8 Steps to Achieve a Squeaky Clean Car at Home

Keeping your car clean is one of the simplest ways you can maintain your car.

As the cliché goes, a clean car is a happy car. While many owners opt to take their vehicles to various car wash services, some perfectionists, and many dollar-conscious drivers, prefer to do it at home. Whatever your motive is, washing your car at home is a great way to save a few bucks and to maintain that show-car shine. Continue reading…

Car Care 101: Caring for Your Pre-Owned Car

You’ve bought your car and you’re looking and feeling great, but now what do you do?

Given that this is most likely to be the second most expensive investment you make in your life, second only to a home purchase, it’s probably a good idea to take the necessary steps to keep it running for as long as possible. Today’s cars come with many advanced systems that monitor most of the cars major functions and alert you when there’s a potential problem, but with some basic knowledge, you can identify any potential problems even before the warning lights come on. Continue reading…

Dealership Spotlight: Blanding – Orange Park, Florida

With over 100 dealerships across the country, DriveTime can seem like a large, stuffy corporation. However, that is simply not the case! We have a strong familial culture dedicated to helping customers find and finance quality used vehicles regardless of the credit history. Each month, we invite you to learn a little more about our DriveTime family by profiling one of our dealerships and its employees. This month’s Dealership Spotlight is Blanding in Orange Park, FL! Continue reading…

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“Buy Here, Pay Here” Miami Locations: What You Need to Know

Whether you live in Kendall, Hialeah, or Homestead, just around the corner there’s a “buy here, pay here” in Miami.

“Buy here, pay here” in Miami is a type of car dealership that offers in-house financing. What this means is that you pay the dealer directly, usually every week, rather than making a monthly auto loan payment to a bank, as with a traditional dealership. The advantages for the buyer are that you are able to get a car for little money down and with a low credit score. Indeed, these locations can be the best option for those suffering from bad or no credit and seeking to buy a used car, but there are important questions to ask before you buy. Continue reading…

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Does Your “Buy Here, Pay Here” Atlanta Dealership Exceed Expectations?

Residents of Atlanta need to be able to rely on the quality, performance, and reliability of their vehicle, even if their credit has suffered from misfortune.

Atlanta residents with poor or no credit often turn to dealerships offering to cater to them, promising to be able to help get them into a car despite their credit woes. As with anything, some dealerships are reputable, and some are less than reputable. Consider these qualities when choosing your “buy here, pay here” Atlanta dealership. Continue reading…