Brenton Buzz

Meet Our Team, Kim Hott

Meet Kim Hott, General Manager of Eagle Ridge in Marion! Q. What do you love most about your job? A. “I enjoy the residents of the community and that each day is different. What a great place to be!” Q. What’s exciting at Brenton…

4 Ways To Tell You Have a Plumbing Leak

Leaks can be massive headaches, but luckily they’re not very shy and show themselves in advance – if you know how to spot them! Plumbing issues cannot be overlooked by homeowners – even minor issues that could be brushed off as “easy…

Meet Our Team, Debbie Smith

Meet Debbie Smith from Brenton Communities! Q. What do you love about working at Brenton Communities? "I love the variety of people I work with. My job is different every day. Helping people find their new house and seeing them turn it…

Carbon Monoxide Safety, Recognizing the signs of Carbon Monoxide poisoning!

Straight from MidAmerican Energy... Carbon monoxide, also called CO, is a colorless, odorless gas that can cause dizziness, nausea and even death from carbon monoxide poisoning.  Carbon monoxide is produced when a fuel doesn’t burn completely.…

When the snow flies, here are some need to know facts:

What type of Ice melt should you use this winter? We’re all aware, or should be aware, that salt can help with ice on our driveways, sidewalks, and streets, however, did you know de-icers will damage concrete? Also, did you know that some…

Meet Our Team, Colette Duffy

Colette Duffy is the Accounting Manager at Brenton Communities! Q. What do you love most about your job? A. “Learning! I am new to Brenton Communities. For many years I was the long timer that knew it all. I had gotten too comfortable…

Manufactured Home Decorating Tips & Ideas

Finding helpful manufactured home decorating tips & ideas is not the easiest thing to do online but we are hoping to help with that.  Some small investments into the right places can increase the enjoyment and value of your home in a weekend! Backsplashes…

Confused about finding the right place to call home??

Comparing mobile/manufactured homes, site-built homes on real estate, condominiums and apartments, can be confusing!  We're here to help by putting all the information in one place for easy comparisons. Mobile/ Manufactured…

Sorry, I don't love you anymore....

Dear Old Home, I’ll make this quick and save us both a lot of pain.  I don’t love you anymore.  It’s not about you... it’s about me.  I’m getting older and I need less commitment to my home and lawn, and let's be honest, you…

Can I purchase a manufactured home with poor credit?

The answer may surprise you. First, we sort out “credit hopeless” from “credit impaired” applicants.  The credit hopeless seem to borrow money with little or no understanding, or worse yet, with little or no intention of paying it…