Cheap Project Houseboats - any deals on salvage, repos, insurance claims, fire damage, or house boat auctions?
Any cheap deals on auction project salvage houseboats?
Looking at cheap project style houseboats, and like to find any deals on salvage house boats, fire damage, auctions, bank repossessed, or insurance loss claims?
I would like to buy a salvaged houseboat from an insurance lot, possible a sunken house boat, or a burn out fire damaged one.
Where do I start to search for these project boats?
I'm an out of work remodeling contractor, and this would help me out.
Thanks, Jeff Reply - Answer
Well Jeff, sorry to hear about your situation, and hope that you find work soon.
When it comes to finding a cheap project houseboat for you, I am sure that you will find something here. On a positive note, I am a firm believer of the idea that, when YOU look, YOU find!
In todays tough economic times, everybody likes to get a good deal, or to find a bargain on a cheap well priced houseboat. However if you're looking for a bank repossessed, insurance loss, seized, fire damaged, sunken, or a boat that has made it through a storm hurricane and needs work, than we will find this is for you.
The savings on project houseboats
can be substantial, yet you have to consider your time, tools, energy, space, and your skill and the expertise needed in getting a houseboat back into shape. They're cheap and inexpensive, but you do have to calculate the time, effort, equipment, and materials involved.
So you've decided that you're looking for a bargain, here
are some of the places to find repossessed, insurance, seized, or auctions on houseboats, you can try the following places to find the right boat for you!
The easiest most renowned place has to be eBay for houseboat auctions.
They generally have many houseboats available at any one time, and in a wide range of areas and prices.
Here's a few places you can try that have some occasional houseboats:
If you're looking for Government Auctions, there's good places for government auctions on boats, cars, homes etc... Some websites have a one-time fee to become member, however you'll agree it's well worth it, considering the time and money saved.
You can also try our own Houseboat Classifieds
to see what is available, as we are now getting more and more members listing their boats with us for free.
If you do buy a great houseboat
, do take some pictures and share your experience with us here.
There's many of our readers that will be interested in what you have to say.Lastly
, hopefully some of our readers will share and post comments about their project salvage houseboats, or repo auction experiences. Feel free to use the "Click here to post comments." link found near the bottom of this page.
Thanks again for sharing, IAN from all-about-houseboats
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