Top Ten Things You Need to Know When Buying a Coin Laundry

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So you think the coin laundry business is for you? Easy money you collect once a week? Place runs itself? Consider these factors when looking at the coin laundry business

1. Change Machines
Good coin laundries run on change machines. If a customer can not get change, they are going somewhere else. How many change machines does the store have? A Standard change brand change machine can hold about $ 3000. You can easily check the specifications on their website. On change machine means the owner is running a tight ship. Two change machines means the place is hopping. No change machine means people either have to ask the grumpy guy behind the counter or the place is not really a laundromat.

2. Store Sign
Look at the store sign. Does it light up? Is half of it missing? Does it clearly tell people what that it's a coin laundry or does it just say "Bob's"? The store sign will tell you everything you need to know about how well the store has been run. A great store has a great sign.

3. Top Load Machines
With today's utility costs, it is very difficult to make money with Top load machines. If the store you are looking at has them and the place is busy, this is the kind of store you DO want to buy cheap and replace the top load machines with 3x – 5x front loads. You will have to invest in new machines but you will increase you prices and profits. If the store has top load machines and is empty, drive around to see what competitor just popped up that has all new front loaders. Stay away from this store

4. Brand of Equipment
The Maytag man you see falling asleep in the commercials on TV should go visit some Maytag equipped coin laundries. While Maytag is a good household name, they do not make all there own commercial laundry equipment and quality has suffered. The top brad in the industry is Wascomat. Who is Wascomat? Ever heard of Electrolux? An all Wascomat store is a very good sign. Go look at a Wascomat next any other brand and chances are, you will want to use the Wascomat. Try it!

5. Utility Bills
There is a commonly understood method that your utility bills are 14% of your sales. Be careful with this as old equipment will be more like 20% of your sales. I do not recommend looking at utility bills unless you are calculating consumption. This means that you are making a calculation based on the total amount of water being used divided per laundry load divided by the vend price to try to get approximate wash revenue. If you can do this calculation, this is good.

6. Conversion
There may be a big difference in how you would run a store versus how the store is being run by the current owner. Are you friendly and ongoing? Do you care about your customers? Will you fix the store sign and make sure you always have change and washers available? The owner of the store affects conversion more than any other factor but is the only factor. New bigger equipment also helps but at the end of the day your personality will drive the business. I should say you "consistent" personality. Once you lose interest, sell the business before you kill it.

7. Neighborhood
Get the population demographics from the city. You want a good mix of ethnic backgrounds and the more kids (the more dirty laundry) the better. A neighborhood full of retired people is bad news. A neighborhood with too high average household income is no good. Low rise 8 plex to 24 plex are better than the giant high rise buildings because they generally have poor laundry rooms. Also, rental properties in the vicinity trump condos for coin laundries.

8. Parking
Make sure there is either plenty of parking or an awful lot of people within walking distance. Imagine how far you would carry your laundry if you had to walk to a laundromat. You really want to have a lot of parking if possible. If you do not have parking in the front of the store, you likely will not have a drop off laundry business.

Also as a side note, if the road directly in front of the store has an island that separates traffic, you will have to stand outside and watch traffic flow into the store. Traffic islands are generally small business killers.

9. Wash and Fold
I would suggest to anyone looking at the laundry business to ask themselves what the benefit of having a drop off laundry counter is.

I have seen many real estate agents claiming that you can increase your business by adding a wash and fold counter. You can increase your business, but not the way you think. Getting a new revenue stream from drop off laundry means committing to the effort of building up that business and paying someone to be there for extended hours. It is rare (but they do exist) that a laundromat exceeds it's cost of staff in wash and fold sales.If you are running the place yourself full time then do it, you are there anyway. If you are buying as an investment consider this. If you have a full time person already doing wash and fold and plan to eliminate it, count on a 10% to 40% drop in your self-serve traffic. The real prize in having an attendant comes from the comfort you give to the person doing self- serve laundry.

