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Whatever car shopping knowledge you have, there is always a salesperson out there who knows just a little bit more.Many people enter the car buyers market with the idea that if they find the car they want everything will work out in the end. This is a dangerous way to shop for a car.

Many people are struggling to repair bad credit from an auto loan they got many years ago. Valley Auto Loans wants to make sure your next car buying experience is the best it can be. We have compiled these blogs and articles to offer advice and guidance when you are ready to purchase you next car. There are many different parts to buying a car, and we can help you through the entire process. For instance, do you know how to get the most for your trade in at a dealership? Alternatively, can you negotiate a new car price with a car dealer without feeling like he is running the show? Do you know how to give advice to your teen that is trying to purchase their first car, like where to buy, what is a good deal, how to pay or get financing or how to get the correct price?

We have provided answers to many of these questions on our car shopping advice page. You can also check out our resource page for other topics, information and shopping tools you may need.

Apr 25, 2016

  • Car Lease Buyout

Buying Out A Car Lease

Car Lease Buyout Options Can Be A Good Choice. A car “lease buyout” in general terms means you plan to purchase the leased car at the end of the lease term from your car leasing company. Most leasing companies provide an option to buy a leased car in the lease contract. At the […]

Mar 2, 2016

  • Car Buying Scams

Avoid Car Dealer Scams

Avoid Car Buying Scams And Pitfalls From Dealers New Car buying scams are something everyone should know about and how to avoid getting taken for a ride. When it comes time to look for that new car, it is not as simple as a trip to the store to pick up some essentials. Your vehicle is […]

Jan 14, 2016

  • automotive credit score

Automotive Credit Score

Credit Scores That dealers Use Are Different Than What You See Applying For a New Car Loan? The Credit Score The Car Dealer Pulls May Be Different Than The One You See on your credit report. Here is why. Your Credit Score Rating Many people have applied for an auto loan at […]

Sep 8, 2015

  • Bad Credit Lease or Loan

Should You Buy Or Lease A Car When You Have Bad Credit?

To Lease or Buy? Buying or leasing a car can be an indispensable part of providing for your family. A dependable car is necessary to get to work, take your kids to school or drive your family to places they need to go. A poor credit score changes the way you qualify […]

May 2, 2015

  • pre approved car loan

Auto Loan Pre Approval With Valley Auto Loans

Pre Approved Car Loans Made Easy. Getting a pre-approved auto loan before hitting the dealership is pretty much the best way to shop for a car! Would you like to walk into an automotive dealership ready to choose a car with no financing hassles? With a pre-approved loan amount, you can […]

Apr 28, 2014

  • hybrid electric cars

Are Hybrid Electric Cars Right for You?

Electric hybrid cars are an eco-friendly, alternative fuel vehicles to standard autos. If you are in the market for a new or slightly used vehicle, you may be thinking about purchasing one of the hybrid electric cars or an all-electric car. They can help those who are looking for a cost-efficient way to […]

Apr 7, 2014

  • how to trade in a car

Keys to Negotiating a Used Car Trade In Value

How To Trade In A Car and Get The Correct NADA Trade In Value If you want to buy a new car, chances are you are going to want to trade in your current vehicle and get the most auto trade-in value. To start with, it is important to know the actual used […]

Mar 9, 2014

  • cosigning a car loan

No Cosigner For A Car and Poor Credit Car Loans

How To Get A Car Without A Cosigner Some lenders may suggest co-signing for a car loan will help you get the car loan you are applying for if you have bad credit. This is not always necessary and should be a last resort. Many factors in an individual’s credit history may […]

Feb 25, 2014

  • Advantages of Buying a Used Car With Bad Credit

Buying a Used Car with Bad Credit

How to Buy a Used Car With Bad Credit No matter how well you take care of your vehicle, there will come a time when you will need to brush off the old credit report and get another car. It is easy to forget just how important your car is, until the […]

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