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Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-14-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By SARAFIL
I've been out of the business for a long time...

I've been out of the business for a long time now, but back in the day there was no holdback or AVP on Mini like the BMW program. The dealer margin was strictly the margin between MSRP and invoice.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-29-2016, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By SARAFIL
BMWFS is top notch. Over the years I've done...

BMWFS is top notch. Over the years I've done traditional financing, traditional leases with/without MSD and also a one pay lease, plus a lease swap. Everything has always been quick and easy and...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-25-2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,230
Posted By SARAFIL
I sold BMWs for years... I'm well aware of how...

I sold BMWs for years... I'm well aware of how and where they make money :)

But bottom line is if you're getting a selling price (before rebates or incentives) below invoice you're probably not...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-24-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,230
Posted By SARAFIL
If the dealer is selling well below invoice, they...

If the dealer is selling well below invoice, they have to make a buck somewhere
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-17-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,299
Posted By SARAFIL
Congrats. Just picked up a similar MSRP 550 this...

Congrats. Just picked up a similar MSRP 550 this week in Boston area and this deal sounds more reasonable than what you posted earlier!
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-10-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By SARAFIL
Would they prefer 1 sale or 2? :) If you...

Would they prefer 1 sale or 2? :)

If you turn in your car, they get to sell you a new car and possibly resell your old car assuming they decide to buy it from BMWFS.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-01-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,056
Posted By SARAFIL
Sure, but they usually include some dealer...

Sure, but they usually include some dealer discount already. This month might not if the MF hasn't gone up so there is more room.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-01-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,056
Posted By SARAFIL
If that is true, with these residuals the lease...

If that is true, with these residuals the lease specials online are basically at MSRP - meaning you can do ALOT better.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-01-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,056
Posted By SARAFIL
Backing into the programs using the higher...

Backing into the programs using the higher residuals (assuming they are not a mistake) - either the MF went way up as well to offset, or the lease specials assume no dealer discount which is unusual....
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-30-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1,973
Views: 120,829
Posted By SARAFIL
They might not sell them on their lot to retail...

They might not sell them on their lot to retail buyers. Sounds like they are sending them to auction.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-30-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,449
Posted By SARAFIL
Read the terms of your gap insurance to see if...

Read the terms of your gap insurance to see if you can cancel it. You might be able to cancel for a certain number of days. It also might be cancellable if you pay off the loan, so you could just...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-07-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,014
Posted By SARAFIL
Still have these and want to clear out the...

Still have these and want to clear out the garage. Open to offers, willing to be more aggressive for a local buyer (Providence or Boston area)

Thanks!
Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-07-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,784
Posted By SARAFIL
Wheels are SOLD. thanks!

Wheels are SOLD. thanks!
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-16-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,784
Posted By SARAFIL
Yes - still have them. PM me your ZIP and I'll...

Yes - still have them. PM me your ZIP and I'll see if I can get an idea on shipping cost.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-05-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,295
Posted By SARAFIL
Definitely recommend you check every month for a...

Definitely recommend you check every month for a few months after the transfer. Did a swap on my F30 last summer and took a few months for them to show it was transferred. Also the other person...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-05-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,014
Posted By SARAFIL
Bump... Still have these, open to offers......

Bump... Still have these, open to offers... willing to be more aggressive for local buyers that can pick up.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-05-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,784
Posted By SARAFIL
Bump... Still have these, open to offers. Will...

Bump... Still have these, open to offers. Will be more aggressive with local buyers if I don't have to ship.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-07-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,784
Posted By SARAFIL
Check your PM

Check your PM
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-03-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,014
Posted By SARAFIL
Where are you located - can you pickup?

Where are you located - can you pickup?
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-01-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,784
Posted By SARAFIL
Bump

Bump
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-01-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,784
Posted By SARAFIL
Bump

Bump
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-01-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,014
Posted By SARAFIL
Bump

Bump
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-22-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By SARAFIL
I have a full set for sale, see post below. Not...

I have a full set for sale, see post below. Not wiling to sell individual wheels but would do 2 fronts if you're interested. Let me know.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-21-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,014
Posted By SARAFIL
Bump

Bump
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-21-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,784
Posted By SARAFIL
Bump

Bump
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