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Old 02-23-2014, 12:04 PM
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Re: Signing Negotiated Price Scribbled on Paper

I guarantee that if between the time of your agreement, and the time he places the order, that if the price from Jeep were to increase, the dealer would not honor your agreement. He would pass the cost increase along to you. Until you sign the paperwork to take title, all the scribbled piece of paper means is that you have a gentlemen's agreement, and would not hold up in court.
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Re: Signing Negotiated Price Scribbled on Paper

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Ummmmm......we're talking about car dealerships, right?
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Re: Signing Negotiated Price Scribbled on Paper

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Ummmmm......we're talking about car dealerships, right?
Absolutely lol. I'm a big defender of car dealerships (and I've taken lot of heat for that on here), and being in sales myself I think customers are really pretty terrible to car salespeople overall...BUT...its business. Theres no reason to overpay when you KNOW you're overpaying because you came to a tentative agreement on price with one dealer before you had all the facts. if its a couple hundred bucks, sure I would go ahead and honor the agreement and buy it from the person that has invested time in me assuming I like them, but if we're talking real money...give the original dealer the opportunity to match it, and if they can't or won't buy it where its cheaper.
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I agree --- I wouldn't quibble over a few hundred dollars and would be loyal to a good salesperson.....but I still would ask him to match it. Given all the nonsense that dealers and sales people do at the dealerships, it is really hard to have any loyalty whatsoever. Tough business to be in I suppose.
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In the end, it is your checkbook that writes the check. I will always try to find the best price. If they will not match the price, move on to the dealer who gives you the best price. Why would I be loyal to someone who is trying to get more money from me than another dealer. If they want you to be loyal, then they must be loyal, and match the price. Loyalty works both ways. I flew to Texas, and drove back to Minnesota to get the best price. In the end (after all expenses for the trip paid), I saved thousand of dollars.
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Re: Signing Negotiated Price Scribbled on Paper

Has anyone noticed that the OP has a total of 5 posts, all in this thread, and all on the day he started the thread.

I wonder if he is even "listening".


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I wonder if he is even "listening".
Probably not, but thats never stopped us before LOL
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Re: Signing Negotiated Price Scribbled on Paper

Have them locate another Truck for you. Besides you don't want to spend 8hrs driving to pick up a new truck when you can have them located one with similar options for say $500 more than the other dealer.

If you want the options don't settle for what is on the lot. It is not like the truck is one of a kind.
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