10. Consistency
Well run laundries are consistent in everything. I mean EVERYTHING! This includes (but limited to) your store hours, staff, method of cleaning, cleaning schedule, wash and fold method, machine brands, available change, soap, supplies etc etc.

The less consistent you are, the less consistent your customers will be.

I have run 3 laundromats for 5 years now and unfortunately for me, its time to exit the business. I have learned a lot and met many new wonderful people. I sold 2 of the three stores I had and both new owners took my advise to heart and have made good use of there new investments. I have one store left for sale and I'm torn to see it go.

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Does Stephen Hobbs‘ Lazy Way to Buy and Sell Cars Really Work?

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When the economic climate is in a state of recession and unemployment is rising, it only makes sense to starting looking for an at home business. If you have your own business, you don’t have to depend upon having an employer to earn money. You can be your own boss and set your own hours.

And one business that is not going away anytime soon is the used car business. People have been making money buying and selling cars ever since the automobile was invented. The used car business is a ready made market with plenty of demand for low cost, reliable transportation. In today’s modern society, transportation is a must, no matter how you look at it. People need transportation. This means there’s always going to be an in-demand market for cars. And having a business where there is a definite market is the first thing you look for when considering running your own business.

One way to earn money selling used cars is outlined in Stephen Hobbs‘ e-book The Lazy Way to Buy and Sell Cars for Profit. But, does his method of marketing really work? How difficult is it to buy and sell cars for profit? Do you need a license, and can you do this out of your home?

The answer to these questions – and many more – are all contained in Stephen’s e-book. In the book Stephen sets out to destroy some of the myths around this business that has kept others from even attempting it. You can set up a profitable home-based business without having to obtain a dealer’s license.

„You don’t need to get a car dealers license unless you want to and getting one suits what you want to do with this,“ Stephen points out. He suggests that you start out small. And he reveals a completely legal way for you to buy and sell cars for profit while retaining all the advantages of having a car dealers license, yet without any of the disadvantages. It’s all up to you how you want to work it.

Once you know how to deal with sellers of used cars, you can get the price you want. Stephen’s book teaches you the secrets of negotiation. He also teaches you which cars to look for in the cars you buy and which to leave on a sellers lot. Armed with this knowledge, you will soon become an expert on what cars are in demand and will sell for a premium profit, and what cars to stay away from. Having this knowledge is key to becoming successful in this business.

If you are looking for a business that you can be up and running with in a relatively short time period, buying and selling cars is something you will want to seriously consider. With over 150 pages of no-fluff realistic content, Stephen’s book will help shorten the time frame between buying your first used car and closing a sale with a ready-made buyer. You will soon learn what others have already learned, that „consistent demand makes this the perfect recession proof business.“

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Fashion Do’s and Don’ts When House Hunting

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Mark Nash author of 1001 Tips for Buying and Selling a Home offers homebuyers fashion home runs and strikeouts when shopping for a home. It might not be obvious that what you wear when house hunting can impact what you pay for a home. Years of showing homes and introducing prospective buyers to home sellers, the way buyers project themselves fashion-wise makes a big impression.

First impressions by real estate agents and home sellers are all they have when assessing potential buyers. If you appear well-groomed, under-stated and wear home price-range-appropriate clothes you could pay less than the tattooed, big-hair, over-jeweled and torn-blue jean buyer your in competition with in multiple-offers for the same home. Buying a home is a business transaction, think business wear when shopping for a home.

Women

-Pants are fine, but make sure they’re not low riders.

-Ditch the tee shirts, tank and tube tops. House hunting is not a vacation.

-Skirts are great. Minis send the wrong message.

-Wear comfortable but presentable shoes. You will be doing a lot of walking, climbing up stairs and in and out of transportation.

-Forget high-heels. Spiked heels on shoes can easily dent bamboo and other softer wood floors. Plus if you got into the yard to take a look at the roof you might end up aerating the lawn.

