Frequently Asked Questions About Our Public Auction

Never been to an auto auction before? Don’t worry! Here are a few frequently asked questions and answers that might make you feel at ease. REMEMBER, we are here to help you every step of the way! If these questions don’t answer what plagues you feel free to call us at 410-272-6644. We are happy to answer any questions you may have. For more information on buying a vehicle at our public auto auction click buy a vehicle page. Don’t forget we guarantee the engines and transmissions on every vehicle we sell.

Q: If I am not a licensed dealer can I still buy a car at your auction?

A: Yes, we are open to the PUBLIC.

Q: What do I need to register?

A: Registration is simple. All you need is a driver’s license or state ID and a $300 deposit, which either goes toward your purchase, or is refunded in full the same day should you not purchase a vehicle.

Q: What forms of payment do you accept?

A: We accept cash, credit and debit cards.

Q: How old do I have to be?

A: 18 or older.

Q: Do you have Tag & Title services?

A: Yes. Car Tag Express is on the property. www.cartagexpress.com for more information

Q: Can I test drive the cars?

A: No, you may not test drive the cars. Although you may start them up and check out the engine and accessories.

Q: Are the cars in running condition?

A: Yes, they all run through the auction.

Q: When are your auctions held?

Wednesday evenings at 6:30 PM and Saturday mornings at 10 AM.

Q: Can I inspect the vehicles?

A: Yes, you may arrive 1 hour before the auction to view the cars, check out the engines and accessories.

Q: Are there other fees associated with buying cars?

A: YES, There are buyer’s fees with every vehicle purchased.

Q: When is payment due?

A: Full payment is due the day of the sale unless prior authorization is obtained from management. We accept Cash and/or Credit and Debit cards.

Q: Are the vehicles inspected?

A: Some are inspected and will be announced at time of sale.

Q: Can I buy online?

A: No, must be present to buy.

Q: When do I get my title?

A: You will receive your title the day of the auction.

Q: Do you finance?

A: No, we except cash, major credit and debit cards.

Q: How long do I have to remove my car?

A: You have 48 hours to remove the vehicle after that there is a $25.00 fee per day.

Q: When is your inventory updated?

A: Our inventory is updated throughout the week with a final run list 5pm on Wednesday and again at 5pm Friday afternoon for a Saturday morning auction.

Still have more questions?

Vist our Buy a vehicle page or call 410-272-6644 for more info!