Here you'll find a few tips related to sale or trade of your automobile and purchase of a new or pre-owned automobile. Remember, for every Buyer, there is a Seller and Visa Versus. The single greatest rule is "He who has the Gold Rules". In almost all cases, it is a "Buyers Market". When selling, don't allow yourself to slip deep into that crack while you should always recognize the advantage of being a buyer. They always built more than one and you will find another if the particular one can't be negotiated fairly.
Purchasing a Pre-Owned Automobile?
Once you reach the point of decision on purchase, here are some other sites to consider. Before you move any further on the direction of purchase, look closely to see it the car you are choosing has any relation to this site. This is the real money saver.
Is Leasing an option for You?
Consider the financial advantages or disadvantages and determine if there are tax benefits if it's for business purposes. Below are 2 good links on the opportunities.
Rule of thumb; a perfect car leaves little room for barter.
Did you buy your new car at full price? Barter is the kiss of satisfaction. Without barter, there is less chance of selling. Don’t plan on selling a perfect car. Leave something for the buyer to haggle over. If the car is due a timing belt or major service, consider discounting the sale price. You may discount at a rate consistent with costs of service at the dealership, but you may sell your car sooner. The costs of this may seem high in your discount. Imagine the costs if you’ve just bought new tires with alignment and you’re left selling the car at a discounted price. You just put new tires, (for free) on the car you’re selling. Leave something out there for barter. The buyer can always pay less than what you would pay. It gives him added measure of value. He always knows a friend that will perform the service for half the normal price.
In preparing the car, make certain to avoid the obvious. If it needs a new battery to start the car or it is pouring oil out faster than it will go in, you’re in for a disappointment. Trade at the Dealership may be your best option. The only person looking to buy that car is not going to pay much. They could possibly make the dealership blush on the price they would pay. If the radio needs to be coded, have it done. Clean the car and don’t fill it full of tacky air freshener. A little bit of wax can add hundreds of dollars to the sale. Make the effort of inspection, road test, and barter a pleasant one. Making it harder will make it less likely to sell. Have all of your service records organized and near the maintenance book. A few stamps in the book are worth hundreds of dollars.
If you’ve had the car serviced with EuroWerks, feel free to tell the buyer he may call on us. Remember, honesty is why you chose us. We share that principle and value with everyone. This is why you’ve brought the car to us in the past.