Carfinance247.co.uk Backs Campaign to Protect Used Car Buyers from Previous Owners’ Debt

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Internet car dealer and finance specialist carfinance247.co.uk has pledged its support for the BBC campaign to protect second hand car buyers.

HPI Check with Carfinance247.co.uk

HPI Check with Carfinance247.co.uk

We welcome the BBC’s campaign to highlight the potential hidden debt that could lurk in a car’s history.

The BBC’s Inside Out programme* reported how some unsuspecting used car buyers are purchasing vehicles that have outstanding finance on them. This means that the vehicle does not legally belong to the new purchaser, but the finance company.

Director of carfinance247.co.uk Louis Rix says: “As a responsible car and car finance provider, we always carry out full checks on any vehicle that we are selling, not only to make sure it isn’t a write off or stolen, but that there is no outstanding finance on it.

“We welcome the BBC’s campaign to highlight the potential hidden debt that could lurk in a car’s history.”

Recently published data** suggests that around one in four vehicles searches carried out using an HPI check, have outstanding credit on them.

*Aired 27th February 2012 on BBC1

**RAC news 29.02.12

Contact:
Louis Rix, Director of carfinance247.co.uk, on: 0845 129 5526 or email: louis.rix@carfinance247.co.uk

About us:
Founded in 2000, carfinance247.co.uk is a privately owned business with offices based in central Manchester. We provide vehicle financing solutions for all financial circumstances such as hire purchase, personal contract purchase, contract hire and other leasing options. No deposit is required and we can supply and deliver any make and model of your choice.

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