WHY THE BEST PLACE TO FIND A NEW OR USED MOBILE HOME IS ON-LINE
So you’re looking for a used mobile home or a new mobile home. You want a real deal – one that is a great home at a low price. So how do you find that deal? There are several options. But, by far, the best method is shopping on your computer. Here are some reasons why on-line is the correct strategy in finding the ideal used mobile home.
It’s a no-brainer that nobody can compete with the internet as far as selection. Anyone looking for new or used mobile homes can, within seconds, have access to literally thousands of listings. Compare that to dropping by a mobile home dealer and seeing maybe 20 models, or combing the newspaper and maybe finding 50 options. In a world in which volume is king, no other source can yield the amount of potential targets that the internet can.
Saves a ton of time
If you have to go out and get in your car to look at a manufactured home for sale, here’s what happens: you burn about $50 of gasoline and lose about an afternoon of your time. But, even worse, you probably have to go out and look at 100 to find the one that you want, so your investment in time and gasoline becomes crushing. Even worse, what if you don’t find the right one after all that time and money wasted? With the internet, you don’t have to go anywhere or invest any money is gas, and you can look at new and used mobile homes while in the air-conditioned splendor of your favorite chair, drink in hand.
Since sellers know that they are competing with a huge volume of other sellers, they tend to put their best and final price on the internet, while sticking to a higher price on newspaper or other ads. As a result, the internet always offers the best pricing. It’s no different than the price differential you’ll find on autotrader.com versus the car dealerships. The internet tends to make all sellers honest – and aggressive.
Easier to negotiate
There’s a trick in negotiation that you, as a seller, have a better chance of getting what you want if you make the buyer waste a ton of time looking at what you have to sell, because they then have so much time and money invested that they hate to go home with nothing to show for their labor. The same is true with shopping for manufactured homes. You hold all the cards when negotiating on-line, as you have nothing invested and the freedom to contact as many sellers as you want at the push of a button.
Buying a new or used mobile home has never been easier, thanks to the internet. In only a few minutes on line, you can shop from thousands of mobile homes and find the home that’s ideal for you, and then negotiate a terrific price. You simply can’t beat the deals available on-line for manufactured homes. Check it out today!
By Frank Rolfe
Frank Rolfe is a mobile home park investor and owns over 100 parks with his partner Dave Reynolds. Frank also leads regular Mobile Home Park Investing Bootcamps through the MobileHomeUniversity.com.