Money For Your Old Car - Advice From Good Housekeeping

Posted on 09 August 2017 by CarTakeBack

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You may associate Good Housekeeping magazine as the go to for recipes, household product reviews and the latest trends in home décor, but they also give great advice on all sorts of things, even how to sell your old car!

In a recent online article, motoring journalist Maria McCarthy has written about the best way to get rid of your old car. If your car has broken down, failed its MOT, isn't cost effective to run anymore, she talks you through how to sell your car for scrap without the hassle.

"The days of having to nurse your ailing motor to the local scrapyard are over. As with so many other things, the easiest way to scrap your car is to go online and use a site such as Enter your postcode and the registration number of your car and you'll be offered a no obligation quote.”

You can read the full article on the Good Housekeeping website visit the Good Housekeeping website

Plus whilst you're there reading about how to make money out of your old car, you might find some delicious recipes for dinner tonight!

If you're ready to see how much your old car is worth, you can find out instantly. To get your free, no-obligation valuation for your car, just tell us your car registration and postcode:

You can also find out more about the current value of a scrap car and track how scrap car prices have fared over the last year in our latest scrap car price index.

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