We all do read articles related to selling our cars online, how to sell cars? Where to advertise and how to grab the attention of the buyer? But in our haste we do not focus much on the things which can create problems between you and the interested buyer. One should be aware of the points which can create an atmosphere of mistrust between the buyer and the seller.
When you post an ad online “I want to sell a car” or even in the newspaper there is a list of things which you shouldn’t do or avoid doing.
1. BE TRANSPARENT
After advertising your car, be specific with the description of the car you are about to sell. Point out the defects and highlight the plus points of your vehicle. People are aware of the fact that there are very less used cars in the market which are in perfect condition. So do not hesitate in describing the actual condition of your car. If your car is in their budget they won’t think twice to buy it. If there are some major repairs which needs to be done get them done before in hand, but if you do not have the budget to fix the defects mention them in the ad you posted and lower the price of your car. This way you will be able to create a trustworthy relation with the buyer. Do not mislead the buyer by writing a glowing +ad which doesn’t match with your car features.
2. ASK FOR A REALISTIC PRICE
There is an ad in the newspaper “I want to sell a car”, people will attract towards it but do ad a reasonable price otherwise after reading the ad people won’t even bother looking at it again. Try posting such ads everywhere print media, social media, local news. Tell your friends at work ask them to spread the word in their circle. You can even put a poster on the back screen of your car and park it somewhere it can be seen by most people.
3. DO NOT RUSH INTO A DEAL
Once a potential buyer approaches you, it is the time when you have to slow things down and wait for a while. Let the buyer check your car from inside out, even allow him to take your car for a test drive. This way you will get to know the new owner of the car and would be able to build a healthy relationship with him.
4. BE FLEXIBLE
Do not be so rigid and stubborn once you get an interested buyer for your car. In order to sell it quick sometimes you have to agree to the terms and conditions of the buyer as well. Do not stick to a price you often have to bend backward in order to make a good deal.
If you have to sell your car real quick then you has to get agree to the terms of the buyer, this way you will be able to convert your asset into money. You cannot always get a buyer who agrees to your desired price. We hope that the while selling your car you will keep in mind the suggestions given above and try making a good deal.