How To Find Class C Motorhomes for Sale by Owner

class C motorhomes for sale by ownerWhen I started to consign RVs, it amazed me how many people desperately needed to sell. It takes a little longer to find these types of sellers, but it is worth it. When you’re looking for the best deal on Class C motorhomes for sale by owner, you want to make sure that you find an owner motivated to sell you their RV at a good price. Most of the RVs are priced to high.   Even if it takes you a few weeks to find a Class C motorhome for $20,000 less, it is worth investing your time into.

The first thing you’ll need to do is simply find a lot of listings. Then, you want to call all the listings that are competitively priced. If you are looking for a Class C motorhome for sale by owner, you will find you will find a lot of them listed on our site, under RVs for sale. You will find great deals listed on this site that you won’t find advertised anywhere else on the Internet.

How to Find Motivated Sellers

A lot of people would be motivated to sell when it is either an emotional or financial burden for them. Usually, the most common reason someone would be motivated to sell is if they don’t want, or don’t need an RV anymore. You can find great deals on RVs if it is an unwanted inheritance,  if they are in pre-foreclosure, if the seller is going through a divorce, if the person is selling an RV after the death of a spouse, or if the people are going through financial trouble. All of these, are really good motivators to help someone sell an RV faster. If you want to get a great deal, the way you should think about it is if I can help people who really need to sell their RV quickly, they can help me get a better price. Thus it becomes a win-win situation, where the seller is more flexible on their price and you save money.  You can help them out either emotionally or financially by buying their RV.

How to Inspect a Used Class C Motorhome for Sale

used class C motorhomes for sale by ownerWhen you are going to inspect a Class C motorhome, there are a few tricks that will help you tell immediately what condition the RV is in. First of all, you need to check for leaks, and unusual smells. Try not to buy any motorhome that smells like mold or mildew. This smell is probably the result of a leak. Once you have mold or mildew inside of your RV, it is very difficult to get rid of. The first thing that you need to do is to check the windows to make sure they are properly sealed, and check the roof to make sure that it is not leaking.

When you are buying Class C motorhomes for sale by owner, you want to know whether the RV was lived in for a long time. RV used as homes wear out faster. You can generally tell this by looking at the upholstery. If it is pretty worn out, then that RV was lived in for a long time. Another way you can tell is by looking at the hours on the generator. When you are in the market for buying an RV, there are a lot of used motorhomes to choose from. My favorite type of motorhome is one that doesn’t have very much use on it at all.

What Are the Differences between Class A, Class B, and Class C Motorhomes?

The difference between a Class B motorhome, Class C motorhome and Class A motorhome is how they were built. Class B motorhomes are constructed on a van chassis. Class A motorhome are built on a bus chassis. A Class C motorhome is typically built on a truck chassis. A Class C motorhome has a step down to in the driving area from the living area.

These RV’s all have different purposes. If you plan on touring with your RV, you want to buy a Class A motorhome. This is perfect for people who have the time and money to travel for more than one month every year.

A Class B motorhome is usually a little smaller and designed for people to take on 1 to 2 week vacations. Class B motorhomes are usually perfect for 2 people. Some B+ motorhomes can sleep 4 to 6, and they are halfway between a Class A and a Class C.

Class C motorhomes are for camping, and they typically appeal to people who have larger families. A Class C motorhome can usually sleep at least 6 to 8 people. Most Class C’s are well known for having an extra queen-size or full-size bed above the cab.  This is a great choice for family RVers

If you are looking to buy Class C motorhomes for sale, you can typically find them advertised at htttp://, in your local newspaper, and on Craigslist.

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2 responses to How To Find Class C Motorhomes for Sale by Owner

  1. Bobbi Hawley

    Great information, we are researching at this time for a possible purchase this year.

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