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Did you Know? Motor Home Stats You Won’t Believe

RV ownership looks different than you think. Motor home living and traveling is a trend that’s been on the rise for years and doesn’t seem to be slowing down. People love the feeling of freedom and adventure that owning an RV gives them.

Some of these stats, sourced from The Wandering RV, are sure to blow your mind. Things like…

The Average Age of U.S. RV Owners is Just 48

There is a misconception among some people that RVs are just something for old people, like your great-uncle that parks outside grandma’s house on Christmas. This couldn’t be more untrue! The average age of RV owners gets younger all the time, and currently households in the 35-54 year old demographic are most likely to own an RV.

Over 9 Million Families in the U.S. Own an RV

An RV is the perfect way for families to travel, which is why such a huge number of families in the U.S. own one. If one of your goals for your family is to travel together, you owe it to yourself to consider purchasing an RV or upgrading your current one to a model that better fits your needs.

90% of RV Owners Say It’s the Best Way to Travel with Kids

It can be tough when you have a family to keep everyone safe and comfortable, but a motor home trip lets you take the comforts of home on the road. The consensus among RV owners is that RVing is perfect for families with kids. You can save 60% over a traditional vacation and keep everyone comfortable and happy, no matter how far you travel.

Over 1 Million Americans Live in Their RV Full-Time

If you’ve been considering going full-time but have been too nervous to take the plunge, consider that over 1 million other RVers are currently living in their motor home full-time. It can be done, and it just might be the adventure of a lifetime!

There are many more interesting RV industry statistics in the full report, which can be found here:

https://www.thewanderingrv.com/rv-industry-statistics-trends-facts/

Check it out!

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Motor Home Finders is a licensed motor home broker based in Dade City, Florida. Specializing in diesel, luxury motor homes and bus conversions, Motor Home Finders has 50+ years of experience in buying and selling luxury RVs nationwide. Their mission is to eliminate the difficult efforts of private sellers trying to sell their recreational vehicle by orchestrating a seamless RV transaction process. To learn more, call 1-888-783-4009 or visit motorhomefinders.com.

MotorCoach Lots Helps You Find the Perfect Place for Your RV to Call Home

Some RVers like to use their RVs as simply a vehicle to adventure. They drive it around the country on scheduled road trip after scheduled road trip, creating unforgettable moments and seeing sights that few see. In between excursions, they keep their RV out of sight, covered and safe, waiting for the next time it will taste open road.

For others, their RV is an unshakable part of who they are. It is ever at their side, always within reach, because they could leave at any moment. They love seeing it, and home is not a home unless their RV is there. For those people, our friends have created https://www.motorcoachlots.com/

This site is the best place to go to find U.S. real estate properties equipped for the RV lifestyle.

From their website: “MotorCoach Lots is all about RV-specific real estate. A sister site to Prevost-Stuff.com– the recognized online leader in the marketing of Prevost Motorhomes–MotorCoach Lots was established to bring to you the largest selection of RV-specific real estate in the country. Clean. Simple. Easy to navigate. The days of looking at 20-30 different websites to find your ideal RV lot or destination are over.”

There you have it. They have dozens of listings available currently, so make sure you take some time to check out the site!

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Motor Home Finders is a licensed motor home broker based in New Port Richey, Florida. Specializing in diesel, luxury motor homes and bus conversions, Motor Home Finders has 50+ years of experience in buying and selling luxury RVs nationwide. Their mission is to eliminate the difficult efforts of private sellers trying to sell their recreational vehicle by orchestrating a seamless RV transaction process. To learn more, call 1-888-783-4009 or visit motorhomefinders.com.

A Motor Home Can Help You Overcome Traveling Worries

Traveling is about overcoming excuses. There is always a good reason close at hand to NOT take a trip—or at least, we convince ourselves that they are good reasons. Luckily, as an RV owner, you can get past many of these fears and encourage yourself to set out on an adventure now!

“I’ll Miss Home”

“There’s no place like home,” the classic quote from The Wizard of Oz goes. And it’s true: we set up our everyday living spaces with creature comforts that bring us peace and joy and stability. It can be hard to leave those behind and head out on a long trip, but in an RV, you don’t have to make this sacrifice. Our class A motor homes are equipped with amazing features that let you bring the comforts of home with you. You can cook what you like, bring your favorite pillow and blanket, watch your own Netflix account, and just generally feel like you aren’t a stranger, no matter where you choose to set up camp. Think of an RV as a home on wheels.

