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Buying a car sight-unseen has had a huge stigma attached to it for years, but its slowly fading with the help of online resources. The way we store and track information nowadays is astonishing, and the internet gives you access to data that like never before, like an instant VIN report. When you’re looking for salvage cars at online car auction websites like AutoBidMaster, it’s important to find out as much as you can about…

Salvage car auctions present an easy way for people to own their dream vehicle without spending a fortune. Whether you are looking for a powerful off-road vehicle or need a reliable city car for your everyday commute, you can find them all at auto auction sites like AutoBidMaster.com. Having said that, you must also be aware of all that you will have to do to get the salvage title rebuilt. To clarify, in this blog…

Let’s start off with an important distinction: the difference between a salvage title car and a rebuilt title. A salvage title is issued to a vehicle when it has been damaged beyond a percentage of its market value, as determined by insurance companies and state laws. A rebuilt title, on the other hand, is issued to a salvage title vehicle after it has been repaired and undergone a DMV inspection. You cannot insure a vehicle…

Be it New York or Nevada, the vehicles featured in salvage car auctions generally go for unbelievably low prices but the challenge lies in finding a deal that suits your prerequisites. The vehicles up for sale have different title brands, which also influences their market value. So, if you are planning to buy a car from salvage car auctions, it is important to be aware of the different title brands. On that note, we’re presenting…

So, you’ve won your car at an online car auction, like AutoBidMaster. Congratulations! What now? Here are some steps you can take to get your vehicle documents as quickly as possible. Pay for your vehicle in full As soon as your vehicle is paid for in full, we can start the process of getting you your documents. Since we’re a broker, we need to get the vehicle’s documentation from the original seller. Please remember that…

If you’re buying a salvage car or any other salvage vehicle, there are steps you need to take before you can take it out on the road. Every state has different stipulations for what needs to happen before a salvage title vehicle receives a rebuilt title and is road-worthy again. Here, we’re giving you a general guideline of what you need to do to register a salvage car, but please look at your state’s requirements…

Here’s the last installation of “Where do Salvage Vehicles Come From?” In Part 1 of this series we talked about how salvage vehicles get branded, and where they end up afterwards. In Part 2, we talked about the benefits of using AutoBidMaster as your broker. Now, we’re going to go over the whole bidding process, so you’ll be better equipped to get your own salvage vehicle at auction. Registration It’s easy. Just head over to…

In Part 1 of this series we talked about how cars get branded with salvage titles, and where they go after that. You know now that they often end up at auction yards, but it isn’t as easy to bid on them from the yard as you would have hoped. Now, we’re answering the question, “why use AutoBidMaster?” A little bit of background: AutoBidMaster was founded over 10 years ago in Portland, Oregon. We saw…

One of the most important aspects of buying clean or salvage title vehicles at auction is understanding the damage codes on each lot listing. Vehicles can have multiple damage codes, but the order in which they appear doesn’t mean that one is more prevalent than the other. Damage codes are indicated by the Copart yard that is auctioning the vehicle, and they are for reference only. We strongly recommend that you inspect the vehicle thoroughly…

Buying a car from www.autobidmaster.com is the ideal way to find a great car at hundreds or even thousands of dollars less than if you had bought from a traditional used car lot. However, it is also important to understand what type of legal ownership documents you will receive with your vehicle. Now, let’s focus on the 3 common terms you will see on our site; clean title, salvage title & bill of sale. What…