Protecting Consumers

Buying Privately

Buying Privately

A high percentage of so-called “private sales” of vehicles are conducted by unlicensed dealers, known as “curbers.” This series of videos outlines the many problems caused by curbers and steps you should take before buying a vehicle from a private seller. If you don’t know the private seller personally and the individual is not a licensed dealer, you are taking a risk.  At a minimum use the Private Vehicle Sales Agreement and get a vehicle history report that includes a lien check and a mechanical inspection.

Be Very Careful!

How to Spot a Curber or Fake Private Seller

6 Steps You Should Take Before Buying a Vehicle From a Private Seller

Why You Should Get a Vehicle History Report that Includes a Lien Check