Helicopters For Sale or How to Buy a Used Helicopter at Helicopter Auctions

If you want to buy a helicopter, the internet has become a great source of information and contacts. Many manufacturers have websites describing their helicopter models in detail, and sometimes rare bargains can be found when helicopters are sold at government or police auctions.

New helicopters range from around $200,000 for a small chopper with two seats, to a larger, multi-passenger model for $400,000 and more. Used helicopters for sale vary in size, price and year. It depends on whether you are looking for a domestic or work helicopter or if you desire a used military helicopter. If you find buying a new helicopter is a bit beyond your budget, you might consider leasing one, or looking for an auctioned one. Some benefits of leasing are: enjoying benefits of ownership without a huge expenditure. However, leasing incurs significant running and insurance costs, and the helicopter technically does not belong to … Read More

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Mobile Auto Detailing Public Relations and Promotional Events

Many times small business mobile auto detailing companies fall short in their promotions and public relations. Generally one could attribute this to the fact that business is always good and cars in the United States are quite plentiful, even more than people. In fact there are 1.2 cars for every man, woman and child in this country, including all the school buses, postal jeeps, delivery vans and police cars. Think about it; all the boats, motorcycles, trailers, motor homes, SUVs, mini-vans and cars? Sure there is a lot of business to be had indeed. But certainly since it is a cash business for the most part, there is no reason you cannot run it like a real business and grow it to a large endeavor. Here are some promotional ideas:

Call up a radio station.

Find out when their next event will be. Offer to wash everyone’s car who shows … Read More

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Car Covers in All Their Glory

It is a wonderful world out there; filled with glorious inventions that are forthcoming daily. One of the exciting accessories on the market for your car is the exceptional car covers. They are an easy and affordable necessity for your automobile. It is an incredible service that they are affordable too; thanks to there being something like wholesale car covers. Now, we can benefit from their sales to auto shops and buy our brand new car covers today.

Car covers should become a requirement for everyone to use. Especially when buying a new car, you should buy this to go with it as if it was an accessory you can not do without. Because, in a sense, you can not do without the car cover. It is the most incredible accessory out there for your vehicle that is sold today.

A car cover is the best and most effective way … Read More

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How to Buy a Used RV – Secrets RV Dealers Don’t Want You to Know

What is the Dealer mark up on a used RV?

The typical dealer mark up on a used RV is 30 to 45% above wholesale RV invoice price. With extremes at 10 to 60%. The Manufacture’s suggested retail price is generally 30-40%, but most RV dealers are free to sell the RV for a price that they can get the most for it. High volume RV dealers typically sell more RVs at lower margins. Smaller volume rv dealers may sell less but expect more profit on each unit.

What is the wholesale invoice price amount? This is the price that the dealer paid for the motor home. Most dealers will not let you see this price up front. A few will. Even though they have list prices of 30 to 50% above RV wholesale invoice, most dealers like to make at least a 30% margin on their inventory. You should … Read More

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Standardized Golf Cart Rating System Badly Needed

Have you ever attempted to buy or sell a golf car/cart and then tried to find the book value of a used golf vehicle, only to discover that there is no golf cart industry “blue book” to inform you of price values? And so in frustration you go to eBay and Craigslist and Google to see what everyone else is asking for their golf carts-and what a trip that turned out to be!

Automobile dealers have long had reliable information provided to them by NADA and Kelly Blue Book, including wholesale and retail values, condition limitations, mileage factors, etc., but not the golf car industry.

For example, administrative staff of a well-know golf car distributor recently authorized extensive research to determine the current average wholesale and retail value of a pre-owned 2007 Club Car Precedence they wanted to sell and they found other sellers were marketing the model in a … Read More

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How to Do Window Tinting

Window Tinting BMPs – Best Management Practices and Procedures. Every auto detailer who lives in works south of the Mason Dixon line or in a large metro area has asked themselves; should I offer window tinting to my customers? Every wholesale auto detailer in such states in areas has probably been asked by their customers, namely new car dealerships and small used car dealerships, do you know anybody who does window tinting? That simple question spins around your mind like a thought you can control, hey, maybe I should you window tinting, what can I charge, how do you do it? Is it difficult?

Many auto detailer’s and professional car care specialists or even those that call themselves mobile car washers and detailer’s have considered such a tact. Some have found that they did not have proper training, that was not as easy as it looked in that they had … Read More

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Galves Vs Kelley Blue Book

Dealers Pay for the priceless information found at Galves.com. Even cash-for-car businesses use Galves.com for their business needs. Galves provides a dependable and accurate guide for car values. Dealers all over need a guide they can really depend on for vehicle market values.

If a stated car value is too high, dealers can lose an opportunity to make dollars. If the car value is too low, the dealership can lose money. Dealers cannot afford either of these situations and Galves understands this well and continues to be a valued resource for car dealerships. In fact, Galves.com was created in direct response to the demand from dealers.

Dealers are willing to pay for this level of accuracy and quality rather than using free pricing services found on different sites throughout the internet. When it comes to buying, selling or trading cars to other dealers, Galves.com subscribers know that figures listed on … Read More

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Types of Auto Recycling

There are so many types of auto wrecking yards in the United States. Each auto yard runs their business in a different and unique way than the other. Each company offers slightly different types of services that draw in customers who can benefit from conducting business with a scrap yard.

Most auto salvage yards buy cars for cash either to crush for scrap metal or to dismantle and sell the parts off the cars. Depending on the yard, they may be more focused on pushing out mass amounts of volume of scrap metal, while other yards main priority may be to buy junk cars to dismantle and sell the parts.

Auto salvage yards that operate a used auto parts department often sell parts to retail or walk-in customers. Many yards also do business with auto wholesale parts companies or other junk yards. Many used auto parts businesses use auto parts … Read More

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Becoming a Wholesale Used Car Dealer

I have recently gone through the process of becoming a wholesale used car dealer in California. There were a lot of hoops and details that I had to go through so I wanted to share this with you. Please use this information as information only I am sure there are other ways but this is the way that I was able to do so. My way also involves becoming a LLC but this is not required as well.

1. Find a class to get your Dealer Education Certificate. There are many classes available depending where you are.

2. After completing the class you will need to take the certificate to the DMV and take a written exam. The exam can be tricky so try to go in as soon as possible from when you have taken the Dealer Class.

3. Find a location. I recommend finding a location next; it … Read More

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Wholesale Auto Parts

The world of automobiles is a broad one. It is comprised of a vast industry that includes auto manufacturing, designing and selling, vehicle equipment production as well as auto parts and accessories. Interaction in such industries is relatively high. Thus, every auto buyer?s demands can be answered easily. In turn, many automobile and auto parts dealings have been in constant development through the years. You can easily find wholesale auto parts on the market mainly because there are so many manufacturers.

Most automobile owners look to buy wholesale auto parts, as they are generally much cheaper. Deals like these are mostly available among auto parts dealers to attract buyers to do business with them. Since they are sold in large quantities, the price is staggered. Wholesale auto parts are available in sets or packages. For example, you can buy auto lights in four-piece sets and pay the cost of only … Read More

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