Ever wish you had an “in” in the car business so you could buy like a wholesaler and not have to deal with all the garbage that goes along with buying a used car? New England public online car auctions let’s you search for and bid for a used vehicle just as if you were in the car business yourself.
Online auctions have been a boon for consumers for a decade plus and while it may seem a little unsettling to buy something as big as a car at an online auction – it doesn’t have to be. In fact, its downright easy, this is how it works; you view the offerings online and once you find a car you’re interested in – you make a bid straight away, or you can have a third party expert check the car out and let you know the condition before you make the bid. If you prefer, you can also check the car out yourself at the vehicles location which is typically depicted in the auction listing. Once you’ve made the decision to go for it, you make a bid. Keep checking to see how your bid is going against others and raise it as high as your budget allows. The auction platform will email you each time you are outbid. Or for a simpler approach enter your maximum amount that you wish to pay and let the auction platform enter your bids incrementally by proxy. The system will only bid one increment higher than your competitor.
If you win the bid, you can even have a post bid road test to make sure the vehicle is everything the written description said it was. You can come do this yourself if you like and if everything isn’t what was written in the description – the sale can be voided. But that’s probably not going to happen, just check out some of these great recent auction results.
This is great way to get a cheap used car without having to go through the hassle of dealing with used car lots, Craig’s List flunkies or endless penny saver advertisers who more often than not have sold the car you were looking for sometime between publication and distribution of the paper. Online auctions are a terrific way to buy like a wholesaler without the hassle. To find out more about how you can start buying like a pro, contact us and we’ll be happy to help.