Navigating 4 Common Automotive Title Processing Challenges

May 21, 2024 | all 50 states

As a dealership, navigating the complexities of automotive title processing can often feel like traversing a maze. Numerous hurdles, from title delays to paperwork errors, can slow down the process. Of course, slowed processes lead to frustration for dealerships and customers. Fortunately, Consolidated Automotive Services of Indiana is here to help you quickly navigate these challenges. Keep reading to discover how to get help with automotive title processing challenges. 

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What Is Automotive Title Processing?

January 5, 2024 | all 50 states

Title processing in the automotive industry refers to the legal and administrative procedures involved in transferring ownership of a vehicle from one party to another. It is a crucial aspect of any vehicle transaction, whether it involves buying, selling, or transferring ownership for other reasons. Continue reading to learn more from the team at Consolidated Automotive Services of Indiana.

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What Your Customers Need to Know About Transfer of Ownership

March 7, 2023 | all 50 states

You may come across customers who aren’t familiar with your specific vehicle-buying process, including title transfer of ownership. They may have moved from a different state or this could be their first time purchasing a vehicle from an auto dealership. Consolidated Automotive Services of Indiana has years of experience assisting automotive dealers across all 50 states with a wide range of title services. Here’s what your customers may want to know about your specific transfer of ownership process.Information to Be Reviewed There’s a lot of information that needs to be checked and documented before a vehicle purchase can be finalized. To complete the title transfer of ownership without delays, the title information must be accurate and match the vehicle’s VIN, the buyer’s information, and the lender’s information. Other documents that may need to be checked include these:Customer’s photo IDSigned title and registration applicationProof of insurance for the buyerWhat to Expect at … Continued

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How to Give Your Customers an Amazing Car Buying Experience

February 28, 2023 | all 50 states

The process of purchasing a vehicle can be a less-than-stellar experience. Some customers are weary of lengthy appointments filled with pressure to buy a vehicle beyond their means. Other customers get overwhelmed by the amount of paperwork involved. At Consolidated Automotive Services of Indiana, we’d like to help where we can by offering some tips on how you can minimize complaints and provide an amazing car-buying experience for your customers.Minimize the WaitingIn our fast-paced world, most of us have a difficult time waiting for anything — in the grocery line, for our dinner, and especially when purchasing a new vehicle. Many auto dealerships are changing their sales process by updating it for a more streamlined experience from start to finish. For some, this means integrating internal systems, taking advantage of online signature software, or using a lien search company for expedited service.Reduce Any PressureCustomers can feel uncomfortable when they are … Continued

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What to Do with a Customer’s Incorrect Title

October 10, 2022 | all 50 states

If you’ve been in the car sales business for some time, an incorrect title is probably nothing new to you. Even the smallest of errors can halt a car sale dead in its tracks as the title must be corrected before the vehicle can be sold. Thankfully, the solutions for a corrected title are fairly simple. Consolidated Automotive Services of Indiana has handled thousands of incorrect titles. If you ever find yourself in one of the situations below, our team can take care of them quickly and efficiently.

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Avoid These 4 Common Auto Title Problems

July 9, 2022 | all 50 states

Car dealerships process multiple titles at a time. Although they may try to avoid issues, there are inevitably problems that do pop up. There are some common problems with titles that often require requesting duplicate ones. Consolidated Automotive Services of Indiana assists both dealerships and auto finance companies when they discover these common title errors.

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3 Best Practices for Selling Salvage Title Vehicles

March 7, 2022 | all 50 states

Salvage vehicles can pose a potential risk for any auto dealership. They can be difficult to sell simply due to the nature of their past condition. If three best practices to increase your salvage vehicle sales.

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Why Have Consolidated Auto Conduct Lien Searches for Your Dealership?

November 9, 2021 | all 50 states

When selling vehicles to customers who have trade-ins to offer, you may need some assistance in conducting lien searches. Consolidated Automotive Services of Indiana has experience performing lien searches across all 50 states. Keep reading to learn how we can help your car dealership run more efficiently with our lien and title services. 

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3 Benefits of Our Dealer Retail Title and Registration Services

October 19, 2020 | all 50 states

At Consolidated Automotive Services of Indiana, we understand the ins and outs of dealer retail title and registration filings. We also understand that you are busy enough with serving your customers, selling vehicles, maintaining and servicing vehicles, and much, much more. This is why we offer complete title processing services to commercial dealerships throughout all 50 states. Regardless of the number of titles you process each month, our efficient team is more than up to the task. Consider these three benefits when choosing a title service for your retail automotive dealership.

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3 Specialized Title Services We Can Complete for Automotive Dealers

March 12, 2020 | all 50 states

At Consolidated Automotive Services of Indiana, we handle more than the basic title and lien searches or simple title transfers. There are a number of circumstances that could require a specialized type of title. When your automotive dealership encounters a variety of these situations – UCC filings, repossession titles, and more – you need a title company that you can count on to accurately expedite these documents. Below are three different circumstances where our team is ready and available to assist you.1. UCC FilingsA UCC filing needs to be completed when a creditor, such as an automotive dealer or car finance company, wishes to lay claim to a vehicle that was purchased via an automotive loan by one of their customers. It’s a legal document that protects the rights of a finance company, in case the lender needs to take possession of the vehicle for repayment purposes.2. Repossession TitlesUnfortunately, there … Continued

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