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Car Buying Tips Blog

This is our car buying tips blog with tricks dealerships hope you don’t know. As consumer advocates,  we’ll never sell your information to anyone, including dealerships.

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This is my story. How I left the car dealership to become a consumer advocate.

As they say… Knowledge is Power

Knowing how to find a car invoice price or the exact MSRP of a vehicle is helpful in doing a vehicle search. In this short video, Mike walks you through finding a dealer cost, or invoice price, using NADA. Knowing this information makes it easier to do a more targeted vehicle search and for negotiating.

Car Buying Concierge

Consumers need access to more independent car buying concierge services. We are excited to announce that we are too busy to keep up with the demand for our full car buying concierge service.

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Want to know what it's like auditioning for Shark Tank? Watch our Shark Tank Audition fail video.

Why we chose our logo

Why we chose our logo. There was no real method to our madness for why we chose our logo, a crown and car. But it certainly wasn’t a choice we made lightly.  Your logo represents your brand. It should be …

car dealer not honoring internet price

A car dealer not honoring internet price, is a very common phenomenon. Today I am talking about it.

Car Negotiator

As a professional car negotiator and car buying expert, I didn't hesitate to Go LIVE on Facebook with Emmy Award Winning - Consumer Reporter, Amy Davis at KPRC- Click-2-Houston to answer consumer car-buying questions like this common one: How To Beat The Car Salesman.

car buying consultant business

I almost gave up on my car buying consultant business, Your Car Buying Advocate Inc. There were a lot of naysayers when my car buying consultant dreams first started.​

Buy a car

Everyone knows that when you buy a car the traditional way, it's a pain. What people don’t know is that it doesn’t need to be. The key to buying a car like an expert is knowledge.

first time car buyer

The first time buying a car produces lots of excitement. It also can stress buyers out. Ever Name Your First Car (your baby) – Totally ridiculous? Or a Must do? I remember a friend who named her first car. Actually, …

how to negotiate a car deal

This blog exists to teach you how to negotiate a car deal. I find that stories are really good tools for learning. So today I want to share a story about negotiating a car deal in pieces and what I did to get my client a good deal.

auto broker

There is big difference between a traditional auto broker and independent car buying concierge services, like YCBA, for example.

make car dealers compete for your business

To make car dealers compete for your business, you’ve got to put in a lot of work.  Dentist of dealership? If you ask 100 people if they would rather visit the dentist or visit a car dealership to buy a …