Trying To Sell Your Car Fast? How To Make It Marketable

Automotive Blog

If you're looking to sell your car privately in a hurry and you feel you re offering someone a reliable car at a good price, there are a few ways you can make your car more appealing when you go to list it. You can let all of the potential buyers in on all of the information that they'll want to know.

When you list the automobile for sale you'll want to scan a copy of the VIN report, a mechanical inspection, and a report that shows what others are paying for the same car in the area.

VIN History Report                           

Provide a free VIN history report for people to look at so they can see if the vehicle has been in any major accidents or had major repairs. You also want to show them that the mileage on the odometer is accurate, that the vehicle was serviced if it was reported, and they can look at how many people had owned the vehicle before you. Click here for more information about VIN history reports.

Mechanical Inspection

Take the vehicle to a local mechanical shop and pay to get an inspection, so you can show any potential buyer that there is nothing wrong with the car mechanically that they will have to worry about when they purchase it. This shows that you have nothing to hide from the buyer, and that the car is in relatively good condition. This also helps prevent surprises if someone takes the car to get inspected before they decide to buy it.

Recent Sales Comparisons

There are sites used to compare the sale prices of vehicles in your exact area, and you can use these comparable to show buyers that you are giving them a good deal or a fair price for the vehicle that you're trying to sell. You can also use this information to set the price for the vehicle if you were too high or too low to begin with.

If you are going to sell your car, make sure that you give all the buyers all this information in advance and they'll be ready to buy a car that they know is in good condition and a good deal. Make sure that you take great pictures of the inside and outside to make the car more desirable to buyers, and you may want to consider getting the inside and the outside of the car detailed before you list it or have it test driven.


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