Recently many car companies have been offering low interest or 0% car finance interest rates on new vehicles; which at face value of course looks like a great deal. But is it? The main manufacturers like Toyota, Holden, Ford and Nissan all offer these deals. But be warned! You may well end up paying more … Continue reading 0% Car Finance – What’s The Catch?
For those new to buying a car or taking out finance it can be a daunting prospect. However, when you know the facts it is rather simple. If you had the money in your account to buy a car you could pay the current owner – either a dealership or an individual – the price … Continue reading How Does Car Finance Work?
Leasing a car rather than buying is an option usually taken up by those who prefer to drive the newest models, without having to pay a large sum to own the vehicle. In the long term the cost of leasing a car can end up higher than that of buying a car, but there are … Continue reading How Do I Lease A Car?
How great do you feel when you get out on the open road? It’s a fantastic feeling of freedom, especially when it’s a new car. You want to wind down the window and just feel the wind in your hair. We’re not the only ones who get excited about this. We’ve collected a few clips … Continue reading That New Car Feel
It’s important when looking for a used car that you check how it rates on the Used Car Safety Ratings – this should be your top priority over look, colour, size and class. In the event of a crash you want yourself and your loved ones to be as safe as possible. The Used Car … Continue reading Used Car Safety Ratings and You
Whether it’s car trouble, a spontaneous picnic or you’ve got an important business meeting and you don’t want to get wet… this list of 11 things that you should always have on hand in your car will help you out in most situations! 1. Owners Manual – this will help you with everything from changing … Continue reading 11 Things You Should Keep In Your Car
There’s plenty of misinformation out there regarding Novated Leasing and we wanted to set the record straight for you by debunking these 4 myths. Myth 1. Novated leases are tricky Not true: Once you complete the initial paperwork the lease payment is taken from the employee’s pre-tax income which can be automated. Myth 2. You … Continue reading Novated Leasing Myths Debunked
So you’re looking to buy a car and you’ve decided that this time you’re buying a new car. You want that fresh, new car smell, clean, unmarked body, full factory warranty and the assurance that this will be your baby and never have been anyone else’s. It sounds great and we’d love to support you, … Continue reading Best Time To Buy A New Car
One of the things that can sometimes be confusing when you’re shopping for a car loan is interest rates. When you’re using a car loan repayment calculator and it asks for the interest rate, most people shrug their shoulders and aren’t really sure what interest rate to enter. It can be frustrating since lenders often … Continue reading Car Loan Interest Rates Explained
Private car sales are the single biggest market of car sales throughout Australia. Yet some car finance lenders leave buyers with little choice but to go through a dealership to buy a used car. For some lenders, a dealership offers certain levels of protection as the dealer needs a Motor Dealers Licence in order to … Continue reading Buying A Car Privately