Mobile Homes: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Mobile homes may seem like an affordable housing option, but large investment companies are making them less and less so.
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  • ber he doesn't own one himself to really know the truth

    Akame KuromeAkame KuromePřed 14 hodinami
  • its obviously a fake tv comedy stuff, i mean the same several decades old of background laughing soap opreas sounds is soooo old school

    Akame KuromeAkame KuromePřed 14 hodinami
  • fake

    Akame KuromeAkame KuromePřed 14 hodinami
  • It shouldn't Matter if your mobile home goes down in value if you're going to live in it indefinitely.

    The EndThe EndPřed 18 hodinami
  • I hate those duck dynasty people.

    The EndThe EndPřed 18 hodinami
  • Sólo vine porqué dijeron que se parecía al formato de 'Chumel Torres'.

    Mario BreñaMario BreñaPřed dnem
  • Amazing how they made that pseudocommercial with that yellowish-80s hue, it actually looks like a vintage commercial, lol

    RL RRL RPřed dnem
  • Can’t wait until Trailer Park Boys season 13 comes out, where Ricky Julian and Bubbles start selling drugs to beat out the giant corporation to win Sunnyvale back.

    mike westmike westPřed dnem
  • The Republican way...

    RetiredRetiredPřed dnem
  • I'm a real estate agent in Texas. Just had a very long conversation with a woman who was breaking down in tears because she is trapped in a mobile home park. She doesn't own the land under it (so a real estate agent can't list it; it's considered personal property). She can't afford her increasing rent, she's been assaulted multiple times in the park by other residents with no response from the park managers, and she can't afford to sell either because nobody will buy it from her unless they are massively lowballing. She just kept saying over and over, "I wish I had known all this going in." I would never, ever EVER go that route.

    The StigThe StigPřed dnem
  • most people dream of a house on wheels

    Beanmachine91Beanmachine91Před 2 dny
  • What is the difference between someone who owns a mobile park and charges rent on the land, and US homeowners who then have to be property taxes? There is no difference. What do you want them to do live for free?

    Matthew GutierrezMatthew GutierrezPřed 2 dny
  • The first is an RV - the lazy man's camping. GET A TENT LIKE A REAL MAN! LOL. Also, pine-needle tea is a thing: thanks Bear Grylls.

    SithLord HibiscusSithLord HibiscusPřed 2 dny
  • Say it again MotherfuckEERR!!!

    AUright1AUright1Před 2 dny
  • It's so sad that the wealthy are so predatory. What's even sadder is the people getting screwed voted for the rapist in the White House.

    Johnny PJohnny PPřed 2 dny
  • Do apartments next!

    MissSeaShellMissSeaShellPřed 3 dny
  • The part where they tell the sweet woman living in the park that they're just there to learn about mobile homes legitimately broke my heart

    MissSeaShellMissSeaShellPřed 3 dny
  • Bryce Dallas Howard is the considerably better looking version of Chastaine.

    IzotoIzotoPřed 4 dny
  • Glad our fifth wheel is paid in full and the price we pay for it on a lot Is better then paying for a house with a mortgage of $2,400 a mont and you can buy the lot which a lot of people don't do or the RV resort won't sale...It's a game that needs players who understand and make bread. Stop getting a damn trailer and get a RV/5Th wheel you will be surprised how better that is then living in a "mobile home" that isn't truly MOBiLE

    GHustle4GHustle4Před 4 dny
  • This is the American dream and of course privet jets full of minors.....

    WalyB01WalyB01Před 4 dny
  • Morally it's wrong that these companies are doing what they're doing but it shouldn't be illegal. Anyone should be allowed to prey on the financial stupidity of others.

    Aaron HallAaron HallPřed 4 dny
  • America is a shithole country and the wealth inequality ranks to the top in this fucking country

    Anthony GonzalesAnthony GonzalesPřed 5 dny
  • When you donate something, you don't get paid for it, by definition. I think he meant sell her blood.

