How to Sell your Car FasterIf you’re looking to sell your car and you need to sell it fast, here are 3 tips that can help you speed up the sales process:

1. Get a professional detailing - Spending money on your car before you sell it may feel like you are taking a step backwards but the truth is, there are plenty of cars on the market and if yours doesn’t stand out you may have a hard time finding a buyer. Having your car professionally detailed can give it the competitive edge to stand out over other cars on the market. When people come to take a look at your car they will feel reassured that you took good care of it as they notice how clean the interior and exterior of the car is. Another thing to consider when it comes to detailing, is whether or not you want to have the engine detailed. A spotless engine makes a great first impression so you might want to think about it.

2. List on popular sites - A great way to speed up the process of selling your car is to make sure that you have a listing on some of the bigger auto sales websites. Some of them are free but other sites require you to pay for your listing. The good news is, that having your car on one of these sites will dramatically increase your chances of selling your car because people who are searching for a car often use the Internet to shop. Another thing that you can do with an online listing is pay for a featured listing so that your add stands out among the other cars that are for sale on the site. A lot of the featured listings will be placed higher up in the search results and usually offer the ability to add more photos of your car.

3. Place a sign in the window - It may sound a bit tacky but in all honesty having a “for sale” sign in the window of your car can help you sell it faster. If you have a sign with a contact phone number you may be able to strike someone’s interest while driving. The main idea with selling your car is that you need to get the listing in front of as many as possible. One of the best things that you can do when you have your sign in place is to find a parking spot for your car wherever you go that is visible for lots of traffic. If your office at work has a spot that can be seen from the road, a well-placed sign can really attract a lot of attention.

If you're looking to sell your car fast and make some extra money, then follow these 3 tips and you should see some good results.

Micah is a freelance writer for JacksonWhite Attorneys at Law.