Category Archives: What about your trade?

Everything to do with trading in a vehicle

Email questions and buying a motorcycle

Motorcycle diligence OTD question Prior damage Why 36 month leases? Motorcycle buying Some things just can’t be skipped Quotes. Motorcycles are the same, except Price can very even more Insurance can be huge Where matters Tire dates are paramount New … Continue reading

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Online research matters

Research online before you deal Monroney, labels and online buying Buying tips? Watch out Know your needs 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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More about buying used and where

More used buying used and where Buying an inexpensive (cheap) used vehicle Priorities vary by price Clear title is always number 1 A list of considerations Low dollars is about condition Banks always play a part Picking a seller is … Continue reading

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The used vehicle deal

The used vehicle deal: Collision insurance, yes or no Electric update Is used buying different than buying new? Pricing separate from choice Resale still plays a role Guides to pricing You need wholesale and retail Selection woes Dealer considerations Special … Continue reading

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Resale value facts

Resale value facts No nitrogen Texting is against the law Seasonal concerns Resale value is truly the king Upside down vs resale value Is resale part of the deal? Maybe year round Biggest cost, considered the least What seems like … Continue reading

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Minus equity, why it happens and what to do

Minus equity, why it happens and what to do Multiple lease deposits Credit approval help Stick to sign and drive Minus equity, under water, upside down Why does it happen? Know where you are Type 1, type 2 and type … Continue reading

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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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