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Factory Cerified Pre-owned, CPO

CPO vehicles and value California 2035 Autonomous ideas Communicating is a a big factor Read all the material for a specific certified unit  Check points sound huge Just another way to sell Bank rates with CPO Certified can cost several … Continue reading

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The upside down story

Minus equity AKA upside down Buying from an individual No warranty of any kind Get a mileage statement signed Where is the title Don’t pay without a title guarantee Resale support Aka, under water and minus equity Why it happens … Continue reading

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Repair or trade tips

Repair or trade tips Know your repair shop Check the BBB What certificates are visible? Clean and neat may equal ethics Fix or trade Do you have the cash? What does the track record say? What does the budget think? … Continue reading

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Dealing with the advertising

Dealing with the advertising Are electrics bad? There are too many issues with an electric Crazy ads all year Rebate vs 0% Disclosures that don’t disclose Radio, TV, newspaper, socials Vague at best Bait and switch is everywhere Finance with … Continue reading

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Covid -19 considerations and before the due diligence

Covid-19 considerations and just before due diligence Fifteen minutes, twice a week The basic buttons and seats Close your vent system in town  The dealer must sanitize after being inside your vehicle Electrics are still missing range Riots and electric … Continue reading

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Leasing terminology

 Leasing terminology Is there negotiation after rebates Factory deals cost the dealer zero Factory sponsored has no effect Leasing terminology Closed end Open end Divide or multiply by 2400 Acquisition, inception, termination Guaranteed resale value Capitalized cost residual sign and … Continue reading

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Truck buying thoughts

Thoughts truck buying What  to avoid Now trucks are more than trucks Resale and discounts The market remembers huge discounts The box size Transmission and resale Engine, bigger is usually better 4×4 = $x$ Keeps on giving Know exactly what … Continue reading

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Truck buying thoughts

Thoughts truck buying What  to avoid Now trucks are more than trucks Resale and discounts The market remembers huge discounts The box size Transmission and resale Engine, bigger is usually better 4×4 = $x$ Keeps on giving Know exactly what … Continue reading

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After delivery todo’s and motorcycle buying tips

Motorcycle buying advice and after you buy todo’s Motorcycles are similar Resale changes what the investment appears to be Comparison shopping can be thousands Review all the numbers After the purchase, review the Monroney Label Read the manual Register your … Continue reading

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Luxury considerations

Luxury considerations Resale update Dealer reserve commissions on the way out When buying some factors aren’t numbers Good buying requires a little elbow grease   What qualifies as Luxury ? Safety is tops The latest High tech Resale is still … Continue reading

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