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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

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

Can You Remove a Repossession from Your Credit Report?

Posted on Wed, Sep 13, 2017 @ 09:30 AM

A vehicle repossession can affect your life in numerous ways. Not only can the stress of losing your vehicle take its toll, but its long-term impact on your credit report can make your overall financial picture challenging. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by a vehicle repossession. However, there are steps you can take to move forward.

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Tags: Car Financing

What are Second Chance Auto Loans?

Posted on Wed, Aug 30, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

No one is immune to financial difficulties whether they are the results of poor choices, the loss of a job or other unexpected issues. While most people are trying to their best, once you get into that bad credit hole, it’s hard to dig your way out. One of the major consequences of poor credit is the inability to make big purchases. This can affect you in more ways than one.

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Tags: Car Financing

Budgeting Tips for Back to School

Posted on Wed, Aug 23, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

Back to school can be an expensive time. Between clothes, shoes and other odds and ends, costs can add up quickly. This can cause family to miss important deadlines, like not being able to make a car payment. Plus, more and more schools are requiring an abundance of supplies, which can have a detrimental effect on the family budget. However, there are ways to minimize the cost. It will take a bit of planning, looking at some local ads and making sure you aren’t easily caught up in the draw to buy appealing things you don’t need.

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Tags: Car Financing

The Benefits of Buying from a Family-Owned Used Dealership

Posted on Wed, Aug 23, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

In recent years, there has been a push to shop local. While many people look at local shopping as farm-to-table food, small boutiques or independent bookstores, it can also include any small business in your city. Buying cars from a major lot or car franchise often means a harder push for sales and dealing with national financing. They want anyone who qualifies by their standards to buy a car, and they don’t necessarily care about what happens after you drive off the lot. Working with a local family-owned lot has many benefits. While it may be shopping on a smaller scale, there are a lot of reasons to give it a try.

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Tags: Car Financing, Used Cars