I was going to say, if you get a price that good, jump on it, even if you don't like it you could turn around and make a profit reselling it. This is a good time to buy one, although most will likely wait for Spring to sell theirs now.
VStrom's are amazingly durable machines. If it runs, sounds normal, frame is not bent, no dents in the tank and it's 1500 bucks, holy cow, what a steal. All the other maintenance things take time, but do not cost all that much if you DIY.