If you are thinking about upgrading from your existing boat or just changing your boating lifestyle, Rayburns welcomes trades and offer top trade values so there is no need to worry about the hassle of selling your own boat. Following are Frequently Asked Questions about trading in your boat.
What are the benefits of trading in your boat instead of selling it yourself?
Rayburns Marine has active buyers looking for pre-owned boats and it just might be yours! Trading in allows you to move onto enjoying your new boat. You don’t have the worry about showing your boat to potential buyers, sea trialing it with strangers or incurring the cost of a boat inspection.
When trading in your boat there is a tax savings benefit as you are only required to pay sales tax on the difference between the purchase price of your new boat and the trade-in value.
What is the difference between trading in my boat and working with a broker to sell my boat?
When you trade-in your boat with Rayburns, the transaction is complete and we take ownership and responsibility for it moving forward. When using brokerage services, you continue to own your boat until a buyer is found.
What do I need to have in order to trade in my boat?
Have your ownership registration title plus existing boat & engine manuals ready once you decide to trade-in your boat. Being prepared in advance eliminates the last-minute search to find these documents.
How do I start the trade-in process?
Just complete and submit the form below. Give us as much information as you can about your current boat so we can provide you with the highest possible trade-in value estimate. Once received, one of Rayburn’s experienced sales representatives will contact you. If you would prefer to speak with someone, give us a call at 1-800-665-4529. We look forward to helping you find your next dream boat!
Value Your Trade
I just wanted to let you know that you have some great folks working with you who really care that I was able to get back on the water ASAP. An outstanding service experience!
January 6th 2017
Highly recommened Rayburns as they have gone above an beyond to make my first boat purchase a fantastic experience! Craig was able to answer all my questions via email through constant communication and responding with picture requests. I was considering this purchase from Calgary without a first hand visual myself so had to put some trust in them. After countless hours spent browsing the net for boats I felt confident in my dealings with them online. Also a huge shoutout to Shandelle who was able to secure not only financing at a great rate but also boat insurance at a price match on the spot as my local company was unavailable to due to the long weekend! Great service and true to their word on all counts. Super happy with my first boat and it was better than the pictures when I finally saw her in person! Thanks Rayburn for taking the worry out of my purchase! Our family can now create new memories together and I couldn't be happier!
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