Category Archives: Buying an automobile

Credit levels and credit answers

Credit levels and credit answers Driving half as much Discount or rebate Fuel efficiency roll back Costs that are coming credit sources.  Beacon scores and how they relate   Down payment makes a difference Many levels in autos Buy here pay … Continue reading

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First Time Buyer plan

First time buyer plan Always a mileage statement More risk, more rate Know your budget Down payment isn’t a lock Employment LOI Finance first, buy and negotiate second Don’t give up Financing has many sources Referral letters will help Cosigners … Continue reading

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Should you purchase electric or gas?

Should you purchase electric or gas? 2040 58%? Buying an electric used? Electric resale poor Lack of rare earth minerals will affect electric vehicles 3 categories and many makes Hybrid Plug in Hybrid Total electric Low limits Finding a power … Continue reading

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Ready to deal

Ready to deal Auction units  might be Okay Thorough check Great negotiating requires great due diligence. Know the Monroney or book Always assertive not aggressive. Avoid cash or shopping talk. No matter what you offer, the dealer will try to … Continue reading

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Due diligence is paramount

Due diligence is paramount Buying tips? Watch out Know what you want Used price or Monroney label for online buying The internet for today’s deal. Get the facts and leave the rest. Book prices and shop it Beacon scores Bank … Continue reading

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Buying a lower priced used

Buying used, the rest of the story More used purchasing questions Salvage title means totaled Only specific circumstances make it a deal You need to know the reasons AS IS describes what it is There are a few yes buts … Continue reading

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Buying a preowned

Buying a preowned It’s not an exact science Is a used vehicle deal different than a new vehicle deal Resale consideration is much the same Deciding what is a little less perfect Use all the pricing guides You need wholesale … Continue reading

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Dealer’s ad con

Deciphering dealer advertising Not so smart car end Test drive or wait Bait and missing Switching stories Ridiculous trade values No matter what you owe Multiple rebates Employee pricing, means what? Disclosures Plus everything Radio, newspaper, magazines, TV, social media, … Continue reading

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The don’ts of automotive buying

The don’ts of automotive buying When the storm is over Gas is cheap Electric resale is a question The do not’s win A list of what not to do Extra leasing Pick one out without terms Always test drive Think … Continue reading

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Dealing with a one price store

Dealing with a one price store Always be careful of the special deals Maintenance can wait during the epidemic Repairs might not wait Lower overhead and better averages Customer satisfaction is not the reason 2+2 is not 5 One price … Continue reading

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