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.

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The Pros and Cons of Motorcycle Ownership

by Kat Saks on

To bike or not to bike? That is the question! If you are considering motorcycle ownership, you probably want to weigh the pros and cons before you buy. Use this list to help you decide. Owning a Motorcycle: Pros The cool factor. Riding a hog might help you turn more heads and give you street […]

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Tips for Buying or Selling a Salvage Vehicle by Melissa Crumish on

Whether you’re buying or selling a salvage vehicle, the bottom line is that you’re dealing with damaged goods. From a selling standpoint, it’s your responsibility to make any prospective buyer aware of the vehicle’s salvage status, and from a buyer’s standpoint, it’s your responsibility to know what you’re investing money in. Selling a Salvaged Vehicle […]

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Tips for Buying a New or Used Scooter by Melissa Crumish on

Shopping for a new or used scooter is no different than shopping for a motorcycle or car. It takes research and patience. Shopping for New and Used Mopeds and Scooters To help with your decision, consider the following: Will you use it strictly in city traffic for commuting to and from work or school? Or […]

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Where to Get a Bill of Sale by Cara Hopkins on

Whether you are driving a brand new vehicle off a dealership’s lot or you found a hidden gem from a private owner on the Internet, buying a car carries with it some basic legal responsibilities. Let the Dealership Handle Your Paperwork New or used vehicles purchased from a licensed dealer have the added benefit that […]

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When to Use a Bill of Sale by Nadia Ibanez on

Handing over a used car to a new owner might seem like a simple process, but there are a few necessary requirements you don’t want skip. What Is a Bill of Sale? In many states, a bill of sale is one of these requirements. Generally, the seller presents this document; however, if you’re buying a […]

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What Is a Bill of Sale? by Alicia Sparks on

Are you familiar with invoices? Surely you’re familiar with receipts. Well, think of a bill of sale as a combination of an invoice and a receipt. Not only does it act as a record of the transaction, but also it includes all the specifics of the goods. Who Needs a Bill of Sale? Some states […]

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Sales Tax and Title Transfer Fees by Melissa Crumish on

Vehicle Sales Tax and Title Transfer Fees Be sure, when budgeting for a new car, to account for the possibility of sales tax and title transfer fees. In the excitement of the purchase, it’s easy to overlook these two after-the-fact charges. Car Sales Tax Excuse yourself from reading this section if you reside in Delaware, […]

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