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Have you enjoyed years of family fun with your On-site Caravan and now you are ready to placing your On-site Caravan for Sale? The kids may have grown up now and the van is simply not being utilised enough to justify the yearly costs. This is a common occurrence after 5-10 years of ownership. You may be thinking where I should start when placing an On-site Caravan for Sale. Here are some tips on how to get the best price and the shortest sale period.
Demand will stipulate the price that you can ask for and there are times of the year when people are thinking of considering an On-site Caravan for Sale. By using Google trends the most popular time for people searching for Onsite Caravans is in the school holidays, specifically the summer break during Christmas and New Year. The weather is warm and people are enjoying the beautiful sunshine. Other popular times that people search for an On-site Caravan for Sale is Easter Holidays and some periods in July when people are looking to get out of the cold weather.
Having a super clean and polished Onsite Caravan can attract a higher price and gives a great impression to all potential buyers. Begin by washing the exterior of the van with washing detergent and water, this will remove dust, grime and wax. Then use a clay bar to help remove the harder stains such as bird droppings, sap and bugs. Polishing should be done for an On-site Caravan for Sale to really impress buyers. Hand polish rather than using a buffer as there is a chance that this will remove some of the paint. A mildly abrasive polish may be better for older vans while newer vans may only need a less abrasive wax to bring back the shine.
There are Onsite Caravans for Sale in NSW, QLD and Victoria and there are a number of good websites that you can use to get exposure to potential buyers. Gumtree sells every product under the sun but has a large range of Onsite Caravans featured. You can find an Onsite Caravans for Sale in Port Stephens, Central Coast, Sussex Inlet and many other popular tourist spots. There are also more specialised website specific for Onsite Caravans for Sale such as Holidaylife.com.au. This website is only for Onsite Caravans and lists Onsite Caravans in the major areas.
When creating your ad online make sure that you include all the important information so that you will not be fielding too many queries. This can be the exhausting part when there are a lot of potential buyers asking many questions but end up not buying, fielding these questions can be time consuming. Make sure you include information such as
- Number of people it can sleep
- Pet friendly or not
- Age of Caravan, and overall condition
- Yearly rates
- Price, is it negotiable, non-negotiable or best offer
Negotiating with potential buyers
You may think you have set a price but everyone will try to negotiate.
- Always have a bottom price you would be willing to go
- Don’t start with this bottom price, Ask the buyer what they are willing to pay
- If the buyer offers a very low price, don’t take this as an insult, simple counter offer within your price range.
Try placing Onsite Caravans for Sale in NSW and Victoria during the summer holidays when weather in warm. Make sure you make your Onsite Caravan presentable so that you give the best impression. If you have Onsite Caravans for Sale in Port Stephens, Central Coast and other popular locations place your Onsite Caravan on listing websites such as Gumtree.com and Holidaylife.com.au for the most exposure.
Julian Rembrandt has spent the last 10 years in the hotel industry across Australia and Asia. Permanent Onsite Caravans have been around for many decades but the knowledge about how to make the right purchase decision has been limited. Julian helps to educate people on the best ways to go about owning an Onsite Caravan. Julian Rembrandt owns and operates Holidaylife.com.au, a listing site for Onsite Caravan for Sale.