Buy or sell a car stress-free

Your Car Buying Advocate is a car buying service and concierge you can hire to negotiate with car dealerships saving you a whole lot of Time. Stress. Headaches.

At YCBA, we teach you how we negotiate awesome car deals without stepping foot inside a dealership.

If you’re too busy,  feel anxious, or just want someone to do it for you, our car buying concierge service saves you time and gives you the peace of mind knowing you’ll never be ripped off. Let our car buying advocates help.

Car Buying Service Saves Time

Save Time

The traditional car buying experience drags all day long. Learn how we get our clients awesome deals without spending a minute inside the dealership.

YCBA saves headaches

Save Headaches

Haggling for a vehicle can cause a lot of anxiety. Not everyone has the personality or knowledge to negotiate effectively. You can learn from us or you can hire an expert auto advocate to haggle for you!

YCBA reduces stress

We Work For you

Unlike free car buying sites that sell your contact info to dealerships and bombard your email and phone, we never share your contact information.

We're Different
Here's Why

YCBA works for the consumer and not for the dealer.

Upfront pricing, no sliding scales and no mystery fees.

Compensation or Kickbacks from dealerships are never accepted. We work for the consumer.

We don’t share your contact information and you won’t be bombarded with calls and emails.

In a world of AI, we stay committed to an authentic and personal service.

We listen to your needs, with no dog in the race. In other words, we don’t care what vehicle you want or where you want to buy it unlike other brokers or consumer (claimed) car buying sites. Our job is to advocate for you.

The traditional car buying experience is a pain.

No one has the time or patience to play games.

YCBA is the real deal.

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Your Car Buying Advocate - Rumple family

Our Story

Mike is Founder and former high-performing car salesman turned car-buying consumer advocate. He spends his days breaking the rules the auto industry has set for the consumer buying process. He’s got a love for God, a love for his wife, and a love for his three kids. 

Corrie is a recovering car buyer. After making unsure car purchases independently over the years, she finally found her solution. MIKE. So she married him. Corrie handles the back office, crosses the T’s, dots the I’s and digital yada-yada. She’s a mom and a faith-leaper from corporate cubicle to entrepreneur. 

Together, they founded Your Car Buying Advocate Inc.

