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Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Today, 06:47 AM
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Posted By pharding
Aluminum Rhombicle Trim

These are the best and most accurate photographs of the Aluminum Rhombicle Trim that I have found. I like this a lot, It is just a question of how to use it. In my opinion it looks best with Ivory...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Today, 05:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,120
Posted By pharding
You can get lease extensions for up to 6 months.

You can get lease extensions for up to 6 months.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Yesterday, 08:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,422
Posted By pharding
The current $2,000 loyalty bonus does not apply...

The current $2,000 loyalty bonus does not apply to the 2018 M550i or the 2018 530e. There is no loyalty bonus for any BMW Euro Delivery 5er. The loyalty bonus is designed to mover 5ers off of dealer...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-20-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,120
Posted By pharding
+1

+1
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-20-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,732
Posted By pharding
Here's a case in point. Today I met with the...

Here's a case in point. Today I met with the finance manager to go through a hypothetical lease on my new 2018 M550i just so that I could confirm my understanding of the lease so that leasamatic...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-20-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,732
Posted By pharding
Always negotiate the price first as dollars over...

Always negotiate the price first as dollars over wholesale. It is easy to compare here or shop it to other dealers. If you add or subtract an option then the pricing fairly reflects that. Look for...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-20-2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By pharding
Has anyone seen one of these for the G30? I need...

Has anyone seen one of these for the G30? I need to use one in the worst possible way.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-20-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,422
Posted By pharding
The lease buyout is negotiable. My son's 2007...

The lease buyout is negotiable. My son's 2007 330i came off lease in 2010 in the depths of the recession. They offered to sell it directly to us. We negotiated and it was sold to us for 20% off of...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-20-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By pharding
The tax credit is a US Federal Income Tax Credit....

The tax credit is a US Federal Income Tax Credit. If it was going to you the buyer you would not get it until you filed your income tax returns. The lease credit that you referenced is the Federal...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-20-2017, 06:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,016
Posted By pharding
How did you like Cognac leather?

How did you like Cognac leather?
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-20-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,732
Posted By pharding
It is too easy to leave money on the table....

It is too easy to leave money on the table. Especially if the dealer knows that you are not parsing things apart. With leasing what appears to be great deal and is great deal with most dealers are...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-19-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By pharding
5ers are not on the dealers lots in quantity...

5ers are not on the dealers lots in quantity because it is new model and it takes time to fill the pipeline around the world.


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Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-19-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,732
Posted By pharding
That is awful approach. It always better to...

That is awful approach. It always better to negotiate the selling price. Then move on to the lease.


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Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-19-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,732
Posted By pharding
If one can afford it and one believes that is...

If one can afford it and one believes that is best return for the funds then the answer is yes. That said I have never done it because I was just focused on the lowest monthly payment possible so I...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-19-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By pharding
BMW will not let the margins and resale value go...

BMW will not let the margins and resale value go down the toilet. They will cut back on US supply.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-19-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By pharding
If you lease the car is owned by BMW FS. It goes...

If you lease the car is owned by BMW FS. It goes to them. However you are issued a credit at the time of purchase for the full amount.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-19-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,072
Posted By pharding
Thank you I did enjoy it. The cabin of the new...

Thank you I did enjoy it. The cabin of the new 2018 E Class is incredibly impressive. I sat in one at the Chicago Auto Show.

I was told that I'll be getting the $2,000 Loyalty Credit....
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-19-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,732
Posted By pharding
Here is the link to "Mulitple Security Deposits...

Here is the link to "Mulitple Security Deposits 101: What Are They & Why Are They So Popular Here?" that jjrandorin referenced above. http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=809480
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-18-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,120
Posted By pharding
That sounds like a fine deal to me.

That sounds like a fine deal to me.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-18-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,732
Posted By pharding
One more great tip. please do yourself a favor...

One more great tip. please do yourself a favor and join BMW Car Club of America. It is a great organization with a great publication and after 12 months of membership you are eligible for a $1,000...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-18-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,732
Posted By pharding
That is correct multiple security deposits is a...

That is correct multiple security deposits is a solid way to reduce the money factor beneath the BMW Buy Rate. Perhaps someone more familiar with this than I can jump in and elaborate further on this.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-18-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,732
Posted By pharding
The residual value is set by BMW NA and reflects...

The residual value is set by BMW NA and reflects projected market demand for 3 year old BMW's. BMW is very generous with how those values are set. They are non-negotiable. The money factor is...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-18-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By pharding
BMW Color and Materials Kits for the G30

Has anyone here seen one these BMW G30 Color and Materials Kits in person? These things help immensely and my dealership doesn't have one yet.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-18-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,732
Posted By pharding
Pharding's Best Advice for for Buying or Leasing a BMW

Here is 16 years of knowledge on negotiating, buying and leasing a BMW.

1. Always do your homework up front. Smart, well prepared buyers always pay less.

2. Always negotiate to dollars above...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-18-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,733
Posted By pharding
If one owns a business it is more favorable to...

If one owns a business it is more favorable to lease than buy for tax purposes. In essence you are reducing the lease price by 35% if you are in the 35% tax bracket.
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