Regardless of the reason why you want to sell your car, reading this entire article could help you in achieving this goal a lot faster.
People are not averse to buying a used car, but they are averse to spending money only to find out later that they bought more than what they bargained for. Before selling your car make sure that you have everything in working order. You can also include the amount you spent on major repairs in the final selling price.
Advertise in online auction stores and car magazines. They usually provide free advertising for both non-members and members. Provide the make and model of the car, insightful descriptions, selling price, photograph, and contact number.
Let’s say you are in a bit of a hurry to be rid of the car, this does not mean that you need to sell it way below your desired price. The best thing for you to do is have a final price in mind. This way even if the buyer asks for a price reduction, you can make the person think that he was able to get a good bargain when in fact you both win in the end.
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Honesty is always the best policy. Whether the buyer asks why you want to sell the car or have any major repairs been done, you should be more than happy to provide an honest answer. There is no need to lie about the car’s real status since a check-up by a mechanic would reveal the truth.
If you are like most car owners then there is a high probability that you’ve personalized your car with more than one add-on. Consider passing these on to the next owner as “freebies” especially if the add-on is exclusively designed for the car’s make and model.
Car registration, deed of sale, and transfer of ownership should be in order. A potential buyer may back out if they find out that the necessary documents are not ready, and that it may take awhile to fix everything.
Only accept cash or certified checks as form of payment. Be firm in saying no to personal checks. Do not hesitate to inform the buyer of your payment policy since it will clearly weed out the buyers from the cheaters.
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