Car Selling Tips

Wising Up To Internet Crime

Wising Up To Internet Crime
The used car market has always been a thriving trade. Where there’s money to be made or a bargain to be sniffed out; punters have been wheeling and dealing automobiles since the earliest days of the industry. But the internet seen the practice totally explode, with popular online auction sites offering inexpensive advertisements that reach huge volumes of potential buyers. The game has changed, allowing any John Doe to buy, sell, or even run an online business through the power of online connectivity. Continue Reading »

How to Sell Your Car

How to Sell Your Car
In our last article, we reviewed an essential checklist of steps to prepare a car for private sale. But as we alluded to at the time, for many individuals, the hardest part of selling a car is, well… the selling part.

You see, having the car in top-notch condition is just the first phase; lining up potential buyers and converting the sale is the second. As we promised in the last article, we’re confident that if you’ve followed our preparation steps carefully, the car is going to do the hard work, but it’s still a good idea to do some homework with regards to sales techniques, too. Continue Reading »

Preparing Your Car for Private Sale

Preparing Your Car for Private Sale
As convenient as car dealerships are, there’s one very good reason why people chose to sell their car privately: finance. While dealerships might promise attractive-sounding trade-ins on new vehicles, they won’t ever offer the full value of an equivalent private sale, and that’s because they’ve got pay their staff to sell your vehicle to someone else later down the track. For that reason, they’re going to have to undercut you to tack on profit margin. Continue Reading »

Using eBay to Sell a Car

When most people think about selling a car, they utilize typical resources like newspapers or classified ads. Online venues for this exist as well. However, many don’t think about using a site like eBay. Yes, it is an auction site, but it can be a great way to promote your car and sell it quickly and easily. Continue Reading »

Car Selling Safety: Meeting Potential Buyers for the First Time

The idea of selling your car online is a great one. It's super convenient and it puts you into contact with a much broader variety of people. Still, there are inherent risks with this because the people on the other side of the ad are strangers. A few people have been killed because the people saying they were interested in their vehicles for sale were actually con artists and criminals. Continue Reading »

Closing the Deal When Selling Your Car

It can be an exciting moment when you actually find a buyer for your car. After all, you'll likely have gone through quite a few interested parties before you land on one that's willing to pony up the cash. And while it's acceptable to feel a bit relieved at having found a buyer, now isn't the time to relax. In fact, you still have some more work to do before you completely close the deal. Continue Reading »

Presenting Your Used Car for Sale

Trying to sell your car can be a taxing experience. You've got to deal with all the paperwork and such, of course, but you also need to concentrate on finding a buyer. It's not enough to put a listing in the local paper or online for your car. You also need to take the time to make your used car presentable. Continue Reading »

Use YouTube to Sell Your Car

When most people sit down to construct a car ad, they think about writing up some salesy text and adding a few pictures. However, in this day and age, you might want to think a little bit bigger. Creating a video and uploading it to YouTube is an excellent way to attract buyers and to assure them that your car is in the condition you say it is. Continue Reading »

Is it Time to Sell Your Car?

For some, the decision to part with their car can be difficult. Especially if you generally enjoy the ride. But not every car is suited for every person and you may find after careful evaluation that selling your car is the best decision for your current situation. Here are a few questions you can ask yourself to see if your car's time is up. Continue Reading »

Four Features That Will Boost Car’s Resale Value

When it comes down to purchasing a new car most people consider features with personal appeal. However four or five years down the line when attempting to sell it used your personal taste may not mesh with that of that of the buying market. Such a loss in value can seriously deflate your ownership experience. On the other hand balancing individual preferences and broad appeal will better serve the overall car ownership experience. Many unique vehicle features may make hundreds or thousands of dollars of difference in the long run. Continue Reading »