Posts Tagged ‘how to sell your car’

Be your own personal car salesman

We buy cars but we drive them and enjoy their services but at a certain point we just want to sell them. Many factors can lead to these: someone has a better model for example or you want to try out the latest in the market. Trying to get rid of our cars can be a tricky affair especially if we have not done it before. There is a lot to learn to avoid being duped.

One of the questions we ask ourselves is whether to sell privately or trade it in for another. For one who is shopping for a new car trading it in is a better option. There is less hassle and all you pay is the difference in cost. The best thing you can do is shop around for the best dealer who gives you the best price for your car. However you can get even a higher price by selling it yourself.

Most buyers can be very nagging asking for unnecessary inspections, complaining of high prices. A good buyer is one who just stakes a look and gives a deposit there and then. At times when we are still paying for the car with the bank, it is ago idea to include the bank. The bank has your papers and it is only after the loan is cleared do they release them.

Always make sure that you thoroughly clean the cars before advertising it make sure the tyres have enough pressure, have your maintenances records ready to show your buyer the car has been welllooked after. Avoid smoking in the car if you smoke to ensure you get rid of the tobacco smell.

You may clean up your car but the buyer may not be convinced about it. Ensure you tell them of the other features your car has like for example heated mirrors and anything else that would increase the value of your car.

When selling privately have you final price in mind and stick to it. The only time you may change is if you get an offer very close to it. Ensure not to sell your car with a lot of issues to a potential buyer. It will be much better to sell to cheaper dealers as they will  fix it before they sell. You may get less for it but it is much better than transferring its issues to unsuspecting buyer.

Paperwork for sale varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Ensure you thoroughly research your area to avoid any complications associated with the sale of the carob a wised seller and get tips from others who have sold there cars and you are bound to reap better benefits. We can all be salesmen, all we need to know are the tricks of the trade then nothing can stand in our way and you can stop thinking that “i’m just not capableable to sell my car but you are mistaken. .