Category Archives: What about your trade?

Everything to do with trading in a vehicle

Deal Talk 153 What to do when the deal is done

What to do when the deal is done Consumer report fees edition I had a lot to say With lots of choices, stick to the high resale brands Some brands don’t have good resale no matter what Review the Monroney … Continue reading

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Deal talk 152 Buying public and ready your trade in

Buying from the public and ready your Trade in Buying from an individual Why they are selling What you should verify and know Trade Retailing pays Trade or not to trade Know what you are trading Deal first, trade second … Continue reading

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Deal Talk 149 New and used vehicle labels

Deal Talk 149 New and used vehicle labels  Arbitration is binding Dodd-Frank repeal Higher finance mark ups Dealer profits will get higher Shop the rates Think MPG Labels Monroney matters Additional Information Addendum types Buyers guide Used labels MSRP for … Continue reading

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Deal Talk 148 Balloons and Floods

BALLOONS AND FLOODS Balloon loan types No guarantees Only sound like a lease Starting low and ending high Refinance blues Long-term alternative They are everywhere Avoiding a flood unit Beware of location Areas to identify Don’t be price blind Low … Continue reading

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Deal Talk 144 Let the dealing begin

Let the dealing begin The news about the CFPB arbitration rule, protect it. Fees are a con Great negotiating requires great due diligence. Being rude or angry does not work, assertive not aggressive. Avoid cash or shopping talk. No matter … Continue reading

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Deal Talk 143 When the research is done

When the research is finished One percent more Off lease tidal wave Auto complaints are second to one Forget the ads Baiting the buyer Swapping terms Packing No spot delivery Know your beacon Never today only Sales pressure Don’t be … Continue reading

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Deal Talk 142 Online is paramount

Online research is paramount FTC and what it does update Tesla electric    The Internet for today’s deal. Get the facts and leave the rest. Book prices but stiff shop it Bank rates and terms Internet quotes. Assertive not aggressive … Continue reading

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Deal Talk 140 Don’t do it

Don’t do it: The definitely don’ts and a few do’s A 25 list to remind you Never talk price while picking Always test drive Think about the future, fitting needs, resale value, etc. Never deal without talking to the banks … Continue reading

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Deal Talk 139 One Price Dealers

One price is about the dealer Shopping your vehicle is paramount True one price is a culture Why one price? 2+2 is not 5 Negotiating is a happier customer Usually the higher average Don’t let your guard down Due diligence … Continue reading

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Deal Talk 138 Selling your own vehicle

Selling your own vehicle Make sure the advice is worth listening Congress and autonomous Dealers educating the public Trading in sale Out-right to a dealer Selling yours retail First impressions are everything Cosmetics are key Fix the noises They’re all … Continue reading

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