Houseboat Buying Guide
How to BUY a boat like a PRO

You're thinking of buying a houseboat? You must be super excited to find a boat and get out on the water. Now before you go out and spend thousands of $$$ on a boat, grab our ebook guide and do it RIGHT, the first time.

The Houseboat Buying Guide
How to BUY a Houseboat, like a PRO

You're thinking of buying a houseboat? You must be super excited to find a boat and getting out on the water, and I do know the feeling. Now before you spend thousands of $$$ on a boat, grab our ebook buying guide and do it RIGHT, the first time.



Top 5 Reasons to Buy a Boat

1. It will change your life... (for the better)
2. Everything you need is on a houseboat
3. It creates and enhances a family bond
4. It's affordable, compared other hobbies
5. Great place to unwind from the rat race

Everything is BETTER on a houseboat...


5 Mistakes & Errors to Avoid

1. Afterwards feel you paid too much for it
2. Later wished you got a different model
3. Feel you got taken, oversold by a seller
4. Suffer a huge financial loss & liability
5. Don't buy a boat, and later regret the...

Become a Boat Buying PRO in 1 ebook





Studies show over 64% of buyers overpaid, or got taken.

Buying a Houseboat

There's So Many Buying Questions?

* Which houseboats to buy, and NOT to buy
* Where to find best deals on houseboats
* Loan, insurance, transport, and survey tips
* Get gas or diesel, inboard or an outboard
* Should you finance, or pay cash for a boat

* Worried about 'being taken' by the sellers
* Want a steel, fiberglass, or aluminum boat
* Buy a fast, slow, trailerable, stationary boat
* What kind of equipment should you look for




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Why I created a Boat Buying guide.

Houseboats are just amazing and I love them, but after years and years of seeing so many people being misled by unscrupulous sellers or buying the wrong boats, I than decided to write a complete 'easy-to-read ebook' to help guide my readers, AND back it up with a 30 day satisfaction guarantee.
Sincerely, IAN of All About Houseboats



How to Buy a Houseboat eBook


Become a Buying PRO in 1 download

Easy to read with visual diagrams & photos
Learn which boats to buy, and NOT to buy
Shop for the right boat, the 1st time around
Buy a boat like a Pro, so you don't get taken


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Get a GREAT boat the whole family will love
Pay your gas & dock with money you'll save
Read it before you spend $10k, 50k, 100k+


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Table of Contents

Chapters 1-10

Chapter 1
How to buy a houseboat in a simple process.
Chapter 2
What are you going to do with your boat?
Chapter 3
What style of houseboat should you look for?
Chapter 4
What type of engine, drivetrain, options, ...?
Chapter 5
Do you buy a new, used, or timeshare rental?


Chapter 6
There’s faster & slower boats, which one?
Chapter 7
Decisions, to buy aluminum, fiberglass, …?
Chapter 8
Buying a boat locally, versus further away?
Chapter 9
How old of a houseboat should you buy?
Chapter 10
What’s your maximum houseboat budget?
Table of Contents

Chapters 11-20

Chapter 11
Options & equipment that you may want?
Chapter 12
How to finance or pay for a houseboat?
Chapter 13
What about transporting a houseboat?
Chapter 14
Should you get a marine survey, and why?
Chapter 15
What about insuring your houseboat?


Chapter 16
How to pick a marina and your dock slip?
Chapter 17
Where to find great houseboats for sale?
Chapter 18
The differences of who you're dealing with?
Chapter 19
The choosing, visiting, and buying of a boat?
Chapter 20
Houseboat resources, links, and bonus form.



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Table of Contents

Chapters 1-20

Chapter 1
How to buy a houseboat in a simple process.
Chapter 2
What are you going to do with your boat?
Chapter 3
What style of houseboat should you look for?
Chapter 4
What type of engine, drivetrain, options, ...?
Chapter 5
Do you buy a new, used, or timeshare rental?


Chapter 6
There’s faster & slower boats, which one?
Chapter 7
Decisions, to buy aluminum, fiberglass, …?
Chapter 8
Buying a boat locally, versus further away?
Chapter 9
How old of a houseboat should you buy?
Chapter 10
What’s your maximum houseboat budget?


Chapter 11
Options & equipment that you may want?
Chapter 12
How to finance or pay for a houseboat?
Chapter 13
What about transporting a houseboat?
Chapter 14
Should you get a marine survey, and why?
Chapter 15
What about insuring your houseboat?


Chapter 16
How to pick a marina and your dock slip?
Chapter 17
Where to find great houseboats for sale?
Chapter 18
The differences of who you're dealing with?
Chapter 19
The choosing, visiting, and buying of a boat?
Chapter 20
Houseboat resources, links, and bonus form.

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The How to Buy a Houseboat ebook is a step-by-step guide filled with tips, answers, and tools to help you through the planning & shopping stages. It's an easy to read, honest, straight-forward guide that covers 100's of boat-buying topics. Start by reading the Table of Contents below.

TABLE OF CONTENTS (expanded)
20 Chapters (with 100's of answers)


Chapter #1   (page 1-15)
HOW TO BUY A HOUSEBOAT IN A SIMPLE PROCESS.

- The boat-buying journey, let’s buy that dream boat.
- Learn to Buy the Right Boat, the First Time Around.
- Congratulations, now let’s separate the two sides.

Chapter #2   (page 16-20)
WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO WITH YOUR HOUSEBOAT?

- Do you want occasional anchoring, or weekend getaways?
- Do you want to go long distance travel, or long-term cruising?
- Do you intend to do full-time living or want to live-aboard?
- Are you single, a couple, a small family, or a large group?

Chapter #3   (page 21-40)
WHAT STYLE OF HOUSEBOAT SHOULD YOU LOOK FOR?

