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Odds And Ends You’ll Need To Plan For On The Road

No matter how much reading you do, how much preparation, there will still be odd gotchas living on the road. These are things that you don’t think of until you’re at a state park in New Mexico and it’s 25 … Continue reading

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RV Living – Dropping Off The Grid

For the majority of people living in their RV are doing so for the sheer freedom of mobility. I interviewed a lot of people for the book about why they were living on the road. The vast majority were retired … Continue reading

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America Is House Poor

My House Has Wheels has kind of a split personality. In one way we’re all about talking about how much fun RV living really is. And, let me assure you, it’s a blast. When you were a kid maybe you … Continue reading

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Homeownership No Longer a Tax Break

One of the reasons that people frequently cite for buying a home is that they get to deduct mortgage interest from their taxes. Of all the bad reasons to buy a house that’s one of the worst. Ever since mortgage … Continue reading

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Why Your Tow Vehicle Is So Important To RV Living

When it comes to RVs and campers you have, literally, thousands of makes and models to choose from and a bewildering array of floor plans. Yet you have only two choices when it comes to locomotion: Self-powered or tow vehicle. … Continue reading

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Cutting The Cord On The Box

RVers come in a lot of different flavors, not all of them full time. Some people try to hang on to their homes, with varying degrees of success. Maybe they spend winters somewhere warm and then come back home in … Continue reading

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Day One RV Accessories – Stuff You’ll Need Right Away

Previously we talked about gadgets that were nice to have and technology that made improvements in RV living. We live in amazing times and it’s easier than ever to live on the road, especially if you’re staying in upscale RV … Continue reading

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Finding Your “I Like It Here” Spot

I don’t want to get too morose here on My House Has Wheels by talking about dying, especially since this site, and the book, are really dedicated to living better. I won’t go any farther into that depressing topic other … Continue reading

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Five Technology Advances Making Your RV Life Easier

It’s easier to go full time in your RV today than it ever has been and a big part of why it’s easier is technology. Some challenges to living a rootless existence remain and I cover them in detail in … Continue reading

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The Five Best Things About RV Living

Last week we talked about things that you might not like as well about RV living so, this week, I thought maybe you should get the flip side of positive aspects to living full time in your camper or RV. … Continue reading

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