In selling your RV or Consigning your RV to a dealer to sell, a few things you should know. Selling Private Party, Take lots of pictures, All sides, and complete inside, this allows the potential buyer to see your coach prior to coming out. give detailed information of your coach (travel trailer, 5th wheel, motorhome) Price your coach via NADA Guide as a base, rate your coaches condition correctly and come to a fair market value.
Consignments:Consigning your coach to a dealership takes all the hassles of selling, You and the dealer will come to a starting price, and yes the dealer needs your bottom line price. The Dealer takes pictures, lists and shows the coach during there business hours, and for dealers who sell by appointments, and arranged time is agreed upon. Dealers normally will charge a fee for there service, this can range from a flat fee, a minimum fee and percentage, or a percentage. Some dealers will want to an inspection on the coach prior to consigning it, and some will have an inspection after its sold.
What is required by a selling dealer selling your coach: Safety! This includes tires, brakes, turn signals/flashers, fire extinguisher, LP system check. and for motorhmes: windshield & wipers, horns, e- brake.
Getting the Most from Selling your Coach: keep your coach maintaines, do yearly inspections on Roof, have it resealed, Tires are 5 years no matter what! wheel bearing pack every 2 to 3 years or 10,000 miles, If consigning to a dealership the dealer might suggest replacing decals, thus helping you get the most out of your RV. Let the dealer know what works, and what doesn’t, this to is very helpful. Keeping a well maintain coach is always important but when your ready to sell it, It will surly be a benefit to you.