The key to a great deal on a new car purchase or lease

When dealerships compete you win! We all know that competition drives prices down. Dealerships do everything they can to discourage you from making them compete. If you research new car prices online you’ll  quickly find it impossible to get complete information about the car you want to buy. A few of the issues I find… Read More

Five Things to Consider When Setting a Budget for a New Car Purchase [Checklist]

Let’s discuss what you should consider when establishing a budget for your new vehicle. Too often people focus on only the price or payment of the vehicle. This can cause them to purchase a vehicle they may not really want because it fits the payment or price point they desire. That sounds like the reasonable… Read More

What’s The Value Of My Trade In and Should I Sell It On My Own?

Everyone wants to know their trade in value and whether they would be better off selling on their own. I’ll take you down a decision-making process to help you determine whether to trade in or whether to try to sell as owner. And by the end, the goal is that you begin thinking more like… Read More

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How To Answer These 10 Commonly Asked Dealer Questions [List]

Negotiating a car deal is more like chess than checkers. Here are 10 questions you will likely be asked and how you should respond. Remember, in any negotiation the person who speaks the most loses. Knowing what to expect and how to handle it could save you thousands! 1. What payment are you expecting?  You should… Read More

Five Mistakes Car Buyers Make

Let’s talk about the five mistakes most car buyers make. It’s a complicated transaction; buying a car. You have got to come in with the knowledge and confidence to make yourself a fair deal. Mistake 1: Not being prepared. Car buyers shouldn’t  shop without knowing their credit score, having a set budget and knowing the kind of vehicle they want.  I understand your desire to test drive vehicles to see… Read More