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.
Dealers Auto Auction of Murfreesboro is ready for the tax rush and we are stacking them deep this week with over 400+ units!! We know you love those new car trades and there will be plenty in our lanes this Wednesday from Harold Matthews Nissan, Lexus of Cool Springs and many more! City Fleet Lease will also have a run of 50+ this week! Join us at 1:45 pm and get ready to BID!!
In recent years, public auctions have become commonly referred to as “the mechanic’s auction,” where lots can quickly become a money pit for novice bidders. There is no guarantee on the authenticity of the mileage on the odometer here, and since it’s an auction, you can’t drive the vehicle prior to bidding on it. This is a place where flood vehicles sell for top dollar after being hastily reupholstered in the hopes of duping amateur bidders, and cars with bad engines come loaded with heavy-duty oil in order to ensure it doesn’t belch smoke or leak on the auction block.
BSCAmerica has been offering superior auto auctions for 60 years and has owned and operated the Tallahassee Auto Auction since 1995. In addition to weekly dealer auctions at our Tallahassee and Bel Air Auto Auction locations, BSCAmerica offers salvage auctions, public auctions, and powersports auctions. Because we offer a great variety of remarketing options, dealer auction cars move quickly and at the best possible prices. Contact us at 850-878-6200 to learn more about our auto auctions.
After over 40 years as a family owned restaurant and staple of Golden the owners of The Briarwood Inn have decided to move on to other life adventures. This public online auction to include: heating and cooking equipment, roll in convection oven, refrigeration, plating and catering for large banquets, smallwares, dining tables and chairs, bar equipment, wine cellar racks, chandeliers, imported antiques, patio furniture, fountains, outdoor lighting, sheds and a Large digital outdoor street sign.
THIS AUCTION HAS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE...LIKE A RARE VINTAGE 1950'S WESTINGHOUSE REFRIGERATOR/FREEZER IN GREAT WORKING ORDER, RARE HARD TO FIND SIZE LONGHORN BULL HORNS, 2 PITCO 50LB GAS FRYERS, 3 PITCO 75LB GAS FRYERS, STAINLESS STEEL TABLES, BUNN HOT WATER DISPENSER, 3 COMPARTMENT SINK, WELLS 48 INCH GAS GRIDDLE, FEDERAL GLASS DOOR REFIGERATED BAKERY CASE SGR3148, DOUBLE STACK BLODGETT HALF [ View Full Listing ]
2. Know what car you're looking for You can find a list of what’s for sale online, either at Govsales.gov (if it’s a federal police auction) or through your local agency/county/department (just Google it). You need to have a decent idea of what you’re wanting to pick up, or you won’t have time to properly vet everything, which could get messy. See above.
Bidding. Get some information about the type of bidding that normally occurs at these auctions. Feel free to ask the consultant about the expected price of a particular vehicle. When the auction starts, raise your hand and registration number card high in the air so the auctioneer can see you. Bids can be in increments of $100, $250 or even $500. This will be up to the auctioneer's discretion. Before bidding, remember that once a bid is made it cannot be withdrawn. Once the bid is won then the bid cards must be immediately filled out and signed. If this is not done then the vehicle can be re-offered. The government can reject any bid
Laura Agadoni has been writing professionally since 1983. Her feature stories on area businesses, human interest and health and fitness appear in her local newspaper. She has also written and edited for a grassroots outreach effort and has been published in "Clean Eating" magazine and in "Dimensions" magazine, a CUNA Mutual publication. Agadoni has a Bachelor of Arts in communications from California State University-Fullerton.