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#11785335 - 08/19/16 05:39 AM Pricing used boat
pocove Offline

Registered: 12/22/07
Posts: 78
Loc: Houston
I am wanting to sell my current 1996 fish'n / ski boat. The boat is in excellent condition. I'm trying to figure out how to price the boat. Is there a site that you can use to try to figure out a starting price?

#11785544 - 08/19/16 08:36 AM Re: Pricing used boat [Re: pocove]
Donald Harper Offline
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Registered: 01/25/08
Posts: 12049
Loc: Justin, TX.
Once you get past a 10 year old boat, there really isn't a formula to put figures together. It is all about your advertisement, pictures and willingness to come down on the price you put on the boat when a buyer makes a contact.
- Run the compression check and get the read out in hand.
- Make sure everything works if you want to make a quick sale.
- Be ready to take it to the lake for a Demo..
- Make sure it is as clean as possible.

The boat is 20 years young now so look at what you think a first time buyer would pay just to have a lake ride. If it is as clean as you say, I would think 1/3 of what you gave for it would be a starting price; so if you gave $30k start in the $7k to 10K price range. $7K would be more realistic.
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#11786120 - 08/19/16 02:05 PM Re: Pricing used boat [Re: pocove]
Gmann Offline
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Registered: 03/09/04
Posts: 676
Loc: Allen, TX
NADA would give you the best idea

#11786506 - 08/19/16 05:24 PM Re: Pricing used boat [Re: pocove]
charlief1 Offline

Registered: 08/20/15
Posts: 298
Loc: Hillsnowhere in Central Texas
^^^ What he said.
I'm on other forums that deal with the old turbo powered Buicks.;)


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