Archive for July, 2017

Best Restaurants in Garland, Texas

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Summer in Texas means that sometimes it’s just too dang hot to cook.

Our buy-here pay-here Barrett Motors dealership service team in Garland were talking about just that, which led to sharing their favorite local restaurants.

Knowing our customers probably feel the same way about being in a hot kitchen or standing behind the backyard grill on a 100-plus degree day, we thought we’d share our list of favorite restaurants in Garland.

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Yes, You Can Buy a Great Used Car Even with Bad Credit

Monday, July 17th, 2017

It’s embarrassing to have bad credit, or to have it lurking in your past. No one likes having a car repossessed or having to declare bankruptcy.

Yet in today’s economy, it happens more often than people realize. Just because you have had credit problems in the past doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be able to buy the vehicle you need to transport your family and get to your job.

Everyone on staff at Barrett Motors understands.
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So You Want to Trade in Your Car

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Tired of your old ride?

Maybe you’ve got a growing family and need something safer or larger. Maybe yours is just getting a little too old.  Trading in your old car when setting up the purchase of a new one is smart. Barrett Motors staff in Garland, Sachse and Rowlett, think trading in your old car with them for a newer, better used car is even smarter. Here’s why:
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All Used Cars are not Created Equally

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

More people are buying preowned vehicles these days—for lots of good reasons.

First, you will save thousands of dollars. Yup, thousands. Why? Because new cars depreciate as soon as you drive them off the dealership lot. It is no longer considered a new car. Just like that, it has less value by quite a bit of money.

In America, an average new car costs $33,500. The average used car costs just over $20,000. That’s a big difference. According to Consumer Reports, after three years your brand spankin’ new car will be worth just 54 percent of what you paid for it. Buying a used car saves you a lot from the get-go.

We thought it might be helpful to share a few reasons why buying a used car makes sense:

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