‘Retirees apply brakes’ to high-ticket RVs


In a different story out of Australia, “Retirees apply brakes” to large-ticket recreation vehicles, writes Rebecca Marshall in the Sunshine Coast Daily Online.

“We are finding that our demographic – the self-funded retirees who, 12 or 18 months ago would have been trying to buy a new $120,000 or $130,000 motorhome – are now out to spend 40, 50 or $60,000,” says Queensland RV owner Tony Roche.

“The market is telling us the dream is still there, but the ability is not at the moment,” he says.

Read full article here.

Queensland RV owner Tony Roche is a little worried in the downturn in sales after sales have decreased. Photo: Jason Dougherty/The Daily.

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