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Why RV Living Is a Better Investment Than a House

by Chris Poindexter One thing working in real estate taught me above all else is that a house is nothing but a tool. It’s a tool to keep the rain off your head and the temperature within tolerable limits. Most … Continue reading

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Are RVers Really Living In Poverty?

I ran across this interesting interview with Jessica Bruder regarding what she calls the “elderly migrant worker.” It took me a minute to realize she was talking about workampers. It’s an interesting interview and, even though my initial reaction was … Continue reading

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Lies of Omission – The Real Estate Industry Motto

by Chris Poindexter It was rare that I ever walked out of the door of our camper and didn’t have an amazing day. In the course of this blog and in My House Has Wheels I’ve tried to tell you … Continue reading

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Plan Your Finances For Life On The Road

The sad encounters in our RV travels were inevitably those who had been forced into the RV lifestyle by difficult economic circumstances. The good news is that, even during the really down years of 2009 and 2010, people living in … Continue reading

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Plotting Your Escape From Traditional Housing

by Chris Poindexter For a lot of people the transition to the RV lifestyle is a gradual one. It starts with regular camping or RV trips during vacations and on weekends. As the kids grow up and move away those … Continue reading

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Why The American Dream Is a Fraud

What we call the “American dream” was actually handed down to us in the post-WWII industrial revolution. It consisted of a job in the city, a house with a white picket fence in the suburbs, two and a half kids … Continue reading

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Lose The Stress, Have More Fun

I spend a lot of time on the negatives of RV living and I don’t apologize for that…well, not too often anyway. I’m not trying to talk anyone out of living on the road as much as trying to maintain … Continue reading

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Unloading Your Junk

I have a friend who makes his living buying storage until facilities and fixing them up. He’s gotten so good at it that banks come to him with projects. Part of his success stems from the fact that Americans love … Continue reading

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Alternate RV Living Arrangements

RV living offers many advantages and one of the big advantages is being able to take some really interesting jobs at really interesting places. Mobile living gives you the option of taking jobs that aren’t available to other people. Opportunities … Continue reading

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Home Buyers Going Blindly Down The Rabbit Hole

It’s one of the ironies of the housing market that, as houses become more expensive, they tend to become a trap and endless money pit for those buying them. Another ironic twist to home sales is that if you try … Continue reading

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