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Old 09-28-2012, 06:58 AM   #1
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Hard times RVing. Testing the waters!

Haven't been on this site for quite some time. We sold our fifth wheel after nearly 40 years of camping. Started out like many of you in tents and graduated up the line.

We own a section of land in central Texas. I've considered turning part of it into a membership type RV community for folks to "bug out" on when times get tough. Improvments for central gathering, community garden, community water. Bath houses, laundry facilities Etc.

Just curious if there is any interest in such a place. Let's talk about it. There might already be lots of places out there already. I just don't know.

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Old 09-28-2012, 07:05 AM   #2
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I would think it would be pretty expensive to get started on something like that. There's the insurance and utilities..... and on and on....

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Old 09-28-2012, 08:01 AM   #3
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I assume you realize that the price to do such a thing is a million up!

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Old 09-28-2012, 08:43 AM   #4
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There may be people out there who will pay for membership only, but personally I would not. I don't want to pay thousands of dollars plus a quarterly maintence fee. We have a friend who sold their RV and they can't give away their membership. They are still having to pay maintence fees for something they never use.
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Old 09-29-2012, 04:50 AM   #5
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Yes, it would be a pricey venture. I've just been trying to figure something out to do with a piece of land that does not produce much income. We have loved RVing, and just thougth something like this might work.
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QUOTE:Yes, it would be a pricey venture. I've just been trying to figure something out to do with a piece of land that does not produce much income. We have loved RVing, and just thougth something like this might work.

Must have a bunch of money laying around you don't want to have to pay taxs on? most investors of a million plus venture would be interested in the return rate. good luck
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Central Texas is a big place, but some people with land (you say you have a section which is a square mile) have used it for hunting. Set up some basic infrastructure for the hunters and maybe make some income that way. What part of central Texas are we talking about? And do you have deer, dove, a water tank, fish, turkey, or other meat running around?


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