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  1. #1
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    Default Best place to get advice on pricing my horse trailer for sale?

    I've posted on the Trailer Talk forum on HorseTrailerWorld, but wonder if there's another place.

    I have a Bee 2H slant GN. I want to get a 3H. Not sure how to price what I have, though.

    Any trailer dealers or experts here?
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    Find a price on a new model, same configuration first. Then take these factors into consideration:
    Age
    Condition
    Setup

    Also, your area of the country and what the trailer is constructed of will factor in. (steel trailers are worth less than aluminum, for example)
    A five year old trailer, in great shape, good setup *might* bring you two thirds of new pricing.
    A trailer that is beaten up won't get as much.
    You might want to discuss trading it too. Selling a two horse slant can be tough, they weren't as popular as the three horse setups.



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    You could look at other trailers for sale near you, compare them against yours and see what their asking price is.



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    There really aren't any of my brand here, since it's more of an East Coast brand. Lots of S&H, WW, CM, Calico, some Trails West (which is the closest comp) but not many.

    I am constantly shocked at how much folks here want for the old style rounded nose WW type 2H bumper pulls, that look, uh, weathered....and the amount of ONE horse trailers! (and their, uh, optimistic pricing)....

    SO, really, not easy or possible to get a comp value.
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    See what that brand and the same/similar model(s) are listed for "wherever" at horsetrailerworld.com



  6. #6
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    Hey,
    Email an inside and outside photo to horse trailers @ hughes .net ( no spaces ) I will look up some comps for you and give my opinion... It is worth what someone is willing to pay - include age of tires, last service date and condition notes.
    Risa
    HappyTrailsTrailers.com



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    It is also important whether is has a dressing room or tack storage area and what the height is. 7' tall or taller would be a plus and shorter would be a negative.



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    I read somewhere a trailer depreciates 10% the first year off the lot brand new and 5% every year after that.



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