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How Should You Check a VIN before You Buy a Car at an Auction?

Auctions are a good way of buying a used car for less. Depending on the auction, you can save as much as 50% to even 90% of its book value price. Moreover, if the vehicle is in great condition, then its resale value is very high. However, even if you’ve obtained the car from a government auction, where most vehicles are in great condition, it is still your responsibility to ensure that it has a clean title and there are no other attached problems to possible purchase. For that, you need to check its VIN.

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2015 Car Buying Trends – Used Cars Gain as New Cars Slide

The year ahead is going to be a good one for the car industry, with plenty of growth and technology enabling more Americans to be better informed and find the perfect car for them. But auctions will be the most exciting part of the industry in the New Year, as more consumers look for cars that are both unique and collectible.

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From 1985 to 2014: The Most Expensive Cars Sold at Auction

For the rich and famous, collecting vintage cars is a hobby that draws them to auctions around the world. These aren’t the kind of auctions for regular people, though. These are auctions where unimaginable amounts of money exchange hands for the rarest of the rare. Here are the ten most expensive cars that have ever been bought at auction. The most expensive of all? A record that was set in 2014, proving that demand for vintage cars isn’t easing any time soon.

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Can I Get a Warranty When I Buy a Used Car at Auction?

You wouldn’t expect to get a warranty when you buy a used car outside of a dealership, but many people don’t realise that auto auction centres and online auctions usually offer a 3-month warranty on all vehicles free of charge. The reason they feel confident doing that is because the majority of government and repo cars sold at auction are only a couple of years old and, in the case of government vehicles, come with a fully documented service history.

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Exporting Cars from US – Things You Need To Know (part 2)

Legal Issues Highlighted by the US Customs and Border Protection (Department of Homeland Security) While the overarching legal issues, including taxes, the primary issues are highlighted by the US customs and border protection-which is a subsection of the Department of Homeland Security. 1. Basic Requirements The basic requirements of someone attempting to export a used vehicle must present to customs both the vehicle itself as well as the required documentation. This documentation includes the VIN number/product identification number. The exportation of a vehicle is only permitted upon compliance of local requirements and less the vehicle entered the United States under and in the bond a procedure, temporary importation bond, or personal exemption for non-residents.

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Exporting Cars from US – Things You Need To Know (part 1)

Every year more people consider exporting cars from the United States. There are a variety of factors which play into this decision; regardless of why someone is exporting cars there are a number of important facts which must be considered. There are not only legal ramifications and regulations to make note of, but also a variety of factors which may influence the overall profitability of the endeavor.

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Which Hybrid Cars Are Popular At Auto Auctions?

As new generations of hybrid cars are being released, it is no surprise to find more readily available at auto auctions. Without understanding the current auto auction trends it can be difficult to know what to expect when on the hunt for an inexpensive, reliable hybrid car. Over the past several years, it is become clear that certain hybrid cars are definitely more popular at auto auctions than others. While this may mean they will see increased bidding competition, it also helps buyers identify the best overall values.

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The Gov-Auctions.org List of Top Used Car & Auto Auction Blogs

There are some great resources available online for those who enjoy the wheeling and dealing of car auctions. We’ve put together our top blogs that provide tips, tricks, and guides on everything you need to know when buying a car. Dealer’s Choice Auto Auction is a public auto auction house in Marietta and Griffin, Georgia. They specialise in used cars and trucks, including plenty of bank and pawn repos. Their blog is a great mix of auto advice, auction tips, reviews, and upcoming events. If you’re in the market for a cheap used vehicle, this is the blog for you.

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Buying a Car at a Glance – What to Look For

Buying a car at auction is a great way to pick up a bargain, but how do you know it’s in good condition? This guide tells you what to look for when buying a second hand vehicle and how to tell at a glance whether it’s a peach or a lemon.

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Used Pickup Truck Buyers Guide – Top Things to Know

If you are looking for used pickup truck then you may have noticed there is a little bit of everything available on the secondary truck market. This can make it extremely difficult for used pickup truck buyers to identify the best available truck at the best price. Fortunately, there are a few simple tips you can use to make sure you get a great deal on the perfect used pickup truck for your needs.

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