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Old 10-08-2010, 10:36 PM
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My buddy and I have decided to kind of jump into the Volvo sales business, as in buying up the 300-500$ ones that pop up on craigslist and ads, and old farm houses and such. I'm a cheap-o myself, and bought my 240 for $275 and did the little bit of work it needed myself, and my buddy bought his for $300 and we fixed it up ourselves as well. I've never really had it in me to spend 800+ on them. Does anyone know how well the market is selling 240/740s for 800-1000? I'm only getting cars with good bodies and interiors, with general wear and tear, and maybe one or two (if any) mechanical issues I know I can fix quickly. For example, I'm picking this on up tomorrow: http://desmoines.craigslist.org/cto/1996528520.html and this one: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...AQ:MOTORS:1123

I kind of tight on cash right now, which is why I decided to try this business, because I am confident in my knowledge of the cars and their motors, but I'm just not familiar with the market for them, because I don't want to wait months and months to sell them for $1000, and I don't want to waste my time just selling them for what I paid (because you can always sell a $500 car) because I can't wait any longer to sell them...
 
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Old 10-09-2010, 12:13 PM
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If you find cars built in the 90's, with less than 150k on them you should be fine. Most people are afraid to buy cars that have more than 200k and are 20+ years old. You can find some cars, S90's, 850's, etc. for under $1000. You just have to negotiate.
 
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