What is the safest way to pay for a van?

Paying via bank transfer or debit card directly to the sellers bank account at the time of the handover is the safest way to make payment for a van. Can I pay for a van using cash? In some cases you can but its less common theses days. Most private sellers, dealers and franchised garages … Read more

Do van dealers care if you pay cash?

Most used car and franchised dealers don’t care if you pay cash for a van. Dealers will be all to happy to take payment via a debit card in almost every situation. But lots of dealers will have limits the actual amount of physical cash they will except. This amount will vary from dealer to … Read more

When is the best time to buy a new or used van?

The best time to buy a new or used van or light commercial vehicle in towards the end of, March, June, September or December. The reason for this is that dealers will have quarterly or yearly targets to meet.  Hitting these targets can be worth hundreds of thousands to franchised dealers in both manufacturers and … Read more

​How much do van flippers make?

Looking for a business with high paying potential? Selling vans is one way you can earn a big income, and you don’t even need qualifications. With many people keeping their day job and treating it as a hobby or additional income source. How much can you earn flipping vans? The vast majority of full time van flippers are averaging a … Read more

An expert step by step on selling a van or commercial vehicle

So you have someone coming to see a van. What now and how do you actually go about the sales process? Below you find a very simple sales process that works at every price point, with every potential purchaser. I have broken the process down in to 5 basic steps The Meet and Greet The Walk-Around The … Read more

​How to transfer ownership of a van or commercial vehicle in the UK

If you’ve sold a van, there are still a few things to do after you’ve hand over the keys. The new owner isn’t officially the vehicles owner until the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) have been informed. So how do you do that? All UK vehicles are issued a Vehicle Registration Certificate which is … Read more

How to make huge profits selling vans and commercial vehicles on social media

Using social media to sell vans and commercial vehicles can be as simple as photographing a van and putting it on Facebook for sale. But if you really want to succeed using social media you need to focus on building a brand and viewing sales as a byproduct of that process. ​Because of the smartphone, … Read more

How to photograph a van with a smartphone

As the internet and vans sales is such a visual experience this is an important skill to master. The good news is it’s never been easier or cheaper to achieve quality photos. You don’t need a fancy DSLR or premium compact camera, you can achieve amazing results with just your smart phone.  Equipment You can … Read more

How to sell vans and light commercial vehicles on facebook (with tips)

I have been selling vans on Facebook since 2010, and I still believe it’s the best place to sell and flip vans. Local facebook groups and Facebook Marketplace, represents a huge opportunity. Facebook is free to join and there are no fees for selling either.​So what are the best options and tips for selling vans on the … Read more

How to create an effective used van 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 van advert and a step by step guide. … Read more