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FAQ

Apart from the purchase of a home, buying a car is probably the biggest investment that most people make. It makes sense to have an expert guide you and act for you. If you have never used the services of a car broker before then you may have a few questions.

These are the questions that people ask most often:

What is a car broker?

A broker acts as your agent when you are in the market for a new or used vehicle. A car broker sources new or used vehicles from different sellers or motor dealers and negotiates terms and price on your behalf.

I have bought cars before. Why should I use AutoSearch Tasmania?

AutoSearch Tasmania saves you time and gets the best possible deal. Our service costs you nothing extra.

Who pays for the service that AutoSearch Tasmania provides?

Suppliers pay a nominal set brokerage fee to accredited brokers. These brokerage fees are our sole source of remuneration.

What exactly will AutoSearch Tasmania do for me?

AutoSearch Tasmania will source the vehicle that best meets your specifications and will negotiate all aspects of the purchase, including price and trade-in value, if applicable. You have the final say in whether the vehicle meets your needs and whether the price is satisfactory.

How can I know that AutoSearch Tasmania will act in my interest?

AutoSearch Tasmania has been in business since 1991. We have helped hundreds of clients. Satisfied clients are our best source of business. They return to us, and they tell others about our service. We are jealous of our excellent reputation. We want you to be more than satisfied. That is what has kept us in business and that is what will help us to stay in business.

How does AutoSearch Tasmania get the best deal on a new vehicle?

We know the list price and the cost of optional extras on all available makes and models. We also know the best time to buy. Sometimes, for example, dealers get over-ride commissions from manufacturers if they meet month-end or year-end targets, or if they achieve target in certain promotional campaigns. We are also able to negotiate with their competitors, so they have an incentive to give us their best price and their best deal. Motor dealers value our business. They trust us because they have dealt with us for more than 20 years.

Where does AutoSearch Tasmania source vehicles?

AutoSearch Tasmania deals with reputable licensed motor dealers and caryards throughout the State, plus we also source quality vehicles from private sellers.

If I buy a used car, how do I know it will be mechanically sound?

AutoSearch Tasmania can arrange an independent and expert inspection for any used car we source on behalf of our clients.

Do used cars that you source come with a warranty?

Yes. The used vehicles we source are covered by a statutory warranty. We can also arrange extended warranties if required.

Is it possible to test drive the car before I buy it?

Yes.

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Hobart TAS 7000
Tel: (03) 6231 9992

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Tel: (03) 6334 3965

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