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					There are certain reasons that would compel an individual to purchase a used vehicle
and the most tempting one would be the price. Therefore, the perfect place to buy a
used car is a car auction. Although the majority of the car auctions are aimed at selling
used vehicles, there are some where new vehicles are offered. Every year, millions of
motor vehicles are sold at these car auctions to dealers and ordinary buyers.

Most people know very little about car auctions though these are an integral part of
the second hand car market in the country. Perhaps the chief cause for that would be a
majority of car auctions are exclusively for car dealers and the general public is not
allowed to visit them. The price of the vehicles that are offered at these dealer car
auctions would tend to be lower than the regular price at a car lot. However, there are
many open car auctions where normal people can bid for the available vehicles
including those held by banks and government agencies like the IRA, DEA, FBI and
the police. In addition, at certain car auctions one can even buy US Government
vehicles. There are even auctions meant for the salvage market where the rejected
vehicles are sold by insurance companies.

There maybe a various reasons for vehicles to be auctioned such as off-lease vehicles
given back to the firm after the initial leasing period, off-rental vehicles that are no
longer rented, companies reducing their inventory of vehicles, vehicles seized by
financial corporations and finally, trade-ins where a vehicle is traded for another. In
addition, online auctioning services are also becoming increasingly popular. Web sites
such as eBay have their own car auction web site known as eBay Motors. Through
these websites one can buy and sell a motor vehicle easily and the amount the
websites for their services are relatively small. You should be vary and cautious when
it comes to dealing through websites as some of them tend be scams.

Even though the motor vehicles that are offered at these car auctions may not be in
mint state, there are some that would be in fairly good state. In some auctions
inspecting the vehicle before the auction is not permitted but where possible it's
advisable to take with you a mechanic or anyone with a good understanding on the
matter.

Thus, a car auction would be a quite appealing place for someone searching for a
motor vehicle. You could get the chance of buying the vehicle that you have always
dreamt of at fairly low price.




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