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Where's the best place to sell my 156 in order to get a quick sale at a good price?

I've never really done this before.
 

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Advertise it on here in the classifieds and on Pistonheads. That's what I've done with my 147.
You'll only get a quick sale if it's advertised well and at a reasonable price for the condition.

If you want a really quick sale, drop it on eBay with no reserve (or a low one) on a 7 day auction. You need to describe it very accurately on ebay though, as if the buyer agrees to buy it sight unseen then if there's anything not described in the ad that they spot, they can walk away.
 

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Advertise it on here in the classifieds and on Pistonheads. That's what I've done with my 147.
You'll only get a quick sale if it's advertised well and at a reasonable price for the condition.

If you want a really quick sale, drop it on eBay with no reserve (or a low one) on a 7 day auction. You need to describe it very accurately on ebay though, as if the buyer agrees to buy it sight unseen then if there's anything not described in the ad that they spot, they can walk away.
Is it free to advertise on Pistonheads?

eBay will be my last resort, I think.
 

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Yep Agree

I completely agree Pistonheads is were I sold my 156 recently but our lovely Alfaowner site is also fab for listing cars and car bits.
Avoid Ebay they will take loads of money off you and you will probably end up with a load of ****** coming round and kicking tyres.
Good luck with your sale.
 

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Yeah, Pistonheads is free for a basic advert, or you can pay for a premium ad. If you've got a long-standing account on there, the premium ads are free.
I'm not sure that is true anymore, they have abolished free standard ads and the premium ads are now £10.
 

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I shifted my 156 pretty fast via eBay classifieds. Priced it low enough to sell, said "no offers", listed it on a Tuesday. Heard nothing for a couple of days then had about four people calling on the Friday and first thing Saturday to arrange a viewing. First guy who drove it bought it, no haggling - probably means it went far too cheaply, but then it is a buyer's market and I wanted the quick sale.
 

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Gonna advertise it on here, on Pistonheads and on eBay Classifieds.
 

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3 years ago my beautiful red Selespeed 156 was put on Pistonheads and Autotrader and all I got was scammers and timewasters - this went on for 2 weeks. Then I remembered that my old 155 was sold to a guy that happened to be passing as I was washing her on my drive - he liked the look of her, we got talking and I was looking to sell soon.

So I gave my Sele a good polish, put a couple of signs in the front and rear windows and parked her on the road outside my house for a week. 3 people knocked on my door over the weekend and the 4th one who lived 200m up the road bought her there and then as a present for his gf.

If you live on a suitable road, I sincerely suggest you try it!
 

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I sold mine through AO, in a day, AO classifieds rock now stop prevaricating and get it up for sale.
 

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Good advice, there.

I'll just add, that if you do use Ebay, set a reserve price and make it clear that you require an immediate payment via paypal of £200 (as a deposit.) This will deter time wasters. That's what I did when selling my 156.
 
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