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…


Considering a “Buy Here, Pay Here” in Indianapolis? Read This First

There has been a proliferation of “buy here, pay here” Indianapolis car lots in recent times.

These lots aim to provide help to customers with bad or no credit, and get them into a car without the hassle of going to a big name dealer. The key here is to choose a trustworthy dealer from among the many “buy here, pay here” Indianapolis lots. While some of these dealers are not playing by the rules, there are certainly many excellent, reputable dealers, DriveTime among them. What makes DriveTime different from many other car dealers offering “buy here, pay here” in Indianapolis? Continue reading…


5 Questions to Ask Before You “Buy Here, Pay Here” in Orlando

You have probably seen a “buy here, pay here” Orlando used car lot even if you haven’t known what it was called.

A used car lot offering help and assistance to those with bad or no credit is likely a “buy here, pay here” dealer. These dealers not only make it possible for individuals who might otherwise not qualify, to buy cars, but assist them with how to tell the unscrupulous from the dealers who are truly there to help out. Here are five questions to ask your “buy here, pay here” Orlando car dealer before you make any purchases. Continue reading…

Killing the Slimy Used Car Salesman Stereotype for Good

We all know the type.

Slicked back hair, ugly plaid shirt your grandfather wouldn’t even wear, pants with stains on them that look like they have been ironed over and the overbearing smell of cheap cologne picked up from the corner store – the all too familiar stereotypical used car salesman.

These types of used car salesmen will tell you anything you want to hear about a car you’re not even that interested in and will do anything to convince you that you don’t need see a CarFax or AutoCheck History Report, up to offering heavy discounts on the car if you would just take the car home now and just believe his claim that the car’s, “brakes work most of the time.” Continue reading…

8 Frequently Asked Questions About Buying a Used Car from DriveTime

Here are the top eight most commonly asked used car buying questions asked at our dealerships.

We contacted five of our dealerships to help us out with composing the perfect answers. Shout out to North 45 in Houston, Bell Road in Phoenix, Decatur in Las Vegas, Beechmont in Cincinnati, and Havana in Denver – you guys rock!

Without further ado, here’s our FAQ:

1.      What will my down payment be? Am I able to take the car home today and make payments on the down payment?

You can get approved on and know your down payment before you start shopping. And if you have all of the items listed in #3 below, there’s a great chance you can be driving your new-to-you car home today!

DriveTime does not offer the opportunity to make payments on the down payment. However, we do offer a reservation program. The DriveTime reservation program allows you to hold the car of your choice for up to seven days, but you cannot drive the vehicle off the lot until the down payment is fully paid. Reservation payments are also 100% refundable.

2.      Am I approved?

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