What our clients say

Google Reviews
Cessly HotardCessly Hotard
00:06 21 Aug 22
Joe was fantastic from atart to finished. He helped me with every question and was there any time I need help. He scoured the US for me, finding exactly what I want. I highly recommend this service.
Mark Anthony S. CruzMark Anthony S. Cruz
05:26 11 Jul 22
I've been a fan of Chevy Dude on YouTube, and during one of his segments on buying a 2022 used car, YCBA (Your Car Buying Advocate) was mentioned. I was delighted to find out about this type of service. I checked it out and spoke to Mike, telling him details of what I was trying to accomplish. In a highly challenging market, I was referred to YCBA's named Mark. I gave Mark the assignment of locating a low-mileage quality used car in one week. He achieved this in only three days (with only 800 miles)! I was impressed with his honest feedback (especially when he told us that it's impossible to get a new car within our timeline), responsiveness, and professionalism. I would utilize his services again.Thank you again, Mark!
Frank LopezFrank Lopez
03:18 09 Jul 22
Mike, made this happen, kept me informed, did all negotiations, when vehicle arrived and ready for pick up was only at dealer for 1.5hrs the quickest ever. everything we wanted he made it happen.Thanks again
Capture His HonorCapture His Honor
23:08 26 Jun 22
This is my new 2022 Kia Telluride SX Prestige parked in front of my local dealer who would not deal (pls note their empty parking lot). Maybe the most difficult vehicle to locate in America. My salesperson refused to return my calls and texts. Mike and Martin are the real deal. Very professional, courteous and they deliver! Their fee is but a l fraction of what it would cost to buy locally. In fact, I just couldn't help myself, so I gave them a big tip. They earned every penny! Google needs to come up with a 6-star rating. Randy Cyr, veteran and entrepreneur (34 years). Semper Fi!
David SackettDavid Sackett
19:17 19 Jun 22
Professional. Experienced. Knowledgable. Outstanding service. 2019 Cadillac CTS V-Sport Premium Luxury. I had been looking for a very particular model and version of this car. After a couple of months of searching I realized I needed some assistance to find the exact car, which likely would not be found locally. I found Your Car Buying Advocate online, read the reviews, and decided to call them. Mike, Martin and I had a call to discuss what I was looking for, and what our shared expectations would be. We agreed that we were a great fit. Martin helped my find the perfect car out of state. Martin handled all of the dealer negotiations on my behalf. They referred e to a transport company, who delivered the car to my door at a very reasonable cost. Martin also researched and advised me with the best way to sell my 2011 Cadillac CTS. From start to finish Martin successfully managed a great purchase. He was always available for my calls or texts The best car buying experience I have had.
Tony TilleskjorTony Tilleskjor
21:53 05 May 22
Recently worked with Mike to find a Jeep Grand Cherokee L in a very specific trim with the rare V8, and he was able to find a source a good deal in just a couple of days, and negotiated a price myself and my wife were very happy with. Thanks for the help Mike - the Jeep has been great so far!
Mike StewartMike Stewart
04:30 03 Apr 22
After a frustrating experience test driving 3 different new cars, I just gave up & went home. There had to be a better way, an independent consultant to take over my headaches and find the perfect 2022 car for me. After a quick search I found Your Car Buying Advocate! A free no pressure call and they took it all over! I relaxed while they did all the leg work finding a car based on my exact needs. 6 days later and I closed on the perfect car only 20 minutes away! Thanks Mike & Joe!
R TurnerR Turner
19:40 12 Jan 22
Mike helped my wife and I locate and purchase an out-of-state, 2020 Sienna earlier this year, and I’m 100% convinced that Mike saved us hundreds between the trade-in and the financing. We had issues with the dealership, but Mike was invaluable as our voice. He uses car dealers’ own tricks against them, got us more for our trade-in than I would’ve been able to, and got a financing rate that was lower than my credit union’s best rate. I will 100% be using his services again.
Karen BatraKaren Batra
03:28 12 Jan 22
As a first time car buyer, I was very nervous about what to expect. Mike made this experience much less stressful for me. He was very patient and explained things in ways that I could understand. He also advocated for me to get the best deal possible. I appreciate his expertise and would highly recommend him and his team.
Alex SkandalisAlex Skandalis
04:03 10 Jan 22
Mike and Martin provided excellent service, finding the car I wanted at a great price. They took all of the pressure off of me and took away the part of the car buying process that most hate - going in the dealership and being intimidated by the salespeople and dealership managers. They even found a local auto sales company to purchase my older vehicle for more $, instead of trading it to the dealership as part of the sale. I will never buy another car without this service again. They paid for themselves over and over with their hard work and expertise.
Junior RoseroJunior Rosero
22:23 21 Dec 21
Want to thank Mike again for his amazing work in helping me find the car I wanted. Not only did he do that but he helped me get the best deal for my trade in. He’s the best and I would recommend 110%. He’s super helpful, does all the talking, and doesn’t stop until he finds what you want. I just received your Christmas card. Happy Holidays and bless you!
R. Lee AllenR. Lee Allen
14:35 08 Nov 21
Mike was great! Very helpful and so responsive, even on weekends. I passed on the first car that I worked with him on and he was very understanding and stepped up and worked the deal perfectly on the next car I located. He was able to negotiate a better financing rate and shipping terms. And he followed up to make sure the car was delivered as expected. Was worth his fee! Highly recommend.
Stephanie TylerStephanie Tyler
21:14 14 Oct 21
They took so much of the stress out of car buying. YCBA handled all the vehicle comparisons, price and deal comparisons and negotiations up front, and when it was time to pick up the car all that was left to do was sign the paperwork. This was the easiest car buying experience ever, even in a tough market!
Cynthia KroslakCynthia Kroslak
16:11 13 Oct 21
