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selling used car after taking out a loan to purchase
It’s not uncommon to sell a car with an existing loan, especially if your situation changes two or three years into a five- or six-year loan. Car buyers in DC, Maryland and Virginia often look to sell their vehicles after a big life change such as getting married or starting a family.
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trade in a financed car
Though it’s a little more complicated than selling or trading in a car you own outright, it is possible to trade in a vehicle that still has a loan. If you decide to trade in your current car before you pay it off, be prepared to do a little bit of work upfront so you are ready to move forward when you get to the dealership.
process for getting an auto loan
The used car buying process can feel intimidating, especially when it comes to financing. It can be easier to focus on things like the color, make or model rather than the most irksome aspect of buying a car — how we plan to pay for it.
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can you buy a car with no credit
Anytime you finance a vehicle purchase (new or used), lenders must confirm that you will be able to repay them before they can offer you an auto loan. For most dealerships and auto lenders, this means making a judgment call based solely on your credit. Easterns Automotive’s uniqueness is defined by our slogan, “Where Your Job Is Your Credit.” Unlike many other dealerships, we’re willing to work with people who have less-than-perfect credit scores.
What to consider when buying a new car
Car shopping can be exciting yet nerve-wracking. Between financing and finding the perfect car to fit your lifestyle, there are a plethora of decisions you’ll be expected to make when buying a new or used vehicle. A vehicle is a big purchase you’ll use on a daily basis and will ideally keep for several years (or more), which is why it’s so important to feel confident in your choice. While it never hurts to browse a vehicle inventory online or walk through a dealership lot to learn about your options, it’s important to determine the answers to some key questions before making a final purchase decision.
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