We live in the “Do It Yourself” age. More people than ever are content doing things for themselves. Cutting out the middle man of financial transactions has become common place — especially with the rise of the internet. After all, why pay someone a commission for selling your car if you don’t have to? These days, more people are selling their vehicles privately — and keeping the profits. However, taking the DIY approach means doing more legwork. How can you ensure that you’ll get top dollar for your second hand car? Which steps do you need to take to get the most out of your old ride? Here are some common mistakes that people make when they sell a car themselves. Avoid these in order to maximize your vehicle’s resale value.