Memorial Day weekend is like walking down the perfume isle of a busy retailer. There is virtually no way of escaping all the deals in the air. But with so many options, it may be easy to get bogged down in the deals and worse, make a bad buying decision.
Here are some tips to consider when buying a car with your Memorial Day cash.
More often than not, selling your current car is part of the process of buying a newer car. While many people just trade in their car to the dealership, others seek alternatives to get more bang for their buck. However, selling your car privately can become a hassle between all the classifieds, failed offers and playing the waiting game. Weight out your options and find the best way that works for you. Consider Copart Direct, which is a simple and fast way to get cash for your car. You can request an offer for your car and if you’re happy with the offer, your car will typically be picked up between 24 hours…in exchange for cash of course.
Now that you have more cash in your pocket you’re ready to start the process. When browsing for cars, you will want to make sure that the VIN number is available to you. The VIN number of a car is its own fingerprint. With this, you can track the vehicle’s life and any mishap the vehicle may have had. When shopping at Copart the VIN number of each vehicle is conveniently placed on each item’s information details.
Sometimes checking the VIN number may not be enough. Smart buyers will want to schedule an inspection of the vehicle. If you are a car savvy shopper like most of our Copart shoppers, you may want to do the inspection yourself, which can be done during regular business hours. If you want a little more piece of mind or don’t feel as confident about doing the inspection yourself you can contact a professional to do it for you! You can search inspectors in the Copart website here.
Whether you’re an experienced car buyer or just looking for something new, following these simple tips may save you from a bad buying experience.