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Kevin Hogle
1 year ago

One of the things I looked for moving from Michigan was a home in better weather with an RV garage. I found a subdivision here in southern Utah that many of the homes have a big garage built into the house. No sun or rain beating up the RV. In Michigan the RV went in the barn.

1 year ago

Lake Havasu City, AZ had sold ‘storage condos’ for years. They are building them fast and selling faster. Generally the RV sized units are 14’X14’X50′. Plenty large enough for any motorhome. I bought one for $35,000 a few years ago. They are selling new for $50,000 now. I rent mine out year round for $200 a month. Havasu is booming now and all new home have huge attached RV garages. The prices in this article are metro prices where land is a premium. The guy who rents my unit, lives in southern CA.

John Crawford
1 year ago
Reply to  Chipy

Do the storage units have to have electricity?

1 year ago
Reply to  John Crawford

Most I’ve seen have lights, electricity (120V/20 amp). Its not for running the RV, but to keep a battery tender running. There are bathrooms and showers inside the complex for tenants to use. Havasu is a big boating town and many of the smaller units are used for boat storage.

John Hiler
1 year ago

Land is dear, people are cheap, how much more fun when the population doubles in the next 40 years…

Eric Eltinge
1 year ago

Wouldn’t San Francisco, as a sanctuary city, for illegal aliens also have to give sanctuary to all legal RVers? Maybe the Caravans should park there!

Dale Watkins
1 year ago

We choose our lifestyle. If you can pay the rent, great. If you can’t move to somewhere where you can or pick another life style. No more whining without a solution!

1 year ago

In Crossville, TN there is a subdivision that sells homes with attached motorhome garages. I know that several Vol State members live there. I do not know the price but not much more than homes in the area.

Greg Illes
1 year ago

Russ, on the RV condo issue – – –

A friend of mine in Minden, NV is involved in this kind of real estate, and there, the equation has been expanded: RV storage with living space above.

Much like similar units on airports, where the airplane is hangared and the tenant has a small apartment on the second floor, these RV/person double condos have all sold out. For people who need to have a fixed-base, with a workshop, storage, and a bit of room-to-roam, they were an ideal solution. Some folks even set them up to live in the RV, and have the upstairs for a workroom, TV theater, art studio, etc. etc.
I don’t recall the exact price, but I think it was in the $175K range. But that was a while back.

1 year ago
Reply to  Greg Illes

Location, location… in the cornfields of central NY, 175K gets you that RV garage…and a 4 bedroom 1800sf house on 5 acres. Granted you may not want the brick and mortar base, and certainly don’t want NY’s socialist taxation, but it’s hard to see $175K for a garage with loft.

Tommy Molnar
1 year ago

I have to say, I’m a bit disappointed to find that I have to ‘join’ the forum in order to comment on a couple of the articles I read this morning. I would have thought that as a regular paying reader I would automatically have access to this section.

Mike Sokol (@mike)
1 year ago
Reply to  Tommy Molnar

Tommy, I don’t think that’s true, but perhaps Chuck or Diane can check into for you. Of course, I’m just the diode head around here, so perhaps I’m missing something.

Chuck Woodbury (@chuck)
1 year ago
Reply to  Tommy Molnar

All our members will soon have automatic access to forums, Tommy. That will go into effect within a month when we debut our new, improved website. And thanks for your support. — Chuck