-Leave the animal prints for when you’re out to a nightclub. Busy or fussy fashion looks can be distracting and not on everyone’s top ten fashion list.

-Simple jewelry and limited amounts accent your business perspective. Omit the“ bling“ otherwise you might end up paying more for a home, because the sellers think you can afford it.

-Simplify make-up, hair and manicure styles to appeal to the majority of people. You’re not going to get a better deal because the sellers love your fabulous acrylic nails.

-No fur coats, ever. It’s a political and extravagant statement that could cost you a home or an additional $10,000.

-No low cut or revealing looks. Very rarely do homebuyers get a discount for sex.

Men

-Verify shoe soles aren’t caked with mud before you enter any open house. Many a homebuyer never made it to the kitchen after walking across freshly cleaned carpet with dirty shoes.

-No jogging, gym-wear, bike shorts or swimsuits. Unless, you’re testing the workout facilities in a condominium building on your second visit.

-Business-casual pants are best, but if you must wear jeans, make sure they’re clean and not ripped.

-Open collar shirts work fine, but realty agents and home sellers don’t need to see your buffed or not so buffed chest or four gold chains.

-Think twice about sporting more than one earring. If we were all the same life would be boring.

-Omit muscle and tee shirts and no underwear elastic waistbands displayed please. You might turn Ms. home seller on, but Mr. home seller might not appreciate it.

-Limit tattoo exposure, they’re the rage, but not for everyone. Ditto the ladies on this one.

-Wear simple patterned shirts with matching plain pants. Remember that red denotes power.

-Don’t over-dress to impress. Leave the cuff links and French cuffed shirts at home.

Both

-Coffee „go-cups“ aren’t a fashion accessory. Coffee is easily spilled on carpets when walking up stairs or opening closets and cabinets when touring properties.

-Baseball caps are for bad hair days. Plus they send the wrong negotiating message when purchasing the largest asset you’ll own.

-Wet umbrellas should be parked outside the front door, not on hardwood floors or entry tables and chairs.

-Wear slip on shoes when touring open houses. You might be asked to remove your shoes out of cultural respect to the owner, inclement weather or newly installed floor coverings.

-If you don’t want to take off your shoes buy and carry blue disposable surgical booties-or ask your agent for a pair.

-You must wear socks or stockings. No sandals, period. If you are asked to remove your shoes, owners don’t necessarily want your bare feet on their floors.

-Cell phones. If you need to make or receive a call go to a place where you won’t disturb others at the open house. Never negotiate a home purchase contract on a different property contract while your viewing a home.

-Carry bicycle and motorcycle helmets with you. Ask before your park them on any surface.

-Shorts are okay if they are close to knee length. No torn or overly tight styles.

-Dress for the season. Don’t wear shorts in snow or black wool in August, even if it is your best house-hunting outfit.

-Remove your sunglasses when inside buildings. People expect some eye contact.

-Go easy on the perfume. Many people have allergies to it today and they could be the owners of the house you fell in love with.

-Put cigarettes, cigars and pipes out of view. They’re not exactly a popular fashion or political statement in 2006.

Children

-Tops, pants, shoes and socks required.

-Diapers are not fashion.

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What Does a Real Estate Consultant Do?

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You may be wondering if the title of real estate consultant is a meaningful one, and if it indicates anything different from the same old licensed real estate brokers with a vested interest in the fate of a property. While it is true that anyone can call himself or herself a consultant, the term is not meaningless window dressing. For those who take their real estate consulting business seriously, it represents a different model, a different approach to real estate practice.

