A proof of car sales is a document that gives you a record of the purchase of your car. Whether it`s a private sale or purchased by a dealer, once the car is paid for and sold, buyers and sellers must fill it out. It`s a great way to protect both of you if future problems occur and also give you some security. Avoid tedious paperwork and increase documentation accuracy with MotorWeb`s sales and purchase contracts. Check the contract for road charges. Ask the merchant if the total price includes or excludes road charges. If this is the case, ask the trader for a breakdown of what road costs are included in your sale price. For any private sale, you can agree on terms between you and the other party. As a seller, you can write your car with a poster in the window with “sold as seen, no given or implied warranty” on it and accept cash in the hand of the first person who wants to buy. The agreement would be oral and legally binding. Vehicle sales contract with private seller model [DOCX, 18 KB] The problem with this type of agreement is that there is no record of what has been agreed.
If the buyer returned six months later (perhaps with an actual complaint), one of the parties could argue that important information was withheld (or not) at the time of the sale and recover money. When a vehicle is purchased or sold privately, the buyer and seller are legally required to notify Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency regardless of the sale and acquisition. You have to do it immediately. While a do-it-yourself contract does not offer you additional legal protection, you have documented evidence of the sale. This will be useful if there is a post-purchase problem that you cannot resolve with a seller and you have to take the case to court. To use this car sales contract, fill out as many details as possible in advance (the model is in Word format), then print two copies, one for you and one for the other part. Fill out the rest of the form before the other part. Both parties should sign both copies and keep them as proof of sale. A car sales confirmation is a great way to protect both of you, if problems arise and also give you some security. There are many free versions on the Internet, but we think that the free versions do not go far enough to document the car or legal agreement. The Net Lawman version is not free, but it is much more complete and thus protects both parties much more strongly. You can inform your share of the sale via the transport agency`s online transaction centre under www.nzta.govt.nz/online or via a prepaid form at the transport agency.
If you are the buyer, then a car sales contract gives you the certainty that you know what you are buying. Be sure to read the sales contract or offer it carefully. If something is not added up or useful, ask the trader to explain it to you. If you have any doubts, don`t sign anything. Ask for a copy of the takeaway offer and seek independent advice. MotorWeb`s sales and sales contracts are easy to process.