Category Archives: What about your trade?

Everything to do with trading in a vehicle

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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Deal Talk 169 The biggest factor, resale value

The biggest factor, resale value Winter prep Resale value is truly the king Maybe year round Upside down vs resale value Is resale part of the deal? What seems like a good deal, maybe not! Biggest cost, considered the least … Continue reading

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Deal Talk 168 When matters

When matters When is the question States with highest States with the lowest Buying out of state could mean thousands saved Upside down/resale value % counts Use every advantage possible Post-holiday Week day Last or 32nd, Time of day thoughts … Continue reading

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Deal Talk 166 What’s the plan?

Preparation GM bumper to bumper option $2000 up to the dealer Recently bankrupt? After you have picked, what’s next Ads won’t help you Getting online quotes What you might write Where for Beacon Bank info Call insurance After market research … Continue reading

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Deal Talk 164 If your deal has a problem

Odometer problems, you win Odometer laws apply to everyone OTD means everything included If something is wrong in your deal Due diligence, due process Salesperson, Manager, Dealer principal Manufacturer The bank  Better business (BBB.org) Attorney general (your state.gov/attorney general) FTC … Continue reading

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Deal Talk 161 What about factory certified pre-owned?

What about factory certified pre-owned Another supply of flood vehicles Take your time and look at everything States are trying to save the CFPB rules Another quality and crash test by CR 100-300 point checks Another market for the dealer … Continue reading

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Deal Talk 160 The what, why and how of upside down

The what, why and how of upside down. Average monthly payment is peaking for new and used Stick to the play to keep the payment in line 2 Million in fines is an example we need Upside down, minus equity, … Continue reading

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Deal Talk 159 Preparing to buy or lease including the jargon

Preparing buy or lease Preparation first Confidence comes from knowledge Choosing the right one Know your choices Make, model, MSRP Which dealer? Online info, assertive, not aggressive Bank questions with your beacon Know your trade book value and shop used … Continue reading

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