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Old 06-27-2012, 04:50 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by Volfy View Post
Best place to conduct the transaction is at the buyer's bank. Banks have cameras everywhere in and around the branch. Last time I bought a bike from an individual, I drew a cashier's check right there at the bank - while the seller looking on, so he knows the check is good and can cash it right there and then if he wishes. I'd rather not be toting cash money around, especially if the bike is somewhat expensive.

Seller can sign over the Title and fill out his portion on the Title Application as the buyer is handing over the check. As for BoS... couple of times ago, I went to the County Assesor's office to register a new bike I just bought, the clerk gave me back the Bill of Sale and didn't even look at it. Still a good idea to draft one up and print two copies - for seller and buyer to keep a signed copy each.
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Old 06-27-2012, 05:19 PM   #42
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Originally Posted by The Habernatho View Post
Standard presumptive value- " A vehicle’s standard presumptive value is the calculated price of a vehicle’s worth based on similar sales in the Texas region"
Also, to the op much of this has already been discussed in different threads that can be found by searching the forum.
Yea I used the wrong term. Thanks for posting the link. This info needs to be added to the sticky dvlracer wrote up

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Old 06-27-2012, 05:29 PM   #43
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Old 06-27-2012, 08:12 PM   #44
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If I have to get into a gun fight just to sell a bike, I'd rather just put it on consignment, which I did for my last bike. The hassle free selling was well worth the commission.

I'm all for CHL, but I'd rather ask the buyer/sell to meet at the parking lot of a big bank branch, and tell him it's for his protection as well as mine. If the guy balks at the idea, I probably don't need to be doing business withe the dude.
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