How to Find Kelley Blue Book Boats Value

by admin on April 14, 2014

Leslie Kelley started the company as Kelley Kar Company in 1918, using 3 Model T Fords. In 1926, the company published a Blue Book that has now become a guide known as a standard in the automotive trade. Later, the company changed its name from Kelley Kar Company to Kelley Blue Book Company, and their guide is used by everyone in the industry to determine a value for their vehicles. The company moved on to become a

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Blue book pricing is all the craze right now, and many dealers will try to entice you by offering you blue book prices, or prices even lower than the blue book. The NADA Blue book is one of the most popularly used blue book and has been around for well over seventy years. NADA is short for National Automobile Dealers Association, and according to their spokesperson, the Blue book sales overshadows its competitors

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Using Kelley Blue Book for Used Cars

March 10, 2014

Kelley Blue Book (KBB) began more than 75 years ago as a dealership, but quickly transformed into a book publishing company. Currently, Kelley Blue Book used cars guide and KBB new cars guide are considered to be the primary authority when it comes to car prices for both dealers and consumers in the country. While […]

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NADA and KBB Motorcycle Values

February 21, 2014

Research is the foundation of a good purchase or even a good sale. You should never try to buy or sell anything unless you have completely studied the market and understood what price range you would be operating between. As any individual who has experience of buying and selling expensive possessions such as a bike […]

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NADA Used Car Value

February 15, 2014

Even though buying a used car seems far more complex than buying a new car, they really are not that different.  All you need to do is begin by looking in the NADA guide and determining the NADA used car value. At one time, it took a lot of intuition to find out if a dealer […]

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Value vs Price

February 15, 2014

Have you ever watched the Price is Right?  The people who play on that show have the nerve-racking joy to guess the price of that “new car!”  Sometimes they guess it.  Sometimes they don’t.  Too bad they didn’t have a NADA guide or a Kelley blue book with them.  The NADA blue book and Kelley […]

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Using NADA to Assess the Value of Your Car

September 11, 2013

The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) was established in order to protect the interest of car dealers across the United States. In 1917, a coalition of dealerships petitioned the US Government in an attempt to alleviate the high taxes on luxury vehicles. When the petition proved successful, NADA developed into a permanent organization aimed at […]

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NADA vs. Kelley Blue Book - What You Should Know

September 1, 2013

Whether you are looking to buy or sell a new or used vehicle, tools exist in print and online to help you determine its overall value. These sources will equip you with information you can use when shopping around and can greatly affect the monetary offers and quotes you receive from dealerships and private sellers. […]

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Factors for Determining the Value of Your Used Car

August 2, 2013

As a retail consumer shopping for a used vehicle, you need to learn the ins and outs of determining the value of your car. A multitude of variables come into play when you are researching prices, and in order to spot the best deal (and avoid the worst ones) you should equip yourself with the […]

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Negotiating for a Used Car - What You Should Know

July 11, 2013

When you are ready to purchase your new vehicle, you can start negotiations with the seller. In order to properly negotiate with a dealership, you need to have all the pertinent information on hand. You want to avoid being blindsided with options and fees by preparing yourself with knowledge of fair market values and market […]

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How Does a Used Car Loan Work?

July 11, 2013

When you approach a financial institution about buying a car, they will consult a guide such as the Kelley Blue Book or the NADA guide in order to determine the value of the vehicle. Banks and other institutions will not typically lend out more than the car’s value, leaving it up to the buyer to […]

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Used Car Prices and the Web - What You Should Know

July 11, 2013

While the internet is a great place to start researching your used car, it is not always the most reliable when it comes to finding the fairest price for your vehicle. The prices found on any given website do not always reflect the reality of the automobile market, and it will take a little extra […]

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Used Cars and Book Value FAQs that You Should Know

July 11, 2013

Ever heard the phrase “blue book value”? If you’re looking to buy or sell a used car, it’s probably come up a few times. In this article, we’ve compiled some frequently asked questions regarding “blue books” and “blue book value” to supply you with some answers. What is a “blue book”? The Kelley Blue Book, […]

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Understanding Used Car Loans For a Better Deal

July 11, 2013

Car loan values are financed for value of the car, which is usually lower than its listed price. When new cars are priced upwards of $20,000, it means that you will have to factor in extra money to cover this discrepancy out of pocket. As they try to manage their funds in today’s economy, more […]

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Ways To Find The Value for Selling Your Car

July 11, 2013

A lot of people trade in their vehicles to avoid the hassle of selling their car, but there are a few simple steps you can follow to avoid the stress of selling and get a great deal for your vehicle. The key is to determine the realistic price of your car before you set a […]

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Other Costs When Buying a Used Car

July 11, 2013

When buying a used car, you have control over the “hidden fees” some dealerships try to run past you when buying new, but that doesn’t mean you won’t have other costs to consider when you purchase your new used vehicle. It is important to be aware of these costs and what they entail. The best […]

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How to Talk to a Used Car Salesman

July 11, 2013

If you are buying a used vehicle, one of your best resources can be the salesman himself. Since he specializes in the sales of used vehicles, he will be able to answer most of the questions and concerns you may have regarding a purchase. To avoid any trickery, the key is to know which questions […]

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Finding the Value of Your Car

July 11, 2013

If you’re looking to purchase a new vehicle or trade in your existing car for an upgrade, we recommend consulting some useful resources that will help you determine the right value of your car. There are several guides that specialize in automobile trends and prices, the most trustworthy of which are Kelley Blue Book, NADA […]

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