In the present epoch, people want to live a cozy life and always try to expand their comfort zone to get a more relaxed life. Whenever, there is a talk about convenience, a vehicle to drive you anywhere comes on top. Even, this commodity has become an important part of our everyday lifestyle and this makes it essential to own a vehicle for personal use. However, people get confused to buy amongst various models of cars available at automobile service providers and dealers.
Guidelines to Purchase a Vehicle
There are some simple guidelines to keep in mind while making a purchase without being cheated –
1. Analyze the market and auto dealers to check their services and deals without having intension to buy a vehicle.
2. Always try to get more details from car dealers or browse the internet to find out the price of the vehicle you intend to buy.
3. Select the vehicle that suits your requirements and falls into your budget. Also, consider the design and configuration of vehicle.
4. Prepare all the necessary paperwork that your dealer would ask at the time of making a purchase.
5. Get professional assistance if you want to go for a car loan.
Registration of the Purchased Vehicle
After the buying process ends, there comes the registration process of the vehicle. A registration is a kind of authorization or the permit that allows driving the respective vehicle on the streets and highways. The process is quite simple and easy, you just have to provide the state DMV office with a purchase record of the vehicle and other personal documents. However, to get the vehicle registered, you must have the Certificate of Title of that state and you must be above 16 years to get the vehicle registered.
To register a vehicle, you need to prove the ownership of the vehicle, like the invoice of the purchase, vehicle insurance, all kinds of state and county sales taxes paid along with the damage disclosure statement. Your application would not be accepted by the DMV office without the Damage Disclosure Statement. You have to submit a Vehicle Registration/Title Application Form (MV-82) to apply for registration. This form is easily available at the dealer’s office or you can get it from the State DMV office. Moreover, you have to show your identification and age proof, to verify the name and age.
The Application Process
If you have purchased your vehicle from a registered dealer, the Proof of Ownership for a new vehicle will be the Manufacturer’s Certificate of Origin (MCO) and a Dealer’s Certificate of Sale (MV-50). It might be possible that dealer may not register the vehicle for you, then, take all the required ownership documents from the dealer with a completely filled Application for Registration/Title Form (MV-82) signed by dealer’s representative. Always, examine the ownership documents carefully before closing the sale. Also, get the damage disclosure statement from the dealer.