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.
Go to a centralized U.S. government online auction site that allows you to find listings for thousands of auctions that are updated daily. You can find one by using a search engine. Most auctions run for seven days. Once on a site, you can browse between categories, or you can search for specific items. When you see an item that interests you, select it. You will be taken to the seller’s page for more information about the item.
Feel in one's bones that thousands of automobiles are confiscated by various Government companies: IRS, DEA, FBI, the Cops divisions and auctioned off to the general public. Visualize you can currently flaunt with your brand-new Ferrari, or Jaguar, or BMW, or Porsche, or Mercedes, or Renault, or Saab, or Volkswagen, or Audi, and so forth, beginning sometimes with a $10 bid just. Let us just state it is really amazing to acquire used vehicles at authorities public auctions this way and also well profitable at the very same time.
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.
ESTATE AUCTION GUNS, SPORTING & MILITARY KEWASKUM, WI SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 9:00AM 8:00 AM INSPECTION LOCATION: Hwy 45 or 28 to Kewaskum, East on Hwy 28 to Hwy "S", then north 1.5 miles to N131. AUCTIONEER’S NOTE: The Estate of Steve Hunjadi, West Bend, with additions. Extensive firearm and military collection. 1st of 2 auctions. GUNS & RELATED: Start at [ View Full Listing ]
This site advertises auctions of seized Real Property for sale throughout the United States and Puerto Rico and includes single and multi-family residences; commercial and residential land; commercial buildings and warehouses; and operating businesses. These properties have been seized and forfeited due to violations of federal laws enforced by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Participating enforcement agencies include: IRS-Criminal Investigations Division, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and the U.S. Secret Service. All proceeds from the sale of property are deposited in the U.S. Treasury Asset Forfeiture Fund. This fund helps support continued law enforcement efforts and provide restitution to crime victims.
People were on their cellphones taking bids from afar, others were desperately eyeing the cars to see if the panels and bumper covers were in decent enough shape to make some cash at the current bidding price. Though there were only a handful of folks at this little auction, the dynamic—the subtle things people did to make sure they made a sound buying decision—was enthralling.