In a digitally-based culture, it should come as no surprise that businesses transactions of all types are occurring on the web. However, when it comes to purchasing a car online, a bit more strategy and preparation to complete a purchase online is required. Especially for collector car purchases, it’s critical to do your research. Therefore, consider the following advice for making an online car purchase and protect your new vehicle with a customized Glen Rock Collector Car Insurance.
Make a checklist.
Fine tune the details of the sale before it’s completed. For example, how will you get the car back to your home? Does it need to be shipped? How will you be paying for the collector car and where will you store it? Answer these questions prior to signing on the dotted line.
Do your homework.
Determine what a fair price would be for the make, model and year you want to buy. If the seller’s price is way off base, this may indicate a shady deal or they might have just provided misinformation because they are not that well informed.
Investigate the seller.
According to eBay, when buying a classic car through an online auction site, the site will likely have some type of feedback system in place, which is a way for buyers to be informed on the best dealer with based on personal experience; most people selling through such a site have a user profile that allows other users to read comments and look at items sold in the past. If the seller has positive reviews, this likely indicates he or she is legitimate.
Observe the photos.
The car should be photographed from every angle. If there is a certain one missing or if the seller refuses to show you certain portions of the car, this could indicate a dent or a scratch that they don’t want you to know about. So, speak up and ask for the pictures you need to make your decision!
At David G. Sayles Insurance Services, we design policies that are tailored to meet your specific collector car insurance needs. We pride ourselves on providing quality customer service to New Jersey residents and beyond for more than 35 years. For more information about our products, contact us today at (855) 977-1842.