Auto Buying Articles

10 Sep Good Deal Gone Bad

A lot of clients have inquired about the sweet leasing offers that immediately catch your eye- 2013 Mercedes C-Class Sedan Sport for only $349/month! and many others alike. Because RevYourMind was founded around helping people like you, let’s take a closer look at this type of deal before you go running out the door to your local dealership. Mercedes Lease
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10 Jun Auto Leasing: Are You Being Taxed Twice?

Double Taxation UPDATE: After contacting the offices of Susan Combs, the Texas Comptroller of public accounts, I was able to get some clarification on the issue.  Tax is not due a second time if and only if the buy-out cost of the leased vehicle is less than market value (rarely the case) OR if the lease agreement includes a "must purchase" clause (typically known as balloon financing).  It is true however that when you first pay taxes, you are simply covering the amount owed to the lessor by the dealership if applicable.  In other words, as in any other business scenario, the costs of doing business are simply being passed onto the consumer.   How would you feel if I told you there’s a strong likelihood you are being double-taxed during lease buyouts?
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01 Mar 2 in 1 Auto Lease & Finance Calculator- Last You’ll Ever Need!

Sure you can find MANY auto finance and lease calculators with a simple Google search, but none will be as complete and detailed as the one I've created with YOU in mind. The Lease and Finance calculator I've created in Excel format is very user friendly, and only requires filling in a couple of fields. (see sample picture above)
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03 Oct Buying vs. Leasing: Casual Fun or ‘Til Death Do You Part?

You are in the market for a vehicle but face a tough decision: Should you purchase or lease? You are not alone; millions of Americans ask themselves the same question every year.  In order to put things into perspective, here is an interesting way of looking at it: Would you rather have fun 2-4 years and see how things turn out (i.e. Lease)? Or would you much rather jump right into a 5+year long commitment with a complete stranger (i.e. Purchase)?
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19 Sep The 21st Century Guide to Buying a New Car: 10 Things You Must Do Before Stepping Foot in a Dealership

Don’t you love driving into a dealership to look at a car only to be greeted by a salesman who won’t leave your side? Later they invite you to come in and provide some “quick info,” followed by spending what seems like an eternity listening to his sales pitch? Fun right? NOT!
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