Startup Costs Estimator

An important first step in evaluating campgrounds for sale is determining your financial ability to purchase a campground. This calculator will help you estimate some of the initial costs you are likely to incur as part of a campground purchase, and help you determine if you have sufficient funds available. This is not meant to be a comprehensive financial tool, but simply a quick way to let you calculate the funds you might need to acquire any given campground.

Campground Cost
Campground Sales Price
Down Payment Percentage
(Enter % of sales price; usually 20-30%)
Down Payment Amount
Closing Costs
KOA Franchise Fee ($7,500 on an existing KOA)
Legal & Professional Fees
Purchase Inventory/Supplies (If separate from sales price)
Utility Deposits
Other Costs
Earnest Money
Prepaid Earnest Money
Available Funds
Amount Source of Funds (cash, sale of home, etc)
Calculate Cash Reserve

Startup Costs
Available Funds
Cash Reserve available after startup

Your readily available funds should cover all your estimated initial costs, operating capital, and leave some reserve for contingencies.