3 Simple Steps on Buying Cars at Dealer Auctions

Have you recently obtained your California used car dealer license and need assistance on how to properly value a vehicle? The process is simple though can prove costly for car dealers that don't perform their due diligence. Most auctions now provide a detailed vehicle condition report but there are other factors that may increase or … Continue reading 3 Simple Steps on Buying Cars at Dealer Auctions

Attention Dealers! Read This to See Updated DMV Report of Sale Procedures.

California Assembly Bill (AB) 516 mandates a new electronic issuance process and new temporary permits for use by California used/new car dealers to issue Reports of Sale and Temporary License Plates. Effective January 1, 2019 the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) requires all dealers to use the system called Quick Tags provided by Fairfax … Continue reading Attention Dealers! Read This to See Updated DMV Report of Sale Procedures.

Next Steps After Completing The DMV Dealer Education Program

After completing the DMV dealer education program, it is important to decide if you will pursue a used car retail dealer license or wholesale only dealer license. Below are your immediate action items before submitting your DMV occupational license application.   DMV Inspector Offices Commerce, (323) 724-4000, 5801 Slauson Avenue, Suite 250, 90040 Covina, (626) … Continue reading Next Steps After Completing The DMV Dealer Education Program

Avoid These Common Dealer Mistakes!

We recently attended a seminar with the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration in Oakland, California. It turns out that used vehicle dealers make the following business mistakes that may result in a hefty fine and/or become susceptible to an audit. Here are the most common used car dealer mistakes you need to avoid: … Continue reading Avoid These Common Dealer Mistakes!

Read This and Get Your Dealer License in 30 Days!

After you have completed the DMV Pre Licensing Course provided by Redline Dealer Education and have passed the DMV Occupational License exam you can then follow these steps below, you are only 30 days away from becoming a licensed used car dealer! Decide whether you would like to be a wholesale only, auto broker and/or … Continue reading Read This and Get Your Dealer License in 30 Days!