Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any questions about FlipRide, most of them can be answered here. If you still have a question then please feel free to use the form on our contact page.


People who want to buy or sell any car, private party. Buyers who need to get a loan, and sellers who want a fast and safe way to sell their car.

Buying or selling a car from one individual to another without using any dealership. This typically happens through Facebook Marketplace, Craigslist, etc.

Currently FlipRide is available to use in Idaho. We are quickly expanding through the United States and will be in yours very soon. We have an app for ios, Android and desktop.

FlipRide is free for the seller, and the buyer pays a document fee of $199 to handle processing and security plus sales tax on the purchase. Sales tax varies depending on your state. Read this article for a detailed comparison of using FlipRide vs buying from a dealer.

We do not have a marketplace, but we work with all marketplaces to make selling or buying your next car super easy and fast.

We are not a dealership app. We help buyers and sellers complete the car transaction. It’s more like a payment and contract service.

We verify the identity of both buyer and seller, generate a legally binding sales agreement, and process the payment digitally to protect you.

As fast as 20 minutes if you have all the documentation ready to go and they buyer has a high credit score! It could take up to 24 hours for a buyer to get financing if they have a lower credit score.

Yes, both buyer and seller need the app but it’s super easy to download and get connected.

We currently do not have this feature, but we’re excited to add this down the road!

We currently do not have this feature, but we’re excited to add this down the road!

Sure, you may know how to do this already, but we help you keep up with all that paperwork, track the progress of the sale and make it safer for everyone. FlipRide also does the busywork and transfers the title for you. No need to visit the DMV. However, we can’t keep you from meeting people in shady parking lots. Try meeting in a sunny one.

Currently you can’t use FlipRide for a cash purchase. It is only for use when you need a loan as a buyer. We hope to have this feature in the future.


Select from multiple loan offers from a bank you trust right inside the app. Get a great rate that is competitive with local and national banks.

You will need your driver license to verify your identity, social security number, and you may need a recent W2 to verify income. A down payment on your loan is not always required.

Currently we do not provide financing for cars over $35,000.

We can finance vehicles up to 20 years old.

Yes! We currently only deal with transactions where the buyer needs a loan to make the car purchase.


Title or title information. Name of bank if car is financed. Miles on the vehicle and VIN number. Read this article on how to find your VIN if you don’t know where it’s located.

There are 2 ways to get paid. ACH deposit to your bank that takes 1 business day with an option to pay $20 to process the ACH same day. You can also get paid by check.

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