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….
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….
Do you know the qualities of a reputable and reliable car buyer’s agent? Here’s what you should look for….
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….
Using a car buyer’s agent will help you avoid these ten inevitable “perks” of visiting a car dealership on your own—unless you truly seek an adventure!…
What is negotiable when it comes to buying a new or used vehicle? When you’re negotiating with a car dealer, there are many details that extend far beyond the purchase price. What if the asking price of the car is non-negotiable? There are still many areas and ways to spend less money—and some of them may begin before you even begin shopping for your next car….
If you’re seeking a used vehicle, is it better to buy a car for sale by its owner, or from a dealership? How can you be sure to ask the right questions and get the best price? Car Pal has advice….
Many people consider a FSBO (For Sale By Owner) vehicle because they can often save hundreds—if not thousands—of dollars off a similarly equipped used car from a car dealership. Here are the seven easy steps to making a successful FSBO vehicle purchase….
Whether you’ve bought your car new or a used car from a dealership, there are important steps to take once you get it home. Do you know what they are?…
Many rental car companies offer their former rental vehicles for sale—often at prices below market value and with warranties that seem reasonable. Buying a former rental car sounds like a good way to get a good deal. After all, rental companies regularly service and maintain their vehicles; what could go wrong? Here’s what you should know.
After a car accident, your car may lose resale value, even if you have it repaired. This is known as diminished value. Diminished value affects you according to the details of the damage, the repairs, your insurance, and the state where you live. How should you handle this if it happens to you? Here’s what you should know.
Whether you’re at home or at a dealership, here are seven important things to do before you sign the purchase papers for your next new or used vehicle….