People from Elkhart to Denver, as well as in other parts of the country are beginning to realize the advantages of investing in recreational vehicles, better known as “RVs.” Primarily built for people who prefer traveling and camping to staying in a permanent place like a house, the RV market in the United States is starting to bounce back anew after being hit by the economic crisis in the last few years, alongside other sectors.
A report from the South Bend Tribune highlighted an increase of RV buyers in the recently-concluded RV show in Elkhart. Despite having a lower turnout in the number of participants, the sales generate during the event posted record highs, an indication that the RV market is pointing upward, once more.
Increased sales are becoming the norm in the RV business, where for 30 straight months RV sales have increased over the same month the previous year.
The Midwest RV Super Show also followed a fast-growing trend — younger families buying RVs.
“I think a lot of people with younger families realize that it’s a cheaper and more flexible way of traveling with their families,” Rose said. “And when the average age gets lower, when people enter the marketplace in their mid-30s or the mid-40s, that’s good for the RV industry because the average RV person upgrades every six or seven years.
One important note raised by Matt Rose, director of the said RV event, is the age of people purchasing RVs for the first time. Considering the hefty price tags these functional vehicles come with, it may prove to be wiser to invest initially on a used RV for sale.
Just by searching online, you can easily find pre-owned RVs being sold at very reasonable prices, though a good amount of caution should be practiced since not all RVs being sold online are kept in good condition.
If you are considering to purchase used RVs, it is best to go for a reputable seller. Trusted online RV companies that offer used and brand new units, like Johnson RV, provide all the pertinent details concerning their products and are very transparent when it comes to their pricing.
Buying your first RV should be done wisely and it all begins with finding the best dealers in town.
(Source: “Sales increase at RV show in Elkhart,” South Bend Tribune, August 14, 2014)