    Moe TimskiMoe TimskiPřed 5 dny
  • When he’s not overtly political he’s super informative and funny! I died at the ending of this episode

    cooldawg2009cooldawg2009Před 5 dny
  • I tend to agree with my parents experience: Stay away from mobile homes. They sound like the cheap way to retire. They're anything but. You might as well rent an apartment or townhouse. And this is happening to apartments, town houses, and houses period. We bailed the banks out, but failed to realize the banks weren't helping anyone but themselves. We needed those homes, and need more buildings. Houses and apartments fall apart and require rebuilding as well as new construction as population grows even at 1%. IT wasn't that we had too many homes, it was that the homes to incomes were too expensive. So multiple families were literally living with each other in the same apartment or house. People can only share a 1 to 3 bedroom house or apartment for so long under multiple families until they're get sick of it and try (often in the inevitable bankruptcy or financial ruin) to rent their own or even borrow again to "buy" a house. We forget in the US what built all the homes and apartments in the first place. Several housing bills nationally to build housing subdivisions, apartments, etc. Mid '70's 35.3 new constructions per 1,000 households trended down to the current 2017 9.5 new constructions per 1,000 households. And we wonder why home "equity" is even a thing. When quantity supplied is constantly diminishing that has the tendency (all things being equal) to cause prices to increase. There's nothing magical about this other than we need to take control over the housing markets so we are supplied with affordable homes that are no more expensive than 1.5 to 2.5 times gross yearly income. Not the internationally agreed economically unsustainable beyond 2.5 times; currently often 3 to 5 times gross yearly incomes.

    jmitterii2jmitterii2Před 5 dny
    • It's happening to apartment renters too here in So Cal. Our politicians have been talking endlessly while essentially ignoring the affordable housing situation and this is a repercussion. But still they keep building absolutely huge mansion homes.... condos are starting at $800,000. It has become untenable. But apt owners are also being swept up in the rent-gouging flurry.

      Jennifer PowellJennifer PowellPřed 5 dny
  • It really beats me, how Americans just can't wrap their heads around the efficiency and ease of buying or renting a flat in an apartment block.

    OutfrostOutfrostPřed 6 dny
  • Any thought ever had of ever buying a mobile home (without owning the land) completely gone now.

    Jeorme McCollomJeorme McCollomPřed 6 dny
  • Buying a mobile home is no worse than renting...either way you are throwing away tons of money. Buying a house is no great deal either. You pay two or three times what it is worth by the time you pay it off.....and you are at the mercy of property taxes skyrocketing too...don't pay lose your house...even if you have the deed! Mobile homes are a valid option for many people. Buying one used is better financially, but even if you buy new you are not throwing your money away. If you take care of it, it can maintain SOME reasonable value over time. Many mobile homes that were built in the 1960's and 1970's still are in great shape with maintenance. Sky high interest on loans make the purchase price of a mobile home double what you pay for it over a shorter than stick built home's loan. The issue here is not that people are choosing mobile homes so they are not homeless, but that they are being made homeless by investors coming in, jacking up the rent on sitting ducks. It is cruel and heartless and should be outlawed. It is literally stealing from people.

    36567613656761Před 6 dny
  • To be fair Dave Ramsey meant the stereotypical mobile home with the wheels or the ratty tatty ones not the one that looks like a nice house

    superfureshsuperfureshPřed 6 dny
  • 0:54 that fox is from a reddit thread (circa 2013) showing each users original taxadermy. That fox and another chipmunk(?) (named after a play on of words of 2chainz) with door knocker gold chain and one of the mini bar shot bottles of Hennessy and crown.

