Selling your car is a tedious process: you list it in various auto publications, meet with potential buyers and then wait for someone to give you an offer. To make matters worse, you must struggle to answer even the basic question, what is my car worth? For the sake of getting your car out of your driveway, here are three things to consider when selling it.
1. What’s the market demand for your car?
The demand for your car is the primary indicator for how quickly you can close a deal. Sedans, for example, are always in demand because of their ample size and low cost, so they are likely to sell fast. Meanwhile, classic cars require finding niche buyers looking for specific models and years.
2. How clean is your car?
To sell your car, you must make it appealing to potential buyers. That means cleaning both the exterior and interior of your car to make it look nearly brand new. Consider that if you can’t stand driving in your car because of how filthy it is, then neither will someone else.
3. Are you asking the right price?
Don’t cheat yourself out of a good money by pricing you car too low in hopes of selling it quickly. Search the Internet for companies that offer free car valuations or compare your asking price to those of similar cars listed online. After getting your car valued, consider what price you would be happy to sell it for. But, increase that amount so you can earn a little extra.