Why live in an RV? Are there benefits?

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      Chris
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          I’m considering going full-time in my RV. I like the idea of it, but am a little hesitant. I’d say I’m fairly experienced as a seasonal RVer, so I know there’s a lot of cons – stuff breaking all the time, tight quarters, etc. So help sell me on the dream LOL. What are the benefits?

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          Tory Jon
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              Good question and one that I’m sure has crossed almost every RVers mind at some point. In my opinion, some of the benefits would include:

              • You can enjoy a variety of great views whenever you like. If you want to live next to a lake or wake up to enjoy the fresh air of the ocean, go for it.
              • The RV community, for the most part, is known for its welcoming and supportive nature. You’ll meet friendly people who share similar interests.
              • Living in your camper will teach you how to be a minimalist. You can’t keep clutter, and this will teach you about things that really matter to you.
              • Being closer to nature is a benefit for many.
              • Cost savings are a potential benefit, though not guaranteed. Proper budgeting and lifestyle adjustments can reduce living costs.
              • This is an excellent choice for someone who wants to travel full-time.
              • You have the potential to work from anywhere

              Just a few off the top of my head. 🙂

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              Bill Greene
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                  Been living in my RV for years – cheap lot rent (I’ve paid as little as $400/month for a 6 month reservation), no yard work, and simpler life.

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                  terry.miller
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                      All valid benefits above. Keep in mind, it takes some due diligence to find good cheap campgrounds, and the longer you stay somewhere usually the cheaper it is, which for some the whole point of living in an RV is to travel and not stay in one spot.

                      It’s not for everybody, thats for sure, but with a bit of planning the benefits outweigh the cons in my experience.

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                        Chris
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                            “It’s not for everybody, thats for sure, but with a bit of planning the benefits outweigh the cons in my experience.”

                            Agreed. My plan is to take an entire summer basically living in my RV  and se ehow i goes. Kind of a dry run to see how we like it.

                             

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