Need Christmas Money? Sell Your Used Car

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Do you need Christmas money? If so, one of the best things that you can do is to sell your used car before Christmas.

Selling your used car is one of the best ways to generate fast cash because there’s no denying that if your car still runs properly there may be someone out there who needs reliable transportation and would be interested in purchasing it.

Although you may be ready to sell your used car, it’s not as easy as taking pictures of your car and posting your listing on Craigslist or Facebook. You actually have to know how to sell your car effectively or else you may end up selling it for less than what it’s worth.

Thankfully, in this article, we will provide you with several tips that you can use to sell your used car like a pro.

Get It Ready for Sale

This tip is very important because, if you look at your vehicle like a product that has to be sold you will be able to sell it for what the vehicle is currently worth rather than having to sell it for a discount because the vehicle is in “as is” condition.

To get your vehicle ready for sale make sure that it’s clean on the inside/outside.  You may also want to have your used car washed / waxed and have the oil changed as well.

Market Your Vehicle Online & Offline

Once your used car, truck, or van is ready for sale the next thing that you should do is start marketing it both online and offline.

You should take pictures of your vehicle and post your advertisements on websites like Craigslist or Facebook because by posting your vehicle on these websites you are likely to get a lot of interest very quickly compared to just listing your vehicle in the classified section of your local newspaper.

Meet with buyers

Last of all, but most important, once you’ve listed your car online the next thing to do is to start meeting with buyers.

This is typically one of the most complicated aspects of selling a used car because some buyers may try to lowball you on price and get you to take less money than what your vehicle is worth.

To sell your vehicle for the correct price, it’s best to research the make, model, and year of your car online via websites like autotrader.com, in advance, just so you are aware of what you should sell it for before meeting with buyers.

Sell Your Car to Fred’s Auto Removal

There’s no doubt that selling a used vehicle yourself can take a lot of time and effort.

Thankfully, when you sell your used car to Fred’s Auto Removal you can save the time, money, and hassle of having to sell your car yourself, and you can count on being paid cash for what your vehicle is really worth.

Get started with selling your car contact Fred’s Auto today by calling us at (503) 810-1061 or connect with us online.

 

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