“I’ll Miss My Social Group”

Again, there is something to this: our loved ones at home are special to us, and leaving them behind can be tough. You will certainly miss those you are close to when you take a long roadtrip, but let’s try to reframe this as a positive: an RV adventure is a great way to meet new people and form lifelong friendships that would have never been possible if you had stayed at home. Our world runs on social media, and there are many Facebook groups and message boards for RV owners seeking to make new friends and share adventures. You can be sure that you’ll never feel lonely.

“I Can’t Afford to Travel”

It’s true: travel can get pricey, but you’d be surprised how affordable RV travel can be, especially when you choose to go full-time. RVs come in a wide range of classes and price points (most of which are available in our motor home inventory), so there’s one for everyone to afford. When you travel, your utility bills will be minuscule compared to what you’re used to, and many RVs have features that reduce these expenses even further. You never have to pay for accommodations, only campsite hookups if you so choose. Bring your own food and cook like you would at home. Do some research, and you may find that being an RV traveler is cheaper than you think.

There are doubtless many other concerns that run through your mind when you consider RV travel, but hopefully, this blog has illustrated that there are ways to get past even some of the most paralyzing fears. Take the plunge; you’ll be glad you did when you find more priceless memories than you ever imagined out on the road.

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Motor Home Finders is a licensed motor home broker based in New Port Richey, Florida. Specializing in diesel, luxury motor homes and bus conversions, Motor Home Finders has 50+ years of experience in buying and selling luxury RVs nationwide. Their mission is to eliminate the difficult efforts of private sellers trying to sell their recreational vehicle by orchestrating a seamless RV transaction process. To learn more, call 1-888-783-4009 or visit motorhomefinders.com.

 

Embrace Independence Through RV Ownership

July is the month when we Americans celebrated our freedom. We embraced change and fought for our right to govern our own lives, rather than acquiesce to the way things had always been. It’s this very sentiment that makes the Fourth of July one of our favorite holidays here at Motor Home Finders. We recognize that owning an RV is a way to overcome this same struggle in our own lives.

Too many people succumb to monotony and limit themselves, simply because that’s how the world expects them to live. They work 9-to-5 and take one vacation a year to a place they’ve been dozens of times because it’s all they’ve ever known. They look out their window over a cup of coffee in the morning at the same suburban backyard and try to keep themselves from daydreaming about a more fulfilled life.

This is not how RVers live.

When you own a motor home, the world is your backyard. A different setting of natural beauty greets you at your window each morning. One month it may be Yellowstone, the next, Alaska, and the New Mexican desert the month after that. They are free to enjoy moving about, seeking new adventures whenever the mood strikes. The worries that so often paralyze would-be travelers have no effect on an RVer, because they bring home with them, maintaining a stable living condition amidst constant change.

To the RV owners out there, thank you for inspiring us. Your adventures make us wonder, “Why not me?” You have chosen to embrace freedom, to break the monotony, and follow the spirit of independence. To us, you are the picture of the American Dream: the ability of anyone to make their life whatever they want it to be.

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Motor Home Finders is a licensed motor home broker based in New Port Richey, Florida. Specializing in diesel, luxury motor homes and bus conversions, Motor Home Finders has 50+ years of experience in buying and selling luxury RVs nationwide. Their mission is to eliminate the difficult efforts of private sellers trying to sell their recreational vehicle by orchestrating a seamless RV transaction process. To learn more, call 1-888-783-4009 or visit motorhomefinders.com.

 

Some of Our Most-Loved RV Features – and the Models That Have Them!

We LOVE RVs here at Motor Home Finders, so in the spirit of Valentine’s Day this month, we want to take some time to show you some of the beautiful models we have in our inventory right now and highlight the awesome, unique features that will make anyone fall in love with these motor homes!

