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Old 12-03-2021, 08:46 AM   #1
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RV Storage Cost Skyrocketing

It's probably a local phenomenon, but in my area of SoCal, RV storage is hard to find and prices are jumping. I have been paying $219/mo. For secure, covered, space. They just raised it to $297. Calling around for an alternative i discovered almost ZERO availability within 30 miles of my home.

Anyone else experiencing these rate increases?
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Old 12-03-2021, 10:05 AM   #2
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This is also the case in Northern CA (SF Bay Area). We are out in the Tri-Valley area, and it went from $150 to $200 just this year. They also have a 100 place waiting list. We were lucky as a couple of friends sold their RV and were going to keep the spot until they got a new one. So we are using theirs.

Closest places with availability are also 30+ miles away, out in the Central Valley. And most are not covered.

I think it is a result of COVID largely, so many people purchased a Covid RV, as we did.
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Old 12-03-2021, 10:35 AM   #3
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Right-itís related to the surge in pandemic RV buying. A fellow reported to me last week that he is having trouble finding new motor homes in stock at the two local dealers. Flying off the shelves, apparently!
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I'm in the Sacramento area and we're paying $120/mo. for uncovered storage and the lot is full. Our last price increase was 1/1/21 when the rate went from $95 to $120, however, the $95 rate was lower than normal since it was mistakenly originally priced at a shorter length that the lot honored until the increase. I have yet to be notified of a 2022 rate increase.
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Old 12-03-2021, 11:30 PM   #5
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I'm in Texas and started out 12 years ago at $95 a month, now up to $221 a month. We travel 4 to 5 months out of the year during the summer. I keep paying the monthly fee so I'll have a covered spot when I get back. There is a very long waiting list. I guess you could say, "Supply and Demand!" (Or greed.)
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Old 12-03-2021, 11:45 PM   #6
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man i'm happy i have my own building to store mine in.
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