Selling a car is a little bit of a mixed bag. On the one hand, you have to go through the sometimes arduous process of finding a buyer, agreeing on a price, and handling the paperwork. On the other hand, you get a nice chunk of change in your pocket when you’re done.
So how do you go about selling your car for the best price? Read on to find out.
Once you’ve done your research, be patient. A lot of people will try to negotiate a low price, or scam you by telling you your car isn’t worth what you say it’s worth. Hold your line, and wait for the right buyer.
Put time into advertising
If you’ve ever shopped for a car online, you’ve probably come across some bad ads. You know what we’re talking about, right? The ads that feature only three or four pictures of the car, and they look like they’re taken at dusk with a digital camera from the 1990s. The ads that have about 20 words describing the car. You know the stuff.
You always skip right by those ads, right? So don’t make them when selling your car. Wherever you list your car, have at least 10, and preferably 20 pictures, with good lighting. List all the information that a potential buyer would want to know. Make it easier for the buyer, and you’ll attract serious people.
Let people know how they can contact you if they have questions, and then answer the questions in a timely and courteous manner. If someone takes the time to reach out to you with a question, then they’re serious about buying your car, so do what you can to give them what they need to make a decision.
As long as they feel trustworthy, let them behind the wheel so they can see if they want to spend money on your car.
Do these things and you’ll be getting the best possible offers on your car, just like you deserve.
Finding the right insurance
Just because you’re selling your car doesn’t mean you don’t have to worry about insurance. It’s illegal to drive without insurance in most states, so you should get fixed up with the perfect deal for you whenever you get behind the wheel.
And to ensure you always have the lowest rate, Jerry will send you new quotes every time your policy comes up for renewal, so you’re always getting the coverage you want at the best price.