Tips For Purchase

If you sign an “Offer to Purchase” a vehicle, that is a legal contract, and you have bought the vehicle. There is no cooling off period where you have time to change your mind and return the vehicle. Some of the manufacturers will have programs where they will allow you to do this, but this is at their discretion. Also, if you sign an “Offer to Purchase” at one dealership, and then go to another dealership and sign another “Offer to Purchase” you have bought two vehicles!

Most dealerships will request a deposit as the sale gets closer to finalizing. This shows good faith on the consumer’s part. This is not a damage deposit and as such, it is not refundable. It may, however, be subject to return if your financing is turned down, but this should be spelled out on the contract in advance. The same process applies when you are purchasing a house.


Used Car Buying Guide

Check out this free downloadable guide for everything you need to know about buying a used car. Learn how to decide which car is right for you, test drive essentials, how to negotiate a great price and more!


Preparing Your Vehicle for a Road Trip

Road trips are the perfect way to explore this amazing country, but it’s only going to be fun if your vehicle is in good working order and stocked with all the necessities. That’s why we’ve put together these tips to help you make sure that your car is ready for wherever the journey takes you.


10 Tips for First Time Car Buyers

Buying your first car can be very exciting, but it can also be overwhelming with all of the different options you’ll need to choose from and the many decisions you’ll have to make.

This article will help you make some of the basic decisions before you start shopping, to simplify the process and help get you on your way!


A Monthly Safety Checklist for Your Vehicle

Regular vehicle maintenance is an easy way to ensure that your car runs smoothly and efficiently. This handy maintenance list will help you take better care of your vehicle, and keep it running safer, for longer.


Top 10 Ways to Avoid Driver Distractions

Distracted driving can involve more than just using your cell phone. Check out this list of ways to help you stay focused, and safe, behind the wheel.


Consumer Protection Office of Manitoba – Important Tips on Buying a Vehicle