Car Buying Tip 1 - Take Your Time

Realize how big a purchase a car is. It's the second-largest purchase most people make after buying a home. When you buy a home, you have so much help: a broker to help you find the home, and a mortgage broker for financing. An inspector, an attorney, a title search, a mover, and more.


But when you buy a car, nobody is there to help you. And the dealers want you to THINK you can waltz in to the dealership and buy a car in an afternoon... and you can, but you will pay much more if you do. So, just take your time and do a little bit at a time.

By Robin Segal

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November 24, 20050 found this helpful

Buying a car needs time. Considered all the cars in the class that interest you. You should have a good idea what you can afford. You should know if you want to buy or lease your next car. You should have test driven your top choices. Let me share you a "Quick guide to buying SUVs" - .

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December 8, 20050 found this helpful

I usually allow three months to buy my next car. Notice I did not say new car. That's a sucker bet.

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