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Buying At Our Phoenix Auto Auction
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Buying At Our Peoria Auto Auction

A Step-by-Step Guide to Navigating Car Auctions

Are you intrigued by the prospect of buying a car at an auction, but not quite sure how the process works? Fear not! Car auctions can be an exciting way to find your next vehicle. Here's a straightforward guide to help you from start to finish.

1. Previewing the Cars

  • Do Your Research: Before you set foot in an auction, it's important to do some homework. Identify the types of cars you're interested in and understand their market value.
  • Inspection Time: During the preview period, you'll have the chance to inspect the cars up close. Take this time to check the vehicle's condition, mileage, and any other factors that are important to you. Remember, most auction cars are sold as-is, so what you see is what you get.

2. Registering for the Auction

  • Registration Requirements: To participate in the bidding, you'll need to register with the auction house. This typically involves providing identification and may include a refundable deposit or a buyer's premium.
  • Understanding the Rules: Each auction house has its own set of rules and bidding procedures. Make sure you're familiar with these to avoid any surprises on auction day.

3. The Bidding Process

  • Starting the Bid: Auctions usually start with an opening bid. If you're interested in a car, be ready to jump in.
  • Stay Within Your Budget: It's easy to get caught up in the excitement of bidding. Decide on your maximum budget beforehand and stick to it.
  • Winning the Bid: If you're the highest bidder when the gavel falls, congratulations – you've just bought a car at auction! Be prepared to settle your payment as per the auction house's terms.

4. Post-Auction Steps

  • Finalizing the Deal: After winning a bid, you'll need to complete the paperwork and arrange for payment and collection of the vehicle.
  • Vehicle Collection: Ensure you understand the timeline and process for collecting your new vehicle.

Car auctions can be a thrilling and cost-effective way to purchase a vehicle. With a bit of preparation and knowledge, you'll navigate the process like a pro. Happy bidding!

Where Do Our Vehicles Come From?

Understanding the origin of our vehicles gives you a clearer perspective of what you're investing in. Our vast inventory comprises:

  1. Bank Repos: Vehicles that have been repossessed by banks due to non-payment.
  2. Fleet Liquidations: Large batches of vehicles once used by companies or institutions.
  3. Lease Returns: Vehicles that are returned after their lease period ends.
  4. Trade-ins: Older vehicles exchanged for newer models at dealerships.
  5. Private Sellers: Individuals looking for a trusted platform to sell their cars.
  6. Insurance Write-offs: Cars that were deemed a total loss by insurance companies but can still find a new life after repairs.


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The Importance of Previewing Vehicles At an Auto Auction

Know Before You Bid!

We're all about transparent dealings, and that’s why we emphasize the importance of previewing. Here's why it's paramount:

  1. Condition Assessment: Photos might not capture the real essence of a vehicle. Physical inspection helps assess the vehicle's condition, from paintwork to interiors.
  2. Mechanical Checks: Start the engine, hear it roar, and check for any unusual noises or hitches.
  3. Document Verification: Ensure all vehicle papers are genuine and in order.
  4. Value Estimation: Get a clearer picture of the vehicle’s worth, helping you make informed bids.
  5. Peace of Mind: Knowing what you’re buying can give you confidence in your purchase.

We strongly recommend attending our Preview Days, usually held a day or two before the auction. Bring along a trusted mechanic or a knowledgeable friend for added assurance.

Why Choose The Auction Yard?

  • Transparency: No hidden agendas. Every detail about the vehicle is made available to you.
  • Quality Selection: Each vehicle undergoes a basic assessment ensuring they're auction-ready.
  • Secure Transactions: With multiple payment methods and secure channels, your transactions are always safe.
  • Expert Assistance: Need guidance? Our team is here to assist every step of the way.

Ready to Dive into the World of Auto Auctions?

Join us today and navigate through a sea of options, ensuring you land the perfect vehicle that matches your budget and style. With The Auction Yard, your next vehicle is just a bid away!

The Deposit is refundable if you do not win any vehicles. Stop on by at 7577 W mountain view Rd in Peoria Az to see what we are about!

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