When Are the Best Times to Purchase a Used Vehicle?

Best Times to Buy a Used Vehicle

When is the best time to purchase a used car? The obvious main answer to that question is, “When I need one!” If your current vehicle is getting to the point where you don’t trust it will get you safely from point A to point B and it’s not worth it to you to pay […]

Should You Care More About Age or Mileage When Buying a Used Vehicle?

Car Mileage

When used car shopping, certain people are very particular about what they want… for instance, if there’s a certain body shape/style for a certain year that later gets changed, they’re willing to get the “older” version specifically to get “the look” they want for that vehicle. Which is more important when buying a used vehicle– […]

Why You Should Test Drive Before Buying a Used Car

Test Driving Used Cars

You should take a test drive before buying a car. How else will you know how it handles on the road if you don’t test it out for yourself? The Benefits of Taking a Test Drive Taking a test drive is a great way to test how a vehicle you’re interested in handles on all […]

What Will a Vehicle History Report Tell You?

Vehicle History Reports

What will a vehicle history report tell you? It details who owned the vehicle, if/when it was in any accidents, and tells the title status, mileage and more. Typically, people get the vehicle history report from Carfax.com, which is a major provider, though there are others like AutoCheck.com. How to Obtain a Vehicle History Report […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Purchasing a Used Car

Buying a Used

For some people money isn’t an issue, but for most people, it is. That’s why, when buying a car, so many people decide to buy a used one. Doing so saves them money. Prep Work Before actually buying a used car, do some prep work. For starters, come up with a figure you can afford. […]