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Your House Is Trying To Kill You

Your house has it out for you. It’s not possessed by demons or deliberately homicidal, but it’s shortening your life all the same. Most houses are a constant source of stress, work and worry, all things that ultimately shorten your … Continue reading

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The Logistical Challenges of RV Living

RV living is not without its challenges. We’ve already discussed some of them in detail, issues like maintenance and making sure you have a backup park if you have to leave on short notice. Those are expected and manageable with … Continue reading

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RV or Tiny House?

People who build tiny houses and full-time RVers are alike in many ways but different on a few significant key points. Both are okay with small space living, both put a premium on mobility. The RV and tiny house lifestyles … Continue reading

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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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