I’m trying to buy a car.
So I found this awesome little deal. It was perfect; right options, right price, right miles, even the right colors. I drive an hour away to meet the guy (I asked him to meet me halfway, but it turned out to be more like 4/5ths of the way for me). The test drive goes really well, until we start talking about the title. Turns out is has a ‘Branded’ title, whatever that means. So, still hopeful, I go home and call him with the fax number for my credit union, who I’m getting a loan from. I ask him for the VIN number so I can run a carfax on it, and wouldn’t you know it – it has a junk title. Apparently it was in a bad wreck back in April – only 6 months ago. WTF???????
Could’ve saved me a lot of time and effort if I just asked about it beforehand. >< I think it should be mandatory to state if a car has a questionable title in any advertisement listing. Otherwise, you end up wasting your entire night for nothing. Phooey.