Choosing Between a Trade-In or Private Sale for Your Existing Car

Friday, 24th February 2017 9:43 pm

When we start looking for a new car, we inevitably face the decision regarding what to do with our existing vehicle. The most common options include trading in the vehicle to a dealership in exchange for a discount on your new purchase, or opting to take the car to the private market and deal with m

Dealing with Pushy Car Salespeople

Friday, 19th May 2017 5:11 am

It’s one of the least enjoyable aspects of buying a motor vehicle. Whether you’re choosing between a new or used car, dealing with pushy salespeople can be an incredibly daunting and even frustrating experience. If you’ve ever done the rounds, going from dealer to dealer while looking for a ve

What are Chattel Mortgages?

Thursday, 22nd June 2017 7:30 pm

When it comes to sourcing finance, motorists have a variety of avenues to seek credit. One of the less common forms, mostly because it is restricted to business use, comes courtesy of chattel mortgages. They might sound like they have something to do with your home, but what exactly are chattel mort

What is a Comparison Rate?

Monday, 28th May 2018 1:47 am

If you’re in the market for a car loan, or other types of financing for that matter, you may have noticed a specific term describing the interest rate – comparison rate. So what exactly is a comparison rate, and how does it differ from an advertised rate?  

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The Best Time to Secure a Great Deal for a New Car

Friday, 27th July 2018 5:53 am

We’ve talked previously of the merit in doing your homework to find affordable financing options, but just as important is picking up a vehicle at the best possible price. Loan repayments and interest costs will be dictated by the initial purchase price of the car, so getting yourself the best dea