Buying a car can be confusing. To help you get the best deal on the right car for you, we’ve put together some useful tips and checklists to help you through the car buying process. Here we look at some simple rules to follow when it comes to contracts.
So, you’ve found the right car and you’re at the point where you want to pay a deposit. Ensure that you get a contract, or if buying privately, a receipt that details exactly what you have committed to buying, what you’ve already paid and how the rest of the transaction will proceed.
Make sure that both the car and personal details are correct on the contract.
The full price and any deposit paid should also be clearly identified.
If you are buying from a garage, always read the terms and conditions in full… then read them again!
Make sure that both parties sign the contract.
If you’re buying privately then there may not be a contract but you should always ask the seller for a receipt detailing the above.