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Buying a car can be stressful for many people.  However it does not have to be.  There are some true and tried ways of making this experience as easy as possible.  Here are our suggestions for making this an awesome experience.

• Find out what others are paying for the same new or used car, there are apps called “true car” and use it to negotiate.  Leverage for lack of a better word.  If you know what your car is worth, an idea of what you can sell it for then you can have more basis for position.  If you are selling a car to a dealer per say you can have a general idea of what the trade in value of your car would be.  If you are buying a car then you can have a better idea as to what the car goes for.

• When it comes to the best day for you to go buy a car, then Saturday is usually the worst day of the week. Why is this true?  Because of several reasons, the first the lot will be busy, that means that any sales person you speak to might be distracted.  Might feel a sense of pressure to rush through your sale to attend other customers. Also, the other reason is that most people work during the weekdays, 9-5 and therefore their weekends are sacred.  Unless you are a gear-head and love cars, the idea of spending one of your two free days dealing with car salesman is probably not high on your list of priorities.

• The best time of the month to get a new car is towards the end.  Go to your local dealership because there is usually an end of the month quota for many car salesmen, so you may get a little extra taken off the top.  Thus allowing some wiggle room when it comes to getting a few dollars off your car purchase.  There is more pressure from their sales managers to meet their sales expectations.

What we want is for you to have the most information so that you can to make a smarter car buying experience.  When it comes to selling your car, that is where we come in.  At Car Snappy you will get cash for your car so that when it does come time for you to buy your new or used car you can get the best and most useful information.

Whether a new or used dealership, the managers all have their sales quotas to meet, this seems to be quite universal.  Therefore this information remains pertinent. The most reliable way to ensure that you get the most off your car purchase is to arm yourself with information.  Get your credit score, get an idea as to what financing you may be eligible for, that gives you leverage.  Get an idea as to what cars you may be interested in purchasing, those that you can afford, figure out what they are going for otherwise. That way when you arrive at a dealership you will know if the price that is displayed is accurate or within the ballpark.

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