Yearly Archives: 2016

Pre-Purchase Inspection

Pre-Purchase Inspection

Excited about buying a “New Used Car”? Don’t get emotionally attached or commit to a purchase without first having a third party pre-inspection done. Regardless of the stunning exterior beauty, the fantastically low mileage or the amazing deal you may be buying a “little car of horrors”.  Remember most “New-to-you” vehicles are typically sold “As Is”, meaning you now own all that vehicle’s carefully hidden problems. No person or business is exempt from the shady business of “Used Car Sales”. While small used car lots are the worst of the bunch don’t let dealer “pre-certified cars”, CarMax or even, the nice person down the street, fool you into a costly mistake. Ideally, we (Osborn’s Automotive) are doing the pre-purchase inspection for you, but in a pinch locate a trained, qualified technician to do the inspection. Most AAA Approved Repair Facilities offer pre-purchase inspectio ... read more

It's About You, Not Your Car

It's About You, Not Your Car

It's About You, Not Your Car. Written by Jaime Sanders Scott “Oz” Osborn, recently wrote the book Making Smart Choices: A helpful guide to maintaining your vehicle. Not to inflate his ego (over-inflate, may be the more appropriate term) but Scott’s dedication and passion for people, not cars, is his true calling. This passion ultimately led to his success in this industry. I share this passion, which is what led me to Osborn’s Automotive in the first place. When Scott published his book it inspired me to finally start writing a blog that could possibly wind up being the best nighttime “bound to put you to sleep” blog available on the web. Speaking of sleeping here is a quick story that will ensure I have captured your attention. I am currently looking at buying a new car, out of need not want. The ideal car will be safe, fuel efficient, reliable and hopefully sport a bit of power.  The car I choose will have to be built to ... read more