Category Archives: Buying an automobile

The due diligence you need to do

The due diligence you need to do Black Friday bull 2022 Consumer Report has a great ratings section Brand tells the story best Due diligence is paramount There are no short cuts Buying tips? Watch out Know what you want … Continue reading

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The no haggle hoax

One price, No haggle Be prepared for the electric push The one price- no haggle culture There are no special deals Why it is used Lower overhead and better averages It’s not customer satisfaction 2+2 is not 5 No haggling … Continue reading

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The story on dealer advertising

The cons of dealer advertising Bad ads = bad experience Bait and switch Switching stories Ridiculous trade values No matter what you owe Rebate tricks Employee pricing, means what? Disclosures Plus everything Radio, newspaper, magazines, TV, social media, FTC will … Continue reading

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Buying a low priced used

Dealing on a low priced used Salvage title means Brought back from being totaled Junk is just that Why was it salvage AS IS describes current condition used leasing isn’t good Inexpensive (cheap) used vehicles are different Priorities have a … Continue reading

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A plan for buying used

Used vs new buying, how are they a different? There are many things you should consider Deciding what is a little less perfect Resale consideration is much the same You need wholesale and retail prices Use all the pricing guides … Continue reading

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The do not do this list

Things not to do CPO promises Florida AG is on the lease question Email that tells the real story The don’t do it list The reverse of what to do Test driving?  No pricing Out of time Three choices as … Continue reading

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Lemon law, state and federal tips

The Lemon law, state and federal tips All states have a lemon law All states are different Arbitration could be available Federal lemon law Magnuson-Moss FTC new or used Effort equals results The main concepts The Magnuson-Moss Act Assertive, never … Continue reading

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Buy an electric vehicle, yes or no?

Buy Electric, yes or no? Making a choice about vehicles Number of trades won’t matter Get the hot seller when you can Chip story isn’t a big factor Green new deal crazy Reviews and reports on electric Mild hybrid Hybrid … Continue reading

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Protecting your credit plus a bonus: Questions to start your purchase

Protecting your credit plus a bonus: Questions to start your purchase 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 … Continue reading

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When you purchase can make a big difference in cost

When you purchase can make a big difference in cost Reviews point you in the right direction, usually Resale value  should change the point totals Trucks, cars, Motorcycles, etc. Resale changes the equation When can make you a winner Day, … Continue reading

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