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How to have a regret-free buying experience

Microsoft IES Logo By Mark Toljagic for MSN Autos of Microsoft IES | Slide 1 of 11

Follow these 10 steps, and you'll be on your way to beating buyer's remorse

There's an old adage among sales professionals that says they have to sell everything twice. The first time to make the actual sale, and the second time to alleviate the buyer's remorse. Remorse is a natural reaction buyers often have to many big-ticket purchases that kicks in after watching their bank account get cleaned out.Nagging feelings that you spent too much, that you could have gotten along without that new car or truck, or that others will judge you negatively are all expressions of doubt. But try returning that new car to the dealer and asking for your money back, and you'll be laughed at all the way to the door - possibly with security personnel tagging along. It can't be done.Buying a new automobile is a big commitment; it's rarely an impulse buy anymore. All the more reason to do your homework up front and ensure what you're plunking your money down for is really what you want and need. Here are 10 things you can do to help make your next new-vehicle purchase a smart, regret-free transaction.Related links:Top value-keeping new carsMost satisfying brands to own
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