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The Minute You Step Into A Car Dealership

By Lindsay Graham | April 21, 2020

As we “celebrate” April Fool’s Day, don’t forget—there are no fools like the fools who believe they can get a “better deal” without hiring a car-buyer! The minute you go there into a car dealer, you’re losing. But it’s so easy to be fooled because the personnel are trained to invite you in….

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Three Myths Exposed: Stress Free Car Buying vs. Saving the Most Money with a Car Buyer’s Agent

By Lindsay Graham | March 24, 2020

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!…

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Seven Reasons to Have a 3rd-Party Arrange Your Test Drive

By Lindsay Graham | March 10, 2020

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….

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Buying a used vehicle from out of town or out of state is easy with Car Pal's help.

Checklist for Buying a Used Vehicle from Out of Town or Out of State in 2020

By Lindsay Graham | March 2, 2020

Using the internet, many used car buyers go out of town or even out of state to purchase a used or pre-owned vehicle. This can be a good way to find a far better vehicle than you might find locally; or in many cases, a better overall deal in terms of vehicle, miles, and price. Here’s how it works….

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How To Choose a Reputable and Reliable Car Concierge in 2020

By Lindsay Graham | February 24, 2020

Do you know the qualities of a reputable and reliable car buyer’s agent? Here’s what you should look for….

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A car buyer's agent can save you time, stress, and money--so you drive away happy!

Your Complete Guide to Using a Car Buyer’s Agent

By Stephanie Baum | February 14, 2020

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.

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Knowing the secrets of vehicle deals can help you when you shop for your next car.

Vehicle Deal Secrets That Car Dealers Don’t Want You to Know

By Stephanie Baum | January 22, 2020

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….

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Car Pal versus CarGuru

Car Gurus v. Car Pal

By Lindsay Graham | January 6, 2020

When you search for car-buying services, you’ll see lots of options, including CarGurus, TrueCar, Cars.com, and Costco. These auto-buying companies are very aggressive in gaining your business, but they’re much less aggressive in protecting you from bad deals….

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Is Dry Rot On My Tires Dangerous?

By Frank Anderson | January 6, 2020

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….

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