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49 minutes ago, hughd said:

Seeking advice on where to find autos for sale by owner. Is this less common than in the past? I'm not having much luck...

What are you looking for ? Maybe I can help sift through some of the BS and point you toward the authentic ones. CL and other like classifieds are more of a hassle if you aren't a veteran of those sites. Even Eflea is a good hunting place you just have to know how to play the game.

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Keep in mind the used vehicle market right now is madness. Inventory is slim and prices are high. I'm watching some of the guys on Tacoma World state that Carvana is offering them more than they paid 3 years ago(new) for their 2017-2018. Yes, you read that right. They are getting offers to sell their trucks for more than they paid new. 

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1 minute ago, Erik88 said:

Keep in mind the used vehicle market right now is madness. Inventory is slim and prices are high. I'm watching some of the guys on Tacoma World state that Carvana is offering them more than they paid 3 years ago(new) for their 2017-2018. Yes, you read that right. They are getting offers to sell their trucks for more than they paid new. 

Well, I would argue that Tacomas don’t really count. They hold their value better than any other vehicle on the road. Probably hold their value better than gold if you really crunched the numbers. 
 

But you are right. Used car market is crazy right now.

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3 minutes ago, nightrunner said:

Well, I would argue that Tacomas don’t really count. They hold their value better than any other vehicle on the road. Probably hold their value better than gold if you really crunched the numbers. 
 

But you are right. Used car market is crazy right now.

Yeah they are definitely an outlier but even they don't normally sell for MORE used than new. Buy yes, it was an extreme example. 

It really depends on what @hughd is looking for. 

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8 hours ago, hughd said:

Seeking advice on where to find autos for sale by owner. Is this less common than in the past? I'm not having much luck...

I edited the thread title.  Every time I saw it, I had to double-check because it looked like a wanted ad posted outside of the Trading Post.

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57 minutes ago, TGO David said:

I edited the thread title.  Every time I saw it, I had to double-check because it looked like a wanted ad posted outside of the Trading Post.

You edited it to “Seeking Advice On Where to Automobiles For Sale By Owner”?

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15 hours ago, hughd said:

Thanks for the replies, I'll check them out. I'm in no hurry to buy. Looking for a late model Camry or CR-V.

 

 

 

 

We bought my wife a 2019 CRV last year. It's a great car and has done everything expected. We were initially going to buy used but we we're only going to be able to save two to $3,000 buying slightly used over new. Add to that that Honda has very good financing options if you have good credit, as in under 2%. And it was pretty much a no-brainer to buy new.

The CRV and the Camry are kind of two separate animals. It's my opinion that the CRV is much more versatile and I like the fact that ours has all-wheel drive. That said I'm a Toyota guy.

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25 minutes ago, 10-Ring said:

We bought my wife a 2019 CRV last year. It's a great car and has done everything expected. We were initially going to buy used but we we're only going to be able to save two to $3,000 buying slightly used over new. Add to that that Honda has very good financing options if you have good credit, as in under 2%. And it was pretty much a no-brainer to buy new.

The CRV and the Camry are kind of two separate animals. It's my opinion that the CRV is much more versatile and I like the fact that ours has all-wheel drive. That said I'm a Toyota guy.

Exactly. A used car a couple a couple years old costs nearly the same as a new car these days. If you're at the point of making payments anyway, may as well get a new one. 

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