The Shabana Motors Auto Blog

Should You Cosign on Your Used Car Loan?

Buying a car is an exciting prospect, but for some, it’s not always easy. There are a few situations that make lenders wary, and it may mean you are unable to get a loan. Some of these situations including being someone with no credit or ...
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3 Reasons to Get a Warranty on Your Used Car

Warranties are tricky things, and often something consumers don’t fully understand. They get that a warranty can be a good thing—but they’re not always sure what it covers, and how to get things “fixed” when it’s under warranty.
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How to Get the Most from Your Tax Return (And Get the Car of Your Dreams)

Tax time brings many a feeling of dread, and yet, it can also be an opportunity to score an extra chunk of money. For some, that amount is the needed down payment for the car of their dreams, which is why this year you should look at all ...
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What is the Texas Aircheck Program?

There’s a program in Texas causing a buzz in the auto world. The program, AirCheckTexas, was designed to help those who have limited funds to repair or replace their vehicle so it complies with current emission standards. The AirCheckTexas ...
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I Lost My Job, How Do I Keep My Car?

Losing a job is always a stressful time, however, if it means you may lose things that are essential to getting more employment, it can affect you even more. Cars have become a crucial part of our lives. They are used for work, to shuttle ...
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No Job and Need a Car Loan: What Are My Options?

One of the most challenging issues people can face is buying a car with no proof of income, job or a non-traditional employment situation. While it is important that loans and credit are regulated to some extent, it can also leave those in ...
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First Time Car Buyers with Bad Credit: What You Should Know

Have you ever gotten frustrated because every job advertisement in your chosen career field tells you that you need experience to get the job, even if you’ve gone to school for it? You wonder how you’ll ever get the experience if no one ...
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Test Drive Tips for Houston Drivers

It’s easy to get wrapped up in how a car looks, or in a favorite make and model. You may be enchanted by the technology or love the cherry-red color. It’s essential to remind yourself throughout the car-buying process that while looks are ...
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6 Ways to Maximize Your Tax Return and Buy a Car

April 15th has gotten a bad name, but in reality, tax time can be looked at as a good time for many. It’s true, some people will owe a large amount of taxes, but the average everyday person is most likely looking at a nice refund. If ...
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4 Benefits of Spending Your Tax Refund on a New Car

While many people dislike tax time, there are some benefits to getting your taxes done. The minute you get your W-2s, you have the potential to finish your paperwork and get some cash back. While it may seem fun to take a vacation or buy ...
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