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Any houseboat Dealers or Brokers take a powerboat Trade In for House Boats?

by Darren

Any houseboat dealers brokers take a powerboat Trade In?

Any houseboat dealers brokers take a powerboat Trade In?

I'm looking for houseboat brokers or dealers, who can take a powerboat, for a Trade In on a house boat? I'm new to the forum and not very boat savvy.

I have a used power boat that I would like to trade in for a houseboat. Can anyone tell me if this is possible? Are there any dealers or brokers out there that will take a trade in just like you can do with a car?

I reside in NJ, so less travel for me the better. Any tips, suggestions, websites, would be appreciated.

Thanks, Darren, NJ

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Reply - Answer
Well Darren, welcome to the forums, and congratulations on your decision to buy a houseboat :)

As to your question about "trade ins", it's a common one and frequently asked. I personally don't know of any houseboat brokers or dealers in the New Jersey area that would take a trade in of a powerboat.

You may want to have a look at our Houseboat For Sale section to get some name of websites to start your search. I am sure you are not the first power-boater that wants to change or upgrade to a houseboat.

Now as to some boat dealers and brokers taking in a used boat as a trade-in for a houseboat, this is a fairly common practice, and is simply a matter of finding the right business. I am sure that some of our readers will be able you to help in finding a solution.

In closing, if you do end up buying a houseboat, do take a picture and post a few lines and share the experience with us all.

Lastly, hopefully some of our readers will share and post comments about their houseboat dealer broker, trade in 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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by: Kyle Banter

I have a 2015 runabout that I'm looking to trade for a houseboat. Is there anyone who can help me out with this?

Please, and thank you for the time.

Have a 2000 68x16 Lakeview for trade
by: Steve Hopland

I have a 2000 widebody 68' Lakeview I would be interested in take partial trade. Its been refurbished about 4 years ago, 4 bedroom 1 1/2 bath, hardwood & tile, fly-bride, partytop, slide, jacuzzi loaded & ready to use. Located on Watauga lake in East Tennessee

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We have a 1987 Gibson 14x41'. Looking to trade for a powerboat. We are located in Central IL, but on navigable waterway.

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by: Rob

I have a 2000 Sumerset custom 18 x 80. One owner, ( me) loaded with extras. New top deck, new quartz bar top, new carpet, new style bow seating flybridge, new hard party top, and much more.

Just bought a 20 x 100, so, willing to take trade of ? for part or all. Asking $250k for mine.

Trade houseboat for ???
by: CWrape

I have a 103' x 20' Sumerset houseboat. 2001- it is in Excellent condition. Its presently for sale ( $365,000 )- I'm looking for a pilot house (Bayliner) or other models considered- The boat is located on fresh water in Georgia.

(I didn't realize you had responded to my comment... )

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by: CWrape

I have a similar situation- I have a houseboat that I would like to trade for a Pilothouse or Toy-hauler RV.... Any suggestions?

Dealer - Broker
by: Scott

What is your trade? What are you looking for?

Houseboat/powerboat trade
by: Terry

We have a 1999, 30 ft. Catamaran Cruiser for sale. Asking $22,900. 175hp Mercury engine. We are located in upstate New York. Full galley and head. Comes with trailer.

Will take a trade for a power boat of equal value or sell outright. If interested, please reply on this website and we will arrange to get more info and pictures to you.

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