Buying a car out of state

Asked by May 24, 2017 at 08:49 AM

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How to buy a used car that's in another state .
What shipping options do I have?

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You purchase it like you would any other car, but register it and pay taxes in the state you live in. Your options for shipping are to contact a 3rd part auto shipper (search online for quotes). If you can't drive or inspect yourself, have a local mechanic to the vehicle or auto inspection company check it out for you before you purchase.

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Thanks Tom, and I agree. Must get it looked at and a test drive in person before anything. Think I'll stay local.

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I always drive a vehicle before purchasing. I'd only buy a car sight unseen if it was a brand new one.

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