Overview: How to Sell a Car

Step 1: Prepare to Sell

  • Get a mechanical check
  • Clean interior and exterior
  • Price your vehicle
  • Organize paperwork

Step 2: Advertise Your Car

  • Choose advertising
  • Gather car details
  • Create your advertisement
  • Manage your advertisement

Step 4: Close the Deal

  • Get paperwork to close the deal
  • Negotiate the sale
  • Protect yourself financially and legally
  • Transfer ownership

Step 3: Find a Buyer

  • Field calls
  • Conduct test drives
  • Watch for selling pitfalls

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