Selling My Car

Questions frequently asked by sellers

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Why does Tred impose a deadline within which I must mail in my paperwork after I release my vehicle?

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Why should I pay to make my car "Tred-Certified"?

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Why should I pay to share my contact info publicly with buyers?

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Why was I charged a $99 fee after deactivating my listing?

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Why am I required to complete a safety assessment on the vehicle I'm selling?

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I'm selling a car - how does Tred's "Transact Now" platform work and how much does it cost?

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Why should I pay to add more photos to my listing?

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Why should my buyer pay through Tred instead of paying me directly?

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When my car sells, will Tred pay off my pre-existing loan or lease?

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How do I stay safe on a test drive?

Nervous about meeting up with potential buyers? Check out these tips!
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How does selling through Tred work?

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How do I change my price?

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Why does TRED charge sellers more to sell higher value vehicles?

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

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What happens after I accept an instant offer?

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I lost my title - can I still sell my car with TRED?

Yes! We'll help you get a new title when your vehicle sells.
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What is the TRED Kit?

A breakdown of the contents of the packet and their use.
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What can I do to help sell my car faster?

Tips for getting the most out of TRED and finding a sale quickly.
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Can I sell my car if it has a salvaged or branded title?

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How do I add photos to my listing?

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What's the best way to photograph my vehicle?

Great photos sell cars.
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I'm selling a car - what's the difference between TRED and CarMax?

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My car needs a smog certification. Can I still sell it?

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Can I accept cash or a check from my buyer directly?

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What if I need to keep my car until a certain date - can I still list it now?

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Do I need to clean my car before taking photos or showing it to a prospective buyer?

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Can someone test drive my car if they don't have insurance?

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What if a buyer damages my car on a test drive?

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What is an "instant offer" and how does it work?

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How do TRED's free inspections work?

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How long will it take to sell my car with TRED?

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Can I roll the loan on my existing car (trade in) into another loan on a new car?

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