Selling a car in California can be easy or complicated — depending on the situation. Usually, when you trade in or sell your car at a new or used car dealership, you sign a few papers and you are done. The dealership takes care of all the paperwork. However, if you want or need to sell your car to a private buyer, things are not that easy. A sale will usually involve a little legwork and a trip to your local DMV office, may be even a couple of trips.
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First time selling car. Researched online but still worried I might miss a step. Can anyone who sold car recently provide insight? Smog test 2. There are only 2 documents are needed. Give bottom portion to buyer. After sale, submit the forms above to DMV in person.
Can this be done online? Report the transfer to DMV within 5 days. Can also do this online. When meeting buyer, i plan to take photo of drivers license and their car insurance. Plan to have buyer go to the bank with me to transfer fund before filling up forms and giving the bottom portion of title to them. Anything else I should be aware of? Main menu Contents Want to see the real deal?
More inside scoop? View in App close. Close Navigation. My Company My Industry. Polls Keywords Customize Interests. Privacy and Terms. Home Auto. Selling car privately in CA Workday thyrku. Jul 5, 19 Comments. Cisco Hnay Jul 5, 1 9. Workday thyrku. The only documentation I need to pass to buyer is the bottom portion of the title? Odometer should be filled out in the title. The only documentation I as seller need to do is to submit release of liability online?
Jul 5, 3 1. Tesla Nik0la. Smog should be done within 90 days of transferring vehicle 3. Bill of sale. I used to flip cars back in college. You can always get more for your car by selling to private party vs dealer trade-in. Jul 5, 1 4. People bringing car for inspection depends on case to case. If you have the car fax report it will only strengthen your case and buyer feels more comfortable.
No need to go to stand in line. You can just go at the front desk and drop the papers off. Release of liability and the bill of sales. The record is posted in DMV database but make sure you get a copy of the certificate. Btw, you should have two bill of sales; one for you and one for the buyer. What forms required if the car is financed and bank has the title? Should buyer write the check to me or bank? Jul 8, 0 0. Oath Atinlay2.
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Reg 262 - Vehicle / Vessel Transfer And Reassignment Form
The Reg. It is not available online because it is printed on security paper, which makes it compliant with federal odometer disclosure. A normal transfer, with or without the certificate of title If this is a paperless title you will also need fill out a DMV Reg , documenting the sale of car to the new owner. You will need to complete this DMV form when there is more than one transfer for a vehicle. For example; Juan sold the vehicle to Tony, Tony is selling the vehicle to Debbie.
Vehicle/Vessel Transfer and Reassignment Form REG 262
A very useful DMV form to have with you when buying or selling a bike. I just bought my bike from a guy who lives in Auburn, CA. I met up with him in Fairfield last Wednesday, and did the deal in the parking lot of the shopping mall. As he was filling up the info on the title, he made a typo and started to write the mileage starting from the fifth right-most digit on the title, instead of the fourth digit. He scratched the fifth digit and put his initials above it.
Vehicle Industry Registration Procedures Manual
Section 2: Bill of Sale —Provided for convenience and may be used whenever a bill of sale is required. This section is not required to be completed when the REG is used for odometer disclosure only. Section 3: Odometer Disclosure Statement —Completed at the time of sale by the seller disclosing the mileage and signed by both buyer and seller. Errors or alterations void the odometer disclosure statement. A new REG for the odometer disclosure is required with a Statement of Facts REG form explaining why a separate odometer disclosure is attached. Section 4: Buyer and Seller Information —Completed by the buyer and seller:. Section 5: Power of Attorney —Provided for convenience and may be used whenever a power of attorney is required.
Selling car privately in CA