Buy and Sell Safely

Buy and Sell Safely

Jun 18, 2018

Buy and Sell Safely

Whether you are looking to buy a new car or sell your current car, it should be a pleasant experience, and at Carzone we do everything to make sure that is the case. As there is a lot of money involved in car transactions, you must be prepared to take the correct steps. We have compiled some helpful tips to consider when buying or selling a car. If you have a specific question about the car buying journey, you can also ask our expert here.


Buying Safely – Top 5 Tips:

  • Never arrange to meet a private seller alone
  • Don’t carry large amounts of cash
  • Take the car for a long test drive
  • Always inspect the car’s paperwork
  • Ensure you obtain a receipt, especially from a private seller

> Read More: How to Buy a Used Car Safely


Selling Safely: Top 5 Tips:

  • Always arrange to meet a buyer at a place you know well and that is well lit
  • Never let the buyer test drive the car alone as there is a risk that they won't come back
  • Never leave the keys in the ignition when swapping seats
  • If the buyer is using cash to purchase the car, try to get it handed over to you in a bank
  • Write a receipt for you and the buyer. Download our receipt sample here

> Read More: How to Sell a Used Car Safely