The first and most important difference is objectivity. Whereas a real estate broker typically is paid contingent on an outcome-in other words, they receive a commission-a real estate consultant is paid solely for their expertise. They have no stake in the outcome. Salespeople are paid only for getting a result-a sale. Real estate consultants are paid for their expert advice only, and by design have no stake in achieving a particular outcome to a particular transaction. This gives them the capacity to be more objective and inherently more trustworthy than a traditional real estate salesperson. Think about it-even the most honest salesperson will unconsciously try to steer you toward a sale. After all, that’s where their pay comes from-from selling! The consultant is paid the way other professional advisors or service professionals like CPAs are, with a retainer regardless of outcome.

Consulting can involve a variety of skills and areas of expertise. You can hire a consultant for legal advice, market research, or to locate possible properties to invest in, among other things. Since they are paid as much for their time if they advise you that there are no properties in an area worth investing in as if they advise you of dozens of viable properties, they have no stake in anything except giving you the best advice possible. After all, their future business depends on word-of-mouth endorsements from investors like you.

If you are looking for properties to invest in, a real estate consultant can tip you off to developer closeouts and bulk opportunities, equity partnerships, joint ventures, and possibly even some very unique and profitable turnkey investment opportunities. The consultant is selling information and expertise, and therefore can provide you with a layer of insulation between you and the people selling the properties. They can work out a lot of the details and business prospects of a property before you have to talk to a salesperson. Once you face the salesperson, you can approach the negotiation fully armed with an array of appropriate information, and thus avoid being bamboozled and negotiate from a position of strength.

If, on the other hand, you are selling properties, especially if you have a lot of properties to sell, a real estate consultant can help you create a strategy to sell the units before you get involved with actual salespeople, which can have many advantages. For example, you can sell a lot of properties in a relatively short time without creating the appearance of a bulk sale by having a real estate consultant distribute the properties among several different sellers.

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Finished Intarsia Woodwork – How Much Can I Sell It For?

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How much can I sell my intarsia woodwork for? This is the question I get asked all the time. So I know that at least some of you out there are considering trying to sell your work.

So how much are they worth?

Early Days – A Typical Scenario

You’ve started on a new and exciting woodworking skill called Intarsia. You can’t get enough of it. Your family and friends are really impressed with the stuff you are making. So every new piece easily finds a home.

You are happy to give your finished pieces to your close family and friends. But then friends of friends start wanting pieces. It occurs to you that while you certainly enjoy making them there are costs involved other than your time. And even though you don’t feel you need to be paid for your time it would be nice to get some sort of return for your labours.

Mid Intarsia Crisis

Well maybe not a crisis but now you do start to think it might be good to sell a few intarsia pieces to recoup costs. And how much easier is it to get the boss to agree to a new machine in your workshop if you are showing a return. „Well dearest heart, I’ve made a few bob already and with that money I can buy a brand new – insert your preference here – so I can make my intarsia even more efficiently and then I’ll easily be able to get around to making that new coffee table you’ve always wanted and so richly deserve.“ Woffle wofle woffle.

The Big Question – „How much are they worth?

„How long is a piece of string?

The golden rule. „They are worth whatever customers will pay for them“

Which doesn’t actually tell you anything. So let’s look at a couple of pricing scenarios.

The Academic Approach

A Masters degree in Business will tell you to do something like this. First calculate your total cost of production.

Material Costs

* Timber including any waste – $ Very little

* Plywood backing – $ A tiny amount

* Hangers from a framing shop – a few cents

Consumables

* Sandpaper – $ more than you’d first imagine but still not much

* Glue – a few more cents

* Varnish or oil finish – $ a few dollars

Overheads

* Workshop rent – it might be your garage but somebody some time had to pay for it.

* Telephone

* Electricity

* Broom for sweeping up

* yadda yadda yadda

Marketing

* Cost of stall at local flea market/car boot sale

* Traveling cost to get there

* Your time sitting behind the stall all day

Profit

* The cream on the top that you deserve over and above your wages for running your own business. And now the big one.

