The Downfalls of Buying a Used Car From a Private Seller Rather than a Dealership

Buying a Used Car

Why should you buy a used car from a dealer rather than a private seller? Less Accountability For starters, sometimes private sellers are shifty– and they’re not telling you the truth about the vehicle they’re trying to sell you. If you do meet with a private seller, be wary if the vehicle has out of […]

The Advantages of “Buy Here, Pay Here” Used Car Dealers

Buy Here, Pay Here Used Car Dealership

Every year, there are more than 40 million people who purchase used cars across the U.S. Many of them choose to do it at what are called “buy here, pay here” used car dealerships. There are many benefits that you’ll receive when you make a purchase at a “buy here, pay here” used car dealer. […]

A Checklist to Follow Before Buying a Used Car

Checklist When Buying a Used Car

Okay, so you have it in your mind that you’re going to buy a used car. Now what? Do Your Homework First, you’ll want to do some research about different vehicles to see what others are saying about them. Narrow down your choices by reading reviews and checking prices. For instance, you can do an […]

Warning Signs of an Untrustworthy Used Car Dealership

Untrustworthy Used Car Dealerships

If you’re thinking about buying a used car, how do you know if the dealership you’re visiting is a “bad one?” Attitude Firstly, how is their attitude? When you talk with people there, are they interested in talking with you or do they ignore you? Are they rude to you? If so, find another dealer, […]

Why It’s Smart to Buy a Used Car

Why is buying a used car or truck a smart idea? Think of it this way: some people insist on buying brand new. They pay a lot of money for that privilege, don’t they? If a typical new vehicle costs $34,000, that’s a lot of money to spend on an item, right? But what if […]

How to Choose the Right Used Car Dealership for Your Needs

Selecting a Dealership

In life, there are some big deals, like falling in love with another person, getting married, buying a house and/or buying a car. In all these situations, you want what’s best for yourself, right? With regards to buying a car, how can you choose the right dealership for your needs? Generally, there are five main […]

How Are Used Cars Priced?

Used Car Prices

How are used cars priced? Like real estate, the used car market follows the rules of supply and demand. When a certain vehicle is in short supply but high demand, the price goes up. If there are plenty of them around and demand isn’t that high for them, the price goes down. Market Trends Dealers […]

Why Buying a Used Car From a Private Seller is Risky

Buying a Used Car

One lady wanted a used car for her 16-year-old son to use to get to work and back. So she saw that her neighbor across the street had a “for sale” sign on his old Pontiac Grand Prix. After some negotiations, the lady bought it for just $600– a bargain, right? It didn’t turn out […]

The Demographics of Car Brands

Car Brands

Some people just seem to “fit” the kind of car, truck, SUV or minivan they drive, don’t they? Indeed, certain brands and styles appeal to certain people. At 443 Auto Sales, we sell a variety of brands. Who are the “average” buyers of certain brands? If you go to this site, you’ll discover some interesting […]

Just Bought Your First Car? Here’s How You Can Extend Its Life

One of life’s big accomplishments is owning your first car. It’s the kind of thing that often takes time, energy and work to make happen– something you’ve saved for and ultimately want to take good care of, since it’s almost like having a baby in the family. What are some tips for taking care of […]