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The Shabana Motors Auto Blog

Getting a Car with No Credit History

Posted on Wed, Dec 13, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

Buying a car is an exciting prospect. However, for many people, the lack of credit can become a roadblock to purchasing a vehicle. Luckily, there are more and more places willing to work with people with no credit history. Before you begin your search, it’s important to understand what you’ll need to make it happen.

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Tags: Car Financing

Reasons You Should Put a Down Payment on Your Used Car

Posted on Wed, Dec 06, 2017 @ 07:00 AM

A lot of auto dealerships like to advertise zero-down specials where you don’t have to put anything down to purchase a car. While it may be tempting to go this route, there are actually a lot of good reasons to put money down when buying a vehicle. Here are just a few things to think about before you go hunting for your next car, truck or SUV.

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Tags: Car Financing

Auto Financing Tips You Need to Know

Posted on Wed, Nov 29, 2017 @ 04:00 PM

Getting a car is an exciting prospect. There are so many choices, and between the wide array of vehicles, there is literally something for everyone. One of the biggest parts of a vehicle purchase is financing. Most people can’t afford to pay cash for a car, truck or SUV. That means financing – otherwise known as getting a loan – is the only option. If you’re ready for your next ride, here are some tips to get the best auto financing possible.

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Tags: Car Financing

Cash For Your Car: A Guide to Selling Your Car

Posted on Wed, Nov 15, 2017 @ 07:30 AM

When you’re ready for a new ride, you have to decide what you’ll do with your old vehicle. In many cases, if your old vehicle is still working, there’s a chance you can make some cash. Like any big investment, you can maximize the value by taking a few steps.

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Tags: Car Financing

Why Should You Work with Bad Credit Auto Dealers?

Posted on Wed, Nov 08, 2017 @ 07:00 AM

Bad credit auto dealers sometimes get a bad rap. People believe the myth that traditional lending is your best option, or that all bad credit auto dealers are out to scam customers. Neither is completely false, but sometimes a bad credit auto dealer is your best option, and there are a lot of good ones out there.

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Tags: Car Financing

Celebrity Rides: Will Smith

Posted on Wed, Nov 01, 2017 @ 10:30 AM

The world of celebrities holds an air of intrigue, and for car lovers, it’s often a source of envy. Imagine being able to fill your garage with names like Rolls Royce, Maybach or Ferrari. Think about adding a classic Porche or old-school revamped muscle car. Well, that’s exactly what many celebrities get to do—and Will Smith is no exception.

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Tags: Celebrity Rides

How to Ready Your Car for a Hurricane in Houston

Posted on Wed, Oct 25, 2017 @ 07:00 AM

Houston was reminded this year what a severe hurricane was like, and many people ended up sustaining damage to their homes and cars. Cars are an essential part of people’s lives, and with the hurricane damage and loss, many were left without a working vehicle. So, what do you do when a hurricane is forecasted? How can you keep your major investments safe? Here are a few ways to prepare your car for a hurricane.

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Tags: Car Maintenance, Around Houston

4 Places to Take Your Ride for Halloween 2018 in Houston

Posted on Wed, Oct 18, 2017 @ 07:00 AM

Somehow the summer crept by and suddenly, it’s October again. For many, October means a favorite holiday, one that allows people to slip out of their normal lives and put on a new character for a day. That could only mean Halloween. In Houston, there’s no shortage of options for people to get out and play. Several events are worthwhile, and there are four that should definitely be on your radar.

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Tags: Around Houston

What Are the Key Components of an Auto Loan?

Posted on Wed, Oct 11, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

Many of us secure an auto loan without fully understanding what it is. However, the more you know about what you are signing, the more likely you’ll get a loan that meets your needs, and that will help you avoid being taking advantage of by lenders who are less than honest. Why is this important? Because a car is a major purchase. Think about having the knowledge as a way to protect your hard-earned money.

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Tags: Car Financing

Picking the Best Used Car Dealership in Houston

Posted on Wed, Sep 27, 2017 @ 07:00 AM

Drive down certain sections in Houston, and you’ll find an abundance of used car dealerships. Each has a display of tempting vehicles, and you start to wonder, which one should I shop at? The truth is, not all used car dealerships are created equal. There’s a reason the used car salesman has become a stereotype. However, when you sift through the information, you can find some gems in the mix. Here are some surefire ways to pick the best used car dealership:

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Tags: Used Cars