Have your eye on a brand new boat for the 2019 boating season? Well let’s get your boat ready to sell then! There are certain things you can do to make the most money on the sale of a boat, and Buxton Marine is here with tips on selling your boat the right way:
Deep Cleaning is a Must
Think about it from a buyer’s perspective. If they open compartments (and they will) that have standing water, mold, dirt, mildew, etc., then they’re going to question how well the boat has been maintained. Bring the boat into Buxton Marine for a deep clean and maintenance to get everything in like-new condition before selling your boat.
Record all Maintenance
Speaking of maintenance, now is the time to dig up all of your maintenance records and have them neatly in a file for the prospective buyer. Detailed logs of maintenance shows that you are a boat owner who cares about impeccable quality. Even if you have maintained your boat regularly, it’s a good idea to go ahead and get it serviced with our Buxton Marine service department to ensure all parts are in excellent working order.
Staging isn’t just for houses – it’s for boats too! If you’re selling a boat, you’ll want to show it in the best light possible in order to get top dollar. While your deep cleaning the boat, take all the contents out and then only put things back in that you’ll sell with the boat. Organize and stage those items so that everything looks pristine. Prospective buyers will notice.
Trailer Condition Matters Too!
Don’t forget about the trailer! If your trailer is looking a little worn, it’s time to repaint, repair chipped paint, remove rust, get new tires, etc. to make that trailer shine as well.
After you’ve sold your current boat, visit us at Buxton Marine in Lewisville, Texas and let us show you the latest 2019 Nautique models, along with gorgeous pre-owned models from Malibu, Mastercraft, Supre, Tige, and more. There’s a reason our customers come back again and again to Buxton Marine of Lewisville!