    Baptista MercadoBaptista MercadoPřed 6 dny
  • What has happened to the human element? Is it non existent?

    ajvboston1ajvboston1Před 6 dny
  • This is exactly what is happening to seniors in Washington State. If the predatory racketeers haven't bought your manufactured home community yet, don't worry! They will! 🤬🤬🤬

    River of SpiritsRiver of SpiritsPřed 7 dny
  • watch this and be amazed

    Brigitte JohnsonBrigitte JohnsonPřed 7 dny
  • LOL, YEP lived in a studio that was connected to mobile home park.Lived there for 20 years and it changed hands three times. Rent would go up each time but kept pace with the area... Then a gentleman bought it that has been buying other mobile home parks. Rent immediately went up minimum 20% for some higher. What he is known for is putting in those small wooden huts (studios) and charging $1000 a month for them. He likes them because he can set them close together .Most of the people that were in the park where retired living on social security or disability , a single mom with her child and a couple just starting out with two kids. When people asked about it his reply was he was bring the rents up to current market rates. Rates for new places but the studios like I lived in and the main house were built in teh 1920's. They had rats and mice infesting them. The one mobile home was so bad the lady who lived there moved out and sued and one court case against the owner. With in a four week period near the end I trapped 8 mice. Yet the new owner the man raising the rates got a break himself. The owner at the time entered into some kind of partnership creating a LLC . transfering the property to the llc saves him on taxes. Use to be that spaces for travel trailers were cheaper. You basically , in some place just paying for a patch of dirt that has a sewage hook up and a power plug. Not in this area rent to park your travel trailer not mobile home but travel trailer $850 a month plus utilities. usually $100 flat rate. So next time one wonders why is there so much homelessness there ya go. Rich harvesting money from the middle class, the middle class harvesting from the working poor, the poor fight among themselves for the scraps tossed out.

    BurnningsoulBurnningsoulPřed 7 dny
  • The other thing they forgot to state in this is the fact that the quality of the mobile home has also gone down as well.

    James HutchisonJames HutchisonPřed 7 dny
  • Years ago my county council was discussing mobile home parks (I forget why) and someone had to explain to them that you couldn't just drive the homes away any time you wanted.

    April KorbelApril KorbelPřed 7 dny
    • ... did they they were, like, RVs?

      becca mosesbecca mosesPřed 5 dny
  • That actor looks like Janet from The Good Place...

    Kevin ChoKevin ChoPřed 7 dny
  • John Oliver is uncomfortably sexy.

    Om Nom NomOm Nom NomPřed 7 dny
  • Who cares if it goes down in value? My father-in-law bought a new one 20 years ago for 88k. It's paid for and lot rent is only $120 per month. He's been happy as a clam for the last 20 years in retirement.

    Mr. BalloffurMr. BalloffurPřed 8 dny
  • сука блядь курва

    BlastrifyBlastrifyPřed 8 dny
  • Welcome to America... Where you're free to fuck anyone you want and nothing will ever happen to you... Have a nice day M F !

    Levi HawkLevi HawkPřed 8 dny
  • The one thing I would put zero faith anything Dave Ramsey says... this time he is right.. Wow I never ever thought I'd say that. Dave is right.. Trump is president. The world is coming to an end ! Trump's never been right.... except when he said he couldn't believe he is president..well I can't either ! We agree on that one F N thing...

    Levi HawkLevi HawkPřed 8 dny
  • So the lesson here is if you are going to buy a mobile or manufactured home put it on your own land. Renters always get screwed, it is not a republican or democratic thing. You can beat the system by becoming a land owner. They should teach you that in high school.

    Charlie the TunaCharlie the TunaPřed 8 dny
  • 20k to move it? Liar! I've moved them alot...costs about 1.5k to do it right.

    Jizhead AJizhead APřed 8 dny
  • Mo Byle homes

    Jizhead AJizhead APřed 8 dny
  • Thought tjey would have learned from 2008

    Raji FredrickRaji FredrickPřed 9 dny
  • !! Hey, that's Janice from The Good Place!

    RingtailCafeRingtailCafePřed 9 dny
  • Gotta love the rich. They get all the tax breaks we have to pay for. Then they use that money to fuck us more.

    MadJack GamingandFitnessMadJack GamingandFitnessPřed 9 dny
  • So I see even Trump supporters living in trailer parks down voted...

