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Secret #1 Dealerships do not have the
authority to offer loans or act as bank agents.
Secret #2 Obtain your financing before you go car
shopping — and get it somewhere other than the dealership.
Secret #3 It is illegal for a
dealership to pull your credit report without your written
Secret #4 Beware of the “Low Interest
or Rebate — Your Choice” offer.
Secret #5 Don’t be pressured into
Secret #6 Refuse to sign any mandatory arbitration
Secret #7 Do not sign blank or generic contracts.
Secret #8 Read your warranty carefully.
Secret #9 Avoid car shopping on the
weekend — and don’t fall for the trap of taking the vehicle for the
weekend, “just to see how you like it.”
Secret #10 No
matter how well-equipped you think you are to negotiate with a
car dealer, an auto broker will get you a better deal, by far,