Tag: Car Buying
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Wholesalers back in My Dealership? Dealer Auction Software

Think about it. If you found a way to control the check issue, the back room deals and the disruption. Your dealership could save hundreds of dollars per car in auction fees and transport fees. The best part is your manager isn’t away from your dealership, missing TO’s and coaching opportunities with your sales consultants. […]

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How to Spot Ghost Bidders and What Can Be Done About Them?

Ghost bidders. It is a phantom bidder that unscrupulous auctioneers use to bid against you at a used car auction. Learn how to spot them and how to take advantage of the ghost bidder problem. Additional Reading: 10 Sites You Shouldn’t Ignore when Sourcing Used Cars If you have been in the car business for any […]

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10 Sites You Shouldn’t Ignore when Sourcing Used Cars

If you have been in the car business for any length of time you have faced the dilemma of how to buy used cars. Do I go to auctions? Do I visit private dealers? At Auction Simplified we think you need to be always looking for cars and visiting every venue.   10. Hemmings This site is often overlooked by car […]

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Where Can Dealers Find Cars for under $10,000

So where do you start looking for cars under $10,000. The most common answer is “head to the auction”. Although going to the auction to stock your used car lot is a necessary evil it can’t be your only go to move. This is where we separate the people that make things happen from the […]

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Used Car Profit Hacks

When it comes to used car profit, dealers constantly consider the resale value of their inventory. Having a profitable, well maintained inventory can make a huge difference when it comes the speed in which you turn your used car lot. Here are some simple tips on how to increase the value of your Used Car […]

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Pricing Used Cars

What’s Your Strategy for Pricing Used Cars?

So you have picked your pricing strategy and set your targets now its time to outline your plan. If you need a little jump start here is a 70 day and out Used Car Pricing plan. Additional Reading: 10 Sites You Shouldn’t Ignore when Sourcing Used Cars If you have been in the car business for […]

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How to Stock Used Cars Customers Want to Buy.

& How to Stock Used Cars Salespeople Will Sell! Buying Used Cars For Your Lot is Easy: Stocking your used car lot is easy, Right? You can load up on as many cars your lot will hold, fill every spot and you could have it done today. The auctions are loaded with all kinds of cars. […]

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Should Dealer Groups Have a Centralized Buying Center? 

Why Centralize your Purchasing? If you’re serious about reducing the amount of time you spend at the car auction consider a centralized buying center. Central buying or central purchasing, is the practice of relocating the authority and responsibility of a small purchasing team for individualized stores to one location for a whole group. The consolidation of […]

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Top 10 ways to Improve the Car Buying Experience.

Make the Car Buying Experience a WOW Moment for Your Customer From the get go, consider the customer experience. Even when setting an appointment, explain the process, in other words let them know what to expect when you get together. If they are coming to you, make sure they know where to go exactly, not […]

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How to Sell a Car with an Accident Showing on Carfax™

“I Just Ran the Carfax™ and it Shows an Accident, What Should I Do?” Selling a car that has been in an accident can be challenging. If you are selling a car that is showing an accident on a Carfax or some other vehicle history report the first thing you should do is have your […]

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