Having a seasonal still provides options and perhaps gives the owner the most economical vacation home around. How many one bedroom condos in Florida, on the water can you buy for less than $75,000? Yearly comprehensive maintenance & management fees of $2,400, which covers everything but electric? Answer - None. Condominiums can be well over $1,000 a month plus. Insurance on a fifth wheel $500 compared to thousands for a condo.
Options? Nothing from preventing most from hooking up and traveling elsewhere, we do. Best investment we ever made.
One additional benefit, taxes. Property tax on FL lot, about $700. Property tax on fifth wheel in SC, about $2,000, now have FL title and tags instead of SC. Net cost to own approximately $1,000 a year less what we would pay to camp elsewhere...