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Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-27-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,689
Posted By mrswh
I do have the Carfax report that shows it as a...

I do have the Carfax report that shows it as a one owner car. I don't believe that the dealer in TX sold it to a consumer - my understanding is they certified it and then sold/transferred it to my...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-25-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,689
Posted By mrswh
Thanks for all the great advice! Re:...

Thanks for all the great advice!

Re: Leasing. I have leased several times in the past, but this time I wanted the flexibility of just owning a car free and clear.

So it turns out that while...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-24-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,689
Posted By mrswh
Wouldn't you know it, when I told them to cancel...

Wouldn't you know it, when I told them to cancel the deal and give me money back, I got a response in under two minutes. Oh, and the car is magically ready now. In the meantime, I went and looked...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-24-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,689
Posted By mrswh
I found a couple of possibilities at CarMax . . ....

I found a couple of possibilities at CarMax . . . if I find one there, do you guys think I can just cancel the deal with the local dealer and walk away? I mean, it's only been nine days since I gave...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-24-2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,689
Posted By mrswh
Great advice, thank you! I didn't know I could do...

Great advice, thank you! I didn't know I could do that. Thought I could only get it extended if I had a new BMW on order. Just called and I did get an additional seven days with no charge. Phew.
...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-24-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,689
Posted By mrswh
Nope! I guess I will be inquiring today. I'm...

Nope! I guess I will be inquiring today. I'm still having fun driving my 4-series convertible though (I have three days left on the lease). ;)

I don't know why the dealer is dragging feet . . ....
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-21-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,689
Posted By mrswh
There are two other similar cars within 50ish...

There are two other similar cars within 50ish miles that I would be interested in, but they are priced WAY higher - after this most recent price drop, to the tune of $5000. One of them is at a no...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-21-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,689
Posted By mrswh
I don't know . . . I feel like buying a car is...

I don't know . . . I feel like buying a car is always annoying, but these guys really take the cake. So last Saturday, I gave them the deposit and told them I will pick up the car and pay the...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-21-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,689
Posted By mrswh
Haha! I thought about that yesterday. If it's...

Haha! I thought about that yesterday. If it's once a week, it should happen again this weekend!
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-21-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,689
Posted By mrswh
Well, that is disturbing. I will see if I can...

Well, that is disturbing. I will see if I can get a PPI from one of the other dealers in town. That is, if I ever find out when I the car will be ready. On Saturday I was told Tues or Weds. Today...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-20-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,689
Posted By mrswh
Thank you, this is good stuff. I already told...

Thank you, this is good stuff. I already told the sales guy no go on the SSN and he didn't care. Probably figured he'd let me argue with the finance manager instead. There is zero reason they need...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-20-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,689
Posted By mrswh
Here you go!

Here you go!
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-20-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,689
Posted By mrswh
Yes, I considered financing and then paying it...

Yes, I considered financing and then paying it off right away to avoid the lease disposition fee, but then I decided that avoiding spending any more time with these people than is absolutely...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-20-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,689
Posted By mrswh
I know that many people would refuse to purchase...

I know that many people would refuse to purchase from someone who acted like that based on principle, and I respect that. My thought is, "let a-holes be a-holes." The guy is a shmuck and me...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-20-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,689
Posted By mrswh
Exactly. A contract is only enforceable if...

Exactly. A contract is only enforceable if someone is willing to go to the hassle and expense of enforcing it.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-20-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,689
Posted By mrswh
Sixty second convo with sales manager (I knew...

Sixty second convo with sales manager (I knew better than to waste my time with the sales guy since he can't make that call anyway.)

Me: I see the price dropped, that's great, I assume you'll...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-20-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,689
Posted By mrswh
Funny, I am an attorney but this is not my area...

Funny, I am an attorney but this is not my area of expertise. I'm struggling to remember first year contracts class. ha ha! Yes, I agree, they would have to claim some sort of damages to sue me.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-19-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,689
Posted By mrswh
Good point. What I do know is that, IF I am...

Good point. What I do know is that, IF I am legally obligated to buy the car, and I refuse, the dealer has two choices: (1) sue me to hold me to the deal (which I imagine would be a colossal waste of...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-19-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,689
Posted By mrswh
Haha! I have found that being a woman makes the...

Haha! I have found that being a woman makes the car buying experience far more difficult, as it seems there is an assumption that I am ignorant and gullible. (See my comment above about the $499...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-19-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,689
Posted By mrswh
I thought that BMWFS would charge me the lease...

I thought that BMWFS would charge me the lease disposition fee unless I open another account with them. I am not financing this car, but paying cash, so assumed I would have to pay it. I do wonder...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-19-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,689
Posted By mrswh
I think I initialed the price breakdown sheet,...

I think I initialed the price breakdown sheet, but there certainly was no sales contract. These were just papers the salesperson had (warranty expiration disclosure, etc.), I did not meet with the...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-19-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,689
Posted By mrswh
Chris and 1968, you make a great point about...

Chris and 1968, you make a great point about Sonic's "fair market value" pricing.

And yes, I agree that being polite but insistent is the way to go! I am hopeful that they will honor the price,...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-19-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,689
Posted By mrswh
Thanks for all the replies! I do want this car as...

Thanks for all the replies! I do want this car as I like it and it's the best value out there compared to other dealers in my area. And, I believe that it was an automatic price reduction based on...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-19-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,689
Posted By mrswh
What would you do?

Last weekend I agreed to buy a 2013 CPO X5 from a Sonic dealer. They would absolutely not budge on the price (using all the regular sales tactics - someone else will come in and buy it for this...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 04-16-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By mrswh
I asked whether the 1.9% was the buy rate or if...

I asked whether the 1.9% was the buy rate or if they were marking it up from .9%, and they refused to answer. (Hmmm, wonder what that means.) Thankfully I am able to pay cash, so I decided to go...
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