Wished I'd never seen this van...

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  1. Dave and Ginny

    Dave and Ginny Funster

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    We only popped out to look at some awnings... but I couldn't resist a look around the used motorhomes and came across this lovely example of a 2007 B544 at just £31.499.

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    Just 24k on the clock and spotless. Ginny loved it as you can clearly see. We left and couldn't stop talking about it so today contacted them to see what they might offer for our 2002 B544 Classic on a part ex. 14k was the answer :cry:, can't let our beloved van go for that. So yes, wished I hadn't seen this :(.

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    Does look cool, maybe they will up their offer?

    Lin :)
     
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    you look at home in there. you can always sell the house. @davidandginny
     
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    you will get more for the 2002 privately
     
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    I ran that one by Ginny but she said no :(. I wouldn't mind, we're hardly ever there anyway and there would be no grass to cut! :).
     
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    Love it, we've the B660.

    If you can rob a bank or two just do it

    Life is too short and we've no ideal what's around the corner
     
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    That's a good point Lin, not had any dealings with dealers as we bought our current van private. Perhaps they would budge a bit but I know I should be looking at about 18k for our Hymie.
     
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    You could always see what you could get privately for your van.
    It's always worth a try.
     
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    All that glitters is not gold, don't fall for it, keep your oldun, much better quality than that glitterball (y)
     
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    If that's what you want go for it. Buy it, sell yours privately, and enjoy. If you don't your always wished you had. (y)
     
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    :love: You're possibly spot on Tim, we are very attached to our 'old Harry' :rolleyes:
     
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    Go on ,you know you want to:LOL:.lovely Motorhome .
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    What engine??
     
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    That's a very good price, particularly for a dealer - trade in value is poor for sure, I guess cost to change is about 'right'.

    I have however, seen a few damaged ones come up for sale, that must ultimately be repaired and sold on....

    Considering the screen price, I'd give it a blooming good look over to ensure it's all ok...

    Good looking van in the pics though !
     
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    3ltr
     
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    nice van, but a bit expensive, get one in Germany for around 21k
     
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    I think the smile says it all....... you'd best get the cheque book out.........


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    I know it's nice, and we were taken by it but we can't let this old lovely go for that price :).

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    it is all about the price to change really, if theirs is cheaper than you expected they are bound to offer you less, sell yours privately (with associated hassle) then you will have a decent deal

    or work out how much more than yours you think it is worth and offer them that, they may say yes (y)
     
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    Go on, fight for it. Drive in with yours tell them they need to close the gap and you will do a deal. But be prepared to drive away again if you aren't happy.
    I love a good haggle. Looks a nice van.....
     
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