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trade-in

an allowance made by a supplier to a customer against the price of a good when the customer simultaneously trades in an older version of the good. As such, trade-ins are a form of price DISCOUNT offered to customers to induce them to buy.

trade-in

The practice of a developer purchasing a buyer's existing home in order to facilitate purchase of one in the developer's new subdivision. Industry groups have asked the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for exemption of the practice from the FHA antiflipping regulations that deny FHA insurance if a house is purchased and then resold within 90 days,but HUD has been resistant to the idea.

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Letting go of any car is an emotional experience one in 10 people said the emotions were the hardest part of their last trade-ins.
Meanwhile, Apple CEO Tim Cook didn't dispel the rumours and said that he was not opposed to the in-store trade-ins idea.
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There's a large amount of untapped trade-in value for unused iPods, and we want to inform people so they can take advantage of it.
This is the first time Target has locked in trade-in values prior to product availability.
The expansion of Target's Electronics Trade-in service comes at a time when parents are really looking to save on back-to-school purchases," said Nik Nayar, vice president of Merchandising, Target.
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com, in the months before "Cash for Clunkers" launched, 39 percent of new car sales involved a trade-in.