Labour

* Your local mechanic charges $50 (or $60 or $70) per hour to fix your car. And it’s probably the first year apprentice that’s done the work anyway. It’s taken you 84 hours to make your masterpiece (you’ve carefully noted the hours) and it looks fabulous. You’re not greedy so maybe $20 per hour is okay. That makes $1680 plus the $50 for all the materials etc. $1700+. Probably not going to get that at the local flea market.

Okay, let’s be less ambitious and work for $5 per hour, I don’t actually need anything, this is just a hobby. And I’m sure I must have got those hours wrong, lets pretend it was only 40 hours work. So $200 plus a bit extra for materials, let’s call it $220 all up. Now that sounds more reasonable.So not-with-standing the business degree, what we’ve actually done is made a guess at the price. Surely there’s a better way. You’re right, there is.

An aside Sitting all day in the hot sun at a local flea market hoping a punter with $220 in their pocket will happen by is okay occasionally but not a regular, reliable income stream. Oh, you say, but if you take your work to a local gallery they want 40%, or 50% or more for themselves. And all they have to do is hang it on their wall, I had to do all the hard yakka to make it. Highway robbery. But if you go the gallery route you don’t have to hang around all day, every day looking for customers. They do that. That’s what you pay them for. And they have to spend the money to make their gallery look good, not you. We always tried to make quality woodwork so we could interest the best galleries in the land. Way to go. Happy to pay their cut as long as they keep them trucking over.

The Two Month Rule

I take my finished woodwork to the local craft gallery and talk to the owner. After some discussion we came to an agreed starting price and his percentage. Listen to the owner. If they are any good they know their market. Your beautiful intarsia gets hung on the wall. Hopefully the first thing the customer sees when they first walk into the gallery.

* If the work sells in less than two months it is too cheap.

* If it takes much longer than two months to sell it is too expensive.

* And you guessed it, if it sells in about two months the price is just right.

The first time I did this I took along 2 frog intarsia on Thursday. They both sold that weekend. Priced too cheaply but I knew there was a market.

Okay, so now you know the price you can sell them for. But maybe you are still only going to be earning $5 per hour based on the time it took you to make that first one.

So what have you gained?The knowledge that you can’t expect your customers to pay for your inefficiency.

So what can you do about it. There are lots of ways to streamline your production. You will make your 20th frog a lot more quickly than the first one. As you get more experienced you will come up with all sorts of short cuts. But that’s another article.

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How to Get Rich Online – Start an Online Flea Market Easily

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With so many opportunities on getting rich on the internet, it is easy to lose sight of the ones that have proven to be effective. Those are the ones that have a community support group that provides ongoing help to the market they serve. What I am talking about is a flea market on the internet that anyone can set up. If you ever had a garage sale or know anyone who has, why not partner with them to launch one your own. It is easier now than before.

Community Support For Online Flea Market Vendors Is The Key To Success

When was the last time you got involved with an online business opportunity only to find out that there is no support for their members? This is a big problem for a lot of online business owners especially the newbies with practically no internet marketing experience at all when it comes to learning how to get rich online. Setting up the business online by way of a website is only part of the equation. Your customers need to know that you exist. You need traffic to your flea market website. Without it, you are fishing without bait.

The great thing about launching a flea market online is that there are literally tons of vendors from many different niche markets that have gotten together to create a social networking community with its intended purpose to serve their members.

Let’s say you are in the candle business. The flea market community will actually help you get your business in their listings for more exposure. They even provide all the marketing tools that you can use to leverage the power of the internet to get traffic to your website.

What About Marketing Your Business On eBay And Craigslist?

There is nothing wrong with that approach. Let me remind you that competition is really fierce due to the fact that eBay and Craigslist encompasses an increasingly wide range of market niches in so many different categories that is difficult to keep up with. For example, jobs, real estate, businesses, housing, services, and etc. None of these pertain to selling flea market items.

