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You've been there before. You're talking with an auto salesman about a vehicle you have interest in purchasing and he/she says, "I have to go to talk with my manager."
It's enough to make you wipe your hands on your jeans because the negotiations have just started and you feel like you're in an oven. You might even want to get up and follow them to see what they are talking about. Believe me, some people do just that, but it's futile. As a previous salesman and finance manager of a highline dealer for fifteen years, don't bother. We have hand signals and eye movements that can tell the manager everything while you're standing there so we'll still get the point across. Instead, read these top three conversations auto salesmen have while "talking with the manager."
I could go on and on about the behind-the-scene conversations but truthfully anything more than the top three is specific to each car deal. With that said, those top three are the most crucial and always happen in the very beginning.
Michael M Dickson is a freelance writer, blogger, and aspiring novelist. He specializes in automotive and insurance related articles and blog posts. He has fifteen years experience in a highline automotive dealership in sales and finance positions and as an agent/owner of Michael M Dickson Insurance Agency Inc. He can be reached at MichaelMDickson.com
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