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How to Spot a Desperate Seller

The key to being able to successfully ‘flip’ a vehicle is being able to buy the vehicle for the right amount in the first place, this allows you a Pre-built buffer in the price to be able to drive, enjoy and sell it the vehicle at no loss and in an ideal scenario make money! We cannot stress enough that …

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What is a Car Pre Purchase Inspection ?

We always recommend every car is given a thorough inspection before purchase, a car should be seen as an investment and you should only hand over your hard earned money once you know exactly what it is that you buying. After all, would you buy a house without going out to see it and getting a survey done on it? …

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How to Inspect a Used Car Before Purchase

  A Car needs to be thoroughly inspected before you even consider a purchase, this becomes even more critical when looking to buy a privately. You are covered by far fewer rights when buying a Car Privately, therefore, you certainly need to apply the ‘Buyer Beware’ caution. Below we talk through in detail on the things you need to pay …

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How to Test Drive a Used Car

A test drive is vital before you decide to buy a car, its one of the last verification steps to ensure the car performs as it should. We don’t suggest you buy a car without a test drive being carried out, this article will aim to teach you how to maximise your opportunity of’ ‘the test drive’ and the things …

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Top 9 Tools for Buying and Selling a Car

Buying and selling cars is a process which has taken us time to refine and perfect, we have personally used these tools when both buying and selling cars and is our honest reflection in terms of product recommendation, use this post to fast-track the learning process and simply know what you need to know! Below is a list of the …

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13 Negotiation Tips When Buying a Used Car

Negotiation is key when it comes to getting a good deal, usually, sellers will expect a degree of ‘bartering’ before a final price is agreed. There is a difference between submitting a well-constructed offer with some rationale behind it and just throwing in ‘Low Ball’ offers which tend to annoy people. In the article below we talk through the things, …

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Would You Buy a Car With a Engine Light on?

Seeing an engine light on a car can be a sign there is something significantly wrong with a car, however, sometimes it’s not always as it seems and some really great deals can be unearthed. Would you buy a car with an engine light on? After a full diagnosis of the fault and cost analysis, an informed decision can be …

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How Do you Check if a Car has Been in an Accident

Cars can cost a lot of money, in order to protect the investment you need to make sure you know what you are buying. Accident damage can often be concealed by sellers and made to appear as if nothing ever happened. We give you the lowdown below. So how do you check if a car has been in an accident? …

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How Do You Check the MOT History of a Car

An important aspect when considering buying a car is the MOT history, this gives an insight into the ‘health of a car and can be the determining factor in buying the car or not So how do you check the MOT History of a car? By using a free government database which records current and previous MOT data What is …