This guide is a simple way of selling your car! Everything what you need to know! For some people, the thought of selling a car can be a daunting prospect. But the only thing you need to do is write the advert, and then just wait till the buyer calls you by phone or email.
PREPARING YOUR CAR FOR SALE - First thing a clean car is a loved car. So clean your car inside and out. Change the oil if needed. Check your tyres incase of a flat including spare, also check for air pressure. Make sure you have the V5 document. Make sure you have all previous receipts, service books, M.O.T certificates.
DEALING WITH BUYERS - You've prepared the car, written the best car, and the photo looks superb...All you got to do now is sit back and wait for your phone to ring or check your email.
THE VEIWING - When the buyer arrives, it is important to keep on top of the situation. Follow this and you should'nt got wrong: Meet the buyer at your own turf - it'll make you feel more ease and less vulnerable. Never leave the buyer with the keys. Never let them wander around your house. Make sure you have a friend or relative around.
THE TEST DRIVE - Never, ever let a buyer go out alone. Never leave keys in the ignition when swapping seats.
CLOSING THE DEAL - Many buyers will insist of having a professional inspection, so your serious about selling the car, you shoudnt have any objections. Nine out of ten, buyers will want to haggle over the price. You have to be reasonable - so stick to the lowest price and stick to it. Above all, keep your head! Don't refuse to take offers - you'll find buyers walking away. In the ideal world only accept cash.
PAPER WORK - Before the buyer leaves, make sure you fill out all the necessary details in the main section, and new keepers supplement of the logbook. Give the supplement of the log book to the buyer and post the main part to the DVLA.
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