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Government and Police Auctions for Cars, Trucks and SUVs

Vehicle Title: Check before You Bid

When it comes to car auctions, you have two things to remember. First, more often than not, you are allowed to inspect the vehicle and get as much information as you can about it. Second, you have to perform due diligence since cars are sold as is. Once you have won, you can never return it.

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How to Prepare Your Used Car for an Auction

The best strategy for getting a good price on your car at an auction is to think like a potential buyer. Most buyers are looking for a new car experience at a used car price, so the closer you can bring your car back to showroom condition, the more they’ll be willing to pay. Follow these guidelines and your car should be the most popular vehicle come auction day.

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Do Cars Sold at an Auto Auction Come with a Warranty?

One of the things a person should ask or look for when buying a vehicle, whether brand-new or used, is whether it’s still covered by a warranty. To be clear, a car’s warranty is different from auto insurance, though both are meant to offset costs that can possibly drain your savings and even other investments. An auto insurance policy is meant to protect you in case you meet an accident. This way, you don’t have to pay entirely for the repair of the other vehicle. Some policies can also cover you in case you become injured or meet your untimely death.

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Where Do Cars at Government Auctions Come From?

Government auctions are very interesting. One of the biggest questions people have is where do these vehicles come from? Why is the government selling them anyway? What does a person get if they buy a vehicle from these government auctions? Are these vehicles really worth it? Find out all the answers right here.

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What Auctioneers Don’t Want Bidders to Know

Here’s the truth: in the world of business or marketing, everyone keeps something from you. It may be a trade secret or information that can take the marketing power or competitive edge away from them. The same principle applies at auctions, but today you’ll learn some “secrets”: 1. There’s a reason why they speak fast. One of the biggest mysteries when it comes to auctions is why auctioneers speak above average speed. First they are expected to sell so many things in only a short amount of time. Second, it’s a strategy. The less time you think, the higher the chances they can take a bid from you.

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Signs You May Need to Replace Your Serpentine Belt

Serpentine belts help to run a number of components in your car’s engine and are therefore quite important to the smooth running of your vehicle. Making sure that this belt is in good working order will mean less vehicle issues and more time on the road. There are a few things you can do to make sure that your car stays in good working order, as well as a few things to do when you think an issue with the belt may be starting to occur.

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What Car Dealers Don’t Want Buyers to Know

They are out there to make a sale. You may be talking to a personal friend, but at the end of the day, he’s a car dealer; and if there’s one thing that matters to him the most at the time, it’s what he gets from a trade-in or a sale. This also means he’s going to do everything that he can to achieve a clean hefty profit.

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7 Reasons to Buy Your Next Car from an Auto Auction

When it comes to buying used cars, you can go to your car dealer or attend and bid in an auction. Here are 7 reasons why the latter sounds better: 1. Options are aplenty. Well, you can see a lot of choices if you go to your nearest dealer, but in auctions, we’re talking about hundreds. Best of all, these cars are varied in terms of model, year, mileage, and design.

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Hatchbacks vs Sedans

When shopping around for a new or used car, many people first think about whether they should purchase a hatchback or sedan. Most manufacturers make both hatchback and sedan models of their vehicles, so the choice is in the hands of the consumer. But what’s the best option from those two? The answer is dependant on your personal preferences and needs when it comes to driving, however there are some pros and cons to both hatchbacks and sedans. This article will look at the advantages of hatchbacks and sedans, hopefully making the decision process a little easier for you.

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Does Your Auction Car Need New Tyres?

Having to purchase new tires can be an expensive experience, especially if it needs to be done soon after the purchase of your new auction car. But, you might be able to avoid any surprises if you take a look at the tires before buying the car. If it looks like your auction car will need new tires, you can at least find out upfront before purchasing the car how much you’ll need to buy them, and you can take this into account when bidding.

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