Best way to buy a used vehicle
By: Robert Hill
In the following article you will discover how to find and buy cheap used car without losing both your money and the opportunity to drive a decent vehicle.
In addition to buying a used car the usual way - from private sellers or through used car dealers, there is another great opportunity to find awesome deals - seized car auctions. Siezed or public car auctions can provide you with excellent opportunities to buy a good second-hand car without spending too much money.
Seized car auctions are probably the best way for getting a car below it's trade-in value, and often far below. Even if you are on a tight budget, you can still get a good conditioned used car for the least amount of money. There really are cheap used cars at seized car auctions. And anyone can buy it - no license is required.
So what is a seized car auction?
In short, various federal, state, and local government and law enforcement agencies regularly auction off surplus, unclaimed, and seized property, including vehicles. Banks and lending institutions also repossess cars from non-paying customers, and sell them through public auctions.
Since there are always so many cars and the costs for storage are enormous, the government agencies and banks are all interested in selling these cars fast and cheap! So, they auction it all off. Often at very low prices.
These auctions are real. They take place almost every day in various parts of the country. All vehicle types, makes, and models are sold at such auctions - SUVs, coupes, sedans, vans, minivans, even convertibles.
Seized car auctions are frequently used by many car dealers who buy up many seized cars and soon afterwards resell them for a massive profit. But you too can take advantage of these low auction prices. Whether you want to buy a car to re-sell, or you're looking for a car for yourself or a child, a seized car auction is the best place to look for an affordable used vehicle.
How to find a seized car auctions in your area?
Seized car auctions of all types and sizes are held all over the country virtually every day.
You have 3 ways for locating these auctions in or near your area:
1. You can find auctions for seized cars announced in national and local papers
2. You can try going to the Government office or local banks and request information about the auctions that they hold.
3. The best and by far the easiest way of finding seized car auctions is through an online auction directory service that does the legwork for you - for a small fee, off course. Fees vary but average around $25, usually a one-time charge for unlimited online access to listings of auctions.
When buying a used car, public car auctions can be a great way to save money. Whether you need a car for yourself and don't want to spend a lot, or you have a teenager with a new license, car auctions offer some of the best values in the used car market.
With some research and a little luck you should be able to see that these car auctions are a good option for finding a used car and save some thousand dollars.