A word of caution about buying a used car.
Here's what to look out for:
- Be wary of a used car that shows up as recently titled. Research the vehicle identification number at Carfax.com or a similar site.
- Use the National Insurance Crime Bureau's search tool at NICB.org to help identify flood cars.
- Get an independent mechanic to inspect a used car before you purchase it.
For more of Clark's tips on steering clear of flood cars, click here.