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Choice guide to... Buying and selling a car: Selling

Part 3 of our guide to buying and selling a car looks at 'Selling a Car'

If buying a car is stressful, selling can be even more so. Selling privately through an advertisement in your local newsagent or newspaper is the old-fashioned way, and you may secure a better price than by going to a second-hand car dealer, or trading it in for a newer model, but you should seriously ask yourself if it is worth the hassle.

Selling online on websites such as Gumtree or ebay is another option but it exposes you to potential scams. The website (www.confused.com/sell-my-car/tips-forselling/avoiding-online-carselling-scams) details the many possibilities for falling victim.

Trading your old car in for the new one is the easy option. If your car is too old for the dealer to be interested and you want to take the simplest route, consider selling to a company such as (www.webuyanycar.com) or (www.wewantanycar.com). You won’t get top dollar, but it is straightforward with no comeback if the car quickly develops a fault.

What did you think to these tips? Part four, coming tomorrow.

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