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EP196: Mobile Home Park Investing with Dan Gibson from the Trailer Park Bros

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Dan Gibson has been in real estate for the last 7 years and around 4 years ago, he got into mobile home parks with his brother. Dan currently owns two parks in the St. Louis area and he has a third one under contract. Dan answers all of your burning questions about mobile home parks and the kind of cash flow they generate on this week’s episode!


Key Takeaways:

  • Why do mobile home parks have such a bad stigma?
  • How did Dan get started in this business?
  • What are some of the benefits of owning a mobile home park?
  • Dan discusses some of the challenges that might come up with mobile parks.
  • Look for properties that range from 20-100 lots. These parks are often too small for the ‘big guys’.
  • Where are these mobile homes located?
  • A quick rule of thumb to find out whether you have a good location is to see if there’s a Walmart nearby. That’s a good sign.
  • How did Dan accidentally buy his first mobile home?
  • Dan discusses what his expenses are for the mobile home and how much cash flow he walks away with.
  • How much time, on average, does it take to manage a park?
  • How did Dan find his second park?
  • How can you find your first deal and get started in buying mobile parks?
  • Dan shares what are some of the key things you need to look for when buying a park.
  • Can Dan do this business virtually?
  • How does Dan find his deals?
  • Dan breaks down the due diligence process.
  • Dan has compiled a quick PDF for you to download! Check the show notes!

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“You don’t realize how many mobile home parks are in your area. They’re usually tucked behind something.”

“Once you get your mobile park under contract, it’s a full 2-3 month due diligence process.”

“Managing a 30–lot park usually takes between 3-5 hours a week.”

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