Theyre fine buses but all you have to do for the deals is watch govdeals and public surplus. Those two sites are great. I got mine off govdeals.
CL and Ebay are sort of the "retail" prices for used school buses. Usually not always...
Brant is a great dude, and the Gilligs are amazing buses. I just couldnt pay someone that much of a finders/convenience fee.
a stockton auction, the typical price- http://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/auc...ew?auc=1386207