Kumbera Motors talks about how you can stay safe from vehicle buyer scams

Last week we talked about how you can spot scams when selling your vehicle online. This week Kumbera Motors, your helpful vehicle sellers assistant, is here to tell you how you can protect yourself from many of the scams that are prevalent online. Using an all online selling experience, we are able to put together a list of best practices that you should follow when selling your car:

Make sure to verify checks before you transfer the title - If possible, complete the transaction at the buyer’s bank to make sure that the funds are available.Don’t ship cars overseas until the payments have cleared - It also might be a good idea to wait up to 30 days to make sure that there isn’t any kind of dispute. Make sure to let your buyer know of this, however.Document everything - Make sure you keep a copy of everything, and keep a record of the entire process, including names, phone numbers, and other information. This will assist if there ever needs to be an investigation. Ask for a driver's …

Kumbera Motors shares information about how to spot a scam when selling your car online

Now that your car is looking good and ready for sale, how do you know who to sell it to? It might seem obvious, “well anyone that wants to buy it, I guess.”. Wrong. Scammers lurk around every corner, and could be looking to take advantage of you. Don’t worry, though, because Kumbera Motors, your friendly car selling assistant, is here to warn you about some of the most common car buying scams. Some things you should be wary of when selling your car are:

If the buyer offers to purchase your vehicle sight-unseen - This is the first warning sign of what is generally a larger scam. Usually this segways to money order or check fraud.If the buyer offers to pay with checks or money orders - While this isn’t always true, a common way to scam is to offer a bad check on a fake bank account. Never sign over a deed until after the check or money order clears, and always ask for cash or a more secure method of payment if possible.If the buyer offers to purchase the car for more than the asking pric…

Kumbera Motors explains how to make your vehicle shine for online selling

So, you want to sell your car online... Is it ready to be photographed? Is it ready for the scrutiny that is the online buyers will give it? Look at that scratch! How about that discoloration! And it’s not even shiny. Kumbera Motors, your vehicle selling assistant is here today to help you to make sure your car is in tip-top shape for selling online.

The first thing you should do is clean it. A good washing will suffice for most cars. Use some good soap or car cleaner and cold water, and make sure that the soap doesn’t sit too long. Use a soft towel to dry large areas, and a good microfiber cloth to do the windows and details. Also, be sure to clean from the top down so you find yourself going back over what you already rinsed. When cleaning the wheels, it’s a good idea to use a bristled brush and some soap.

Next, you're going to want to do some polishing and waxing. Getting the best shine out of your car is an art, and can’t be explained to the full extent in this article, so so…

Kumbera Motors - Your Car Sales Agent and Assistant For Private Party Car Sales

Are you looking to purchase a classic car or truck? Tired of walking the local or state car shows looking for something you like for sale at a reasonable price? Have you considered online auction or sales websites that make you cringe with the bad pictures or the deals that turn out to be too good to be true? We invite you to a different kind of website; At Kumbera Motors we have the best private party cars for sale. Each vehicle as an array of images and full details to help you make your decision.

Kumbera Motors is a car sales agent and assistant for private party car sales

We help buyers and sellers of custom and classic cars come together. As a consignment vehicle sales assistant, we have helped hundreds of auto enthusiasts have smooth transactions online. We coach our sellers to take quality photos of their vehicles and gather specific information as to the vehicles condition and specs.

As a vehicle listing agent, for the sellers, we not only list your vehic…

Photographing your vehicle for sale - Tips from Kumbera Motors - Vehicle Sellers Agent

Are you selling a classic car or truck? Looking for a larger market to sell to than just your local area? Kumbera Motors is a consignment vehicle seller’s agent that can help you get your vehicle in front of thousands of potential buyers all over the country. Selling your vehicle online can be hassle free, however it is important to have enough details about the vehicle so buyers can make an accurate assessment of your vehicle.

One way to help buyers decide is to have enough images of the vehicle, this gives the buyer reasons to purchase your car or truck and not the other guys. If a picture is worth a thousand words, then there are over 30,000 reasons below.

We have covered other tips for photographing your vehicle in a previous article. This article is more about what are the best images to take. Remember we are not going so much for quantity, but quality.
First is the shot you will be using as the cover photo. This photo should be full of action, clean sharp and fill the frame (no…

How to Photograph Cars - Kumbera Motors Listing Agent

You have decided to sell your car online and you have decided that the best way to do that is through a broker. You also agreed to list your car with Kumbera Motors, your online car seller’s agent. There is an important step that you have to take; photograph your car and showcase it to the best of your ability. There is more to it than point-and-shoot. Here are some tips to make your car stand out from the rest. Wash the car and roll up the windows. Here we go!

Camera: Today’s smart phones are equipped with better a better camera app than ever. If you have access to a professional camera, that’s even the better. With focus and zoom capabilities, a professional camera is more versatile. The cell phone has the advantage of allowing you to email the image within moments of shooting the picture.

Time of Day: The best time of day is in the morning, 10:00 – 11:00 or afternoon 1:30 – 3:00. It’s better to avoid harsh lighting conditions. They can cause glare on the windshield and cause the colo…

The Advantages of Selling a Car on Consignment - Kumbera Motors Car Listing Agent

There are a few reasons to sell a car; to trade it in for a new or newer one, to replace it with something more fitting to your current lifestyle, or to make a profit. There are disadvantages to working with a dealer. His hope is that you will trade it in for something in his inventory, or maybe offer you less than you’d expect just so that you won’t have to go through the hassle of selling it on your own. There are also disadvantages to selling it in the online classifieds for basic security reasons. Craigslist has been associated with crime and theft and that’s discouraging. There is another option and it’s not necessarily new. Why not consider an auto broker, such as Kumbera Motors? Also known as an auto seller’s agent, or auto listing agent, there are some clear advantages to selling your car this way.

•    The cars are promoted online.
•    The seller’s agent will take the vehicle, put it on his lot, handle the sale and take only a commission when it sells.
•    The price through…