Great late summer deals on used cars

Great late summer deals on used cars


LATE JULY IS A GREAT TIME FOR BUYIN G A CAR, AS DEALERS CLEAR OUT THE 2017 MODELS.BUT CONSUMER REPORTER JOHN MATARESE WARNS US ABOUT SOME TRICKS OF THE TRADE THAT YOU STILL NEED TO WARCH OUT FOR. BUT FIRST….BIG BACK TO SCHOOL SALES THAT START TODAY. JOHN? KRISTIN….START YOUR ENGINES! SOME OF THE BIGGEST BACK TO SCHOOL SALES FOR 2017 ARE STARTING RIGHT NOW. NOW.OFFICE DEPOT AND OFFICE MAX ARE RUNNING A ONE CENT DEAL THIS WEEK.JC PENNEY IS HOLDING A BLACK FRIDAY IN JULY SALE ON FRIDAY.AND SHOE CARNIVAL HAS LAUNHCED THIER ANNUAL BOGO SHOE SALE. SPEAKING OF CARS….IF YOUR OLD CAR IS STRUGGLING TO MAKE IT THROUGH THE SUMMER HEAT, THIS IS A GREAT TIME TO BUY A NEW OR USED CAR!YOU’LL FIND BIG MARKDOWNS AT CAR LOTS…THOUGH BEFORE YOU SHOP A CAUTION SO YOU DONT WASTE YOUR MONEY. EUGENE STRONG WAS MAKING A RUN TO AUTOZONE IN COVINGTON THIS SUMMER DAY…..HOPING TO TO KEEP HIS 12 YEAR OLD MAZDA RUNNING A FEW MORE YEARS. YEARS.”I think its best to keep fixing up the old one. Saves a lot off money? Saves a lot of money!”BUT IF EUGENE’S OLD MAZDA CAN’T BE FIXED, THIS IS A GREAT TIME TO VISIT A TRI STATE CAR DEALER:THEY ARE SLASHING PRICES ON 2017 MODELS.IN ADDITION, KELLY BLUE BOOK REPORTS PRICES DROPPING SHARPLY ON 3 AND 4 YEAR OLD USED CARS….BECAUSE OF LEASE TRADE-IN’S, AND THE FACT THAT MOST PEOPLE WANT SUV’S….NOT SEDANS. SEDANS.SO EVEN THOUGH LATE SUMMER IS AGREAT TIME TO BUY A USED OR NEW CAR….YOU STILL NEED TO BE ON GUARD FOR THE TRICKS OF THE TRADE. TRADE. “Understand going in that salesmen will try to take advantage of information you give them – like how much you can afford, or if you’re in a rush to buy. So never reveal anything.”OUR PARTNERS AT CONSUMER REPORTS MAGAZINE SAY DO YOUR RESEARCH. LOOK FOR CONSUMER REPORTS’ RELIABILITY RATINGS. AND FIND THE TRUE VALUE OF THE CAR YOU WANT TO BUY AT SITES LIKE KELLY BUE BOOK. THEN GET A CAR REPORT THROUGH CARFAX OR AUTOCHECK -TO CHECK FOR ODOMETER FRAUD OR ACCIDENT DAMAGE – OR IF A REBUILT TITLE WAS EVER ISSUED. . AND DON’T FORGET TO CHECK SAFER CAR DOT GOV FOR RECALLS. FINALLY, DON’T FALL IN LOVE WITH A PARTICULAR CAR. CAR.”Once you’ve done your homework, state your price. If the seller won’t budge, don’t be afraid to walk away. You’ll see how quickly you’ll be given a price you can live with.” LASTLY BEFORE YOU SIGN THE CONTRACT, TAKE THE CAR TO A CERTIFIED MECHANIC. IT’S WORTH SHELLING OUT THE 100-DOLLARS OR SO IT’LL COST FOR AN INSPECTION INSPECTIONFINALLY ITS YOU WIN WEDNESDAY….THIS SATURDAY IS NATIONAL CHICKEN WING DAY. AND HOOTERS WILL GIVE YOU 10 CHICKEN WINGS FREE!AND AT THE APPLE STORE BUY AN IPAD OR MACBOOK AND GET A FREE PAIR OF BEATS WIRELESS HEADPHONES, A $300 VALUE. VALUE.ON WCPO.COM READ MY 9 SECRETS FOR SAVING ON BACK TO SCHOOL SHOPPING YOU SO YOU

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