I found a car/porsche in my neighboring state. I will visit personally to have a look/test drive.
It has been a long time I bought a car from private seller and I have never bought it out of state esp. private seller.
- For inspection, should I take to local Porsche dealer or some independent shop. I am not familiar with area and I will using YELP review as my guide!
- Porsche has some computer tools (not sure if these are proprietary or any good mechanic will have it) which tell you engine running time and how rough (red line, high rev RPM) car has been used. Basically you can get some idea if odometer has been manipulated to show low miles!
I am bit hesitant to hand over someone 70K check for car. How to pursue it? I can do at bank (my big bank has branches in that area) where I can hand over certified check and bank notary (most banks have notary service or at least they used to have) can verify person ID or signature or title? not sure if they provide such service since they are NOT making loan or will be NOT make money from this transaction?
Whenever anyone go to buy a car or even test drive, dealer will make and keep photo copy of my driving license. Should I ask and make a copy of seller’s license? I want to make sure they are rightful owner and no scam is going on.
It is 300 miles away. How to pursue it? I can rent a car and drop rental car in that town and drive new car home or use transport service? Since it is private seller, how tags will work? Does states provide temporary tags to individuals and if yes than which state my home state or seller’s state? Or I take my cars plate and use it as temporary tag!