Reader Inquiry on Financing

Reader Inquiry on Financing

Received question: What advice would you have for a first time car buyer with little credit history? This is a very popular question and I am happy to provide some information on the topic. First, keep in mind that no credit is almost worse than bad credit. In the...
Leasing: What Posers Do

Leasing: What Posers Do

I hear it time and time again. “He must have leased that luxury car. There’s no way he could afford that! She leases all of her cars and has nothing to show for it at the end. They are lease kind of people as they really don’t have the money to buy.” When talking to...
Let’s Talk Extended Warranty

Let’s Talk Extended Warranty

There seems to be two schools of thought on extended warranty. The “I absolutely want it” crowd and the “No it’s a ripoff” crew. As you could probably imagine, I have heard great things and not so great things about extended warranties. Let’s take a little time to...
He Bought a Jeep

He Bought a Jeep

Howdy everyone. I would like to introduce a new subject into this blog. I just purchased a 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland and this is my first American vehicle. Because it is chockfull of technology, I am starting a long term road test here of my Jeep. I will...
Things To Do Before You Buy

Things To Do Before You Buy

Buying a car conjures up a mixture of feelings for most people. One of the most popular feelings is excitement. You’ll hear me say this or read it often in my blogs but purchasing a vehicle is probably the second largest purchase we make in our life. Because it is...
Paying For Your Car

Paying For Your Car

Typically there are two ways to purchase your vehicle. If you’re fortunate enough, you can stroke a check which we consider paying cash. Or, you could finance all or a portion of the vehicle. The national average finance rate as of the posting of this blog is 4.31%....
End of Lease Experience

End of Lease Experience

I searched the internet high and low for lease turn in experiences and came up short. The lease on my 2012 Mini Cooper S was coming due in less than a month and I felt just a bit nervous in regards to the turn in process. My biggest fear was that they reviewed the car...
Welcome

Welcome

My name is Chris West Jr. and I would like to welcome you to the Automodeals blog. This blog will serve as a discussion ground for car related content. You will find reviews, advice, car related stories, and so much more. I hope that you enjoy this section of the...