Motorcycle Lift Included

Everybody needs a tow vehicle, right? If your tow of choice is a heavy-duty hog, though, you need a special rig to make sure that beautiful bike travels safely with you. Enter this amazing 2016 Entegra Allegro Bus 45OP, which has a premium Hydralift motorcycle lift already installed! This is a rare feature on models in our inventory, so if you fancy yourself an easy rider, snatch it up now! https://motorhomefinders.com/rvs/2016-tiffin-allegro-bus-45op-3/ 

A Better Way to Cook

Induction cooktops are a huge new trend in home kitchens, and for good reason. They are faster, more efficient, and safer than traditional stovetops. This feature is a good barometer to determine how modern an RV is, and can be a huge boon to you on the road if you like to cook. Keep an eye out for this feature in our inventory of motor homes. You’ll find it in great models like this 2016 Mewmar Dutch Star 4018. https://motorhomefinders.com/rvs/2016-newmar-dutch-star-4018/

Small RV, Big Beds

In smaller RVs, like this nimble 2017 Fleetwood Flair 31W LXE, maximizing space usage is a big deal. At just 31 feet in length, it may seem like it would be difficult to accommodate guests in this motor home, but this model comes with one seriously cool feature: a “hide-a-loft” drop-down queen bed in addition to the standard queen bed and convertible sofa. Travel in an agile, compact motor home without feeling cramped! https://motorhomefinders.com/rvs/2017-fleetwood-flair-31w-lxe/

One Pantry, Two Pantry

Every RV needs more safe storage space, no doubt. So then what could be better than an RV that has been custom-built with that need in mind? This 2015 American Tradition 42M that we’ve got in our inventory now includes a whole extra pantry for secure storage of food, dishes, supplies, whatever. https://motorhomefinders.com/rvs/2015-american-tradition-42m/

Auto-Start Generator Has Your Back

Pop-quiz! Your shore power goes out while you are out adventuring, and you come back to an RV that’s been suffering from an outage for hours. What do you do? If you have an RV with an auto-start generator, like our 2015 Entegra Anthem here 44DLQ here, the answer is…nothing! It’s all been taken care of, automatically. The coach is cool, the food in the fridge is safe, and you can switch back to campsite power at your leisure. https://motorhomefinders.com/rvs/2015-entegra-anthem-44-dlq/

Whatever your must-have feature is, we have it here! Our inventory is full of fantastic motor homes boasting all kinds of awesome features, just waiting for someone like you to fall in love and make them yours! 

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Motor Home Finders is a licensed motor home broker based in New Port Richey, Florida. Specializing in diesel, luxury motor homes and bus conversions, Motor Home Finders has 50+ years of experience in buying and selling luxury RVs nationwide. Their mission is to eliminate the difficult efforts of private sellers trying to sell their recreational vehicle by orchestrating a seamless RV transaction process. To learn more, call 1-888-783-4009 or visit motorhomefinders.com.

 

Fall in Love with This Beautiful RV – Your New Valentine

With love in the air this Valentine’s Day, will you allow us to try and set you up with our friend here? She’s a real beauty, with lots to love!

She’s tall; 45’ in length with triple full-wall slides. She’s pretty, with a custom exterior paint job that will surely turn heads. That’s not all that stands out about her on the outside. Two double power awnings give you shade while you watch her exterior 40” LED TV and take in the fresh air and romantic sounds of nature. In the evenings, those same two awnings will brighten up your campground with LED lighting.

But, as we all know, it’s not just about what’s on the outside: the inside counts, too. You’ll be pleased to discover that she’s full of amazing features like heated tile flooring, a fireplace, her own WiFi network, an induction cooktop, a speedcook oven, and a buffet. Kick back after a long day of fun in one of her two recliners, and rest easy knowing you won’t have to get up for anything since the entire rig is controlled from your Sony tablet.

She’s been taken good care of, garaged when not in use and owned and operated by non-smokers. Her odometer reads just 5,700 miles, which tells you she’s like-new. And she can be yours this Valentine’s Day for just $489,900. What are you waiting for? Make a move!

Full details on this listing can be found at: https://motorhomefinders.com/rvs/2018-newmar-essex-4531/

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Motor Home Finders is a licensed motor home broker based in New Port Richey, Florida. Specializing in diesel, luxury motor homes and bus conversions, Motor Home Finders has 50+ years of experience in buying and selling luxury RVs nationwide. Their mission is to eliminate the difficult efforts of private sellers trying to sell their recreational vehicle by orchestrating a seamless RV transaction process. To learn more, call 1-888-783-4009 or visit motorhomefinders.com.

Green RVing in 2019

More and more people are identifying “going green” as one of their New Year’s resolutions. Concern for our impact on the environment is a hot topic today, and RVers can be especially attuned to the earth due to the amount of time they spend around nature.

If you travel in a motor home and you are interested in helping to reduce your footprint while on the road, here are a few tips to help you keep this New Year’s resolution.

