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Buying a used car: The sale

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It’s true what they say: “Get it in writing.” If you’re buying a used car, don’t do it on a handshake. Learn how the sale process works, and how to protect yourself.

What you should know

Protect yourself!

Steps to complete the sale

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in October 2022
  • Time to read: 7 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Mario Garcia, CarbonCure Technologies

Mario Garcia, CarbonCure Technologies

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This information from People’s Law School explains in a general way the law that applies in British Columbia, Canada. The information is not intended as legal advice. See our disclaimer.

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