Reference Books

Michael W. Dunagan, the association's longtime general counsel and a leading authority on vehicle compliance law, has authored two must-have books for the buy-here, pay-here industry. If you own a previous edition of these books from 2008 or earlier, it is recommended that you upgrade to the 2013 editions.


Dealer Financing of Used Car Sales

2013 Edition - This comprehensive book covers all aspects of the complicated world of seller-financing in Texas, including Maximum Finance Rates; Retail Installment Contracts; Contract Amendments; VIT; Repair Charges; Federal Disclosures and more.


Texas Automobile Repossession:
A Lien Holder’s Legal Guide

2013 Edition - Everything you need to know about repossessions is addressed in this book, including Notification Requirements, Post-Repo Procedures, Private Sale vs. Strict Foreclosure, Bankruptcy, Post-Disposition Accounting, Tracking and Shut-off Devices, the 60% Rule and more. PLUS – includes all required forms.


TIADA members get a $50 discount on the price of these reference books (members = $125, non-members $175). Be sure you are logged in as a member to receive the discounted rate.
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