Arfur Dealy

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  1. met liked a post in a topic by Arfur Dealy in Who Can Recommend a Turntable?   
  2. DPF liked a post in a topic by Arfur Dealy in Who Can Recommend a Turntable?   
  3. David Horgan liked a post in a topic by Arfur Dealy in AutoTrader is over price   
    Olives are devils eyes.....
    Tescos stopped selling Twinnings afternoon tea (yellow packe) and now I have to make a special trip to Waitrose to buy tea.
    What about middle lane hoggers..... and those countries which don’t eat pork...
  4. David Horgan liked a post in a topic by Arfur Dealy in No one ever reads the adds at all EVER   
    LIKE. There’s a subculture of morons cretins and imbeciles. 
    One of the first things you learn as a child is to listen and always read the question (at least twice). 
    These subhuman types never even got to that stage... absolute pond-life and they are getting worse. 
  5. Area 51 liked a post in a topic by Arfur Dealy in No one ever reads the adds at all EVER   
    LIKE. There’s a subculture of morons cretins and imbeciles. 
    One of the first things you learn as a child is to listen and always read the question (at least twice). 
    These subhuman types never even got to that stage... absolute pond-life and they are getting worse. 
  6. Area 51 liked a post in a topic by Arfur Dealy in Bodyshop prices   
    Better the devil you know. Finding a reliable paint shop which is reasonably priced isn’t easy, hang on to him. Your prices seem reasonable to me, my guy is £100 a panel but he feathers it in properly and £150 a bumper (off body). The price reduces as more work is required. He’s always really busy... if I was going to expand I would move into paint. 
  7. David Horgan liked a post in a topic by Arfur Dealy in Idiots guide to using facebook   
    Don't bother. FB is full of pond life. Stick to AT.
  8. Area 51 liked a post in a topic by Arfur Dealy in How do you pass time on dead days?   
    It's like that for me, I do nothing for a week.. then 3.. then 2... then 3.. waves of buyers.... then nothing....historically I average 12 a month... I'm taking time off now whilst the boys are off school, I'm back after Easter. Hoping to sell a couple via email on the beach whilst I'm away (phone on Airplane mode), we will see..... I expect I'll be prolific on here whilst away, so apologies upfront to anyone I might piss off...... 
    BTW, I have been wanting to say, I like your new website and especially the way you've written it up, very genuine, very honest, not too complicated and pushy.. You come across really well Mark, trustworthy and reliable..  
    People buy from people...
  9. TangoVictor32 liked a post in a topic by Arfur Dealy in No one ever reads the adds at all EVER   
    If you are a car buyer who hasn't changed their vehicle for a few years and are looking on your new mobile via AT / eBay app its really difficult to find the sellers description, let alone a video..... Its like, they are designed to make it as difficult as possible for the customer to find the important info like ( the sellers actual description ). Instead, they are bombarded with FINANCE FINANCE FINANCE, HPI etc...... AT is solely designed to give them more revenue, not to enhance the sellers advert, or make it easy for them.... its all about AT and whats best for them....... and we are BITCHES to them....
  10. Area 51 liked a post in a topic by Arfur Dealy in No one ever reads the adds at all EVER   
    If you are a car buyer who hasn't changed their vehicle for a few years and are looking on your new mobile via AT / eBay app its really difficult to find the sellers description, let alone a video..... Its like, they are designed to make it as difficult as possible for the customer to find the important info like ( the sellers actual description ). Instead, they are bombarded with FINANCE FINANCE FINANCE, HPI etc...... AT is solely designed to give them more revenue, not to enhance the sellers advert, or make it easy for them.... its all about AT and whats best for them....... and we are BITCHES to them....
  11. tradegirl liked a post in a topic by Arfur Dealy in Warranty for home trader   
    I have always been reluctant to offer a warranty, but after considering the Lawgiistics booklets and advice form Nik and others I adopted them this year. I’ve paid out twice, once on a water pump and  some other pipe thingy, both within 30 days and not covered in the warranty,  both I paid in full remotely no quibble as a matter of course. Both customers very happy, I would have done it anyway, but it shows the customer you have gone obive and beyond.....Both, non screamers and only £400 on nearly 30 cars sold in that period... 
  12. met liked a post in a topic by Arfur Dealy in Decisions....   
    Repair it and sell it, some cars cost more to prep than others, that's the game. The next car may not cost you a penny, its swings and roundabouts, its also a great bnenefit....New MOT, just serviced, new rear dif, prepared to the highest standards etc etc.....
  13. Firefighter Wash liked a post in a topic by Arfur Dealy in Decisions....   
  14. Mark101 liked a post in a topic by Arfur Dealy in Bye bye autotrader   
    I wish you and Grant the very best of luck  
  15. twerp liked a post in a topic by Arfur Dealy in Bye bye autotrader   
    Isn’t it about time Amazon joined the race and blew everyone else’s away. 
  16. David Horgan liked a post in a topic by Arfur Dealy in More trade in vehicles for Indies?   
    I'm lost too.... But then, that's not too difficult....
  17. met liked a post in a topic by Arfur Dealy in Insurance claim what to do   
    Sign affidadvit confirming the vehicle was not involved in an accident.
  18. trade vet liked a post in a topic by Arfur Dealy in March sales so far ?????   
    I've gone a little more expensive over the last couple of months 7-12k and they're selling quickly.... All with big margins... The VAT man's gonna be happy
  19. Area 51 liked a post in a topic by Arfur Dealy in Recovery of a vehicle under the Consumer Rights Act   
    Well said David. 
  20. Area 51 liked a post in a topic by Arfur Dealy in Recovery of a vehicle under the Consumer Rights Act   
    FYI Absolute clarity.....
    http://www.lawgistics.co.uk/read-news/1395#sthash.VgJHOGCL.SU46ZVvU.dpbs
    Recovery of a vehicle under the Consumer Rights Act 2015
    The Consumer Rights Act 2015 states “the trader must bear any reasonable costs of returning them, other than any costs incurred by the consumer in returning the goods in person to the place where the consumer took physical possession of them” therefore, if the vehicle is driveable then you can request that the consumer brings the vehicle back to your premises.

