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Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Siafu, Mar 12, 2009.

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Would you pay someone to help you buy your vehicle?

  1. For Shizzle. I think it is worth it

    8 vote(s)
    29.6%
  2. No. I like buying my car on my own.

    19 vote(s)
    70.4%
  1. Mar 12, 2009 at 12:15 AM
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    Siafu

    Siafu [OP] Eat My Dirt

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    I Sell Cars.

    First of all I hate my F****** Job.

    But I am really good at what I do and with the economy in the shitter so job hunting is not at the top of my list.

    But I am bored as Hell. sane thing everyday get as much money for my product as possible.

    I have been brain storming about how to give a little back to the people. Hence the Group Buy OEM Parts Buy that I posted.

    NOW here is my other AMAZING idea.

    I WANT TO HELP PEOPLE BUY THERE CARS.

    If I could charge a small fee for my time like a couple hundred bucks (gotta pay the bills) and help someone buy there car or truck, to lets say, potentially save them several thousand dollars wouldnt that be worth it?

    Would you pay to have the headache of buying a car taken away?

    There are companies out there that due this but not on a personal level.

    I wanna be there to help you buy go on the test drive help ask questions or just simply walk in and due all the negotiating. whatever the person im helping wants.

    Please give me your input on this...
     
  2. Mar 12, 2009 at 12:36 AM
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    05PreRunner

    05PreRunner "Living life in the FAST lane..."

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    Some people aren't the best negotiators and im pretty you could get a few people to pay for your help...
    but i wouldn't expect more than handful of people willing to pay....
    Only one way to find out... try it...
     
  3. Mar 12, 2009 at 12:47 AM
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    Tino4980

    Tino4980 Well-Known Member

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    Hey whats up man im from indio too, its cool that i find someone here from the same city as i, Well good luck in helping people buying there car good idea ;)
     
  4. Mar 12, 2009 at 3:55 AM
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    Janster

    Janster Old & Forgetful

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    No harm in trying it.

    A few things I'd think about - is your location/service options. Your business practices should change depending on where your customers are coming from.

    Say for instance.... you have local customers who want to meet with you in person, look at and evaluate vehicles with you. **Versus** Non local customers. You might browse the internet locating the exact vehicle people are looking for and helping with bargaining process (so to speak) but never meeting them in person.

    Your services & rates should change depending on what your offering.

    You really gotta fine tune exactly WHAT you're going to do for people and exactly what you're gonna charge for that service based on how you approach it and/or where your customers are coming from.

    It might be fun/good as a side job (so to speak), but if you suddenly get busy, you should start researching about becoming your own business, tax ID, and all that stuff. I don't know the details, but there is a certain amount of $$ you can take in ...sooner or later the government is gonna want a piece of it. You wanna keep it all legal (if you know what I mean).
     
  5. Mar 12, 2009 at 11:17 AM
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    Siafu

    Siafu [OP] Eat My Dirt

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    True that I need to just have my own llc anyways.
     
  6. Mar 12, 2009 at 2:47 PM
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    nd Radical Town. It's a hell of a place!

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    some people may need it, but i was able to get the dealer down to right above invoice, i dont think anyone could have saved me anymore money. so unless you can somehow get a dealer to let a car go under invoice (which may be possible with the big 3 right now) it wouldn't be worht the money. but some people are no good at haggling or aren't aggressive enough so they may need it. worth a shot. but honestly, in this economy, dealerships are giving cars away, it may be hard to get them down much lower. plus people dont have disposable income for a auto broker, especially when the cars are already so cheap
     
  7. Mar 12, 2009 at 2:58 PM
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    thecoldone06

    thecoldone06 Well-Known Member

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    I voted no just because I like doing the homework and shopping myself but I can see where people could make use of a service like that. You hear people all the time saying how much they hate dealing with cars/dealers and that's your in.
     
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