Selling your vehicle on Craigslist is a great way to get the most money for your vehicle. Craigslist is a top rated websites on the Internet, drawing millions of visitors per day. Advertising your vehicle on Craigslist is perhaps the best way to gain exposure in order to sell your vehicle. While many for sale by owner website's charge to post an ad, Craigslist used cars is still free in most areas of the United States. There are certain areas of the US that Craigslist charges a small fee in order to post.
When it comes to selling a used vehicle, the first thing that you need to do is clean your vehicle up. A clean vehicle will sell much faster than a dirty one. If you are not into cleaning, you can hire a professional to detail your vehicle for a couple hundred dollars. Detailing a vehicle involves washing, waxing, vacuuming, cleaning all glass, shampoo the carpets, and cleaning the interior vinyl. After the vehicle has been thoroughly cleaned, it is now ready to be sold.
Use a digital camera to take pictures of your vehicle and post them online on websites such as Craigslist. Write a brief description of the vehicle and include important information such as vehicle mileage, vehicle condition, whether it is an automatic or manual transmission, and any other useful information that a potential buyer may be interested in. Don't forget to include contact information such as your e-mail address or phone number. Create a title that catches the reader's attention.
From here, you sit back and wait for the phone calls to come in. If you have not received any phone calls in a few days, you may want to modify your advertisement to attract more attention. Also, it is important to update your advertisement periodically. Craigslist cars for sale allows you to update your ad every 30 days.
Once you have located a potential buyer, negotiate a selling price with them. Prior to entering a negotiation you should always keep in mind the least amount that you are willing to take for your vehicle. Negotiate with the buyer until you reached a final price. Next, find a public notary to notarize your title. It is at this point that you exchange the title for cash. Remember, the only form of payment that you should accept his cash.
With a some bit of patience and a little time you can sell your car on your own. The important points to remember are to keep your vehicle in clean condition, keep your advertisement up to date, and negotiate a great deal with the buyer.