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Tips for Selling Your Car

Tips and strategies on how to successfully sell or trade in your car.

Does it Make Sense to Sell Your Car Yourself During the Pandemic?

As the nation enters its seventh month of dealing with the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic, everyone is anxious for things to get back to something closer to “normal.” But with no vaccine or effective treatments widely available, it’s hard to see any light at the end of this tunnel of uncertainty. Even if a …

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Is My Car Now Worth Less Because of the Pandemic?

Normal life for much of the nation came to a screeching halt when the response to the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic required stay-home orders, school closures, and non-essential business shut-downs. Back in March, if you were thinking of selling your car and getting a different one, you probably put those plans on hold. After …

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How to Evaluate an Offer When Selling Your Car

When you decide it’s time to sell your car, there are several decisions you have to make, including how you’ll sell it (privately on your own, trade-in at a dealership, sell outright to a dealership, or sell to a car-buying service) and also what kind of price you’re going to put on it. But what …

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Think Like A Buyer When Selling Your Car

There is a shift that happens in your mindset when you decide that the time has come for selling your car. When you bought your car, you were thinking like a buyer. Now that you want to sell your car, your mind immediately shifts into “seller” mode instead of “buyer” mode. But achieving success when …

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The Real Costs of Driving a Clunker

For people interested in cutting down on their expenses, a common piece of advice you’ll find out there on the internet is to drive a clunker. This may seem logical at first glance. After all, buying a clunker certainly won’t cost as much as buying a brand-new car or a late-model used car. But you …

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Smog Check Requirements When Selling Your Car

When the Clean Air Act was passed in 1970, Los Angeles was pretty much synonymous with “smog.” The word smog itself is a combination of “smoke” and “fog” used to describe an intense form of ground-level air pollution. The smog situation in Los Angeles, San Francisco and other parts of California had gotten so bad …

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The Newest Car Selling Scam

No one wants to find out they’ve become the victim of a scam, and especially when it comes to buying a big-ticket item like a car. And yet it happens to thousands and thousands of people every year. When you read about the different kinds of used car scams (you’ll find articles about car scams …

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How Selling Used Cars has Changed Throughout History

Everyone talks about the brave new world of changing car technologies. From all the latest high-tech safety features using cameras and sensors and connected cars with their built-in navigation systems to alternative energy-efficient fuels and the soon-to-be reality of driverless vehicles, a lot has happened to automobiles during the past 50 years, and much of …

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When Should I Sell My Electric Car?

There are a lot of different considerations that go into the decision of when it’s time to sell your car. If you currently drive an electric vehicle (EV), there are several additional factors to consider. This article will help you cover all the bases when you’re trying to figure out if it’s time to sell …

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Don’t Sell Your Used Car!

You’ve been thinking about selling your car for a while, and now you’re ready to get the job done. STOP! Don’t sell your used car quite yet! Why? Because it’s possible you might have a vehicle that is destined to become an instant “classic” that will quickly appreciate in value to be worth a heck …

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