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We bought our 02' Viggen sight unseen ( except photos ) years ago from California and had it shipped here as we were busy. We proposed and paid the seller an immediate 1K $ deposit NOTE !- An important strategy as it locks the car out from other would-be buyers! ( Deposit was refundable ) w/ the understanding that upon passing a PPI ( pre-purchase inspection - that we paid for,) at a Saab indie shop, we would pay the balance. Now ,it helps to be able to check out the seller! He was the original owner, ( verified by calling the dealer ) and was a professional, an executive at a prominent winery! ( easily verified, called them ! ) We put the $ in a temporary escrow acct at a mutual bank ( Wells Fargo ) and when the transport driver called us and said the car was loaded on the transport truck, and the title was signed, #'s matched etc we released the $ w/ a phone call to the bank! happy ending! The bank charged us .... nothing! Now when the LLC we have a slight relationship to, bought a Ferrari F430 a few months ago,. they just deposited a ck for $130K+ in the seller's bank acct ! and the car was put on a transporter and the title sent a couple weeks later -( the state had it ) apparently in the rarified world of supercars, folks just kinda trust each other and this is common we're told!( The seller was a renowned attorney and former police commissioner though! ) LOL
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Posts in this Thread:
- Acceptable Payment Forms for Selling Saabs, Scott Paterson , Mon, 2 May 2016 16:48:01
- Re: Acceptable Payment Forms for Selling Saabs, 900T , Fri, 29 Mar 2019 10:46:51
- Certified Check or certified check plus cash, Scott Paterson , Wed, 20 Mar 2019 18:37:53
- Re: Acceptable Payment Forms for Selling Saabs, et all, neil dale , Mon, 25 Feb 2019 14:48:15 <-- Viewing This Message
- Escrow.com, Scott Paterson , Sat, 7 Apr 2018 10:38:48
- Bank Wire, Scott Paterson , Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:05:44
- Escrow.com, Scott Paterson , Mon, 31 Oct 2016 15:32:39
- Re: Acceptable Payment Forms for Selling Saabs, Dean, Thu, 5 May 2016 08:05:17
- Certified check + call to bank, RodM, Wed, 4 May 2016 14:33:451
- Been on both ends..., Skip, Tue, 3 May 2016 17:28:26
- the downsides of cash, Snowmobile , Tue, 3 May 2016 07:43:16
- Re: Acceptable Payment Forms for Selling Saabs, Dan-O, Tue, 3 May 2016 06:29:34
- As you said, cash is king, JerseySaab , Mon, 2 May 2016 17:31:12
- Re: Acceptable Payment Forms for Selling Saabs, NCCaniac , Mon, 2 May 2016 17:03:10
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