An average good condition 20 ft shipping container on eBay is selling between $2500 and $3000,
There are some less expensive selections on offer at around $2000 for a 20 foot shipping container, but if your selection is to re purpose as a shipping container home then selecting a good condition container to start with is essential.
This nice 20 ft shipping container was on eBay
The 40 ft Shipping Containers offer a better value for money coming at around $3000 to $3500, but your transportation cost will also be much higher.
Imagine this trailer making its way up your driveway?
One concern to take in to consideration when making a purchase is its location. You might find a really good deal on eBay for a shipping container in Florida, but having it delivered or collecting yourself when you live in Idaho will add a considerable amount to the cost.
At least with a twenty foot container a smaller truck can deliver or you can use a farm tractor or other means to move it.
Purpose built crane on the truckAlso I think with a little creation you could weld some axles and tow bar to turn a 20 Foot shipping container in to a trailer.
Shipping Container trailer concept
This would be great as a moveable work site office and accommodation.
It would also help eliminate some of the building regulations by making it a non permanent home on your land.
be interested to here if anyone has thoughts or experience on that?
Anyway take a look, I noticed a couple of companies had over 20, 20ft shipping containers for sale!
Take a look at the Shipping containers on eBay