I returned home wishing I had never gone to this auction, because as someone trying to get over his junky-vehicle hoarding tendencies, I’m not strong enough to handle this kind of temptation. Sure, many of these cars were junk, but they were dirt cheap. And since most were impounded for some sort of driving infraction, there’s a decent chance they move under their own power.
Do your research. Check Kelly Blue Book for the proper price for the vehicle, including its mileage and apparent condition. Always downgrade the condition by one ranking for government auctions. Also, do some smart used-car research, such as checking Consumer Reports for reliability and the frequencies of particular repairs, and checking our road test information if it's a recent model vehicle.
But that doesn’t mean there still aren’t good deals to be had at local auctions, because as intimidating as it may sound, there’s a reason dedicated bidders still show up to these things every week. You just have to remain skeptical and attentive if you want to take home the right ride, because you never know what might show up, and by using these 10 tips, you might land a gem.

Live Auction (Online Bidding Available): Thursday, March 7th at 12pm Preview: Thursday, March 7th from 9am – 12pm Removal: Friday, March 8th from 8am – 4pm Auction & Item Pick Up Address: 1340 Roosevelt Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46202 Click Here to View the Auction Catalog and Bid Online! Auction Inventory 2011 Toyota Prius 2002 Chevy   [ View Full Listing ]
Remember, you aren’t allowed to drive these vehicles, but you are granted access to them prior to the auction, and getting up close can reveal all kinds of hidden maladies. Look for things like paint overspray, uneven sheet metal, compromised suspension components, undercarriage rust, and anything else that looks out of place. Interior aroma is another major thing to watch out for, so be wary of things like gasoline aromas and mildew, because even though they may dissipate eventually, there’s a strong chance they represent a much larger issue.
Federal government auctions. Federal government car sales were once handled by the agency that had the vehicles to auction. For example, the DEA auctioned off both fleet vehicles and cars that were been seized from drug dealers and other criminals. Fleet vehicles are the cars that DEA agents drive as company vehicles. There are numerous agencies that auction vehicles. Recently these vehicles and auctions have been consolidated under a single website. GovSales consolidates numerous government auctions under one roof. It is easy to search by product type as well as type of vehicle. It shows what state the vehicle is located in as well as any available information. Photos are sometimes available, but not always. It often provides links to other sites that have additional information
2016 LATE MODEL KOLPAK WALK IN COOLER, Polar Walk In Box, Duke Subway Edition Sandwich Prep Line, Duke/NUVU Convection/Proofing Oven, Cornelius Soda & Manitowoc Ice Machine, Turbo Chef Turbo Oven, US Range 8 Burner Stove, Duke Double Convection Oven, Entrée Deep Fat Fryer, Beverage Air Beer Cooler, Delfield Low Boy, Maxx Cold Lowboy, Hobart Under The Counter Dishwasher, NEW IN THE BOX   [ View Full Listing ]
Mauka Frozen yogurt is a small town yogurt shop in Basalt, Colorado. The owner has decided to close down operations and sell assets via public online auction. This auction includes very nicely maintained equipment: (6) Taylor C723-33 Soft Serve Twin Twist Machines, True 2-Door Stainless Steel Freezer, True 3-Door Stainless Steel Refrigerator, Industrial Waffle Iron, Stainless Steel Table, Assorted pans and Disposables.
The majority of the vehicles found at local auctions will need some work done to them in order to be deemed “road-worthy.” Knowing this before you ever set foot on the grounds is a major part of deciding if this is the right way for you to source an automobile. A low bid on a crappy car has the potential to leave you stranded on the side of the road, so if you aren’t a savvy DIY wrencher, you’d better have one hell of a trustworthy mechanic.
Treasury Department Auctions:  The other agency very active in holding auctions is the Treasury Department, with roughly 300 sales per year. Treasury often offers in-person previews in California, Florida, New Jersey and Texas. Treasury auctions off "property forfeited as a result of violations of federal law enforced by the Department of Treasury or nonpayment of Internal Revenue Service taxes," according to its website. There are many categories of goods, including concrete items like antiques and coins but also less tangible property like stocks and patents.
2016 LATE MODEL KOLPAK WALK IN COOLER, Polar Walk In Box, Duke Subway Edition Sandwich Prep Line, Duke/NUVU Convection/Proofing Oven, Cornelius Soda & Manitowoc Ice Machine, Turbo Chef Turbo Oven, US Range 8 Burner Stove, Duke Double Convection Oven, Entrée Deep Fat Fryer, Beverage Air Beer Cooler, Delfield Low Boy, Maxx Cold Lowboy, Hobart Under The Counter Dishwasher, NEW IN THE BOX   [ View Full Listing ]
Auctions are open to the public and are held every Saturday.Click here for a sneak preview of the upcoming auction. Doors open at 8:00am for Registration and the Auction starts at 9:00am.Auto Auction Office HoursMonday – Friday : 8:00am – 5:00pmSat: 8:00am – 2:00pmSun: Office ClosedAuction DayRegistration: 8:00am – 9:00amAuction: 9:00amVehicles have to be paid for by   [ View Full Listing ]
Finding a great deal on a vehicle is straightforward when attending a seized-car auction. You can get many of the vehicles up for auction at a greatly reduced price, making seized-car auctions worth your while when looking for a vehicle. Before bidding, have the vehicle you are interested in inspected by an experienced mechanic to ensure that it doesn't have any hidden problems.

FAMA Sales Company ESPRESSO MACHINE DEALER - COFFEE DISTRIBUTOR BEGINS: Thursday, March 7th, 2019 at 2:00 PM LOCATION: 417 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036 (Residential Unit)   FEATURING A 2011 FORD TRANSIT CONNECT XLT VAN AND LARGE INVENTORY OF BRAND NEW LATE MODEL ESPRESSO MACHINES. EVERYTHING SELLING TO THE HIGH BIDDER. NO RESERVES.   FEATURED   [ View Full Listing ]
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FAMA Sales Company ESPRESSO MACHINE DEALER - COFFEE DISTRIBUTOR BEGINS: Thursday, March 7th, 2019 at 2:00 PM LOCATION: 417 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036 (Residential Unit)   FEATURING A 2011 FORD TRANSIT CONNECT XLT VAN AND LARGE INVENTORY OF BRAND NEW LATE MODEL ESPRESSO MACHINES. EVERYTHING SELLING TO THE HIGH BIDDER. NO RESERVES.   FEATURED   [ View Full Listing ]
Do your research. Check Kelly Blue Book for the proper price for the vehicle, including its mileage and apparent condition. Always downgrade the condition by one ranking for government auctions. Also, do some smart used-car research, such as checking Consumer Reports for reliability and the frequencies of particular repairs, and checking our road test information if it's a recent model vehicle.
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