Selling a car, via negotiation, is an art form. Negotiation is all about persuading the other person that you have something of extreme value that they need. If you do that, money becomes a secondary issue because the other party will want to seal … [Read more...] about Selling Cars Privately or Via Dealership? What You Must Know
Last week, we took the MINI to the dealer for some work and got a rental from the in-house Enterprise Rent-A-Car. The dealership agreed to cover the whole cost for the Toyota Corolla even though we had to keep it an extra 8 hours, but I still had to … [Read more...] about I’ll Refund That for You THIS Time…
For the past month, the MINI Cooper's "service engine soon" light has come on, but then it's gone off just a few days later. I figured it was just some bad fuel and let it go. Since the closest MINI dealership is about 30 miles away, I wanted a few … [Read more...] about MINI Cooper Warranty and Maintenance Plans Worked for Us
Have you ever considered financing your new car for 84 months? That's a full 7 year loan! Granted, I've had my share of 72 month loans. Heck, our Chevy Malibu was a 72-month finance, but we paid it off in just 2 years! But not everyone is getting … [Read more...] about More Auto Buyers Turning to Leases and Longer-Term Loans
I just read this short article this morning about a couple whose truck was destroyed by fire on the way to the dealer to trade it in. The article didn't state any dollar figures, but in the end, the dealership still accepted the truck as a … [Read more...] about An Honest Car Dealer?
For our holiday trip to PA, we took my Honda Ridgeline, even though we've proven the cost efficiency of driving the MINI over the truck. Honestly, we needed the extra space for gifts and for a reclined seat for my back. We got back Tuesday night, … [Read more...] about The MINI Cooper is sick!