Do you have to have licence to buy and sell motorcycles in the UK

You don’t need a licence to trade in motorcycles at all in England and Wales. You do however require a licence to deal in motorcycles in Scotland, you can apply for a temporary or full licence via your local authority and fees do apply. It is commonly held belief that you require a licence to … Read more

How to photograph a motorcycle with a smartphone

As the internet and motorcycle 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

When is the best time to buy a motorcycle?

The best time to buy a new or used motorcycle 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 thousands to franchised dealers in both manufacturers and finance commission bonuses. The sales managers, … Read more

What is the safest way to pay for a motorcycle?

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 motorcycle. Can I pay for a motorcycle using cash? In some cases you can but its less common theses days. Most private sellers, dealers and franchised garages … Read more

Do motorcycle dealers care if you pay cash?

Most used motorcycle and franchised dealers don’t care if you pay cash for a car. 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

The best motorcycles to flip on craigslist

Flipping motorcycle on Craigslist can be a great way to make some extra cash. But selecting the right bikes to flip can make all the difference to whether you succeed or not, how quickly your motorcycle sells and how much money you make when it does. Our experience flipping motorcycle on Craigslist has taught us … Read more

​How much do motorcycle flippers make?

Looking for a business with high paying potential? Selling cars 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 cars? The vast majority of full time bike flippers are averaging a … Read more

Should you take a deposit when selling a motorcycle?

There are a lot of things to consider before taking a deposit on a motorcycle, and there are dos and don’ts for both the buyer and the seller to consider. Below we will cover what a deposit is and help you understand if you should take one when selling a motorcycle. What is a deposit … Read more

Buying and selling classic motorcycles for a profit

The classic motorbikes 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 bikes and cars, and classic motorbikes events. This has lead to a huge uplift in values from both ultra rare vintage bikes to the most humble of … Read more

Is buying and selling motorcycles a good business?

Buying and selling motorcycles is a good business. It has a high paying potential if you become a motorcycles dealer or trader and is one way you can earn a six-figure income, even if you don’t have a degree or higher education. I have been dealing in motorcycles for 23 years so I have some … Read more