Internet auction caution
One of the most popular ways of buying a used car online is through internet auction sites such as eBay. With thousands of cars up for grabs, and temptingly low opening bids, they can be hard to resist. Remember, though, that if youve placed the winning bid, youll be expected to buy the car whether you want it or not.
So, before you commit to bidding, do your homework. A history check will tell you about the cars background, and you should contact the seller with some detailed questions.
If possible, view the car before bidding, and have a look at the sellers feedback rating to see what other buyers think of them.