The advent of online auto auction platforms such as AutoBidMaster has changed the way people buy used and salvage vehicles. Gone are the days when wishful buyers had to have a dealer’s license to buy salvage vehicles. All you need to do now is sign up with us and make a refundable security deposit, after which you’ll be eligible to participate in our live salvage car auctions, and take your pick from the largest auto auction inventory in North America. To help you land the perfect deal, in this article, we give you a guide to prepare for our live salvage car auctions. Read on. 

Choose a Platform

When looking to participate in live salvage car auctions, the foremost thing you need to do is choose a reputable platform. The web is flooded with countless auto auction sites but it goes without saying that they differ greatly in terms of the buying experience they offer. It is, therefore, important to look for an auction platform that is known to deliver an absolutely seamless experience to buyers. 

Decide a Model or Category

Most of the cars featured in live salvage car auctions are going at unbelievably low prices, which explains the reason why a lot of people end up making impulsive buying decisions. To ensure that doesn’t happen with you, it is important to assess your needs and decide on at least the category of car that you would like to buy. 

Also Read: Salvage Car Buying Guide: The Pros & Cons of Domestic or Imported Models

Set a Budget

The desire to own a dream machine often pushes people to overspend. It is, therefore, important that you set a budget for the purchase and stick to it. Keep in mind that the buying price of the car will be just one component of the overall expense, as there will also be repairs costs and insurance. 

Schedule an Inspection

Although all leading websites hosting live salvage car auctions provide detailed information about the featured vehicles, including multiple photos; it is important to book a slot for an inspection. If you do not have the necessary knowledge to identify automotive issues, you can always hire a professional to carry out the inspection. 

Choose an Auction Date

As live salvage car auctions are held for short periods of time, look for the dates on the vehicles you would like to bid on, so you know when they will be held. Most websites hosting live salvage car auctions have a dedicated section on their website, informing readers about the upcoming auctions. You can check the schedule and choose a suitable date. 

Wrap Up

The live salvage car auctions held at AutoBidMaster give you the simplest way to buy your dream car without breaking the bank. If you have any questions or would like some expert assistance before you start to bid on cars, feel free to connect with our team of experienced and knowledgeable customer support professionals. You can reach us at +1 (503) 298-4300, Monday through Friday, 04:00 AM to 04:00 PM (Pacific Time).

AutoBidMaster Staff Writer

AutoBidMaster members purchase auction vehicles without dealer’s licenses. All-inclusive support & global shipping make AutoBidMaster your one-stop shop.

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