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No matter where you buy your used car, be prepared to stand firm. There are a bazillion other cars you could fall in love with. Be willing to walk away from car if deal doesn't meet criteria you laid out earlier. Your ability to negotiate a great deal will increase by leaps and bounds.
Always know market value of any car you're considering and make your first offer lower. You want a little room to negotiate.
Ask for a detailed vehicle history report and service records from seller. This report can identify major problems including past accidents, flood damage, and odometer discrepancies. When you decide to buy a car, make sure you get it checked out by a trusted mechanic before you hand over any money. Thatís absolutely crucial.
Buying a used car can be one of most exciting purchases you ever make. Following a few guidelines will ensure that itís also one of wisest!
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