- Do you want a fast, slower, trailerable, or stationary boat?
- Do you prefer a pontoon style, or a full-hull houseboat?
- What size houseboat should you buy to satisfy your needs?

With visual diagrams & photos

Chapter #4   (page 41-50)
WHAT TYPE OF ENGINE, DRIVETRAIN, OPTIONS, ETC…?

- Should you buy a single engine or twin engine, diesel or gas?
- What are the differences between inboards, I/O’s, outboards?

Chapter #5   (page 51-54)
DO YOU BUY A NEW, USED, OR TIMESHARE RENTAL?

- Let's look at the pros/cons of new vs used vs timeshare.
- Do you prefer having a warranty vs more maintenance?
- Newer houseboat versus upgrading an older houseboat.
- Compare newer vs older boat equipment and technology.

Chapter #6   (page 55-62)
THERE’S FASTER & SLOWER BOATS, WHICH ONE?

- The pros & cons of displacement versus planing hulls.
- Let's look at size, speed, time, distance, mpg, and mph.

Buy a boat, and 'NOT get taken'

Chapter #7   (page 63-69)
DECISIONS, TO BUY ALUMINUM, FIBERGLASS, ETC…?

- Aluminum houseboats, a look at the pros and cons.
- Fiberglass houseboats, a look at the pros and cons.
- Should you consider buying a wood or steel boat?
- Salt water, do you buy an aluminum or fiberglass boat?

Chapter #8   (page 70-72)
BUYING A BOAT LOCALLY, VERSUS FURTHER AWAY?

- Calculating the boat acquisition costs of close versus far.
- Tips for pre-viewing a potential boat from a distance.
- A pre-visit checklist to help inspect and evaluate boats.

Chapter #9   (page 73-77)
HOW OLD OF A HOUSEBOAT DO YOU BUY?

- A look at neglected boats, vs upgrades or buying newer?
- Analysis of your personal skills versus hired help.
- Requirements of insurance, financing, and marinas.

Dozens of money saving tips $

Chapter #10   (page 78-79)
WHAT’S YOUR HOUSEBOAT BUDGET?

- How to estimate & calculate your houseboat budget.
- What are the one-time and on-going expenses?
- What about the marina and winter storage expenses?
- An overview of an operating & maintenance budget.

Chapter #11   (page 80-89)
OPTIONS & EQUIPMENT YOU MAY WANT?

- Extra options like thrusters, generator, solar, propane, etc?
- Bonus – Pre-Visit checklist to organize your searches

Chapter #12   (page 90-95)
HOW TO FINANCE OR PAY FOR A HOUSEBOAT?

- How old of a houseboat can you get financing for?
- Overview of interest rates and monthly payments.
- Tips and sources to go about financing a houseboat.
- Will you need a marine survey to finance a boat?
- Do houseboats qualify for income tax deductibility?

Save months research & work

Chapter #13   (page 96-99)
WHAT ABOUT TRANSPORTING A HOUSEBOAT?

- Moving a boat locally, across states, or is it navigable?
- The transport heights, widths, permits and escorts.
- Transport preparation tips for the road or water.

Chapter #14   (page 100-103)
SHOULD YOU GET A MARINE SURVEY, AND WHY?

- Surveys for purchasing, selling, financing and insurance.
- Knowing the condition, value and recommendations.
- What are the general prices for a marine survey?
- Where can I find a marine surveyor, or more information?
- Should a marine mechanic do a mechanical inspection?

Chapter #15   (page 104-107)
WHAT ABOUT INSURING A HOUSEBOAT?

- What are the costs involved in insuring a boat?
- Can I insure an older steel or wooden houseboat?
- Where are some sources for insuring houseboats?
- What about winterizing and storing for the winters?

Family will LOVE a great boat

Chapter #16   (page 108-111)
HOW TO PICK A MARINA AND DOCK SLIP?

- What marina services should you look for?
- Choosing between various dock slips?
- What about covered and uncovered slips?

Chapter #17   (page 112-114)
WHERE TO FIND HOUSEBOATS FOR SALE?

* We show you places you never thought to look.
* How to find the best deals for houseboats for sale.

Chapter #18   (page 115-117)
THE DIFFERENCES OF WHO YOU'RE DEALING WITH?

- How to interact with the Marina Salesperson
- How to interact with the Boat Dealer
- How to interact with the Houseboat Factory
- How to interact with the Private Seller
- How are you going to deal/negotiate with them?

I'll share lifetime of experience

Chapter #19   (page 118-129)
THE CHOOSING, VISITING, AND BUYING OF A BOAT?

- Pre-visit checklist to organize and evaluate.
- The actual visit and pre-inspection stage.
- Time for the offer to purchase.
- The negotiation and counter-offers.
- The sea-trial, how she runs and rides.
- The marine survey and the surveyor results.
- The time for financing and loan options.
- Time to confirm an insurance policy.
- Getting the houseboat to your home port?
- Close the deal, the paperwork involved.
- Taxes, licensing, registration, documentation?

Chapter #20   (page 130-135)
HOUSEBOAT RESOURCES, LINKS, and BONUS FORM

- Where to find more e-Books & Videos
- Links to various boating courses
- Links for used houseboat-pricing guides.
- Bonus: includes an Offer to Purchase form

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The 1st ebook, Houseboat Pre-Inspection is designed to help you first do a preliminary inspection yourself, before spending your money for a marine surveyor. This ebook can save you hundreds of dollars, by eliminating boats that you shouldn't bother surveying.




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The 2nd ebook, Houseboat Sea-Trials is designed to help you identify what to look for, before and during the important test-ride. A critical step where 'boat-buying decisions' can often be made.



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4. You value your time, money, and surely your family's sanity.
5. You want to learn beforehand, so you don't get screwed 'taken'.
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