Thursday, December 25, 2008

RV Sales Rebounding in Florida

With row after row of unsold recreational vehicles in stock, you might think that Dennis Charron, general manager of Giant Recreation World, would be worried.

He is concerned -- but only a little bit. Sales of RVs, down nationally 27 percent this year, have been better than that in Florida, traditionally the nation's No. 2 RV market behind California, he said.

"Gas prices really didn't hurt us," Charron said. "The financing crunch slowed us up a little. But it's coming back around for us. It's still a cheap way to travel."

It helps that Florida is a year-round RV market. Even more helpful has been a drop in age of the average owner.
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