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Getting Paid: How to Handle Payment as a Private Seller

by Melissa Crumish on

After days of working on selling your car, you finally find a buyer, shifting attention to getting paid. Depending on the price of your used car, you may not feel comfortable holding such a large amount of cash, but if you accept check – personal or cashier – there’s always the remote chance it could […]

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Selling Cars vs. Donating Cars: Which is Right for You? by Kathy Teel on

Most folks are familiar with the process of selling a car, even if they’ve never actually sold or bought one. After completing some paperwork, one person walks away with some extra coin and another drives away in a new ride. Vehicle donation, however, isn’t as common. Donating your car to charity is a quick way […]

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How to Sell Your Car to Family Members and Friends by Melissa Crumish on

Selling a car to a family member or friend is no different than selling your car to a stranger. Well, almost no different. The final sales price can be significantly lower, but we’ll address this a few lines down. State Auto Sales Rules and Regulations Each state follows a different policy regarding transferring used cars […]

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Buyer Beware: How To Avoid a Car-Buying Scam by Cara Hopkins on

Buying a car is a big deal. Outside of a house, it is often the most expensive item in our possession. It is also one of the riskiest investments you will ever make. If you aren’t careful, you can find yourself paying hundreds (or even thousands) more than your car is worth. In the worst […]

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