Everything is done online nowadays isn’t it? Have you considered how easy it might be to sell your car on the internet? There are a number of ways in which you might do this, but if you’ve been asking ‘how I do I sell my car online?’ then here are your two most prevalent options:
Selling your car privately online
There are a number of internet-based motoring listings and other sites that advertise cars, such as Auto Trader, Motors, Gumtree, eBay, Car Gurus and many more. These are essentially an online extension of the traditional classified ads that have been used for decades to trade in second-hand goods of practically every description. By the same token, therefore, you are likely to find that by advertising your sale in this way, you are likely to need to:
Here are some tips when choosing this route:
It may be true that by trying to sell your car online in this way, there is the potential for reaching a huge audience. The problem is that your chances of anyone reading your listing are only as good as the popularity of the website. In practice, you may find that it is actually read by only a few potential suitable buyers. This may leave you in for a very long wait, with no certainty of attracting any buyers.
Using professional online car buyers
An alternative to putting yourself to the trouble of writing your own sales copy, paying for a listing, and waiting on the off-chance of someone expressing any interest is to let a professional car buyer purchase it. At Sell My Car Direct, we require no persuasive sales copy and once you’ve registered your interest in selling your car, we’ll advise if your valuation of your car is pragmatic. We are always interested in buying any car, whatever its age, mileage, make or model.
Selling your car online via a service such as ours is simple – there’s no further work or expense, let alone a lengthy wait – your car is typically sold and taken off your hands in just a matter of days.