When you are desperate to buy an RV on your own yet your budget won’t allow it, you may want to look and hunt for used yet nice RVs that private owners are selling. With their lower prices, I am sure that you can find one that suits both your needs and wants.
Why do owners sell their RVs?
Their reasons vary. It could be that they are closing to repossession that is why they would rather sell their RV to someone they know. The amount could cover enough for the remaining amount of the vehicle, plus they can save extra money. Another reason is because they badly need money because of sudden and unexpected situation such as accident, delayed school bills, immigrating, and etcetera. Moreover, there are also private owners who simply want ditch their RV because they just don’t need it anymore. They hate to see their RV as liabilities, so instead of letting it rot in their parking lot, they better sell it to someone who needs it.
- Cheap motorhome and RV auctions – some owners are lazy enough to deal it somebody so they just toss it over to auctions and wait for their check to knock into their doorstep.
Public posting online – most likely, owners advertise their RVs on the internet to gain more exposure. You can google it and find a vehicle that you think it is good. Usually, they post their email address, phone number, and some photos of the RV they are selling.
Parking lots and public highways – if you are determined to buy one, you have to be alert when you are passing into sideways and crossing the roads. You may spot RVs that has a “For Sale” sign on its windows, along with the phone number of the owner. Just jot the number down and call it later in order to know the details of that vehicle.
Newspaper and magazine ads – the most common way to hunt for these kind of RVs.Ask everyone you know –
RVs for sale by owner does not occur in daily basis. If they show up, lucky for you. If they don’t, then you have to dig deeper and ask everyone if they know someone who sells.