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Re: advice needed please

One of the factors that would definitely swing it for me is how long the previous owner kept the car (short-term is bad).

My own perspective is that it's always better (financially and emotionally) to regret selling a car, rather than regret keeping it.

Personally, I wouldn't spend a penny more on the car unless I was 100% sure of getting it back or adding value. At the end of the day, you are honest, and won't misrepresent the car, so you will be in a morally better place than the person who sold the car to you.

It's not your responsibility to guarantee the car or to right the previous owner's wrongs.


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