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Buying a Used Car From a Private Seller: Legalities

There are pros and cons to buying a car from a private seller.

Beware of Flood-Damaged Cars

What a consumer can do to avoid buying a flood-damaged used car.

Vehicle Cloning: Stolen Vehicles Hiding in Plain Sight

Cloning VINs as a way to mask the identity of stolen cars is gaining in popularity. What is cloning and how can you avoid a cloned used...

Buying a Car: Common Scams to Consider

Before you buy a new or used car, check out our list of some common car-buying scams so that you don't find yourself swindled.

Selling Your Car: Common Scams

We've taken some of the stress out of selling your car by listing a few common scams you should be aware of.

What to Know When Buying a Used Car

Before you buy a car, make sure to check its history and know where it has been.

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