‘Glampervans’ gaining popularity as Bay Area housing market continues to soar

‘Glampervans’ gaining popularity as Bay Area housing market continues to soar


>>THE SCHOOL BOARD COULD VOTE THE MURAL’S FUTURE ON TUESDAY.>>>IN AN EFFORT TO BUILD A BETTER BAY AREA, ABC NEWS IS COMMITTED TO FINDING SOLUTIONS TO THE CHALLENGES OF BUYING A HOME. TONIGHT WE’RE LOOKING AT HOW SOME PEOPLE ARE BUYING AND LIVING IN VANS. IN THIS CASE, THEY’RE CALLED GLAMPER VANS. WE CHECKED OUT OUT AND LIZ JOINS US LIVE.>>Reporter: IT IS ILLEGAL TO SLEEP OVERNIGHT IN YOUR CAR IN SAN FRANCISCO, BUT THAT ISN’T STOPPING PEOPLE FROM DOING IT. A BAY AREA COMPANY IS FINDING THAT PEOPLE ARE INTERESTED IN USING THE SLAVANS FOR MORE THAN JUST CAMPING. HE STARTED GLAM PER VAN AS A WAY TO RENOVATE UPSCALE CAMPERS, BUT HE’S GETTING CALLS FROM PEOPLE LOOKING FOR A PLACE TO LIVE.>>A WOMAN IS SPENDING $5,000 FOR A TWO-BEDROOM APARTMENT AND SHE ACTUALLY HAS ALL THE PARKING SPOTS ALL THROUGHOUT THE CITY WORKED OUT ALREADY, LIKE THIS ONE’S A THURSDA AND THIS ONE’S A WEDNESDAY.>>Reporter: AS THE COST OF LIVING GOES UP IN THE BAY AREA SO DOES THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE LOOKING FOR ALTERNATIVE HOUSING OPTIONS. AND WITH THAT COMES THE RISE OF A THROUGH MARKET. UPSCALE, LIVABLE VANS. DID YOU THINK OF IT AS A HOUSING NEED AT FIRST? OR IS THAT SOMETHING THAT CAME AFTER?>>I THINK IT CAME AFTER.>>Reporter: INSIDE THESE VANS, THEY’RE OUTFITTED WITH A QUEEN SIZED BED, A DESK, A REFRIGERATOR, AND EVEN INSIDE HERE IN SOME OF THEM, A PORTABLE BATHROOM.>>A FIREPLACE.>>Reporter: WHAT?>>OVEN, FRIDGE, SHOWER, SKYLIGHT TO THE ROOF DECK AND GOT A LOT OF FUN FEATURES.>>Reporter: SAM AUSTIN IS A GLAMPER VAN EMPLOYEE WHO LIVES IN HIS VAN.>>IT’S GREAT. I USED TO COMMUTE TWO HOURS TO WORK, NOW I’M FIVE FEET FROM MY OFFICE.>>Reporter: AT THE MOMENT, MOST PEOPLE WHO HE TALKS TO ARE LIKE DAMIAN RASMUSSEN WHO ARE SERIOUSLY CONSIDERING MOVING OUT OF HIS APARTMENT INTO ONE OF THESE VANS BUT HAS YET TO HAMAK THE JUMP. >>I DON’T KNOW HOW SUSTAINABLE IT IS IN SAN FRANCISCO. AT LEAST YOU’RE MAKING AN EVER TO OR THE TO HAVE SOMETHING CLEANER. IF YOU CUT YOUR TIE WITH YOUR APARTMENT YOU CAN’T GET YOUR PARKING PERMIT. THOSE ARE YOUR TRADEOFFS.>>Reporter: TOTALLY. ONE WOMAN MENTIONED SHE WAS CHOOSING DIFFERENT PARKING SPOTS EACH NIGHT SO SHE KEEPS MOVING AROUND. ANOTHER RESERVATION COULD BE THE COST. THE VANS RANGE FROM $50,000 TO $90,000. COULD YOU ARGUE THAT IS LESS

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