BuyCentre Founder & GM
Selling your car can sometimes prove to be a daunting task, here are some tips that BuyCentre are able to give you:
Sometimes the decision to sell a vehicle privately comes down to the amount of profit you will gain through the transaction. Before you can decide whether the process will be worth the effort, you will need to find out exactly how much your car is worth.
A few resources that will estimate your vehicle’s current market value include:
These are simply data sources; a car seller must always remember that a vehicle is only worth the amount of money that someone is prepared to pay for it.
If your car is not worth as much as you thought you could get selling it privately, you may want to consider rather selling it to your nearest BuyCentre instead where a network of 300+ Dealers are able to make you a guaranteed offer which would be close to that of what you are able to achieve selling it privately
The simplest and most affordable way to advertise your vehicle to a network of potential buyers is through some of the following online platforms:
After you have posted an ad online, be ready to respond to incoming inquiries. Answer any questions by e-mail or phone, and only set up test drives for serious buyers.
This is also the time you will want to beware of fraud. Lay out your guidelines to determine legitimate candidates. Before setting your appointment:
National or overseas sales will complicate the process, especially if the buyer does not plan to look at the vehicle first.
Did you know?
Loading your vehicle onto the BuyCentre App to receive an offer on your vehicle is free and there is no obligation to the seller whatsoever.
If you wait to do this step toward the end of the process, you find yourself scrambling for all the necessary documents. A better approach is to gather everything you will require to finalize the transaction once you have decided to sell your car.
South African law requires that a change of ownership is completed by both the seller and the buyer and then handed in at your local licensing authority, as a general guide, be prepared to have:
If you decide to sell your vehicle to BuyCentre, we take care of all registration and licensing of the vehicle so you do not have to.
BuyCentre is the safest and easiest way to sell your vehicle with a guarantee of payment.
BuyCentre, a division of Unitrans Automotive PTY (LTD)