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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 your 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.

Jun 20, 2018

What Is A Rebuilt Title, And Should You Avoid Them?

2018-06-22T22:44:40+00:00 Categories: Car Shopping|

To buy or not to buy? When you're looking at a car with a rebuilt title, that is the question. Moreover, the answer is that because no two salvage vehicles are exactly alike, the answer can be “yes” or “no” depending on the car. You're probably wondering, "What does a rebuilt title mean?" A rebuilt [...]

Jun 15, 2018

Auto Loan Pre Approval With Valley Auto Loans

2018-06-15T05:23:06+00:00 Categories: Car Shopping|

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 shop [...]

Jun 12, 2018

No Cosigner For A Car and Poor Credit Car Loans

2018-06-12T11:43:57+00:00 Categories: Car Shopping|

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 [...]

Jun 1, 2018

Avoid Car Dealer Scams

2018-06-22T20:34:09+00:00 Categories: Car Shopping|

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 [...]

May 29, 2018

Automotive Credit Score

2018-06-11T21:22:45+00:00 Categories: Car Shopping|

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 [...]

Nov 30, 2015

Vehicle Search

2018-06-12T13:13:15+00:00 Categories: Car Shopping|

Tips For Finding The Best Car Deal Doing Your Homework Online Many people think that preparing to buy a new car means running all over your area, getting prices and quotes and comparing different models at multiple dealerships and the loan application process is stressful. In fact, [...]

Jun 24, 2015

How To Buy a Used Car

2018-06-12T12:29:19+00:00 Categories: Car Shopping|

How to Buy A Used Car Without Regret After You Read Through This "Used Car Buyers Guide" You can shop for that used car with confidence and negotiate like a pro with the help from Valley Auto Loans. After learning the tricks of the trade, you will find a handy "21 point review" at [...]

Apr 21, 2015

New Car Buying Guide

2018-06-10T23:06:51+00:00 Categories: Car Shopping|

The Best Deal On A New Car, How-to User Guide With the information we give you in this "New Car Buying Guide," you will have a better understanding of how to buy a new car and how to Negotiate Car Prices with car dealers. We want to show you how to settle on a price [...]

Aug 4, 2014

Car Payoff Calculator Tool

2018-06-10T23:01:23+00:00 Categories: Car Shopping|

Auto Loan Payoff Calculator For Estimating Monthly Payments A "car amortization calculator" or "auto loan payoff calculator" is an excellent car loan estimating tool. Especially for saving time when you are trying to figure out what your monthly car payments would be and how your down payment effects your loan [...]

Jun 15, 2014

Auto Loans Glossary

2018-06-06T21:12:33+00:00 Categories: Car Shopping|

Auto Loan Terms and Definitions APR This is the annual percentage rate your lender will use to figure your interest you will pay on the loan Bill of Sale A bill of sale is an official document, made by the dealer or seller, to record the sale of a vehicle. Black [...]

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