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Best way to sell a used car stress-free?

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Best way to sell a used car stress-free?

Looking to sell a used vehicle in Ontario, stress-free?
Trying to maximize the price as well...want to avoid dealing with private sales due to all the paper-work.
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Deal Guru
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sell to a small lot but expect much lower value
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2009M5 wrote:
Jun 12th, 2015 10:57 am
Looking to sell a used vehicle in Ontario, stress-free?
Trying to maximize the price as well...want to avoid dealing with private sales due to all the paper-work.
These 2 are pretty much inversely correlated.

The highest paying entity, will be the end-user who wants to drive the car. Finding that person is difficult / a PITA, the paperwork is the least of your concerns. It's the people you have to deal with.

What are you selling? and why are you selling it?
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Paper work?? Signing your ownership is a lot of work??
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May 10, 2015
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what stress? just put up ad on kijiji and wait...
Deal Expert
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So you want:

1. The most money
2. The least stress
3. Avoid dealing with anyone

Sounds perfectly attainable to me
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Just trade it out to a dealership. In this world you have to work to get the max amount of money.
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Maximum price and stress free?

Best way to get highest sale price is to be patient, you'll deal with tons of tire kickers.

Stress free way is to sell to a dealer, they'll write you a cheque same day and it's done.

Polar opposites, unless it's a collector car.
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sell to your neighbor, or family member?

only stress will happen if u get called out on selling a lemon lol
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Trade in to dealer.

Bear in mind your vehicle depreciates further the longer you take to sell it.
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crono06 wrote:
Jun 12th, 2015 2:56 pm
This is kinda like people who complain about their job but then do nothing about finding a new one.
Funny I was thinking the same exact thing! :)
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Ask half of market value.

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