How is the Title Check and Accident check information entered?

Asked by GuruLWGJ3 Jun 02, 2019 at 02:16 AM

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

When I click on a car listing it shows me that there have been no issues
reported with the title and accident checks. Does this mean that the seller
reported no issues when creating the car listing, or does it mean there were no
issues found when doing a VIN lookup/Carfax kind of thing?

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I would like to extend my question to the reported number of owners as well. I'm looking at a car which has 4 owners reported but in the description the seller says they are the 2nd owner.

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A two owner car is more favorable to a seller than a four owner car. He's looking for buyers who aren't as smart as you; and there are LOTS of them. The seller states whatever he wants in a listing. It's up to potential buyers to check this; as you have done. A formal check should show all previous owners and reported conditions within the subject car. It's like looking at a "69 Camaro at Jimmi's Corner Used Car Lot, and having the guy with the iridescent pink tie telling you it was only driven on Sundays by a little old lady. As your senses are telling you, move away from this car.

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It's entered by vin#, please refer to the history report either by autocheck.com or carfaxbig.com. It should all be there and it is accurate. What's the vin# ?

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