  • Travel with more people
  • Reduce water consumption
  • Recycle paper and plastic silverware and water bottles
  • Use fewer disposable dishes
  • Keep campfires small to reduce the amount of ash released into the air
  • Purchase and use nontoxic cleaning supplies and tank additives
  • Use nature as air conditioning: Use natural shade, open windows, or awnings to cool off. Use sunlight through unshaded windows and natural barriers from the wind to stay warm
  • Keep on top of vehicle maintenance to reduce emissions and improve gas mileage
  • Make use of LED lights to save energy
  • Reduce your speed on hills and enjoy the view

All of these small actions and more can help you reduce the impact that your motor home trips have on the environment in 2019. The RV lifestyle is one that promotes a strong connection to nature, so take care of that natural beauty you love to experience by going green this year!

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Motor Home Finders is a licensed motor home broker based in New Port Richey, Florida. Specializing in diesel, luxury motor homes and bus conversions, Motor Home Finders has 50+ years of experience in buying and selling luxury RVs nationwide. Their mission is to eliminate the difficult efforts of private sellers trying to sell their recreational vehicle by orchestrating a seamless RV transaction process. To learn more, call 1-888-783-4009 or visit motorhomefinders.com.

 

2019 RV Resolutions

What are your New Year’s resolutions for 2019? Do you want to eat less sugar, workout more, or plant a garden? Resolutions are a great way to make changes that improve your life, with the start of a new year providing the perfect opportunity to start new habits.  There’s still time to make some for 2019.

When you are living the RV lifestyle, there are resolutions that you can make to improve your experience on the road in 2019, like…

Staying on top of maintenance

Motor homes have all of the maintenance needs of a vehicle combined with many of the maintenance needs of a house. There are a lot of systems that you need to keep up with, and if you do, your RV will work better for years longer. Make it a resolution this year to keep up with your maintenance checklists, whether or not you have a trip planned.

One of the easiest-to-forget maintenance steps that is absolutely critical to the life of your motor home is monitoring tire pressure. Keeping tires properly inflated can save you from a lot of expensive wear-and-tear, improve gas mileage, and prevent costly damage. The good news is that the days of getting down on the ground with a gauge and checking air pressure are over. Many newer RVs have sophisticated tire pressure monitoring systems installed on purchase, including many of the ones in our inventory of Class A models.

Traveling more slowly

Instead of racing through your roadtrips, plan things out so that you can enjoy the journey and see things along the way. Take your time; your destination can wait, and the stops you make might end up being just as memorable.

So the next time you hear about an adorable small town along your route or see a sign for the World’s Largest Ball of Twine, flip on the turn signal and take that exit. Savor the experiences of the road!

Leaving reviews

Online reviews help people make decisions about where & what to buy or eat and where to stay. These reviews come from people like you who take the time to share their experiences at restaurants, shops, and RV parks. Be that helpful person this year! It only takes a few minutes to leave a review. By passing along your experiences, you can make roadtrip decisions that much easier for your fellow RVers!

Whatever you want to get out of RVing in 2019, making goals and setting new habits can help you make the most of a year on the road!

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Motor Home Finders is a licensed motor home broker based in New Port Richey, Florida. Specializing in diesel, luxury motor homes and bus conversions, Motor Home Finders has 50+ years of experience in buying and selling luxury RVs nationwide. Their mission is to eliminate the difficult efforts of private sellers trying to sell their recreational vehicle by orchestrating a seamless RV transaction process. To learn more, call 1-888-783-4009 or visit motorhomefinders.com.

Thankful for the Small Things That Make RVing Awesome

As we savor the memories from yet another Thanksgiving, let’s all of us RVers be thankful for the small things that make the RV lifestyle so great. While it’s the big moments and flashy memories that motivate us to get out there and explore, it’s the little things along the way that keep us going while we are out there. So, in the spirit of the season, let’s take a moment to be thankful for…

Smoothly paved back roads. Without these lovely boulevards, we’d never get the chance to safely drive through some of our land’s most scenic countrysides. Thank goodness for those wide lanes!

Campgrounds that put some thought into their lots. Is there a better feeling than pulling your rig into a campground spot that is leveled and nicely spaced? These top-notch campgrounds who take care of their guests in this way, making parking a breeze and giving plenty of room for privacy, definitely deserve some thanks!

A motor home that works and works well. No matter how high-end you go, even the top-notch Class A models have small issues here and there. At the end of the day, though, your RV is home, and if it gets you from point A to point B safely and reliably, that’s something to be thankful for.

