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What Is a Damage Disclosure Statement?
In some states, like Iowa, a damage disclosure statement is a requirement for certain car transactions. Here's what you need to know about damage disclosure statements.
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Jerry
Dec 22, 2021
Selling a Car in Rhode Island
Selling a car in Rhode Island means signing over the vehicle's title and documenting the purchase through a bill of sale.
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Jerry
Jan 05, 2022
Selling a Car in Montana
Selling a car in Montana requires you to complete some required paper, release liens, and sign the title.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Selling a Car in Nevada
Selling a car in Nevada requires you to complete a bill of sale, sign the title, report the transfer to the DMV, and surrender your plates.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Selling a Car in New Hampshire
Selling a car in New Hampshire requires you to present the Certificate of Title and notify the state of the sale.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Selling a Car in Oregon
To sell a car in Oregon, you’ll need to complete a title transfer, bill of sale, and odometer reading. You’ll need to notify the DMV within ten days of sale.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Selling a Car in Pennsylvania
Need to sell a car in PA? Jerry has everything you need to know.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Selling a Car in Michigan
To sell a car in Michigan, you’ll need to do a title transfer and go to a Secretary of State branch office to complete the paperwork.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Selling a Car in Minnesota
To sell a car in Minnesota, you’ll have to complete some paperwork and report the sale to the MN Department of Public Safety.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Selling a Car in Mississippi
Selling a car in Mississippi involves completing several key documents, including a title transfer and bill of sale.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Selling a Car in North Dakota
Selling a car in North Dakota is as simple as completing a title transfer, a few additional documents, and handing over the keys.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Selling a Car in Colorado
To sell your car in Colorado, you’ll need to complete an emissions inspection in some areas, sign the title, and keep the license plates.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Selling a Car in Alabama
When selling a car in Alabama, you’ll need to sign the title, complete a bill of sale, pay the relevant fees, and remove the plates from the vehicle.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Selling a Car in the District of Columbia
Selling a car in the District of Columbia requires both buyer and seller to fill out and sign a bill of sale and the certificate of title.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Title Transfer Michigan
You can complete a title transfer in Michigan by bringing a few essential documents, like the car’s certificate of title, to a Secretary of State branch.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Title Transfer Massachusetts
As long as you have a certificate of title and a few other key documents, you can complete a title transfer in Massachusetts in person at an RMV office.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Title Transfer Maryland
As long as you have a certificate of title and a few other key documents, you can complete a title transfer in Maryland at an MVA office.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Title Transfer Montana
If you’ve recently moved to Montana, you’ll need to transfer your title and registration within 60 days.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Title Transfer Missouri
All you need for a title transfer in Missouri is a certificate of title, a completed Missouri title application, and a few other documents.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Title Transfer Mississippi
To complete a title transfer in Mississippi, you must fill in all the information on the assignment of title and submit an application to the DMV.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Title Transfer New Jersey
It’s fairly straightforward to complete a title transfer in New Jersey. The process requires basic paperwork and fees.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Title Transfer New Hampshire
Completing a title transfer in New Hampshire is a fairly straightforward process. It requires some paperwork, fees, and a trip to the local DMV.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Title Transfer Nevada
Completing a title transfer in Nevada requires a little bit of preparation and a trip to the DMV. Read more about the steps to completing a title transfer here.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Title Transfer Nebraska
Completing a title transfer in Nebraska is a fairly easy process if you have the right information. Titles can be obtained from any county office.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Selling a Car in Iowa
Selling a car in Iowa requires you to complete some required paperwork and report the transfer to the county treasurer.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Steps for Selling a Car in Indiana
Selling a car in Indiana requires you to complete some required paperwork, sign the title, and report the transfer to the BMV.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Selling a Car in Delaware
If you’re selling a car in Delaware, you and your buyer will need to fill out and sign the title and report the sale to the DMV.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Selling a Car in Connecticut
If you’re selling a car in Connecticut, you’ll need to complete and sign the title and give it to the new owner along with a bill of sale.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Selling a Car in Kansas
Selling a car in Kansas requires you to complete some required paperwork, sign the title, and report the transfer to the DMV.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022
Selling a Car in Kentucky
Selling a car in Kentucky requires you to complete some required paperwork and sign the title.
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Jerry
Apr 27, 2022

