What is a houseboat? A houseboat may also be called a floating home; it is a boat or a house on a raft, that has been modified or exclusively designed to be used as a home on the water. Most houseboats for sale are usually moored in one place all year round, making use of marina or land-to-use facilities.
Some may be motorized. Many houseboats are used as permanent dwellings, others as an investment, and rented out as holiday homes.
Houseboats are found on rivers
, lakes, and marinas around the world. Often houseboats are used as a second home for city-dwellers as a cheaper alternative to renting a house or flat.
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