Purchasing a vehicle can be intimidating, especially if you've never bought one before. There are several steps you can take to prepare yourself and your bank account for this large purchase. Doing your homework now can prevent future headaches.

Your first step should always be to reflect on what you'll want on your checklist. Make a list of all things you want from a vehicle, as well as all things it needs to do. A soccer mom may need extra seating for carpooling and great deals of room for sports equipment, while a bachelor or bachelorette might enjoy a smaller sportscar for zipping around town and easily parking in tight spaces.

Second, consider money; what is your price range? A typical rule-of-thumb is to set your highest budgeted amount at 20 % of your take-home pay. For example, someone making $50,000 should designate $10,000 as their maximum purchase price. When making this decision, you must take into account the cost of owning the car, paying for gas, and your other associated bills. You may adjust your budget accordingly.

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While negotiating, do not hesitate to take time to think about counter-offers, use the bathroom, or eat a meal. There should be no rush when making this decision, and the salesperson should help you feel secure.

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