Selling your car privately requires a bit more effort than simply trading it in at a dealership, but it can be worth it. Unlike a trade-in, where a dealer must factor in costs of reconditioning, marketing, and reselling your vehicle, a private sale goes to the end customer. As a result, you’ll likely see more money from that transaction.
Here’s how to sell a car privately and get the best price for it.
Gather your paperwork
If you’re selling a car that you own outright, it’s important to have your title with your name on it in hand. The title is the legal document that says the car is yours. If you still owe money on the car, you need to either pay if off to obtain the title. Or, you can work out a deal with your buyer and your lender to either take over the