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Texas Woman’s Experience Shows Why You Need to Be Careful With Vehicle Transfers
There are important steps you need to take when selling a car.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Sep 09, 2021
A Man Just Sold His Two-Year-Old Tesla for Its Original Price Tag
A man in Ohio sold his Tesla vehicle for close to its original price. This is happening a lot in the current used car market.
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Jane Lu
Aug 27, 2021
How to Sell a Car
From taking good photos to negotiating a price, here is everything you need to know about how to sell a car.
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Bonnie Stinson
Jul 05, 2021
How to Sell a Car with an Existing Loan
If you're still stuck paying a car loan and want to sell your car early, don't worry: you can still sell your car, as long as you work with your lender so the buyer can pay the right party.
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Brady Klopfer
Sep 01, 2021
How to Sell a Car with a Loan to a Dealership
There are a lot of factors in selling a car with a loan to a dealership, but it is possible to strike a deal that makes all parties happy.
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Elan Mcafee
Dec 09, 2020
How Verify a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
Before buying a car, make sure you check out its history. The easiest way to do this is through its vehicle identification number, or VIN.
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Cheryl Knight
Nov 18, 2020
What Is an Odometer Disclosure Statement?
What is an Odometer Disclosure Statement, why is it necessary, and how can you check its accuracy? Here’s what you need to know.
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Jason Unrau
Sep 10, 2021
5 Things You Should Always Do When Selling a Car
When the time comes to sell your car, you’re going to want to do everything possible to get the best price. Here's what you need to do.
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Brady Klopfer
Oct 01, 2020
How to Sell a Car Online
If you're looking to sell your car online, keep these tips in mind.
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Jason Unrau
Feb 09, 2021
How to Notarize a Car Title
Notarizing a car title is often required during private car sales. This can be easily done by having all parties sign the title before a notary.
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Jacoba Bood
Aug 27, 2021
How to Cancel Car Insurance
Cancelling your car insurance is a quick and easy if you contact your insurer, and it can be even faster if you use a broker that cancels insurance for you.
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Brady Klopfer
Sep 08, 2021
How to Sell Your Car with Local Advertisements
You should take advantage of every resource, including local advertisements, when you're looking to sell your car. Here's how.
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Mary Kurz
Oct 16, 2020
How to Transfer a Car Title
To transfer a car title, you need to provide the required documentation and sign it over. You'll also need to be able to pay the cost of transferring a title with the DMV.
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Cheryl Knight
Sep 09, 2021
Determining the Retail Value of Your Used Car
To determine your used car's retail value, do some research to determine the value of comparable models and then examine the condition of your own car.
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Jason Tushinski
Aug 27, 2021
How to Determine the Value of a Car
There are a number of steps to take to accurately determine the value of a car. Here's how to do it.
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Nicholas Wilson
Nov 12, 2020
Trade-in vs. Private Sale: Which One Should You Use to Sell Your Car?
When it comes time to sell your car, trading it in at a dealership is quick, easy, and effortless; but selling it privately can earn you more money.
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Brady Klopfer
Nov 20, 2020
How to Write a Bill of Sale When You Sell Your Car
Writing a bill of sale when you sell your car involves recording the VIN, a vehicle description, price, special agreements, and signing an oath.
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Nicholas Wilson
Nov 20, 2020
How to Take Good Car Pictures
To take good car pictures, take your time and set up the right shots. This will help you if you're taking pictures for documentation or to sell your car.
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Elaine Sulpy
Sep 08, 2021
How to How to Sell Your Junk Car For Cash
Here's how to turn your old car into cash for parts or at a junkyard.
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Mary Kurz
Apr 19, 2021
How to Sell a Used Car on Autotrader
There are two ways to sell a used car on AutoTrader: get an instant offer from a dealer or place a traditional classifieds ad.
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Elan Mcafee
Feb 11, 2021

All Questions on Selling A Car

Does color affect the resale value of a car?
I want to paint my car orange with a metallic sheen. Will it decrease the resale value because it's an unusual color?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 15, 2021
How do you dye carpet with Rit?
What's the best way to dye carpet? I'm in the process of selling my car and I want to get rid of some stains by dyeing the carpet with Rit.
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Eric Schad
Aug 30, 2021
Do you need to turn your tags into the DMV when you sell your car?
I want to sell my car, but I'm not exactly sure what to do with my tags and license plates. Do I turn my tags into the dealership when I sell my car?
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Eric Schad
Aug 23, 2021
Can I sell a car with an out-of-state title?
My car is registered in California, but I have a title from Nevada. Can I still sell it here?
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Sophie Newman
Aug 18, 2021
How can I transfer a car loan to my wife during a divorce in Michigan?
The cars (both Honda Civics) are our only assets, and we are planning to divorce. Both of the loans are in my name, but she has agreed to take over the loan for her car. How do I get it to be only in her name?
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Sophie Newman
Aug 11, 2021
What happens if I'm stuck with two car payments after a divorce?
My husband and I had two vehicles during our marriage, and when we separated, we each kept our respective cars. Unfortunately, my name is still on the loans for both of our cars since my husband couldn't qualify for the loan on his own. I'm stuck paying my $500 a month and now his $400, which he says he can't afford to pay now. What are my options?
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Sophie Newman
Aug 11, 2021
What happens if the amount owed on a car loan is worth more than the value of the car when you want to sell?
I have a car that I want to sell. Unfortunately, the balance of the loan is more than the value of the car. What happens when I go to sell the vehicle?
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Eric Schad
Aug 10, 2021
Are there cancellation fees or hidden charges for ending a car insurance policy early?
I'm planning to sell my car a few months before my car insurance expires. If I dissolve my insurance early, will I have to pay any cancellation fees or hidden charges?
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Savannah Grabek
Aug 05, 2021
Should I sell my car back to the dealer or sell it privately if I have buyer's remorse?
Is it better to sell a car back to the dealer or sell it privately? I bought a car about a month ago from a dealer, but I'm having significant buyer's remorse.
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Eric Schad
Jul 01, 2021

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