The don’t do it list

The don’t do it list

The reverse of what to do

Test driving?  No pricing

Out of time

Three choices as I see it

Sometimes what not to do is just as good

Take time for Due diligence

Avoiding mistakes

From basic to not so basic

A list of thirty five

Leasing adds six

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Pre buying questions plus credit during Covid

Pre buying questions plus credit during Covid

What are the questions you need to research?

Budget

Unit with MSRP

Credit

You have more time

Protecting credit score

Score factors

What hurts credit

Too much buying power

End the extra credit

Communication is king

Ask all sources

Peter to Paul

Reset the budget

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The EV push and lemon law tips

The electric vehicle push

Green new deal and vehicles

Reviews and reports on electric

The resale facts

Cost of ownership

Convenience has value

Not ready yet

All states have a lemon law

All states are different

The Attorney General has the forms

Arbitration could be available

Federal lemon law Magnuson-Moss

FTC new or used

Effort equals results

The main concepts

Assertive, never aggressive

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What about when?

What about when?

  1. No free lunch. Poor quality, poor resale
  2. Recalls can be an indicator
  3. When is a big factor
  4. Weather can be on your side
  5. Post-holiday
  6. Summer heat
  7. Week day
  8. Last or 32nd,
  9. Time thoughts
  10. Morning, noon or evening
  11. New model or left-over
  12. Two year late model used
  13. Oddity of design change
  14. When not to buy?
  15. Lease timing advantages are similar
  16. Use what you can

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Plan and protect resale

Plan and protect resale

Michelin is all you need

25000 mile or more plan

Late model used

A 3 year plan

Resale value should be your number one

Resale is part of your deal

A seemingly good deal, might not be

Good resale lightens minus equity

Is resale part of the deal?

Resale is the biggest cost but considered the least

A year round factor

What is Predictable?

What else plays a part?

How to protect resale

What are all the factors?

What can you do?

Think twice, buy once

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More about leasing

Leasing facts

Black Friday list

Is it for me?

Resale facts

Flexible terms

More Choices

Peace of mind

More vehicles in 10 years

Keep it, buy it, trade it or walk away

No repair

Mileage is a plan either way

Tax?

Still trade due diligence

Keep your trade dollars

Easy shopping with sign and drive

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Preparing for the purchase

Preparing for the purchase

Electric vehicles mean different taxes not zero taxes

Electric costs just like other fuels

Consumer report yearly guide

The brand story means resale

Review is good

Getting your paperwork

After the shopping model

Get quotes     

What you might say

Ad blocker

Trade shopping

Beacon score

Calling Banks

Insurance cost?

Consider add-0ns

List the amenities while testing

The considerations when you’re picking a dealer

Treatment does not get better

Due diligence is paramount

Have you ever been this prepared?

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Negotiation basics

Negotiation methods

Timid can win

Get the dealer to offer

Without confrontation

Knowledge is key

Due diligence support

Waiting for results

Can you do better?

Persistence

Deal and trade separate if possible

Aggressive trade issues

Talk when there is a need

Offer and fact together

You may need to walk

No substitute for due diligence

Never shopping

Never cash

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Preparing for the business office

Talking finance office

Small car lease

Low residual, higher payment

Business climate driven

F&I, business office, finance guy

Business office profits

Undercoating or rust proofing makes it quiet

Myriad of products

Reserve goals

Be prepared, due diligence

Payment packing is real

How to guard

Menu approach

Review in the business office first

90 day bump

Listen to the products info, it might be for you

Shop the products before you shop the deal

The more you know, the less their advantage

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Automobile policies service or damage

Policies both driving or fixing

  • Extended service maybe
  • Planned ownership
  • Quality questions
  • Factory policies only
  • Repair question ratios
  • More desirable sale but not more money
  • High tech means high price repairs
  • Car, truck, motorcycle, motorhome or boat, Insurance is part of the process
  • Auto insurance is another plan
  • Just because they sound like the least expensive
  • Hundreds of companies, millions of quotes
  • Driving record isn’t number one
  • Credit is Key
  • What loyalty?
  • Teens mean dollars
  • Bundles mean nothing
  • Where are the discounts?
  • Shop them all

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