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Old 10-24-2020, 02:03 PM   #1
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What's missing in ads?

To me it's very frustrating when an ad for a used RV does not tell mileage or price.
Also what is rarely shown is outside storage areas, I would like to see pics of these with a common item inside to help show the size , maybe a water bottle in the smaller ones and a 5 gallon bucket in the larger storage areas.
Many Class A DP ads show many pics of the basement, but C and B+ rarely show any pics of the storage.

These become important to me, when the MH is not local, I can't easily drive there and see for myself.

What would you like to see in ads?
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To me it's very frustrating when an ad for a used RV does not tell mileage or price.
Also what is rarely shown is outside storage areas, I would like to see pics of these with a common item inside to help show the size , maybe a water bottle in the smaller ones and a 5 gallon bucket in the larger storage areas.
Many Class A DP ads show many pics of the basement, but C and B+ rarely show any pics of the storage.

These become important to me, when the MH is not local, I can't easily drive there and see for myself.

What would you like to see in ads?
Have to agree. If an ad does not include price, I skip it. Lots more out there.
Same goes if there is very little info.

Class A units particularly the DPs have lots of basement. Class C not so much. Class B even less. Just the nature of the beasts.

Good luck with your search.
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Have to agree. If an ad does not include price, I skip it. Lots more out there.
Same goes if there is very little info.

Class A units particularly the DPs have lots of basement. Class C not so much. Class B even less. Just the nature of the beasts.

Good luck with your search.
+1.

No price, definitely pass. No mileage on a gas vehicle, another pass unless there is something extraordinary about what is seen in the ad.

Yep, storage compartments on Cs and Bs are expected to be minimal, though there are some C models with a huge space under the rear that is large enough to sleep in, comfortably.
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There are some must haves like, Price, brand, model, floor plan, LOCATION, then there are would be nice like list of upgrades (suspension, solar panels, flooring, etc.) another is lots of high resolution photos, lots of flaws can be hidden with selective photography and low res photos.
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No price or mileage I assume it's overpriced with high mileage and I don't waste my time.
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If they don't give price or mileage they are probably getting unnecessary calls asking what they are but we wouldn't be one of them. We'd pass. That's wasting my time.
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Gotta have the price or it's an automatic no go, not interested at all. Pictures, the model, mileage, and condition are must haves as well. Not too worried about basement storage and the such because it's easy enough to look that stuff up.
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Many people, and that includes dealers, do not know how to write an ad. If it's an RV that I feel has potential I'll make an inquiry, ONE.
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It's surprising how few people provide a very complete ad. Or even offer to provide more photos and details on request.
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I'm hating the ads that make you give details before it will even open!
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It's surprising how few people provide a very complete ad. Or even offer to provide more photos and details on request.



True, I have seen many that read something like "1994 Chevy Motorohome for sale $14,000" and that is it. No clue to size, brand, condition, miles, ... are we talking a 21 ft class C or a 36 ft class A, ...
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