10 Steps to Selling Your Car

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10 Steps to Selling Your Car

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  • Consider market factors affecting the sale of your car (don't try to sell a convertible in the winter), for example.
  • Check online classified ads to see what others in your area are asking for your type of vehicle.
  • Determine a selling price for your car using Edmunds.com's Appraisal tool.
  • Give your car "curb appeal" by cleaning and detailing it. Fix any problems or drop the price and sell it "as is."
  • Get a smog inspection if required by your state DMV.
  • Consider buying an Autocheck.com vehicle history report, or getting a mechanic's inspection report to show prospective buyers.
  • Create a "For Sale" sign for your car window.
  • Post an eye-catching online classified advertisement.
  • Make yourself available to answer calls from potential buyers.
  • Arrange to show the car to prospective buyers.
  • Negotiate your best selling price by knowing the market and not dropping your price too quickly. Be patient. Don't let yourself be pressured.
  • Collect payment for the car by getting a cashier's check or cash.
  • Finalize the sale by fulfilling all state motor vehicles department paperwork to transfer ownership and limit your liability.
  • Remove all personal items from your car before the new owner drives it away.
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By caddyman32
on 01/08/11
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