Despite the fact that Craigslist and eBay gets over 4 billion page views a month, you are better off finding a tighter niche market with less competing traffic to serve your market more effectively and efficiently. By having your store listed in a community website that is focused on selling the typical stuff found in local flea markets, you have a better chance of being found because shoppers go there for one purpose only: to buy something from you that they want.

Building Long Lasting Relationships Has Always Been The Proven Formula For Online Flea Market Success

If you have gone to one in your local area, how often do you visit the same booth of the person who sold you some great stuff. That is the beauty of doing business at a flea market. Not exactly a way to get rich compared to online.

Have you ever been to festivals in your area? Street vendors make tons of money selling stuff ranging from used merchandise, products, and food. People who frequent these festivals are in the buying frame of mind. And many vendors have branded themselves successfully by being there every single year for that particular event, capitalizing on the repeat business from former customers.

Now just imagine how powerful this concept alone can be if it is applied to the online world? The strong sense of community is established very easily through forum discussions on a wide range of topics pertaining to stuff sold in flea markets. Vendors participating in these discussions always get a sizable amount of traffic to their website resulting in massive sales of products.

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Importance of Valuation Report

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Valuation Report of a property is one of the most important documents while selling your property. The Valuation Report evaluates the particular property. It helps both the buyer and the seller in knowing the value of the property. This document helps in negotiating the price to be paid for the property. If you are getting a loan from a bank in order to purchase the property, you will have to submit the valuation report to the bank. This is required by the bank to ensure that even if the loan amount is left unpaid, the outstanding amount of the loan is covered.

Valuation Report is required during the purchase of the property to ensure whether the purchase price is reasonable. This is also required for the tax purpose. Property owners who own property above a certain value are required to pay their property taxes.

There are a number of factors that determine the value of the property to prepare a valuation report. Some of them are:

Location of the property:

The Value of a property mainly depends upon the locality of the project. Properties located in well developed areas and areas with well developed infrastructure has a great value. Properties located centrally in the city also gets a greater value.

Age of the Property:

The age of the property is also taken into account while preparing a Valuation Report. Generally, newer properties command a higher price when compared to the older ones.

Value of similar Properties in the locality:

When a surveyor accesses the value of a property, they will consider the range of values, past and present, achieved for similar properties in the neighborhood. This serve as an important benchmark in determining the value of a property. The government value of the property and the cost of construction of the property are also some of the important factors in determining the value of the property.

The valuation date should be specified in the Valuation Report. This is very much important because the value of the property mentioned in the valuation report is only valid for a given period of time.

All the assumptions, conditions and restrictions that were taken into account while preparing the report should also be mentioned clearly in the report. It should also specify for which reason the report was generated. This helps the users of the report make necessary adjustments and to take an informed decision. For all the above reasons, Valuation Report of a property is an important document while selling a property.

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Will Commercial Zoning Increase Your Property Value?

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If you have the correct combination of items and you have a large enough pocketbook, this may be your ticket to retirement. But sometimes, it’s your ticket to the poor house.

I looked at a home that is zoned mixed use. In this area, this means that you can either use the residence as a home or use the residence as a commercial site. These types of sites are usually limited to low impact items such as office buildings, apartments, etc.

What’s the catch? Well, you’ll have to own a large enough parcel of land to make a commercial deal work. This is why you see five homes along a busy street all for sale at once and the zoning is commercial. This is because in order to be approved for commercial development, there must be a large enough parcel to make the commercial development work.

Usually, for mixed residential zoning, these areas are close to town or close to other apartments or business in the area. I’ve appraised several of these types of property. Many times, advertising the zoning as mixed use is enough to sell the home for more just because it may appeal to that specific buyer that wants to live in the same home and run a business out of the home. One home that I appraised offered a living area on the main level and a daylight basement offered office buildings that were rented out.

My understanding is that some banks that specialize in residential zoning will not loan money on mixed use properties. This, of course, is a downfall, if you’re trying to get a residential loan. Some buyers will not want to use their residential home for office use. This will limit the number of buyers that may want to buy your home.

