Car trading as a side hustle (with tips)

In the UK motor trade, dealers come in all shapes and sizes. From large franchised and used dealer groups to the one man band flipping cars on social media. These groups or individuals focus on retailing cars to the general public. But there is another often overlooked way of dealing in cars which can work … Read more

How to make a used car marketing video (with tips)

Most car dealers and most businesses for that matter, think promotion is all about Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and so on. But video is increasingly being used to promote business’s and products. In fact YouTube the worlds biggest video hosting site, is just a search engine, in fact the second biggest search engine in the world and an extension of Google. So why wouldn’t … Read more

How to create an effective used car advert

Keep it simple Unlike a newspaper advert the internet allows you almost unlimited word count, but it still pays to keep the advert simple. Peoples online attention spans are short so you will only have seconds to grab their attention. Below you will find a simple template for writing a car advert and a step by step guide. … Read more

How do car dealers finance stock

One of the biggest problems that vehicle retailers face is how to find large amounts of cash to fund the stock that is required to run a successful and profitable retail business. Car flipping on a small scale can be largely self funding, but getting started can be hard and expanding even harder. It is … Read more

How to make money buying and selling classic cars for profit

The classic car market has been hot for the past few years. Fuelled by an increase in both TV shows showing how to do up and flip classic cars, and events like the Silverstone classic and the Goodwood Revival. This has lead to a huge uplift in values from both ultra rare Ferraris to the … Read more

How to inspect a car you intend to flip for a profit

No matter who you buy from, always look over the car thoroughly checking everything listed below, if you are unsure of anything take it to a mechanic for an independent inspection. Following this simple system will help you avoid most common mistakes and with practice let you avoid them almost completely.   The Exterior Check the body for scratches, dents, … Read more

​How to make big money buying and selling fast cars [with buyers guide]

Below you will find a complete guide to making money buying and selling fast cars, along with a comprehensive buyers guide covering the most profitable performance cars. The main advantages of flipping performance cars is the increased profit margins vs flipping small lower end cars. However, this is often offset by risk of higher repair … Read more

How to value a car you plan to sell (with tips)

A very simple question that’s very hard to answer. Even dealers with decades of experience get car valuations wrong all the time. The trick is to get it right most of the time. Below I will guide you through the various processes available and the way to put a valuation on a car you want … Read more

Which cars should you buy to flip

Where exactly do you start and what should your first flip look like? This article will help narrow down you choices. The first mistake first time flippers make its to procrastinate of which car to buy. Most fear their first purchase so much they never make it. They think they have to buy the perfect car and take … Read more

How to buy cars cheaply and flip them for massive profits.

If you have already read my simple fool proof strategy to making money selling cars. You will already know my preferred method. ​No other method works better. But below we will take a closer look at some tried and tested methods I have used over the years.  ​Remember finding stock is the most important part of the car flipping business. All of the money is made in … Read more