Category Archives: Buying an automobile

Why a dealer is one price

One price philosophy Electric news The one price culture Be careful of special deals Why it is a possibility Lower overhead and better averages It’s not customer satisfaction 2+2 is not 5 One price does not mean good price Ho … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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What about when?

What about when? No free lunch. Poor quality, poor resale Recalls can be an indicator When is a big factor Weather can be on your side Post-holiday Summer heat Week day Last or 32nd, Time thoughts Morning, noon or evening … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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