Buying a car on eBay is a risky business. More often than not you have to trust the seller’s description and take a leap of faith that the car in question is a good’un. For sure, there’s a get-out clause should you find out that the car fails to match the description, but that’s normally after a long and expensive journey on a train. Or worse still, after you’ve had the car delivered by Shiply.
I’ve bought and sold a number of cars on eBay now and have therefore developed a clear understanding of what to look for in an ad. Believe me, you can tell a lot about a car simply by reading between the lines. Here’s my top ten tips to help you avoid making a silly mistake on eBay.