Mike genuinely focuses on his clients interests. The knowledge, experience, insight and assistance Mike collectively provides is invaluable. He has indeed been an advocate in my recent vehicle purchase. I would certainly enlist Mike’s services the next time I’m in the market for a vehicle.-Cynthia-In New York
Cory SchvmvnCory Schvmvn
22:08 05 Oct 21
Mike & Your Car Buying Advocate are the real deal. This is the second time we’ve used Mike to purchase a vehicle. The luxury of having someone take the entire process, and transform it into something this simple and succinct is truly wonderful. We met our goals, and not a single question or call went unanswered.Your Car Buying Advocate is professional and prompt, they have an excellent track record, and are going to help you get what you want, or will have the next best solution on hand & ready for you to make the most informed decision you can. I’m thankful for Mike and glad I made the correct choice by using this service
J. Erik GrovesJ. Erik Groves
19:22 26 Aug 21
I called Mike in regard to a pre-owned truck purchase and he did an outstanding job of negotiating with the Sales GM on the price. I think the real value of working with Mike is that he takes the doubt out of your mind. He works for you, getting you the best deal possible, he knows the way the dealer thinks and the gimmicks they use, and whey you buy that vehicle, you know you're paying a fair price.
Jared GuldenJared Gulden
11:37 15 Apr 21
I recently used Your Car Buying Advocate to lease a new Toyota Tacoma SR and I can’t tell you how happy I am with the service Mike provides. I’ve never been a fan of the traditional car buying experience. I don’t like dealing with pushy salesmen and spending days visiting different dealers to try and find the best deal. Mike handled all of this for me. We set up a zoom call to discuss what vehicle I was looking for, talked about my budget, and discussed if we thought his service was right for me. Once he was ready to start working on my deal, he sent me some offers and he walked me through the details so I understood everything I was getting. We made a quick three-way call with the dealership so he could lock in the deal with me on the phone, and next thing I know I’m picking up my new truck at the dealership. I probably invested an hour or two of my time from the beginning of this process to the end. Mike made the process so transparent and was a real pleasure to work with. I highly recommend giving Your Car Buying Advocate a call for your next car purchase/lease.
Lynn TurnerLynn Turner
16:18 23 Mar 21
Wow! How easy can buying a car be when you already know what you want. I explained to Mike what I wanted and within two days Mike had found it and made an unbelievable deal. On top of those two priorities, I never left my house. Mike provides an unbelievable service and when I buy again I will do it the same way!
Peter CubetaPeter Cubeta
19:20 04 Mar 21
Take my advise and stay away from Your Car Buying Advocate!!! That is, of course, unless you want a wholenew, amazing car buying experience. Mike negotiateda deal for me that I'd never thought possible, and the bestpart was that, after all the dust settled, the dealership treated me like their most valued customer.I told my son, who'd just bought a new car on his own,what the bottom-line numbers were on my (Mike's) deal,and for the first time in a long time, I saw tears in his eyes.So do yourself a huge $$$ favor and have Mike representyou. Five Stars to the Nth power.
Matthew TosielloMatthew Tosiello
00:15 06 Dec 20
I'm a pretty good negotiator but frankly I didn't want to deal with it this time around. In the past I've gotten really great deals but only after contacting multiple dealers, playing them off each other, and ultimately spending long periods of time inside dealerships playing games. In a pandemic that was not an option and I'm too busy with work to do that right now anyhow. I asked for local recommendations for brokers or concierges here in Detroit but nobody called me back! I was resigned to doing it myself when I ran across Mike's page. I typically don't like to do business off Google searches but in this case I was very pleasantly surprised. I contacted Mike just before Thanksgiving and he got right back to me. Even with the holiday, one week later I'm driving the exact make and model that I wanted and get this, Mike beat my deal by $1200 easily paying for his fee. He was THOROUGH, supportive, and so easy to work with even though he's in Ohio. I wouldn't hesitate to hire him again and I have already referred him to friends and coworkers. Car buying is a miserable experience but Mike made it very easy. He even offered to be on the phone when I was in the dreaded finance office. One last note, there's a big difference between Mike and a car broker. Your fee is what pays for his service - not a kickback from a dealer so you can feel good that whatever deal he gets is the best one. Thanks Mike!
Michael CarneyMichael Carney
02:42 16 Sep 20
I had never considered having someone do all the work for me when it came to buying my truck. I had begun researching how to go into a dealership to be sure I had the upper hand and to get the best buy for my money. During one of my search efforts I came across an article about Your Car Buying Advocate, read it, read some more, and was impressed and thought I'd contact Mike Rumple directly. He took the time to listen to my goals and assigned Mick to me. Within an hour I was going back and forth with Mick narrowing down exactly what I wanted and how much I was comfortable buying and paying for this new truck. Mick gave me a feeling of reassurance and comfort with the whole process. After searching for a few days all over the US he found the perfect vehicle that met my goal 100% about 300 miles from my home. He set the whole thing up that all I had to do was arrive, sign the papers, and take possession of my truck literally. Turns out as I was on my way to pick it up there was a problem with the vehicle. Mick called the dealer and then called me back to tell me I was getting MORE than I asked for, that the dealer didn't want me to be unhappy, PLUS he negotiated with that dealer and saved me an additional $2500 for their mistake, bringing the total saved by using this service to just over $11,000. If I had tried to do this on my own I would have ended up paying $1,000 over the sticker price but convinced that I was getting a good deal until I got home and let it all sink in. I plan on using Your Car Buying Advocate again in the future. Their service, value, communication, attention to my wants, professionalism, and openness were just what I needed. Thanks Mike and Mick!
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