread throughout the industry. Over the next five years, conditions are expected to be relatively stable for industry operators. Consumers will increasingly purchase manufactured homes as conventional housing prices and mortgage rates rise...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Consumers will increasingly purchase manufactured homes as conventional housing prices and mortgage rates rise
  • Amid improving conditions, operators have experienced an increase in sales volume
  • As traditional house prices continue rising, price-conscious Americans will demand industry products
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Manufactured home dealers sell two main products: multisection homes and single-section homes. Collectively, these two segments account for 89.9% of total industry revenue. These two segments are further divided into new and used homes. Lastly, multi-section homes are classified by the number of sections they comprise, with two-section homes being the most popular. In addition to manufactured homes, dealers in this industry also sell an array of parts and accessories. Over the five years to 2017, each segment has grown nominally but has yet to regain their prerecession popularity.Multisection homesMultisection homes are housing units constructed and assembled off-site like building blocks. The entire building is then transported to the site and installed. As ...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Manufactured Home Dealers Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Manufactured Home Dealers Industry are

  • Proximity to key markets
  • Superior financial management and debt management
  • Highly trained workforce
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as year conventional mortgage rate and House price index in the Manufactured Home Dealers industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Manufactured Home Dealers Industry?

    The Manufactured Home Dealers industry comprises retailers of new and used manufactured homes, parts and equipment in the United States. A manufactured home is a single-family home constructed entirely in a factory and then transported to the site and installed. This industry excludes modular homes, which are single-family homes constructed in sections off-site and assembled on-site.

    Industry Products
  • New multisection homes (two sections)
  • New multisection homes (3+ sections)
  • New single-section homes
  • Used single-section homes
  • Used multisection homes
  • Other new homes, parts and accessories
  • Industry Activities
  • Retailing new single-section manufactured homes
  • Retailing new multisection manufactured homes
  • Retailing parts and accessories for manufactured homes
  • Retailing used manufactured homes
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • year conventional mortgage rate
  • House price index
  • External competition for the Manufactured Home Dealers industry
  • Homeownership rate
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note

  • Current Performance
  • Lower manufactured home prices during recovery
  • Dealers consolidate
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Macroeconomic trends within the industry
  • Profit expands
  • Dealers continue to consolidate
  • Table: Manufactured Home Dealers Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Manufactured Home Dealers Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Construction
  • Golf Courses & Country Clubs
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Insurance Brokers & Agencies
  • Manufactured Home Wholesaling
  • Prefabricated Home Manufacturing
  • Real Estate Loans & Collateralized Debt
  • TV & Appliance Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • New multisection homes (two sections)
  • New single-section homes
  • Other new homes, parts and accessories
  • Used single-section homes
  • Used multisection homes
  • New multisection homes (3+ sections)
  • Chart: Manufactured Home Dealers Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Mortgage rates and availability
  • Prices of homes
  • Other determinants

  • Major Markets
  • Consumers with incomes $20,000 to $29,999
  • Consumers with incomes $10,000 to $19,999
  • Consumers with incomes $30,000 to $39,999
  • Consumers with incomes $50,000 to $74,999
  • Consumers with incomes $40,000 to $49,999
  • Consumers with incomes less than $10,000
  • Consumers with incomes $75,000 and over
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Manufactured Home Dealers Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasing costsWagesDepreciationOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Manufactured Home Dealers

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Manufactured Home Dealers Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Clayton Homes, Inc.,
  • Table: Clayton Homes, Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Manufactured Home Dealers Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Manufactured Home Dealers Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • 30-year mortgage rate (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Conventional Housing
  • Conventional housing refers to homes constructed entirely at the building site.
  • Fixed-Rate Mortgages
  • A type of mortgage in which the interest rate that is paid on the outstanding balance is fixed over a period of time.
  • Manufactured Home
  • A home built in a factory and joined on-site. Houses are not always placed on a permanent foundation, and they may lose value over time.
  • Modular Home
  • A home built in sections at a factory and joined together on-site. Well built homes should have a similar life span as site-built homes.
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