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How the Condition of your Car Affects the Price
Sep05

How the Condition of your Car Affects the Price

Before selling your car it pays to consider what condition it is in. We have some tips to improve your selling chances Time takes its toll on cars and everything from salt, grit, rain, snow to people and pets leave an indelible mark on your once pristine vehicle. When it comes to selling your car, restoring it to its former glory will not only reap the best price but it will have buyers falling over each other to get their hands on...

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What is my car actually worth?
Nov16

What is my car actually worth?

The value of your car can vary depending on a number of factors. So how do you know how much your car is worth, Suzanne Keane explains? More than likely you have a figure in your head – maybe it’s what you paid for the car, maybe more but have you ever actually thought about what the value of your car is? The first step in getting an accurate idea of what your car is worth is to look online. There are plenty of Irish websites that...

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How to get the best price for your car
Feb15

How to get the best price for your car

Restoring your car for sale can pay off but don’t go overboard, writes Geraldine Herbert There is good news if you are planning to sell your car Motorcheck says prices for second-hand cars have risen sharply since 2010. On average, it costs about 18% more for a three-year-old car today than it did in 2010. This is most likely due to two factors: the shortage of stock has meant used car prices are higher, and the recovery in the...

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Stolen Car Scams
Oct22

Stolen Car Scams

Gardaí are warning  of the dangers of bogus bank drafts writes Geraldine Herbert Anyone selling or buying a car should be careful of bogus bank drafts. According to the Gardaí counterfeit bank drafts are being used to pay for cars and up to €300,000 has been netted to date in these type of car scams So how can you protect yourself against scams when selling a car 1)    FRAUSTERS will never actually view your vehicle which he/she is...

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Getting the Best Price for Your Car
Jan22

Getting the Best Price for Your Car

When it comes to selling your car on, a bit of savvy and plenty of elbow grease will reap rewards,  Suzanne Keane offers some tips to get the best price for your car. It happens to all new cars. Before too long your once pristine vehicle is showing signs of neglect. Everything from salt, grit, rain, snow and mud attack the minute it is driven from the showroom. Inside, the upholstery keeps no secrets and scuffs and dirt marks bear...

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5 tips for selling
Jan14

5 tips for selling

Selling your car can be a daunting experience but whether you’re selling privately or trading in a few simple steps will help you get the cash you’re looking for and increase your chances of selling quickly!   5 tips for selling your car 1. Car Wash First impressions count so the most important thing you can do to improve the chances of selling your car is to have it spotlessly clean for any viewings – Spend at...

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