    Jose MartinezJose MartinezPřed 9 dny
  • 8 bought a mobile home when I was 20. My intention was to buy land, put it on the land, then build a house and move it out. I was living in Gwinnett County, the fastest growing county in the United States in 1980. So land went ski high and you had to have 5 acres to set up a mobile home. It I lived in it and moved it twice, until 1983. I was making plenty of money and in 1983 I had an apartment in Roswell Georgia and the mobile home still in Lawrenceville. My girlfriends sister moved into our apartment so I got a second apartment in the same complex. My girlfriend became my wife and we moved to Decatur Alabama for a year and did a lease to purchase twice. Both buyers lived there for about a year. A lease to purchase was better than renting. Both parties had bad credit, so I got a down payment, they had to pay the taxes, and they didn't call me if the toilet wouldn't flush. We moved back to Lawrenceville and we lived in it for about 6 months and we moved to Rome so we could be close to mother as my beautiful young wife was pregnant and I worked late and didn't want her to ever be alone. . I moved the mobile home to Rome Georgia where it sat in mother's yard for 5 years. I think I gave around $10,000.00 for it in 1980. Mother's property was in the city and I couldn't set it up to live in in the city. My neighbor who owned the property joining our 7 lots in the city had 2 lots that faced the road behind us and was in the county. My wife was killed in an auto accident in 1986 and I didn't, well I couldn't put our son in daycare. Mother talked me into moving in with her so our son would have a mother. Everyone knew my wife had my heart and it would be years before I could love a woman the way a woman deserves to be loved. I lived with mother for 4 years and she was a great mother to my son but she could not stop being my mother. So I bought the 2 lots behind her and built a house around the mobile home. Including the land, I put $27,000.00 in the house and lived in it for 4 years and sold it for $49,000.00, financed it with total of payments of $81,000.00 on a 15 year note. My son's money, $37,000.00 he got from the settlement of his mother's passing had lost $10,000.00 in what the law required I put in, government bonds. This was during Reagan's 2nd recession. I took my son's $27,000.00 and gave him the $81,000.00 note that he got plus interest on the accumulated payments. He ended up getting over $100,000.00 for my mobile home and his $27,000.00. The court took the guardianship from me and turned it over to an attorney how only made 1% of the interest. I knew I was not supposed to invest his money in real estate but the 1980's and early 1990's was a terrible time to play the market. Real estate is almost always a solid investment. You can always make the best out of a bad investment if you are patient, smart, have the right knowledge and have a little balls. The reason it is called "playing the market" not investing in Wall Street is because, if you don't have inside trader information it's like playing poker with guys who have a ton more money than you and they can see your cards but you can't see theirs. Playing the market is for suckers and crooks. I have predicted every "correction" they call it when the stocks get overpriced and they dump their stocks for huge profits, crashing the market, then buy them back for pennies on the dollar. Unless you are a congressman or you work on Wall Street never play the market. Mitch McConnell has made over $25 million being the senator from Kentucky by having inside trader information. Congress or stock brokers are not supposed to use inside trader information to turn a profit, but we can write books on what they should be doing and the crooked things they are doing. Anyone who thinks Mitch McConnell represents them is of a very low IQ.

    Ronnie BakerRonnie BakerPřed 9 dny
  • The day is coming when rich pigs start getting pulled out of their overpriced $100k SUV's and beat to death by angry mobs sick of these monsters. You may live in a hilltop gated community, but the roads you cut people off on are public domain.

    Coletta HughesColetta HughesPřed 9 dny

    Keith WOLF HoskinKeith WOLF HoskinPřed 9 dny
  • Shampoo joke... I totally get the reference... So much suffering ....

    castordrax1castordrax1Před 9 dny
    • castordrax1 me too

      Little wizardLittle wizardPřed 9 dny
  • Ramsey apparently is okay with manufactured homes, just not trailers.

