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Private sale, part-exchange or car buying agency? The Car Expert’s car selling advice can help get you get the best result when selling your car.

Selling your car can be a stressful event, and quite a hassle. Whether you’re selling privately, part-exchanging at a dealership as part of buying your next car or selling to a specialist car buying service, it’s difficult to know whether you’re getting a fair price for your car.

The Car Expert’s car selling advice can help get you get the best result when selling your car. A whole host of online car buying and car valuation companies have sprung up in recent years, so it’s easier than ever to get a good understanding of what your car is really worth before you put it up for sale.

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Can you sell your car if it has outstanding finance?

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What happens to the road tax when you sell your car?

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How can I get more money for my part-exchange?

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