Category Archives: What about your trade?

Everything to do with trading in a vehicle

Servicing, maintaining and resale value

Servicing and resale Reminder of repair vs buy Pre-approved or approve After you take delivery Consider the maintenance Resale vs up keep Service is all about money Synthetic oil has a purpose Clean, not replace Tuning maybe Brakes and hoses … Continue reading

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Deal Talk fix or buy, finance a new or used

Fix it, buy it, finance it Be aware of the recall law A year old demo is another name for used An auction vehicle is just another used Fix the old or buy a new? Compare ALL the facts A … Continue reading

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My leasing adventure

My leasing adventure Cash reporting Preparation What vehicle Quote Persistence Current lease or trade Where’s the lease email? Dealers try to control Get an email Go up the ladder! Shop your trade and bump it Factory programs aren’t always available … Continue reading

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Must do tips

Tips to remember Used vehicle rates Beacon score can be a line Cash is king but quietly Keep it to yourself In this case, use it Electronic control Be prepare for hacking In person please Trade shopping Enough quotes? Not … Continue reading

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Deal Talk F&I Products Today

F&I products Stats that mean something If your quotes aren’t complete No to everything can be as bad as yes Geographic add-ons help resale OEM add-ons Dealers use add-ons Prepaid maintenance Life and A&H Motorcycle add-ons Truck add-ons Always the … Continue reading

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Getting yours ready to trade or sell

Getting yours ready to trade or sell A few questions Buying from the public Why they are selling Be more diligent What you should verify and know Selling or Trading Retailing pays Prepare Trade or not to trade Know what … Continue reading

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Fast and Furious buying

When you are in a hurry Subscription purchases Loans and minus equity Volvo, Cadillac, Porsche If you don’t care Buyer beware when rushing Due diligence in a hurry but do it Phone and Internet A one-price store? One day, use … Continue reading

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Deal Talk 175 Online due diligence

Online due diligence Good questions Comparison on used Mileage allowance and months Belong to a credit union The internet for today’s deal. Get the facts and leave the rest. Book prices and shop it Bank rates and terms Internet quotes. … Continue reading

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Deal Talk 173 The don’ts of buying

The don’ts of buying: Payment packing at the factory level Listener’s questions The definitely don’t do  Twenty seven points to remember Six extra leasing Never talk price while picking Always test drive Think about the future, fitting needs, resale value, … Continue reading

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Deal Talk 171 The what and how of buying used

The what and how of buying used: You know where Is used buying different than buying new? Pricing techniques You need wholesale and retail Less picky Dealer considerations Special reports can help Basic needs Take your time looking it over … Continue reading

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