Your Guide to Buying a Car out of State

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7 Steps for Buying a Car out of State

You found a great deal on the perfect car. There’s just one issue – it’s in another state.

Don’t fret, you can move most cars from state to state, but you’ll have to do your homework and be prepared to write a few checks. You’ll have to address the car’s title, registration, taxes, insurance, and vehicle inspections to ensure that your transaction passes legal muster.

Your first task is to make sure it’s a great deal. If you’re planning to buy a new car based on a manufacturer-provided financing or new car lease deal, you will need to make sure that it is available to you. Some deals are restricted based on where you live, not the location of the dealer, while others are restricted to certain dealers, and you can take the car anywhere.