Mobile Homes/Condos in Probate

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Is anyone mailing to mobile home or condo probates? If so what is your experience with them? I am having a hard time figuring out if its worth it considering some parks and condos are 55+ and sometimes have rules about "flipping" or renting out units. I typically pass them over when when compiling my list. I have mailed to them in an absentee list and got an overwhelming response, however I stopped mailing to them at the time because I was focusing only on the houses I wanted to flip. 

It all depends on your exit strategy.  Flip some, owner-finance some (this avoids the rental issue).  Mobile homes in parks can often be picked for $3,000 to $10,000, and can be nice cash cows.

@Dave Metsker  Thanks for the input. I just listened to John Fedro's podcast about mobile home investing and I can see the value in marketing to those groups. I think I'll give it a shot. 

@Michael Swanigan, the full name is absentee owner list.  This is a list of properties where the owner does not live in the property, therefore he/she is "absent".  If you add the option that the property is vacant, thereby no income is being produced, you may find a very highly motivated seller.

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