6 Tips To Buying A Car At Auction

Buying a car? Better watch out for your asterisk





First off, the image of Arthur Daley and shady used car salesmen is long gone. Auction companies can sell hundreds of cars in one sale, so they need to be professional and efficient. Try to be the same when thinking of buying a car at auction and youre halfway to a great deal. 1. Do your homework Before the auction, decide which make and models interest you and fit your needs. To read the original post including any images and/or video, click http://home.bt.com/lifestyle/motoring/motoringfeatures/6-tips-to-buying-a-car-at-auction-11363864694597





Checklist for buying a new or used car in 2014





Such as, *Dealer will also shovel your driveway, spring for a three-martini lunch and potty-train your toddler. When punctuation strikes No, these asterisks ran true to their sneaky, sleazy form. In the first example, a pickup was priced at $15,995 but the tiny type noted that was only after an assumed $5,000 down payment on your part, which naturally, you assume, too, because you always carry a spare five grand tucked in your snood, right? In the second, a Honda dealer advertised $0 due at signing, but only if you brought $2,399 to the signing. (As what a hostess gift?) Then there was the $25,000 worth of gas one dealer said you won in its scratch-off sweepstakes, except that none of the prizes was ever awarded. To read the original post including any images and/or video, click http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20140113/BIZ01/301130009





Why I'm Not Buying a New Car Anytime Soon





In the second, a Honda dealer advertised $0 due at signing, but only if you brought $2,399 to the signing. (As what -- a hostess gift?) Then there was the $25,000 worth of gas one dealer said you won in its scratch-off sweepstakes, except that none of the prizes were ever awarded. The only real prize was your very own no-expenses paid trip to the dealership. The lesson here is to look at all aspects of any offer to buy or lease a car, crunch all the numbers, comparison shop and then figure out what deal makes the most sense for you. "Be sure you're seeing the whole picture," cautions Mark Glassman, a staff attorney in the FTC's bureau of consumer protection. To read the original post including any images and/or video, click http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/sns-201401101730--tms--fmoneyctnoc-a20140113-20140113,0,6577172.story





Buying a new car? Watch out for your asterisk





Maybe it's maturity or frugality. I much prefer the freedom of not owing money on a car. But that's just one reason. Here are the reasons I'm not buying a new car anytime soon. 1. To read the original post including any images and/or video, click http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-a-dedman/why-im-not-buying-a-new-car_b_4549862.html









Deciding between buying a used or new car has some pros and cons to it, an old car may offer better features as compared to a new car, but the cars history may be unknown and shall come with a lesser warranty coverage. On the other hand, a new car may be less on features, but in the bargain you get complete warranty and maintenance benefits. Once you have decided on your budget, its time to explore and research the car market. To read the original post including any images and/or video, click http://www.cartrade.com/car-bike-news/checklist-for-buying-a-new-or-used-car-in-2014-122868.html