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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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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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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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Changing Vehicle Ownership: Why Title Transfers Matter by Kat Saks on

Whether you’ve sold or given away your vehicle – or bought or been given a new car – there’s a process to switching vehicle ownership. Namely, you have to transfer the title. Before you drive off, make sure your transaction is official by completing your state’s title transfer requirements. Title Transfer Basics The title is […]

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