If you have a junk car sitting on your property, you may be looking for the best way to get rid of it. You can sell the vehicle, trade it in, or donate it. Cash Cars Buyers in Lexington, KY can give you a great price for your non-running car. We believe that when you explore all of your options, you will find that we can offer you the best deal.
Selling the Car on Your Own
It may be your first inclination to sell your car on your own, but you may want to consider how many other sellers you will compete with. There are many car sales websites on the internet that will charge you a monthly fee to list your vehicle. The reason that they do this is that it may take months for you to even get a single call.
The only independent buyers who are interested in buying a junk car are mechanics or people who own junkyards. They may not even be interested in buying the entire car, just some of its parts. If you sell to them, you may find yourself with a torn apart junk car in your driveway.
If you list your car on such a website, you will have to take time out of your day to show the car to potential buyers. There are some people who may just waste your time and there are others who may even be dangerous. There have been many cases of robbery and even murder in which the perpetrator found their victim online.
Using Your Car as a Trade-In
If you are planning on buying a new car, you probably know that you can get a trade-in allowance for your new car. You should know that there are several tricks that dealerships use to give you less money than you should get for your old vehicle.
Dealerships will offer you less money than you should get for your trade-in, in the hopes that you will be too lazy to check to see what it is worth. Before you go into the dealership, call Cash Cars Buyers for a quote. That way you will have an idea of what your car is actually worth before you talk to a salesperson.
When you go into the dealership, do not let them know you have a car to trade-in. Get a final price before you let them know about your junk car. Then you can tell them what we offered you, they are unlikely to be able to match it.
In some cases, a dealership may offer you what seems like a good price. If they do this make sure to read the final offer on your new car line by line. They will often give you a good trade-in allowance only to tag that same amount of money onto the final price.
Donate Your Car
There are some not-for-profit organizations that allow people to donate junk cars. Donors will get a receipt that can be used on their taxes for a write-off.
Although giving to charity is a good thing, non-profits are often understaffed and it may take a while to get your car towed away and get the documentation. If you sell your car to us, we will give you cash on the spot and tow it away immediately. You can give the money to charity and use the receipt for a tax write off.
What to do With Your Garage
Once you get that heap towed away, you will have some extra space. You could use your garage to shield your new car from the elements, or you could use it to make some extra cash.
Create a Guest House
If you are able to insulate it properly, you may be able to turn your garage into a guest house or tiny house. If you are able to install a bathroom and a kitchen sink, you should be able to make several hundred extra dollars a month. If you don’t feel like putting in a bathroom or kitchen, you can just make a spare bedroom to rent.
If being a landlord sounds like too much trouble, you can always rent out the space to travelers through a home-sharing service. It is a great way to meet people and earn some extra cash.
Make a Home Gym
Have you been meaning to get to the gym but have not had the time or money? If so, you can use the money you get from your junk car to buy an elliptical and a few free weights. You will have a lot more time to work-out if you never have to drive to the gym.
A home gym can be used by everyone in the family. This can save you hundreds of dollars a year.
An Extra Place for Your Hobbies
If you like to paint or sculpt, your family members may have pointed out that your hobby makes a big mess. The garage is the perfect place for the use of watercolors, sculpting tools, or saws. It also makes a great place to practice music.
More money in your pocket means more chances to enjoy the town of Lexington, Kentucky. Whether you are new in town or a native, you will find plenty of things to do here.
Things to do in Lexington, Kentucky
There are plenty of sights to see in The Horse Capital of the World. Many of them are centered around the famed Kentucky Derby.
Horse Farm Tour
You can meet the stars of the Kentucky Derby on this fabulous tour. The horses here live like the celebrities that they are. You can find out how the other horse lives. The $40 tour will take you to several different farms to see many different kinds of horses.
The tour leaves at 8:15 AM and it takes about 3.5 hours to complete.
Historic Home Tour
Many notable people hail from Lexington, KY. They Include First lady, Mary Todd Lincoln, and famed attorney Henry Clay. Famed architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe once called Lexington home. Each of their homes has been preserved and is opened to tourists.
Find Out How Bourbon is Made
Kentucky is famous for horse racing and strong booze. Bourbon is a whiskey that is only made in Kentucky. There are a few distilleries that you can tour in the area. You can visit the barrels at Wild Turkey and James E. Pepper.
Bourbon is the only truly American liquor. There are around 7.5 million barrels of the golden liquid in the state. When you tour a facility, you will see the copper and steel tanks that the alcohol is aged in shining in the dark.
You will learn how white dog is made and what happens to the “angel’s share” of the booze when you visit these popular spots. You will also get to taste both the young and old versions of this sweet and tasty liquor.
Who pays $500 or more for used cars
Once you have decided to scrap your car, you can visit our website and fill out a simple form. In order to get a price quote, we will need the make, model year and VIN number of the car. We will also need your name, phone number, and email address, so we can contact you.
One of our team members will look over your form and determine an offer. They will then call you and, if you accept the offer, they will make an appointment to pick up your car.
We will arrive right on time to perform a brief inspection, pay you, and tow your car away for free. In most cases, you can have your money in 24 hours. Nothing has ever been easier.
A Word About the Pink Slip
If you use your car as a trade-in, sell it or donate it, you will need to have the automobiles pink slip. If you do not you will have to get a new title before you can get rid of it.
If you need a new title, you will have to go to your local DMV office. You will fill out a form, pay a fee, and wait for it to arrive in the mail. If there is a lien on the automobile, you will have to pay it off before you can obtain a new title.
Cash Cars Buyers may not need the title. In most cases, no title is no problem as long as you have your driver’s license and a copy of your registration.
There is so much you can do with the space and money you will acquire when you get rid of your old heap. Your new ride is waiting for you and so is the town of Lexington.