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Car prices explained: the difference in all those prices

March 16, 2020

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, shares valuable tips from Kelley Blue Book on how to discern all the different prices when shopping for a new car. MSRP, sticker-price, fair market value: what it means for the car buyer.

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KBB Car Buying Tip 3: Budget budget budget

March 1, 2020

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, shares top car buying tips from Kelley Blue Book, and why she says Budget should be #1.

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KBB Tip 1: What kind of car shopper are you? Have you ever thought about it?

February 17, 2020

Kelley Blue Book is the car buyer’s bible, and recently Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, came across an article at KBB.com highlighting KBB’s ten car buying tips. The car shopping advice is excellent, so much so, listen as Jill shares it with you in this quick Nicer, Newer News video. Plus, she’s added her own experience as the Dealer For The People, helping 1000s of[…]

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What “No Money Down” means when you are buying a car

January 6, 2020

The radio is full of “no money down” advertising for Key Cars of Connecticut, and for lots of other dealerships — but what’s the deal when buying a new or used car in Milford, Manchester, Middletown or anywhere? Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, knows buying a car is a huge expense and big decision – and the car salesperson knows it as well. So[…]

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On-line car buying: what’s in it for you?

October 15, 2019

On-line car buying options have been advertising like crazy lately, so Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, decided to dig a little deeper to find out how it benefits the customer over visiting a brick and mortar car dealership. The Dealer For The People keeps abreast of what’s happening in the auto industry, and right now, on-line car buying seems to be everywhere. Considering Key[…]

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Do you drive a car, truck or SUV and why?

August 19, 2019

Do you drive a car, SUV or truck? American drivers are very particular about their new and used vehicles, choosing carefully the car they want to drive. It’s quite amazing how popularity drives what cars are manufactured – or not. Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars, knows the decision to drive a car, truck or SUV is making car manufacturers literally stop producing one of these vehicles[…]

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What’s the deal with auto incentives?

May 28, 2019

It’s the end of the month, and the questions always come up: do auto incentives offered by a car manufacturer carry over month to month? Why the rush to get a cash back incentive at the end of a month? In this quick 2 minute video, Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars, translates automotive incentives – how and when they benefit the customer, and why sales people[…]

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How digital advertising is alarmingly amazing

April 22, 2019

It’s no secret (anymore) that on-line behavior and internet use is tracked in order to serve up ads for the products we want, whether it’s a new or used car from Key Chevrolet of Middletown, Key Hyundai of Manchester or Key Hyundai of Milford – or shoes or tools or glasses or whatever – the products and services companies think we want from watching what we click, where and when.[…]

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Big purchase sticker shock broken down to bite size morsels

March 25, 2019

People shopping for a new or used car at Key Hyundai or Key Chevrolet or any new or used car dealership in Connecticut, often second guess if they’re getting the best deal on a new or used car, and most worry they are not. Friends, neighbors, and people in the grocery store will always ask Jill if they got a good deal, and worry relentlessly that they did not. Know[…]

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Should you negotiate on price or payment when buying a car?

March 18, 2019

How do you get the better deal on a new or used car – negotiate sticker price or payment? What’s a Connecticut car buyer to do? Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, knows buying a new car is one of the largest investments a person will make. How do you negotiate that purchase? Listen to Jill’s Nicer, Newer News video to find out whether you[…]

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