Expert Advice for Private Sales

All Questions on Private Sales

Can we sell a car that is on loan?
Can you sell a car with a loan on it? My son used to have a gambling addiction. He’s turned his life around and is now a social worker. That said, there is still some remaining gambling debt he has to pay but doesn’t have the money for. My wife and I have a loan on my car, but we want to sell it to help pay off his debt.
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Phoebe Mah
Dec 06, 2021
What happens if you buy a stolen car?
My sister wants to buy a Camaro from this guy off of Craigslist, but when she asked him about the title, he said he wasn’t sure where it was. That makes me nervous. What happens if you buy a stolen car?
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Shannon Fitzgerald
Feb 23, 2022
How do I sell a used car with a loan?
I want to sell my second-hand Honda Civic so I can upgrade to a new model. I haven’t paid off my loan yet, though. How do I sell an older car if I still owe money on it?
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Phoebe Mah
Dec 06, 2021
How do I sell a car privately in Georgia?
Can I sell my car myself if I live in Georgia? If so, how do I go about doing that?
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Liz Jenson
Nov 15, 2021
How can I find the owner of a car by a VIN?
I'm considering buying a vehicle from a private selller. I found the car on Craigslist, but I want to make sure I'm buying it from the owner. I have the VIN, could I check who owns the vehicle?
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Emily Maracle
Jun 24, 2022
How do I get a loan for a private-party car?
What’s the best place to get a loan for a private-party car? I found a car that I like that’s in my budget, but it’s from a private seller, so I’m not sure how to get a loan for it.
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Liz Jenson
Dec 01, 2021
How do I get a car back to my home that I bought from a private seller?
I want to buy a car from an ad I found online. How do I get the proper registration, title transfer, and insurance in order so I can legally drive it home?
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Eric Schad
Oct 29, 2021
Can I sell a car loan to another person?
I don't want my car anymore, but my buddy’s taken a shine to it. For the sake of convenience, can I sell him the car loan? Or do I have to go about this in another method?
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Eric Schad
Dec 13, 2021
What are the signs of a stolen car?
I’m car shopping and don’t have much to spend so I’ve been looking into buying used from a private seller. A friend warned me that some private sellers dupe naive buyers into paying for a stolen car. What are some signs of a stolen car?
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Mary Cahill
Feb 25, 2022
How do I sell a car in SC?
I’m from South Carolina. I’m looking to sell my old Land Rover and buy a new Jeep, but I’ve never sold a car before. What’s the best way to sell a car in SC?
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Chloe Jenkins
Oct 15, 2021
How do I sell a car in Kansas?
I want to purchase a new vehicle, but before I do, I want to sell my old car. I’ve never sold a car before, so I’m not sure where to start. What steps should I take to sell my car in Kansas?
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Eric Schad
Nov 30, 2021
How do you buy a private-party car with a loan?
What do I need to do to buy a private-party car with a loan? I found a car that I like, but I can’t afford to pay for it all at once.
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Liz Jenson
Dec 01, 2021
Can you get a car loan for a private sale?
Is there any way for me to get a car loan for a private sale? I found this beautiful classic Corvette from a private seller, but I can’t afford to buy it without taking out a loan. Do I have options?
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Liz Jenson
Dec 01, 2021
Can I drive a car in Georgia while I'm waiting for license plates?
I purchased a vehicle in Macon through a private seller. I don't have plates on it currently, and the state has a backlog. Can I drive the car while I'm waiting for license plates?
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Eric Schad
Oct 29, 2021
How much time do you have to get car insurance after buying a car?
I'm a new driver and I just bought my first car from a private seller. I know I need insurance to be able to drive safely on the road, so how long do I have until I need to get car insurance?
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Eric Schad
Sep 21, 2021
How do you get a private car loan?
Where should I go to get a private car loan? I want to buy a new car for my daughter’s birthday, but the one she wants is being sold independently, and I’m not sure how to get a loan for it.
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Liz Jenson
Dec 01, 2021
How do I sell a car in Iowa?
I am trying to sell my car in my home state of Iowa. Open to pretty much any method. Any tips on how to sell my car?
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georgina grant
Oct 29, 2021
How do I get a car loan on a private sale?
I'm thinking about buying a car from a private seller, but I would need a loan to do it. How do I get a loan if I'm not buying from a dealership?
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Liz Jenson
Nov 11, 2021
How do I write a promissory note for a car loan?
My sister wants to buy my car, but she needs a loan to do it. Her credit is poor, so I was thinking of lending her the money to buy my car. Can I do this with a promissory note?
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Eric Schad
Dec 14, 2021
How long will it take to sell a car?
If I put my car up for private sale, how long will it take to sell? I want to get a new car, but I won’t be able to afford one until I sell my old car.
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Liz Jenson
Feb 18, 2022
Can I get a car loan for a private sale?
Is there a way to get a car loan for a private sale? I’m on a tight budget, so getting a used car would be much easier for me as long as I have financing options.
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Liz Jenson
Dec 01, 2021
How do I buy a car from a private seller with a loan?
My experience with car dealerships in the past has been awful. I’m in the market for a car now, but I’d rather work with a private seller than step foot on a car lot. However, I’ve never bought a car from a private seller. How do I buy a car from a private seller if I need a loan?
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Eric Schad
Dec 14, 2021
How long does it take to sell a car?
If I put my car up for private sale, how long will it take to sell? I want to get a new car, but I won’t be able to afford one until I sell my old car.
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Liz Jenson
Feb 18, 2022
What year was the first Audi Q5?
I’m interested in buying an Audi Q5 off someone, but they’re trying to charge me hand over fist. They say it’s an original Q5, but I don’t know what that means. What year was the Audi Q5 released?
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Cassandra Hamilton
Apr 29, 2022
What do I need to sell my car in Ohio?
I want to sell my car before I leave for college, but I’m not sure which paperwork I’ll need. What kinds of things should I gather before trying to sell my car in Ohio?
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Liz Jenson
Jun 24, 2022
What do I need to sell my car in Oklahoma?
Do you need any specific paperwork to sell your car in Oklahoma? My girlfriend’s parents are buying my old car from me and I’m not sure how to legally complete the sale.
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Liz Jenson
Jun 24, 2022
What do I need to sell my car in Tennessee?
I have an old car that my dad gave to me and I want to sell it, but I’m not sure if I have all of the paperwork. What kinds of things do I need to sell my car in Tennessee?
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Liz Jenson
Oct 26, 2022
What do I need to sell my car in Virginia?
Can I sell my car in Virginia without the registration? I lost the registration shortly before I listed the vehicle and now I have an interested buyer!
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Liz Jenson
Jun 24, 2022
What do I need to sell my car in Wisconsin?
I need to sell my old car before buying a new one, but I’ve never had to do that before. What kind of paperwork do I need to sell my car in Wisconsin?
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Liz Jenson
Jun 24, 2022
Is a Tesla warranty transferable?
I’m about to buy a used Tesla from my neighbor but I want to make sure it includes a warranty. They’re telling me that it’s not transferable but I heard that it was…
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Rob Shapiro
Aug 17, 2022

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