Buying a Car

Questions frequently asked by buyers

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Why should I buy my next car through TRED?

What makes TRED different? Find out here!
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What if I owe more than my car sells for?

Is your loan balance higher than your car's current value? Read on to learn more!
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What is a Vehicle Protection Plan and why should I get one?

Not sure if you should protect your investment with a VPP? Get the rundown on protection plans here!
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How Long Does It Take To Get My Title, Plates, And Registration After A Purchase?

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How does buying through TRED work?

Looking for your next car? Start your journey here!
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Can I roll my current loan into a new loan?

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If I'm buying a car, what does TRED do to protect me?

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If I like a car during a test drive, can I purchase it on the spot?

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I'm buying a car - what's the difference between TRED and CarMax?

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What is TRED GAP Insurance?

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I'm buying a car. What is "TRED Trade Credit" and how does it work?

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How do I take possession of the car once I buy it?

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If the seller gifts me the car, or if I want to have the car gifted, can I avoid paying taxes?

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Does TRED charge buyers any extra fees?

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If I buy a car from TRED do I have to pay tax, title and registration fees?

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How long does it take to buy a car with TRED?

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How can I pay for a car?

Methods for payment once you've found a car you'd like to buy.
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Should I schedule a test drive first or make an offer first?

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What is TRED Hassle-Free Financing?

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How low is TRED's car pricing?

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If I have my title document, and my buyer pays me directly, can I simply hand them my vehicle title?

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