Campgrounds with indoor showers. Your motor home might have the best RV shower in the world—and some of our Class A, luxury models do—but there is no substitute for a shower drawing hot water from indoor plumbing with room to move. To the parks that offer these facilities, and, more importantly, keep them clean and in good working order, we RVers thank you!

The freedom of the open road. It’s the ability to take home with you and stay comfortable on long excursions that sets RVing apart from other modes of travel and make it our preferred way to see the world. For all the sights we’ve seen and memories we’ve made, for the ability to embrace life and adventure, we are thankful.

New friends along the way. These are folks we wouldn’t have met had we not stepped into an RV and put our foot on the gas pedal that first time. As RVers, we are thankful for the smiling faces and infectious laughter of our fellow adventurers, who our RVs caused to cross our paths.

There are many things that contribute to making the RV lifestyle awesome and a great choice for anyone seeking a life full of adventure and memories. For the ultimate RV experience, look no further than Motor Home Finders. We are certified experts at connecting RV buyers with RV sellers, specializing in top-notch deals on top-notch models. Find your motor home today!

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Motor Home Finders is a licensed motor home broker based in New Port Richey, Florida. Specializing in diesel, luxury motor homes and bus conversions, Motor Home Finders has 50+ years of experience in buying and selling luxury RVs nationwide. Their mission is to eliminate the difficult efforts of private sellers trying to sell their recreational vehicle by orchestrating a seamless RV transaction process. To learn more, call 1-888-783-4009 or visit motorhomefinders.com.

Tips and Tools for RV Thanksgiving Prep

Thanksgiving is best spent with family, no doubt about it, but celebrating Thanksgiving in a National Park, making yourself at home in your RV might be a close second. (And if your family is with you, it’s easily number one!) The only hitch might be the food prep, especially if you are making a meal for more than two people. Although most of the Class A motor homes have top-notch kitchens that make RV cooking a breeze, Thanksgiving is a holiday that requires a lot of preparation, and the space limitations of even the best RVs can make this a time-consuming, stressful task.

Luckily, there are tips and tools that can make this easier and reduce the stress on you. Here are a few:

Tips for RV Cooking this Thanksgiving

Cook Ahead: Make as much as you can ahead of time and store it in your fridge. This is best done with desserts and other items that aren’t as dependent on freshness for flavor, like the cranberry sauce.

Go outside: Take advantage of your big backyard! Most RV parks have picnic tables that you can use to set your Thanksgiving feast, as well as grills that can be used to cook up some yummy sides without taking up precious stovetop space. Try grilled veggies as a side option! Besides, some turkey prep options like deep frying are best done outside. As an added bonus, you’ll cut down on the heat buildup inside your RV, keeping it a cool place to retreat when the cooking and eating are through.

Buy a bird: Controversial, we know. But if all else fails, a store-bought turkey might just fit the bill. You can provide the home-cooked touch when it comes to sides and desserts, so no need to feel guilty.

Useful Tools for RV Thanksgiving Cooking

The Instant Pot: For those with RV cooking aspirations, regardless of how big your motor home’s kitchen is (and some of the vehicles in our inventory have impressive kitchens), the right countertop tools can be a huge stress reliever. Consider the Instant Pot, a small, easy-to-use countertop cooking contraption that does it all when it comes to pressure cooking: sauteing, slow-cooking, baking, steaming. Thanksgiving prep is a great excuse to add it to your repertoire.

Propane stovetop: Even if your motor home has a high-end induction stovetop like many of our models, Thanksgiving requires so much cooking that another set of burners may be needed. If that’s the case, you can get an awesome little Coleman stovetop for as little as $40. These run on propane—perfect for outdoor RV cooking!

If you’re ready to try a full-on RV Thanksgiving, there’s no need to fear! These tips and tools will help you make it the best Thanksgiving ever! And your Class A luxury motor home from Motor Home Finders is the perfect place to host.

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Motor Home Finders is a licensed motor home broker based in New Port Richey, Florida. Specializing in diesel, luxury motor homes and bus conversions, Motor Home Finders has 50+ years of experience in buying and selling luxury RVs nationwide. Their mission is to eliminate the difficult efforts of private sellers trying to sell their recreational vehicle by orchestrating a seamless RV transaction process. To learn more, call 1-888-783-4009 or visit motorhomefinders.com.