So, will commercial zoning increase your property value? If your home is a residential home with the best use as a residential use, commercial zoning may decrease your home value and make it difficult to get a loan and make it difficult to sell, because you’ll be located on a busy street. If your home is residential use and the highest and best use is to build a commercial structure, most often, your land used as commercial use will be more valuable than your home used as residential use.

So, the moral of the story is to keep an open mind on these types of properties. I looked at some homes the other day where the home is an older residential home with a larger lot. The zoning can be switched from residential to commercial for $1500. Residential homes with larger lots with similar zoning were selling for $350,000 to $400,000. Residential homes that have been switched to commercial zoning were selling for $500,000 to $700,000. So for $1500 and some time, this would be a good investment for your money.

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When is the Best Time to Buy RVs and the Worst Time to Buy an RV?

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The best time to buy an RV from a dealer and an owner is during the off season. Private owners know that they are going to have to winterize it and store it. Rather than the hassle of winterizing and dewinterizing it, and having to pay to store the RV or trailer in the off-season, they may just try to sell it quickly for whatever they can get for it.

Dealers know that they will do a lot better if they can increase their cashflow in their off season and unload some of their excess inventory. Reducing his inventory allows him to trim his interest expense for the next 5 to 6 months.

The absolute best time to buy an RV from a dealer is about two weeks after it gets cold and their buyer traffic has greatly slowed down. On the 1st day of snow, you could go into a large dealership and be the only one their. Another get time to buy from a dealer may be at an RV show or during a dealer lot promotion. RV sales people are geared to sell as much as they can and you may just walk away with a steal.

The worst time to buy a new or a used RV is right before you are ready to leave on an RV trip. You are more anxious to buy then they are to sell. If you tell them that you are planning on going to Disneyland next week and you need it for the trip, they may decide the you are an over anxious buyer and try to get as much as they can for the sale. It’s usually better not to say anything so as to not sound anxious.

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Advantages of Taking a Holiday in Your Own Country

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If you have to make a choice of a holiday destination, will it be in your own country or will it be in another country? Of course, there are many attractions to holidaying abroad, the experience of a different culture, different landscape and lifestyle.

However, on a different angle, you too can have an enjoyable holiday in your own country. Many of us forget or take for granted the attractions in our own country. Sometimes, a foreign visitor knows more about these attractions.

Staycation is a new word that has come to use recently. A staycation is a vacation spent at your home or takes short trips from their home to area attractions, parks and nearby cities.

So why not consider the following points for a great staycation:

1. Rediscover places you have visited when you were young. Share your childhood holiday memories with your children.

2. You can do several short breaks like weekend breaks to the countryside, theatre breaks, adventure breaks or spa breaks.

3. Visit the tourism office and find out about new places to visit. Sometimes, being in our own country makes us complacent about trying new things or exploring new places.

4. Talk long walks in the countryside, you could discover hidden gems; scenery that you didn’t know exists.

5. Travelling with the family is less of a hassle. There is no massive number of luggages to pack and no worries about food.

6. As you are familiar with the custom, language and way of life, all you need to do is relax and marvel at the beauty of your own country’s landscape and history.

7. This is also a good time to go to the places you have always wanted to visit.

8. Instead of going overseas for holiday theme parks, why not explore your own holiday theme parks. You would be amazed that they offer the same kind of adventures at a lower cost.

9. Go for a camping holiday, it is easier to bring your gears such as tents, cooking utensils, bicycles and trekking boots when you are camping in your own country.

10. Find a new hobby or indulge in your interest. Go for a fishing holiday in permitted nature reserves, a boating and skiing holiday off the coast or a golf holiday in a golf resort.

The internet is a good place to look for ‚Staycation‘ offers. Look out for offers for locals; these businesses need your custom even more now. Go on, this is the time to rediscover your country and its splendor.

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