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Great Tips in Selling Your Car

What goes inside your head when you're about to sell a car?

A lot of things: how is the most basic though.

Here are some ways to make it a tad easier for you to start a process every car owner seems to avoid:

  1. Get the professional details of your car's make-up. You can ask for professional assistance that will cost you $75 to $100. This will bring out the best in your car and make it a show-stopper for shoppers.
  2. Write a classified ad, focusing on the car's strong points. You may include the phone number and price but not the address. Simply put, protect your privacy unless you want somebody knocking on your door when you're still in your nighties.
  3. Know  the retail value of your car at Yahoo!Autos and other reliable sources. Just bear in mind that there's no fixed price. You have to come up with a price you can settle for.
  4. As much as possible, pay off the car first before you sell it; but if in case this is not the case, just make sure that you don't use the pay-off price as the selling price; or you'll never sell it.
  5. When you still have a pending payment on the car and you're itching to get rid of it, then you can have the amount carried over to the new car loan.
  6. Make sure the fluid levels of your car are intact, take special consideration of the oil. Oil is the greatest measurement of cleanliness for your car.
  7. When there's an outstanding loan on your car, bring the buyer to your bank. Let the buyer pay the loan and sign off the title to be transferred to the new owner.
  8. You may want also to increase your car's online presence by listing it in high-traffic sites. It's a proven tactic.

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