Posts Tagged ‘Rowlett’

Seven Things to Know Before You Buy a Preowned Vehicle

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Shopping for a used car can be stressful, right? How do you know if it’s a lemon or not? Or if it’s been in a major accident? How do you know if it’s a good price? At Barrett Motors in Garland, Rowlett and Sachse, we know buying a used car can be nerve-wracking. But it really doesn’t have to be. Our team came up with a list of seven things you should know before buying a used car.  (more…)

Is It Time To Trade Up?

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

It happened again—your car broke down and you’re looking at a high repair bill. This isn’t the first time, and you’re getting tired of pouring money into an aging vehicle. Would you be better off fixing it, or is it really time to buy a newer one? While there’s no clear-cut answer to these questions, Barrett Motors in Sachse, Garland and Rowlett recommends you consider this simple formula: if the repair costs are greater than either the value of your car or one year’s worth of monthly payments, it’s time for another vehicle. (more…)

Why Late Model Cars With Low Mileage Are Best

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

It’s a question that’s often asked by people looking to buy a used car: just how important is it to buy a vehicle with low miles? Does it really matter? (more…)

Buying A Car When Your Credit is Less Than Perfect

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

It’s pretty normal to have credit issues during your lifetime. But even if you do, it doesn’t mean that you still don’t need credit to make large purchases, like for transportation. The good news is, there are ways you can buy a car, crossover, truck or SUV even if you have bad credit. Here are a few things to keep in mind. (more…)

Date Night In Garland TX

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

The service department team at Barrett Motors in Garland was talking about the best things to do on a date night the other day, and we had a lot of fun comparing notes. We all agreed, it doesn’t have to be expensive. You just have to make an effort to do something you think your partner would enjoy. Here are some of our favorites. (more…)

How To Lower Your Auto Insurance Rates

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

It’s amazing how expensive car ownership can be—and it goes way beyond purchasing the vehicle. You have to pay for registration every year. You have fees for your license plate. There’s gas and oil changes and routine maintenance. And then there’s auto insurance, which can be the most expensive investment of all. However, there are ways you can lower your insurance bill. Let’s take a look at how you can. (more…)

Finding the Right Used Car Dealership

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

So you want to buy a used car, but your credit rating and history are less than perfect. That’s going to make it harder, right? Not if you do business with the right business. If you’re searching for preowned cars Sachse and have some credit issues, here are some tips for choosing the right used car dealership. (more…)

Your car was totaled. Now what?

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

One minute you’re driving down the road, taking care of business. You’re heading to the grocery store, or going home from work, or maybe even taking your family to Muddy Creek Nature Preserve for a picnic. And bam. Someone rear-ends you, and your car is totaled.

Hopefully, no one was injured. But now what? (more…)