Mostly you come across genuine WinDeal users who can be trusted.
Some simple thumb rules will give ease of mind when you are on WinDeal to sell or buy.
Prefer to deal with people near your locality, so that you can meet the person to avoid saftey and security issues to a large extend.
Meeting place must be at a time and place that is comfortable.
It is safe to fix a place where there is enough crowd, under camera surveliance.
Take along a friend or well wisher along for the meeting.
Your meeting plan must be shared with couple of your best known friends, just to make sure help is just a call away.
Make sure your mobile has battery charge and you are carring it along.
Maintian respect and privacy of the Seller just in case you are meeeting at their house.
A seller is as cautious as you are, do not build an impression on the seller any kind of suspicion in the manner you speak or deal with them.
Think twice if the seller offers an unbelivable price.
You should be cautious if the seller is asking you to take a decision fast.
Always check the genuines of a product to be on the safer side, request a purchase proof as applicable.
Verify the telephone numbers of the seller to contact just in case you have a query on the product after purchase.
Prefer paying the seller with a bank draft as it may not be safe to carry money
Make sure that on full payment, the product is free of obligations, attachments or any legal bindings and completely in your name.
Avoid paying for the product through Western Union or other money transfer services.
WinDeal does not encourage any escrow company i.e. companies that will transfer money on behalf of a buyer. We strongly recommend that WinDealer users meet with a buyer or seller in person.
Verify with the Hire Purchase Register that the vehicle is not under a Hire Purchase agreement.
Use online services to check the vehicle’s history, there are a number of great Irish online services: MyWheels, Motorcheck, and Cartell.
A trusted mechanic can be called in to do a check up on the vehicle before handing over the money.