Remembering the “Austin” in Braustin

The three Piña brothers gathered for Jason's wedding.
  • Alberto Piñaby Alberto Piña
  • Apr 11, 2017
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A Mobile Home Memorial to Our Brother For the city of San Antonio, April marks the celebration of Fiesta. A month-long party that highlights the vibrant community of our town and honors the memory of the heroes at the Alamo. For our family, this is the month to honor the memory of our Jonathan. Jonny’s […]

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Ain’t Your Typical Trailer Boy

Manufactured home community
  • Avatarby Ernest Gomez
  • Apr 04, 2017
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Exploring the Stereotype of Mobile Home Living When most people think of Mobile Homes the picture that comes to mind can be very stereotypical. I mean who hasn’t seen the guy on your local news talking about how a tornado wrecked his trailer with a beer in one hand and his kid and cigarette in the other. […]

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Growing Up in a Doublewide

The Gomez Family Enjoying a Night Out
  • Avatarby Ernest Gomez
  • Mar 27, 2017
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A San Antonio Family Decided to Move into a Manufactured Home I was 13 and just about to enter middle school when my parents moved me and the family from downtown San Antonio to a doublewide in the Hill Country. At the time, I felt uprooted leaving everything I knew to go be around of bunch or […]

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The Internet is Fixing What a Name Change Could Not

TRU Home kitchen
  • Avatarby Jason Piña
  • Mar 27, 2017
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Empowered Buyers Are Forcing The Manufactured Home Industry to be Better When I started in the San Antonio factory built housing industry in 2012 one of the first lessons I was taught from my manager was too NEVER refer to the homes we carried as “mobile homes.” It was a forbidden label that gave customers an […]

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Mobile Home Geeks

People working at Geekdom
  • Alberto Piñaby Alberto Piña
  • Feb 25, 2017
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The story of why we started our Mobile Home business at Geekdom in downtown San Antonio.

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