Should you fix your vehicle or trade Plus motorcycle buying tips

Fix it or trade it plus motorcycle buying tips

Fix it or trade

The market adds new pressure

How old is yours

What are the future repairs

You need about 2 years

If you must buy search outside of your market  as well

Forced savings or a new project

Keep the price low for resale loss

Short term lease is usually an answer but not now

Motorcycle buying is not as crazy a market right now

Ask yourself the right questions

Touring, sport, long , short?

What culture?

Insurance can be a huge factor

Due diligence is the same

Dealers can vary by huge numbers

More for you to check on a used

Avoid electric bikes

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Understanding the current leasing terminology

Understanding the current leasing terminology

  1. Consumer report reviews, always the same winners
  2. Different terminology
  3. Stick to a short term
  4. Research is key
  5. Leasing terminology
  6. Closed end
  7. Open end
  8. Divide or multiply by 2400 for the interest rate or factor
  9. Acquisition, inception, termination
  10. Guaranteed resale value
  11. Capitalized cost
  12. residual
  13. sign and drive
  14. Wear and tear
  15. Annual mileage allowance
  16. Term is important
  17. No trading elsewhere now

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The electric truck story and shopping without negotiating

Electric trucks and shopping without negotiation

70 or 80 thousand for a fully equipped pickup that goes 320 miles

Who watches the load while charging

Electrics are still missing range, safety, competitive pricing and resale value

Get ready for the push

Sit down and think about it

Shopping before any price talk                                              

Bank info

Trade in info

Get your price range

Just worry about product comparison

Negotiation is always after due diligence and that’s after product

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Truck buying tips and 14 ways to lower the gas bill

Truck buying tips and ways to save on Gas

A list of gas saving adjustments

Huge truck rebates, questionable results

The market is crazy from inflation and scarcity

Now trucks are more than trucks

Resale and discounts

High market will cause huge resale losses

The market remembers huge discounts and ballooned pricing

The box size matters

Transmission and resale

Engine, bigger is usually better

4×4 = $x$ Keeps on giving

Know exactly what you need before you look

Finance is a bigger factor now

Used truck market is even crazier than the new

Carfax always

Check for Flood even more so

 Now is not the time to buy

If you must buy, low price equals low resale loss

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After the purchase or preparing to keep yours

Smart dealers explain why to buy there

Don’t let these crazy times control you

Buying out you lease is simple

There are things to do preparing for the long hall

Make sure you got what you paid for

Check everything after the delivery as well

Check all paperwork numbers

Read he manual or if needed, get one, even the keeper

Used, change fluids

Clean it

Get all the carryon extras

Do the protection

Set up maintenance

Air tag or tile

Keeping it, Prepare it for starting over

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Which automobile sales labels matter?

What is the story on automobile sales labels?

Monroney is the one that matters

Get the right info

Watch out for double label look a like

What the Monroney label can tell you

Comparing your diligence

Additional Information

Addendum label types

A good label can make a used look like it is a new

Buyers guide

Used labels for equipment only

MSRP for proper comparison

Monroney labels.com for the original

OTD is all that counts

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What about luxury vehicle deals?

Luxury considerations

Crazy Market, Crazy down payments

Check your Insurance coverage

When buying some factors aren’t numbers

What qualifies as Luxury ?

Safety is paramount

The latest High tech

Resale is still #1

Power, quality, technology

EV lots of luxury models

More affordable then you think

Leases are best

What affects luxury resale

Big price, big savings

CPO no, used maybe

Due diligence is required

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How to work with a dealership’s finance office during crazy times

Handling the business office part of the deal

Three big market questions

What the answers likely are

When things are this crazy, if you can, wait

Forced pitch from F&I, get up and leave

How to process F&I aka business office

Business office and sales are separate

CPI to stop payment packing

Delivery after bank approval

Dealer finance reserve is the biggest ticket

Bank shopping pre dealer visit is paramount

No to everything can be as bad as yes

Geographic add-ons help resale

OEM add-ons

Always request the manufacturer of the vehicle’s warranty plan

F&I is shop-able for almost all products

Do your add-on planning early

Read all the numbers in your paperwork

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Critical dealing tips

Critical dealing tips

  1. Servicing is a personal choice
  2. F&I pushing prior to the business office
  3. Do I need get ready
  4. CPO vehicles are not new
  5. When you run out of time
  6. In person please
  7. Trade shopping
  8. Enough quotes?
  9. OTD, CPI
  10. Not your friends
  11. Your name is enough
  12. Payment calculator
  13. Used Car-fax or Auto-check
  14. flood check
  15. dealer repair order

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How to get the most money out of your current vehicleHow to get the most out of your current vehicle

How to get the most out of your current vehicle

  1. Car part theft is big
  2. Chip issues equal missing options
  3. What is the plan for a trade in or a sale
  4. Recondition as much as you can
  5. Ways to sell your trade
  6. Know why you are selling
  7. What you should verify and know
  8. Retailing pays
  9. Preparation is the same
  10. Know what you are trading
  11. Deal first, trade second
  12. Getting all the resale out of yours
  13. Small investment, big return
  14. No matter how old it is worth prepartion
  15. Trade payoff planning

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