Do you ever think to have a used car business? The demand for used cars is increasing every day. Many people prefer to buy a used car rather than having to buy a new car. One reason is that prices are much cheaper and taxes are lower. For this reason, the business of buying and selling used cars in Indonesia is one of the opportunities that you can take advantage of to make a big profit. However, to run a business buying and selling used cars is not easy. Below are some tips you can do to start a used car buying and selling business.
Choose a Strategic Showroom Location
The most important thing is its strategic location. Only with enough space but fit to store and show car stock, you can carry out this business activity to the maximum. By choosing a strategic location, shoppers can easily find your showroom. Try to choose a location on the edge of the highway to attract many people who pass by to buy a used car in your showroom, or can put your showroom in an augmented place in a similar business.
Choose a car that is much in demand by the market
The next tip is to choose the type of car that is much in demand by many people. By selling or buying a car that is less desirable, can only make your business not run well, it can even suffer business losses. To find out the type of car that is most popular, you can observe by looking at what cars are mostly used around you. In addition, choose a car with a manufacturing year that is not too long. Where old cars or cars with years of manufacture that require too much maintenance costs.
Avoid car brokers
In a used car business, try to avoid them when you want to buy a car. In addition to matters of profit and loss that you might experience when buying a car from a broker, you also cannot directly ascertain the condition of the car you will buy and resell. So, try to buy a car directly from the owner. That way, you can find out for yourself how the condition of the car is and estimate the selling price of the car.
Repair and beautify the car
This you can do to increase the resale price of your used car. Try to check the condition of the car to the garage and make sure the engine is in good condition and proper to use. You can also make improvements to the car body, for example doing repainting, and do not forget to wash it first. That way, you can show off your used car in a smooth and clean condition.
Check Mail Completeness
This is the most important part when you want to buy or sell a used car. Because, there are no consumers who are willing to spend money to buy a car without any clarity of documents, such as Vehicle Number Certificates or Motor Vehicle Owner’s Book. So, before selling a used car, try to prepare all the necessary documents needed by the customer.
Obey the applicable law
As a used car seller, you must also comply with applicable laws and regulations, so that both parties, you and your customers will not be harmed when making a sales transaction.