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How To Know The Place And Time For Car Auctions

February 23, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 149

Car auctions are all the hype these days because there is always this great chance of owning the latest model for your favorite make, but you do not have to pay the full price, even for that dream car you've been yearning for. However, not all people are aware of how to get into the automobile bidding game, and when it will take place. Actually, the bidding is held almost anywhere in the country, and it is believed to be practiced in other countries as well.

Traditionally, the government is the one facilitating this kind of event, so it might be better to ask your local government, if any car auctions will be held in your town, or at nearby towns.

Once you get inside the facility, where the bidding is being held, you will notice that a large pool of people, from all walks of life will be there too. Although the general public will be there, you will also get to mingle with big time businessmen and car dealers who are aiming to get the best cars at the cheapest prices for reselling. This should give you an idea, that it is always better to purchase used cars from these kinds of auctions, than getting it from car dealers, because mark up was already added on the car's value once it goes on to a resell.

The condition of the vehicles inside a car auction varies from one unit to another. You can find cars that are - almost brand new, wrecked, repossessed, and more. With all these different types of conditions, you have to be very careful when giving your bid. Before the bidding starts, everyone is advised to check all units, see what is under the hood, VIN (Vehicle Identification Number), and the unit as a whole. This should give everyone a chance to check the capacity and condition of the units before bidding. You might want to check the car you wish to bid on thoroughly, as you might end up spending more on restoration in the end.

Someone will signal that the bidding is open. The car auction facilitator will give out the starting bid, and anyone is free to give his or her own bid. Anyone who can offer the highest price is definitely the winner. The winner will be asked to go to the office and process the necessary papers in order to drive home the car that they've just bought.

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