Buying & Selling

Articles about new and used car buying and selling. Everything from new car features & technology to car shopping tips. Find insights into car buying and selling whether you’re a first-time car buyer, a seasoned car-buying expert, or privately selling your car.


How to Get a Great Deal on Craigslist

by Jason Biggs on

If you’re in the market for a used car or truck, the popular website Craigslist is great place to look. However, if you want a great deal, you have to know the basics… and you have to act fast. NOTE: Remember—the purpose of this article is not to tell you how to buy a car […]

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What Your Car Says About You by Jeff Wozer on

Just as you are what you eat, you also are what you drive. The type of vehicle you own conveys insight on your personality, your likes and dislikes, your hobbies, preferred pets and more. Minivan cheers and hoots: You spend every weekend pretending you like all the other parents at your child’s soccer games. Street […]

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What if I Unknowingly Purchase a Flood-Damaged Car? by Melissa Crumish on

If you recently bought a used or new vehicle that you suspect has flood damage, all is not lost. State and federal lemon laws are in place to protect consumers. But you’ll want to be diligent about getting to the bottom of this. That’s because water damage to a vehicle is serious business. In fact, […]

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Documents You Need When Buying or Selling a Used Car by Melissa Crumish on

Title Transfers for Used Vehicles There’s more to buying or selling used vehicles than shaking hands and accepting (or writing) checks. There’s a protocol to follow, requiring you submit specific forms to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). These forms are then processed and filed to legally complete the title transfer. Bill of Sale, Car […]

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What to Do if You Buy a Lemon From an Auto Dealer by Melissa Crumish on

Outside of maybe seeing a student driver car practicing a parallel turn next to your new vehicle, nothing causes more fear in new car owners than inadvertently getting saddled with a lemon. Your new carefully planned investment has become a mechanical albatross, costing you time and money with every repair. Fortunately, however, you are protected […]

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