The first thing most people will look at in an advert are the pictures, so you need to make sure they stand out.
The first rule of photography is to make sure the caravan or motorhome looks good before you think about picking up your camera. Ensure it’s clean and tidy inside and out. Smarten it up with a good wash and throw away any clutter from inside.
Naturally, you want the caravan or motorhome to stand out in the photos, so when you’re deciding where to photograph it, choose somewhere bright, with a plain background. You don’t want anything near that will draw people’s eyes away. Remember, you need somewhere with enough room to get all round the vehicle, and if possible, only shoot when it’s dry and in daylight.
When you take the photos, try to take them from a natural height. Don’t crouch down or stand on something to make them look more dramatic; take them from the kind of angle from which someone will expect to look at it.
Take a good selection of photos so any prospective buyer gets a complete view, inside and out. We recommend taking these, and choosing the best for your advert:
Follow these tips when taking your photographs.
To help sell your caravan or motor-home, we recommend you accurately and fairly price it and follow these tips on creating an eye-catching advert.
It is illegal to sell a caravan or motor-home with outstanding finance. Until you’ve finished paying for the caravan and the finance is settled, the caravan is still owned by the finance company so it’s not yours to sell. If you want to sell the caravan, you’ll have to settle the finance. There are several ways to do this, normally by paying a settlement figure and any associated fees.