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Common car finance mistakes and how to avoid them

November 28, 2018

Applying for car finance can be difficult if you have never done it before. You will likely make some mistakes during the process, but this is common and natural. However, there are some that you should avoid making in order to have a successful finance application. Once you have searched your local car dealerships for a second-hand car that you like and want to buy, your used car search will need some financial backing. If you would like to avoid…

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When is the best time to buy a new car?

November 20, 2018

So it is time for you to look for a new car. Your old one just does not fit the bill any more and you are in need of something fresher, newer and faster. While this can be an exciting time, it can also be difficult to know when to buy a new car. If you have done your online research on “pre-owned cars near me” you will know where to find trusted used car dealers in your area. But…

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How to buy a car for your parents

November 20, 2018

As your parents age, they might need extra help with certain things. These can be anything from helping them to pay bills they might have forgotten or lending a hand with certain DIY projects they might no longer be able to complete. And you might have to help them with big financial decisions, such as buying a new car to suit their needs. You can go to the used car dealerships in Gauteng to ask for advice on which cars…

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Who is the regular driver of your car and why it matters

November 15, 2018

Your car insurance is taken out in order to plan for the future. You have no idea what could be around the corner, which is why you need to be prepared for every eventuality. But so many people do not read the fine print and end up not listing the correct regular driver(s) of their car. This means that if the car is in an accident and you try to claim insurance, you might face some serious difficulties. When you…

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First time at an auction? These are the different ways to bid on a car

November 15, 2018

Buying a car at an auction is an affordable way to find the car of your dreams. A car auction offers a more diverse choice of vehicles than you realise, allowing you to find the one that best suits your needs. But if it is your first time at a car auction, you might be a little unsure of the different bidding options available. When you are considering buying from the many cars on auction, you will need to know…

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Pre-owned versus new: what is the right car for you?

October 19, 2018

So, the time has come for you to look for a car. You have spent too many hours in your current one and need a change, but are not sure whether to buy a pre-owned or a new car. You might think that a new car gives you more options or you have had your eye on a zippy little convertible. You might prefer the reliability of pre-owned vehicles because there is the guarantee that they have been maintained and…

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Common mistakes first-time car buyers make

September 13, 2018

Buying your first car is exciting. You are finally able to get the freedom and independence you have been craving, and you can find it in any colour you like. But there are some common mistakes that almost everyone makes as a first-time car buyer. You might not shop around enough to find the best deal for used cars for sale in Gauteng or you might not have budgeted for the entire cost of owning a car. If you are…

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How to sell your pre-used car online

August 29, 2018

Selling your car is at once both exciting and daunting. You will be saying goodbye to an old, reliable vehicle and hello to a brand new, flashier model. But how do you sell your old car quickly and easily? You could trade it in to your dealer, or you could sell it online. Selling your car online is an easy and effective way to sell your car, but there are some things you will need to look out for. Pre-used…

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Are you prepared to finance and own a car?

August 17, 2018

Owning a car opens up so many doors for people. You finally have the freedom to go wherever you want to, whenever you want to. You can add it to your CV and apply for the better jobs that are a little further out from where you live and they’ll be more inclined to consider you for the position knowing you have your own transport and aren’t reliable on temperamental public transport systems. You can plan your day’s to the…

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Top tips for road-tripping with friends

July 18, 2018

Going on a road trip with friends is thrilling and can help to broaden your horizons… but only if you are all on the same page when it comes to music, food and destination. If you are planning on going on a road trip with your friends, you will need to be prepared for any eventuality, including running out of snacks before you have even reached your destination. Read on below for top tips for road-tripping with friends. Clean your…

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