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Stuff must-Dos before selling your car

Stuff must-Dos before selling your car

CarWise, 1 year(s) ago | Categories: Selling cars In UAE

What should you do before selling a car

Several thousand luxury supercars left to rot in airports and car parks across the United Arab Emirates every year.

Most large cities will have to tackle problems like unemployment, crime and housing issues, but Dubai’s surplus of abandoned luxury cars has become such an epidemic that it’s made international headlines across the world.

According to the newspaper Gulf News, there are some 2,000 to 3,000 cars abandoned each and every year in Dubai, simply discarded and left by their owners to gather dust in the searing desert heat.

So they should think to start selling it instead of abandoned them, so When you make your mind to sell your vehicle that means you will be starting the action of selling sooner or later. To satisfy the buyer, you have to put little effort to make your car look perfect. Therefore, before going in selling details, you must be aware of some points about your vehicle. There are many bits of advice for you and all you have to do is to follow them.


First, there is one rule, which is very important to know about. You have to avoid putting "FOR SALE" sign on your car because it is illegal and you will have to pay fines as soon as the police see the sign on the car. That is why you have to know and adhere to this rule wherever you are in the UAE.

for sale sign


Second, make sure your car is clean inside out. Many people do not tidy up their car before selling but it is very important to clean up your personal stuff and other items in the car. It would be better if you got your car's seats checked because it might have a bad smell or any dirt sticking on them. Try to clean the doors from dust and to get rid of any dirt you find inside the car. When it comes to clean the car from the outside, it is so important to wipe it carefully and take care of so it will not be scratched.

car cleaning

Third, you need to make a few repairs to your car despite all the care you had toward it. There are many things to check before selling.

  • check the handlebars on the doors if they are working.
  • Double check on the car's color if it is fully painted or not.
  • Make sure the tires are not scratched or pierced so you could change it. Then, and you can check the windscreen wiper if it is loosened or broken. After that, you can try opening and closing the window to find out if there is any problem with it…etc. actually, these are not the only things to check because the cars have many things to take care of. That is why in order to sell your car and satisfy the buyer you should look for every detail in the car.

checking car

Fourth, you need to collect the necessary documents for the vehicle. You will not be able to sell your car without these documents. You need the car's registration and insurance documents.

Make sure the documents are new, keep with you a few copies of them, arrange them nicely, and do not lose them.  If you have registered your car outside the country, then you need to display a safety certificate. There is another thing to put in mind that, if the car is under warranty you have to know how much time is left for it and if the car is transferable.

Car documents

After that, before selling, you need to know how much does your car cost and what it is worth. You should go around and ask about cars from the same year, model and the make to get a full idea about the prices in the car market. So that, knowing how much it costs will make the selling go easily.

Next, you need to take high-quality photos of your car. Put some effort in taking the pictures because one picture is better than a thousand words. Make sure to take the picture in a special place maybe near the park in the morning under the sunlight. Nowadays, cameras are so good so this will help you with selling your car.

car price

Finally, all you need now is to write an honest description of your car or about any serious thing that should be done before selling. Show the buyer the car's disadvantages but do not put it under the spotlight. You have to let the car's advantages be clear too. People will see what they are concerned about and that is why being careful about writing the description is important. In addition, you have to protect yourself and your car. You have to ask them for their license photo and let them send it to you by email or anyway just to make sure that everything is going well. If you are buying your car through a trusted website then you will not worry about being in the fraud case.

In short, it is very important to give your car some care before selling it like cleaning, doing some fixing, and other stuff. In that way, you are satisfying the buyer with your car. In addition, you are making it easier for you to sell it quickly without any problem. All you have to do now is applying these advises and then put your car for sale.


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