    William JacobsWilliam JacobsPřed 10 dny
    • PS. I bought a used mobile home in the late 90's for $5000, sold it a few years later for 8k. I'd invested about $250 in upgrades. Buying used isn't necessarily catastrophic. For me, it was mildly profitable. (raw numbers. 60% profit margin is arguably superb ROI.) If I lost everything, $5000 was easily covered by the difference in rent I would have been paying. So, YMMV. Buying new is what could ruin you. A lot like a new car depreciates catastrophically.

      William JacobsWilliam JacobsPřed 9 dny
  • Ah Jon Oliver is so funny

    The ForeignerThe ForeignerPřed 10 dny
    • The Foreigner yeah man way better than being in the streets 👊🏼

      Little wizardLittle wizardPřed 8 dny
    • @Little wizard moving and leaving everything behind is sometimes the best move one can make. But it depends where they are going to end up. If it's a tent or a van down by the river it's better then living in the streets.

      The ForeignerThe ForeignerPřed 8 dny
    • The Foreigner she can’t afford to move you hold all the cards 😆😆

      Little wizardLittle wizardPřed 9 dny
  • YNWA!

    Veselin HristovVeselin HristovPřed 11 dny
  • But why are they called Mobile home if they are hard to move?

    j mj mPřed 11 dny
  • Mobile homes are perhaps the worst type of home to buy new. Not only do you pay for the home which depreciates like a car and although it's called a "mobile home" they really aren't designed to be moved more than once! To top it off you also rent the place the home is parked on and hope the owners don't sell or close the park making you have to move your home to another park.

    Jim TJim TPřed 11 dny
  • the rich are killing the poor the poor should start killing the rich

    jack blackjack blackPřed 11 dny
  • I’d call the fire department, get a controlled burn permit, and torch the mother fucking home before I let those bloodsuckers get it

    Kyle RayburnKyle RayburnPřed 11 dny
    • Hmm not sure they would let anyone start a fire in a mobile home park. They are usually close to each other.

      The ForeignerThe ForeignerPřed 10 dny
    • Gotta do it all above board

      Kyle RayburnKyle RayburnPřed 11 dny
  • But they're super rich too not Warren rich, but not "downhome" who made it

    The Book MonsterThe Book MonsterPřed 11 dny
    • The Book Monster just love money

      Little wizardLittle wizardPřed 9 dny
  • Guillotine 2020: Kill the Bankers!

    Amanda ArcherAmanda ArcherPřed 12 dny
  • As a progressive, I love you John!! Keep em coming

    Harrison Ryden RutledgeHarrison Ryden RutledgePřed 12 dny
  • We have property and bought a repossessed 1100 sf mobile home for $21k, spent $3k to have it moved and set up. The bonus we didn't expect was in property taxes. If this same house was a "regular" house, our tax would be about $7k higher. Also, we don't live in an area subject to tornadoes or hurricanes. It is a great solution for us! I would never pay full price or live in a park with lot rental.

    Frances MFrances MPřed 12 dny
  • Basically if you're gonna buy a mobile home. Save up pay cash, AND MAKE SURE That you own the land that is sits on. Plain and simple. I'm actually saving for one right now.

    Nathan WellsNathan WellsPřed 12 dny
    • I hope all goes well for ya👊🏼

      Little wizardLittle wizardPřed 9 dny
  • I really appreciate this information !

    elaine goadelaine goadPřed 12 dny
    • Is the best 👊🏼

      Little wizardLittle wizardPřed 9 dny
  • "predator capitalism"... doesn't matter who's in charge.

    tomitstubetomitstubePřed 13 dny
  • Janet bought a house!

    jeff91199jeff91199Před 13 dny
  • Perfect choice of actress

    Nina AlbersNina AlbersPřed 13 dny
  • Park residents need to organize a co-op and buy 50.1% of the property rights as a partnership or incorporated 501-C. Taking mortgages out for the price of a car should get enough ownership without breaking the residents.

    dlee tdlee tPřed 13 dny
Mobile Homes: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)