5 Tips for Buying a Used Car During the Holidays

1. Be Prepared to Buy QuicklyMany businesses flush out old inventory during the Holidays! This is great for you because the pricing will be at the lowest point in the year. Once you enter a car lot (unless it is CarsMark) you are going to be pressured by Salesmen to make a purchase quickly. 2. Research before you Visit the Car Lot Again, once you enter a car lot, you will feel a lot of pressure to buy. Make sure you have researched the following before you visit: What is your budget? How much can you afford? (Hint: Don’t forget to look at insurance too)How am I planning on financing? (Hint: Check your credit score and plan on having a large down payment the worse your credit is)What features do I need in a car?What car offers my features and is in my price range? 3. Take Advantage of Memberships Did you know that having … Continued

Having Nightmares about Car Buying?

Having Nightmares about buying a New Car? Do you associate buying a new car with the equivalent of being chased by Freddy Krueger?  Have no fear, your friends and family at CarsMark are here to help! As much as we love scary movies and Halloween- car buying should not be so scary! As a family owned and operated business with over 30 years of experience in the auto industry, we have gathered crucial tips to help you have a better car buying experience!Always start with your research first! For Instance, what you need and can afford.We recommend creating a budget to see what monthly payment you can afford. For example there is an easy to use template you can download Here!            (Hint: Don’t forget to consider auto insurance)Next check your credit score! You can check and monitor your credit score for free at CreditKarmaAfter that, gather the … Continued