How To Sell Your Car

For sale sign in the rear window of a burgundy vehicle.

it time to upgrade your vehicle. David Scott Lee Buick GMC, doesn’t just provide the Crestview area with a fully stocked Buick and GMC dealership. We also, provide you with an easy way to sell your old car. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about how to sell your vehicle in Crestview, Florida.

Preparing Your Vehicle

There are two option for selling your vehicle. You can sell to a private buyer or you can choose to sell to a reputable dealership like David Scott Lee Buick GMC. Selling your vehicle to a private buyer has a lot more steps than selling directly to our dealership but no matter which route you take, we’re here to help.

If you plan to sell to a private buyer, first, you ‘ll need to prep your car. You can schedule an appointment with our service center to have your vehicle detailed. It’s also a good idea to let a professional auto technician inspect your vehicle and make any repairs it needs. Because we can do all of those things ourselves, you can skip the prep-work when you sell your vehicle to David Scott Lee Buick GMC.

Finding A Buyer

After you’ve put in the work to get your vehicle ready to sell, it’s time to find a buyer. You may accrue some small advertising costs while you look for a buyer. At the very least, you’ll need to take photos of your vehicle and post it online for sale. Be prepare to field calls about your vehicle. Potential buyers will commonly ask questions about the following details.

  • The make, model, and trim level of your vehicle
  • The mileage of your vehicle
  • Advanced safety features
  • Information about the interior materials
  • Included infotainment features

Make a write up of this information to post alongside your photos. Next, schedule viewings. Make sure you verify each potential buyer’s insurance before allowing them to test drive your car.

With David Scott Lee Buick GMC, all you have to do is show us your vehicle. No making calls or answering tons of questions.

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Closing the Sale

When you’ve finally found a buyer, there’s just one step left — closing the sale. Be prepared to haggle over the price. Once a final sales price is decided, ask for cash or a cashier’s check from your buyer. Do NOT accept a personal check.

Then comes the paperwork. Properly fill out the title, request a photo copy of their Driver’s license, and make sure the buyer registers the vehicle in their name as soon as possible. Even when the sell is finalized, you may hear from the buyer if they encounter mechanical problems in the future.

Alternatively, sell your vehicle to David Scott Lee Buick GMC and all you’ll need to do is pick up your cash or check. Ready to start the process? Visit us today.

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