New Houseboats For Sale - don't miss the boat, you can buy or pre-order now
by IAN from www.all-about-houseboats.com
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As part of our New Houseboat For Sale series, here are some of the top reasons to not miss the boat. In my 40+ years of boating, never has there been a better time to buy or at least pre-order a new houseboat. Have you been contemplating buying a new boat?
The growth of the houseboating industry has very likely paralleled the increasing amount of baby boomers who are looking to explore the new lifestyle. One of the major factors has to be the price of houseboats in comparison to other typical similarly sized boats.
Where else can you acquire a piece of waterfront property, and the incredibly relaxing and friendly lifestyle for less than 1/2 the price of a commonly found flybridge/express/cruiser/trawler style boat.
Don't Miss the Boat - you can buy or pre-order
The houseboat manufacturers prices are absolutely rock bottom, yet the construction quality and standard/optional equipment list are amazingly sky high. It's a definite win-win situation for anyone purchasing now as you get an incredibly high-tech and well equipped boat for some of the lowest prices seen in many decades.
Low Interest Rates on Loans
We have seen interest rates fluctuate widely over the last few decades, yet at this moment in time they are incredibly low (in the 5-6% range). Low interest rates combined with 15-20 year terms make it much easier on the budget, and especially easier to make that financial decision.
Cost of Materials is Going to Rise
The cost of raw material to build a boat has generally always risen over time, yet at the moment there has been a sizable lull in the pricing. Now that the economy appears to be rebounding, the prices of raw goods will surely climb thus increasing the purchase price of new houseboats.
The Pleasure & Satisfaction Factor
I think everyone has to agree, there is nothing better than taking ownership of for example a new car, a new house, or in this case, your BRAND NEW houseboat. There has to be no better feeling than taking possession of your new houseboat and having that "fresh out of the factory" feel and smell... :)
Superior Quality & Construction
The changes in the houseboat industry have been astronomical in regards to the quality, workmanship, construction, and with the safety standards. With the addition of high-tech materials and the technological advances in construction, combined with new safety requirements and boating standards have created some of the largest, fastest, fuel efficient, and utterly stunning houseboats in history.
Excellent Service & Warranty
The boat manufacturers have been able to expand their service depts and warranties to provide a truly great experience for new boat buyers. The industry has matured to where they truly understand how to take potential new customers, turn them into happy customers, and also to keep them as lifelong clients.
You Can Custom Design your own Boat
One of the biggest changes has been how you can now custom design your boat with all the features, amenities, and personal requirements that you want. You can have the boats built to your requirements and functionality.
New High-Tech Systems & Equipment
With the many advancements in technology and manufacturing, houseboats now have become the affordable, spacious, luxury cruise ships of the 21th century. Whatever you want, feel, or need to have on your new boat in order to be comfortable, you can NOW have it installed or included in your new boat.
Buying a New Boat Creates Local Jobs
One of the big advantages of buying a new boat versus buying a used boat is the economical and employment impact that it has in the industry. One of the hidden but realistic benefits of buying a new boat is that it creates jobs, especially local jobs.
Start Planning your New Houseboat
Since you're here reading this article you are likely contemplating getting a new houseboat. Through all our hard work on the website, we have joined with some of the best manufacturers in the industry. Through our partners, we can help you get some of the best service and prices in the industry on a new houseboat.
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