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Escrow Accounts – Taking the Stress Out of Buying/Selling a Vehicle

by David Link on

The Internet has made it easy to buy and sell titled vehicles, regardless of what city, state, and even country you live in. However, with the increased convenience and opportunity, there’s also an increase in risk. Scams and fraud are very real concerns when it comes to making any purchase on the web. This risk […]

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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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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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