Have you considered living off the grid in your RV? I’ve been full-time RVing for the past 7 years. I split my time between long term stays in RV parks and living off the grid in my RV as a nomad wandering with the weather. If you’ll be staying in one place for at least 6 months at a time, then living off the grid (boondocking) is an option that you might want to consider. I’ve put together this helpful guide to give you an idea of what to expect in the way of living expenses and overall comfort when living off the grid in an RV, compared to on-grid RV living. See the costs and comforts associated with both on- and off-grid RV camping.
RV Prices And Costs
Before you buy or sell an RV, you need to know ahead of time what your trade-in is worth or what the RV you’re interested in buying is really worth. Here RVers discuss the biggest things that affect RV prices, how to determine an RV's current value, and important RV costs that will help you budget for your RVing lifestyle.
RVers share their personal experiences and helpful tips for renting an RV. What you can expect when you rent, RV rental costs & fees, where to rent an RV near you, RV rental insurance, and other little-known facts about renting RVs.
Whether you’ve got a rock chip (that will lead to a cracked windshield in no time, or an RV windshield that needs replaced for some other reason. Here’s what I’ve learned firsthand about RV windshield replacement cost vs RV windshield repair cost.
Before you let the salesman at the RV dealership get you into that chair in his office, you should know ahead of time what your trade-in is worth, and what the RV you’re interested in buying is really worth. That way, you will know the bottom line that you are willing to accept before he even starts the routine of going back and forth to the sales manager. Here’s how to determine RV prices and values.
If you haven’t had much exposure to the RV lifestyle before, then you’re probably wondering what Class A, B, and C are all about. Here are the advantages and disadvantages of the 3 RV types.
RV values are affected by more than just mileage and condition. The economy, local buying habits, even where you live will all have an impact on the true RV values. This video shows how RV dealers give themselves plenty of room for negotiation, when it comes to setting RV values.
Rather than accepting the quick depreciation that comes with buying a new RV, why not buy a used RV and remodel it to suit your tastes? The money savings alone can be substantial!
For those on a small budget, a teardrop or other lightweight RV trailer is an excellent option.
By looking at all aspects of the RV lifestyle ahead of time, when it comes time to sign the contract on that new RV your decision will be based on a clear understanding of the types of expenses associated with RVing as a whole.
Even if you think you can’t afford an RV, I bet you can afford this RV. It’s called a teardrop trailer. You can buy a teardrop trailer kit that only requires basic skills to put together. Or, buy teardrop trailer plans and build it entirely from scratch yourself.