Tips for Selling Your Car

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

Should I Sell My Car Before 100,000 Miles?

Should I sell my car before 100,000 miles? The answer to that question depends on how you answer several other questions that will help you figure out whether or not you should sell your car. If it turns out that you should sell your car, we’ll also give you some guidelines for how to go...

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Evaluating Your Car’s Condition

Evaluating your car’s condition is the very first thing you must do when you decide it’s time to sell your car. Why? The reason is simple: You need to get a clear idea of what your car is worth, but it depends on a number of variables. Besides the make/model, year, and mileage, the factor...

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How to Get the Most Money When You Trade in Your Car

It’s a well-known fact that if you trade in your car, you’ll probably get less money for it than you would by selling it privately yourself. However, the “for sale by owner” route can take a lot of time and effort, oftentimes more than people are willing to invest in the process....

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When is it a Good Idea to Sell Your Car Yourself?

Whether you’ve been driving it for 3 years or 20 years, at some point you will probably decide it’s time to sell your car. Perhaps you’ve been driving a small car and you’re now ready to start a family and need a bigger vehicle. Maybe it’s approaching a certain mileage milestone and...

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When Selling Your Car Yourself is Not a Good Idea

If you’ve been thinking about whether or not selling your car yourself makes sense, there are lots of arguments for it and against it. We’ve approached this question in two different ways: One way is to consider when it is a good idea and the other way is to consider when it is not a good...

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The Number 1 Mistake Car Sellers Make

There are times when you have to sell your car quickly, whether you own it free and clear or are still making payments on it. You might be making a big move or your life’s circumstances may be changing, such as a growing family or a change in your employment status. Whatever the reason might...

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Should I Sell My Car Privately or Trade My Car in?

When you decide it’s time for a new car, you have to decide what you’re going to do with your current vehicle. The basic question you’ll probably be asking yourself is this: Should I sell my car privately or trade my car in? Many people don’t know or are unsure of how to answer this...

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How to Sell a Financed Car that is not Paid Off

There are many reasons why people want or need to sell a financed car that is not paid off. Some are anticipating an expanded family and need a bigger vehicle. Others are moving far away and cannot take their current vehicle with them. Some realize they made a mistake and bought a car that’s...

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How Long it Takes to Sell a Car and How to Sell Your Car Fast

In the used car industry, the average length of time it takes to sell a car is 60 days. What’s important to keep in mind about this figure is that it’s coming from the professionals who are in the business of selling used cars. It’s reasonable to assume it might take you significantly...

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How Do I Know When It’s Time to Sell My Car?

The question just about every car owner asks themselves at some point is this: How do I know when it’s time to sell my car? There are many different ways to answer this question, and how you answer it for yourself will depend on a variety of different factors, but in this article we’ll...

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