You bring the vehicle you are selling to our lot and rent a display space to expose your vehicle to the buying public. Our fee covers a 4-week period of time, and we advertise for you and list your vehicle, with picture, on our web site.
By providing us with a set of keys, we can open the vehicle and start it up for an interested buyer. We can also facilitate test drives if you choose that option. In that case, we require the potential buyer be over the age of 21, show a valid drivers license and proof of insurance. One of our lot staff will accompany the driver.
No, we do not negotiate your sale and we do not charge you a commission when it sells.
The right price is of prime importance. We can help you value your vehicle with NADA or Kelley Blue Book appraisals.
With our experience, we can help you determine how best to present your vehicle.
Your callers, therefore, will be those who are serious buyers, rather than simply calling to obtain information. In fact, if you receive numerous phone calls . . . more than what is typical . . . and still do not sell, it may indicate some unusual circumstance. If you need help pinpointing the problem, we are happy to help.
The more attention you pay to the interior and exterior appearance of your vehicle, the better your chances of selling your vehicle quickly and for the price you expect. Anticipate a potential buyer will:
Have available any service and repair bills or the warranty booklet for inspection. During a test drive, expect the buyer may check:
As the owner of the vehicle, you must continue to insure it. We require, at a minimum, that you carry the limits mandated by state law. It is no different than if you were selling the vehicle out of your own driveway . . . you will want to insure for liability and damage risk. Our lot provides security for your vehicle, but it does not eliminate the need for insurance.
Once you have a Bill of Sale in hand and have turned over the keys, the vehicle's insurance becomes the responsibility of the new owner. We can show you how to handle the Bill of Sale and title transfer correctly.
Security precautions include locked fencing, lights, and random security inspections.
At the lot, you can obtain detailed information from the window sticker on the vehicle. It also provides contact information for the owner. Vehicle picture and information is also shown on the lot's web site.
We can help you with that. Our lot staff can open the vehicle to show you its interior and allow you to listen to it run.
We can facilitate test driving a vehicle. You must be over the age of 21, show a valid drivers license and proof of insurance. One of our lot staff will accompany you. You and the owner may prefer that the owner accompany you on a test drive, so you are then able to discuss the vehicle directly with the owner.
You negotiate your purchase directly with the owner. We are available to show you how to handle the Bill of Sale and title transfer correctly.
Yes, you would make those arrangements with the vehicle owner. Check with our lot staff as they may have referrals for you.
We can help you obtain either an NADA or Kelley Blue Book valuation of the vehicle you are interested in purchasing. Having that as a base, you are better able to determine if there are reasons the vehicle is worth more or less.