All Questions on Selling a Car

How do you sell a car from out of state?
I’m selling my car online and a buyer contacted me with a too-good-to-be-true kind of deal. I’d love to accept it, but they live out of state. What do I need to do to sell a car to someone out of state?
Joshua Levy
Nov 18, 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?
Sophie Newman
Aug 11, 2021
Can you tell me how to sell a car in Washington?
My wife wants to sell her 2004 Nissan Altima so she can get something newer. How do we sell a car in Washington state?
Matthew Macgugan
Dec 16, 2021
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.
Phoebe Mah
Dec 06, 2021
How do I get rid of a car with a lien?
There is a lien on my vehicle but I want to sell it and use the money to buy a new one. Can I sell a car with a lien?
Matthew Macgugan
Oct 08, 2021
How do you sell a car without insurance?
I’m planning to sell my car privately. I would rather not pay for insurance if I’m not driving it. Can I sell my car without insurance?
Lauren Smith
Nov 02, 2021
How do you get rid of your car in GTA 5?
I want to get rid of one of my older cars in GTA 5. Is there an easy way to do that within the game, or do I have to delete it in my settings somehow?
Liz Jenson
Mar 23, 2022
How do I sell a car in New Jersey?
I live in New Jersey and I'm trying to sell my car. I've listed it online and gotten a couple of replies, but I'm not sure what my next step should be. What do I need to do?
Liz Jenson
Sep 23, 2021
Can I sell my car with a loan?
About a year ago I got a little ambitious and decided to buy a second car to use for cruising around my town. I didn’t consider how tricky it would be to deal with the payments and now I want to sell it. Since my car is still fairly new, I think that if I sell it I’ll get a fair price, but I still have a loan on my car. Can I sell my car with a loan?
Michael Miserendino
Nov 30, 2021
How do you sell your car in Florida?
I recently moved to Florida, and I’d like to sell my car. I know there are some rules I have to follow. How do I sell a car in Florida?
Lauren Smith
Nov 11, 2021
How do I soften old leather car seats?
Can old leather car seats be softened? I want to try to soften the seats in my car to make it look newer.
Rachel Juillerat
Oct 18, 2021
How do I sell a car privately if I still have a loan on it?
I want to sell my car privately before I finance a new one. This should get me more money than a trade-in. How can I do this?
Eric Schad
Oct 26, 2021
How can I sell my car in Texas?
I've had two cars for a while and want to get rid of my older one. What is the best way to sell my car in Texas?
Shannon Martin
Nov 01, 2021
How long does it take to transfer a car title?
How long will it take to transfer a car title to someone else? I bought a new car, so I am selling my old Jeep to my sister. I’m working on completing the title transfer. But my sister is wondering how long it will take so she can start using the car.
Phoebe Mah
Nov 12, 2021
How do you sell a Tesla?
What’s the best way to sell my Tesla? I ran into some financial problems recently, and I’d like to sell my Tesla to help pay for a cheaper car.
Liz Jenson
Nov 20, 2021
How do I sell my car with a loan?
I want to trade in my vehicle for the extra cash, but I’m still paying off my loan. ​​How do I sell my car with a loan so I can (hopefully) get some profit?
Matthew Macgugan
Dec 01, 2021
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?
Phoebe Mah
Dec 06, 2021
How do you sell a car in NFS Underground 2?
Is it possible to sell a car in NFS Underground 2? I have one that I don’t want and I could really use some other items instead, so I’m hoping that I can sell the car somehow.
Liz Jenson
Mar 21, 2022
Can you tell me how to sell a car in Missouri?
I want to sell my old vehicle and use the money for a downpayment on a new car. How do I sell a car in Missouri?
Matthew Macgugan
Dec 16, 2021
How do I apply for a lost or duplicate car title in Arkansas?
I lost my title and I need it to sell my vehicle. What should I do to apply for a duplicate or lost car title in Arkansas?
Matthew Macgugan
Nov 23, 2021
How do I sell a car in Georgia?
I moved to Atlanta recently for a job. Now that I live in the city, I want to sell my current car to get something with better fuel economy. What steps do I need to take to sell a car in Georgia?
Eric Schad
Nov 30, 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?
Liz Jenson
Nov 15, 2021
How can I sell my car in illinois?
I'm moving to Chicago this fall to attend college, and unfortunately, I can’t afford to keep a car in the city. I’m looking to sell it, but I’m not sure where to start. How do you sell a car in Illinois?
Carlos Kirby
Nov 11, 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.
Eric Schad
Aug 30, 2021
How do I check for my Honda service history?
What’s the best way to access my Honda service history? I’ve purchased a new car and want to sell my old Honda. My friend is interested in buying it but wants to see my service history.
Phoebe Mah
Dec 10, 2021
How often do you need a car inspection in Maryland?
How often should I get a car inspection if I live in Maryland? My friend said that I was supposed to get an inspection twice a year. I want to be sure that's true before I start spending money.
Joshua Levy
Oct 26, 2021
Can I sell a car with a title loan?
Is there any way for me to sell my car even though it has a title loan? I’m ready to get rid of my car and upgrade to a better one, but I’m still paying off a title loan.
Liz Jenson
Nov 08, 2021
How can I remove an old tint from my car windows?
I’m in the process of selling my car but the buyer wants the tint removed before purchasing. I agreed and know my local shop can remove it, but I was wondering if I could save some money and do it myself. How can I remove a tint from the windows?
Jack Walsh
Oct 22, 2021
How do you take a name off of a car title?
I'm selling my old Toyota soon, and I'm not sure how to change the name on its pink slip. How can I take the name off of a car title so I can list the buyer as the owner?
Matthew Macgugan
Dec 06, 2021
How can you fix a scuffed tire’s sidewall?
I’m in the process of trying to sell my car, so I want it to look as nice as possible. I’ve washed both the interior and exterior, but how can I fix scuff marks in the tires’ sidewall?
Jack Walsh
Jan 18, 2022

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