    But, if the vehicle cannot be driven then “reasonable costs” of recovering the vehicle should be incurred by yourself.  This obviously can be costly. 

    If you do not have repair facilities then it may be easier for both parties to have the vehicle diagnosed/repaired at a local VAT registered independent garage near them. 
      However, If your sales invoice states it is the consumers responsibility to return the vehicle to the trader in the event they wish to exercise their statutory rights, this becomes an express clause of the agreement.    Lawgistics Members can get advice on all consumer related issues from the legal team, we also sell a full range of stationery to help your business be legally compliant.
  21. Dealer liked a post in a topic by Arfur Dealy in Ten Year Old Vehicle Main Dealer Health Check   
    I agree Grant, a 150k 10 year old XC90 is my cup of tea / stock profile. 
    Who takes the above to a stealer for a health check ? Crazy customer with unreasonable expectations... 
     
  22. pmpants liked a post in a topic by Arfur Dealy in Newbie dealer struggling for 2 years   
    The thing people think our business is easy. Buy a cheap car at auction, wash it and then make thousands....
    Cloud fecking cuckoo land. We are professionals. 
  23. Screenman liked a post in a topic by Arfur Dealy in Newbie dealer struggling for 2 years   
    The thing people think our business is easy. Buy a cheap car at auction, wash it and then make thousands....
    Cloud fecking cuckoo land. We are professionals. 
  24. Area 51 liked a post in a topic by Arfur Dealy in Hyundai i30 1.6crdi   
    It Sold today £990 
  25. Coastal liked a post in a topic by Arfur Dealy in How did you take the leap   
    Coastal welcome, take the leap, you won’t look back and you’ll wish you’d done it years ago.