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Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-15-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 48,302
Posted By Jon Shafer
The automotive industry has changed so much since...

The automotive industry has changed so much since I began my career 31 years ago, and the rate of change has accelerated appreciably over the past couple of years. Speaking specifically to the MSD...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-13-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 48,302
Posted By Jon Shafer
This is awful news and a sign of the times.... ...

This is awful news and a sign of the times....

:-/
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-13-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,866
Posted By Jon Shafer
Well my friends, it is official, I have parted...

Well my friends, it is official, I have parted ways with BMW Santa Barbara. It has been 19 years since I first began assisting BMW buyers on the Internet and the tens of thousands of forum posts and...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-25-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,866
Posted By Jon Shafer
Sorry that I have been out of the loop. I have...

Sorry that I have been out of the loop. I have been on medical leave since late December. My orthopedist instructed me to rest and let my back heal, and I have been working diligently in physical...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-25-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,775
Posted By Jon Shafer
This is true. This practice has been in play for...

This is true. This practice has been in play for many decades. Like clockwork (March price increase).
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 09-14-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 532
Posted By Jon Shafer
Hot off the press! Attenzione all 2017 X1 buyers! Incentives enhanced!!

Effective immediately, BMW of North America has announced the enhancement of the Option Allowance for 2017 X1s from $1,000.00 to $2,000.00! *Grin*

This will have the effect of lowering the...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 09-14-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,077
Posted By Jon Shafer
Hot off the press! Attention all 2017 X1 buyers incentives enhanced!

Effective immediately, BMW of North America has announced the enhancement of the Option Allowance for 2017 X1s from $1,000.00 to $2,000.00! *Grin*

This will have the effect of lowering the...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-24-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By Jon Shafer
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-24-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,738
Posted By Jon Shafer
Thanks Soheil!

Thanks Soheil!
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-24-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By Jon Shafer
Here you go Tom, the answer to your question...

Here you go Tom, the answer to your question verbatim:


Subject:
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Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-24-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,929
Posted By Jon Shafer
My Internet connection is not working properly,...

My Internet connection is not working properly, will follow-up tomorrow. The gist/important point is that BMWFS lease incentive for all models for the rest of the year is $1,000.00. Most models...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-24-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,929
Posted By Jon Shafer
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-24-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,821
Posted By Jon Shafer
The best email address to reach me at is...

The best email address to reach me at is jshafer@sbautogroup.com. If all else fails and you can't remember, simply use jon@bimmerfest.com.
Forum: BMW Dealer Ratings and Feedback Forum 08-24-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,728
Posted By Jon Shafer
Thank you so much for your kind words and...

Thank you so much for your kind words and support. It has always been my goal to under-promise and over-deliver. It feels great to know that I have achieved my objectives..

:angel:
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-24-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By Jon Shafer
Dear Tom, Individual paint colors are not...

Dear Tom,

Individual paint colors are not for the faint of heart. Not only are there restrictions as to what may or may not be available, it can also take as long as 90-120 days extra wait time...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-05-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,383
Posted By Jon Shafer
:supdude::supdude::supdude: Every buyer I...

:supdude::supdude::supdude:


Every buyer I take care of gets a copy of the invoice, usually on the first pass...
Forum: European Delivery 03-04-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,506
Posted By Jon Shafer
I need to start charging more.. :)

I need to start charging more.. :)
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-04-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,383
Posted By Jon Shafer
Exactly..?

Exactly..?
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-04-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,471
Posted By Jon Shafer
This is a good point. Options credits like we...

This is a good point. Options credits like we are used to seeing are not required to be disclosed on the contract. Lease credits, however, do in fact have to be itemized.

This is actually good...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-04-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,471
Posted By Jon Shafer
I am not allowed to post lease money factors as...

I am not allowed to post lease money factors as they are deemed proprietary (confidential), what I will tell you is that they went up nominally.

March programs include both OLP and Lease Credits.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-04-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,050
Posted By Jon Shafer
Exactly. I've been with BMW on and off since...

Exactly. I've been with BMW on and off since 1987. Have never heard of such a program either..

:dunno:
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-04-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,164
Posted By Jon Shafer
When did you order?

When did you order?
Forum: European Delivery 03-04-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,142
Posted By Jon Shafer
Thanks bud!

Thanks bud!
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-04-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 921
Posted By Jon Shafer
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-04-2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,050
Posted By Jon Shafer
Loyalty comes from producing a superior product...

Loyalty comes from producing a superior product and providing superior service, and not from smoke and mirror marketing games.

BMW owners tend to be as loyal as the followers of any brand. I...
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