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How to Obtain a Business License as an Auto Dealer

by Nadia Ibanez on

Some people have discovered a love for selling cars and have found thrills in vending the right car for every customer. Auto dealers and salespeople have a certain finesse for selling new and used cars that not everyone can relate to. If you are thinking about entering the auto dealer workforce, whether as a new […]

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How to Complete A Dealer License Application by Kathy Teel on

If you want to own your own car dealership, the first step is applying for a dealers license. A dealers license will allow you to purchase new and used cars and resell them to the public. Dealer License: State Requirements Vary Although each state’s requirements to obtain and apply for auto dealers licenses vary, actually […]

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How to Read the Fine Print Before You Buy a Car by Kat Saks on

The sight of a car sales contract might make your eyes glass over, but you should sign carefully when buying a car. Before you sign on the dotted line, understand the fine print you might see on your auto sales contract. Verify the Basic Vehicle Sale Information Typically, the first portion of a new or […]

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Car Buying Incentives 101: Special Deals That Get You to Buy! by Melissa Crumish on

Auto dealerships employ many tactics for enticing customers into buying new cars: TV commercials, full-page newspaper ads, and sometimes even adopting whacky names like “Dealin’ Doug.” But, probably the one that snares most attention is car buying incentives. Dealerships usually offer these to help move slow-selling new cars and used cars off their lots. In […]

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6 Tips for Negotiating Price When Buying a Car by Kathy Teel on

Few of us know how to negotiate auto sales, preferring instead to ask a few questions and then agree to whatever the dealership wants – sometimes, whether or not we can afford it. Sometimes, buying a car is stressful, and the list of fees and taxes that go along with it seem set in stone […]

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