Buying A Car When Your Credit is Less Than Perfect

It’s pretty normal to have credit issues during your lifetime. But even if you do, it doesn’t mean that you still don’t need credit to make large purchases, like for transportation. The good news is, there are ways you can buy a car, crossover, truck or SUV even if you have bad credit. Here are a few things to keep in mind. Continue reading

Date Night In Garland TX

The service department team at Barrett Motors in Garland was talking about the best things to do on a date night the other day, and we had a lot of fun comparing notes. We all agreed, it doesn’t have to be expensive. You just have to make an effort to do something you think your partner would enjoy. Here are some of our favorites. Continue reading

How To Lower Your Auto Insurance Rates

  1. It’s amazing how expensive car ownership can be—and it goes way beyond purchasing the vehicle. You have to pay for registration every year. You have fees for your license plate. There’s gas and oil changes and routine maintenance. And then there’s auto insurance, which can be the most expensive investment of all. However, there are ways you can lower your insurance bill. Let’s take a look at how you can.  Continue reading

Finding the Right Used Car Dealership

So you want to buy a used car, but your credit rating and history are less than perfect. That’s going to make it harder, right? Not if you do business with the right business. If you’re searching for preowned cars Sachse and have some credit issues, here are some tips for choosing the right used car dealership. Continue reading

Your car was totaled. Now what?

One minute you’re driving down the road, taking care of business. You’re heading to the grocery store, or going home from work, or maybe even taking your family to Muddy Creek Nature Preserve for a picnic. And bam. Someone rear-ends you, and your car is totaled.

Hopefully, no one was injured. But now what? Continue reading

Getting Car Financing When You Have Credit Problems

A lot of people have issues with their credit. Maybe you fell behind on some payments when you were sick, or lost your job unexpectedly. Maybe your car was repossessed when you were younger. Or maybe you’ve maxed out all of your credit cards and you’ve been paying them off, but you just wrecked your car and need to find transportation. It happens to a lot of people and it’s nothing to be ashamed of.  Continue reading

Why a Service Department is Important When You’re Choosing a Used Car Dealership

So you’re looking for a dependable used car, van, truck or SUV to buy. So why should you care if the dealership has a service department?

Actually, there are lots of reasons.

They know the vehicle inside and out.  Continue reading

Best Things to Do In Sachse

Sachse and the surrounding areas offer so many great things to with friends and family, and many of them are free. We have a new team member in our sales department at Barrett Motors in Sachse, and the old timers decided to put together a list of some of our favorite spots in Sachse for him. Here’s what we came up with.  Continue reading

Annual Parade and 5K Races Highlight St. Patrick’s Day in the DFW Area

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Things To Do for St. Patrick’s Day 2017 in Dallas TX

Every Irishman’s favorite holiday is fast approaching in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, you will find no shortage of St. Patty’s Day shenanigans close to home. Take a look at a few of our favorite things to do for St. Patrick’s Day 2017 in Dallas, TX this spring. Make this Irish-themed holiday even more memorable and get behind the wheel of a new-to-you car, truck or SUV at Barrett Motors. Continue reading

How Can You Lower Auto Insurance Rates and Payments?

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Tips and Tricks to Lower Your Car Insurance Premiums

When you purchase a new or used car, it is important to protect yourself and your investment from harm. Car insurance provides that protection and peace of mind at a monthly cost. With car payments and insurance payments, the bills can pile up and many drivers want to know how to lower auto insurance rates. Take a look at this list of tips and tricks to lower your car insurance premiums at Barrett Motors and save some money this year. Continue reading