The absolute COOLEST development in car shopping in our strange new COVID-19 world is that so many dealerships are offering services that genuinely serve the buyer’s best interest rather than their own. Here are just a few examples: For efficiency, when they set appointments, many dealerships now take time by phone to figure out how … Read more
Dealer loyalty, “stress-free” purchase experiences, and nationally known buying services don’t necessarily guarantee you the best deal. It’s time to expose these three car purchase myths!
You really don’t need to visit the car dealership except to test drive a car. Particularly NOW given current health concerns. Here are the seven reasons to have us or another 3rd-party car buying service arrange your test drive: You are there to experience the vehicle. That’s it. The sales associate is there to answer … Read more
If you’re like the majority of car buyers, you may not relish the thought of buying or leasing your next car. It’s not easy to shop in a dealership without feeling pressured, and there are hidden costs to buying online with a car buying service. How can you protect yourself? A car buyer’s agent just may be the hero you need.
If you’ve ever bought a car, you probably know how difficult it is to negotiate for all the features you want AND get a good deal. Even the most reputable dealers will try their best to upsell you on options and services to increase their profit. And they don’t want you to know that some of the most popular pricing deals aren’t necessarily in your favor. Also, within a deal, while some items aren’t negotiable, others definitely are. Knowing the secrets of vehicle deals can work to your advantage when you’re negotiating your lease or purchase.
Dry rot on your vehicle’s tires is a safety hazard that doesn’t receive enough attention. It goes without saying that when your tires have worn out to the point that you have little to no tread left, it is time to buy new tires. This is common sense; it’s an obvious hazard. What is less evident—but just as dangerous—are dry, rotted tires.