5 things you should know if you haven’t sold a car in a while

With the average car on Australian roads being more than a decade old, chances are it’s been a while since you last had to sell a car. A lot can change in a few short years – let alone a decade – so if you’re taking the same old approach to selling your car, chances…

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Free rego for NSW drivers and how to get it!

The NSW Government has been in a generous mood lately with the CTP refund scheme, and now it has announced a new plan to offer free vehicle registration to NSW motorists. The new Toll Relief program will provide free registration to motorists who spend more than $25 a week on tolls, or more than $1,300…

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You’re probably buying the wrong car

If you’ve bought a car in a private sale recently, then there’s a 1 in 3 chance that you may not be driving the car that you paid for.  According to HelloCars research, around 30% of motorists mistakenly provide incorrect information about their vehicle when offering it up for sale. “It’s not that some car…

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How much should you sell your car for?

When putting your car up for sale, often the first thing people want to know is “How much is my car worth?“ or “What price could I get for my car?“ and the answer is not as straightforward as it may seem. The more pertinent question would be “How quickly do I want to sell…

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Infographic: What type of car should you buy?

With so many cars available on the market, both new and used, it can be very difficult to narrow down your choice to just once specific car. To make that decision just a little easier – and maybe brighten up your day just a little – we’ve put together this handy infographic to help you…

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The 5 Stages of Selling Your Car

The average car in Australia is around 10 years old, which means that as a country we like to hold onto our cars for longer. It also means that selling a used car is not something that many of us do all too often, so if your car selling experience looks anything like the stages…

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The startups making it cheaper than ever to own and run a car

The cost of owning and running a car is usually the second biggest expense in any household behind the mortgage, but in the new digital age of share economies, smart gadgets and online shopping, you could potentially make money over the lifetime of owning your car. We’ve compiled a list of clever startups making it…

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Five things no used car salesman will tell you

1. Test drives are a sales tactic You wouldn’t propose to someone after a first date, so why are so many of us happy to buy a car after the first drive? Well, there’s a reason car dealers try so hard to book you in for a test drive. A quick spin around the block…

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If you pay CTP, you might be entitled to a refund

If you are the registered owner of a car in NSW, then the Government might owe you some cash! Looking to sell your car? Get an instant online quote from HelloCars! The NSW Government has announced that CTP Green Slip prices will be reduced from the 1st of December 2017, so anyone that has renewed…

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Waterless car care with Smart Polish Pro

For many, keeping your car clean means spending hours with a bucket and hose or paying an overly high price for someone else to do it while you wait, so the thought of cleaning your car without a drop of water sounds completely foreign to many who are used to the traditional methods. But did…

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