Buying a used car from a private party


Asked by Mar 24, 2016 at 09:09 PM

Question type: General

What's the process - - we settle on a price - I have cash in hand - he signs
over title & bill of sale - - does the registration get signed over as well so I can
get it home - or does it have to stay until I get new registration and plates?
Within CT sale & buy - -

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Check with your local DMV, but in my state the bill of sale and a signed title works as a temporary but it must be transferred as soon as possible, also the seller should notify the DMV of the sale of the vehicle so they are no longer liable for it. HTH

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