6 Things to Know Before Buying a Used Car

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·         Research Used Cars and Prices

You can check used car prices local on classifieds and online through sites like Edmunds.com, KBB.com and Cars.com

·         Know What Questions to Ask

Before contacting the person who is selling the used car, be prepared to ask questions, here is link to some questions you should ask. Questions

·         Have the Car Inspected

Nowadays, you can run a vehicle history report online for the car you are interested in buying. It’s still important to have the car inspected by a mechanic, to find potential issues, like leaks or unreported accidents.

·         Have a Test Drive

Only by test driving the car can give you a better feel if the car is the right fit for you, at the same time you can pay attention to few more items, like listening for problematic noises to strange smells.

·         Be Prepared to Negotiate

Knowledge is the most powerful tool when negotiating the price of the used car. With the research you’ve done on price, the questions you’ve asked, the mechanic inspection and your test drive, you are ready to negotiate the best price!

·         Get the Car Title

Tittle in hand means there is no loan or lien on the used car you are about to purchase. In case of an electronic tittle check with the DMV to verify ownership and transfer the tittle. Make sure name on the tittle matches the seller’s ID.