The next Surplus Automotive Auction in Davis, CA is scheduled for Wednesday, November 9, 2016. The GSA 15-passenger van we purchased was a maroon 2002 Chevy with 46,000 miles on it. It was in tip-top condition, and only cost us $8900 total, fees included. GSA nor the Auction Contractor guarantee functionality, compatibility, or availability of concurrent bidding systems. Second is a Search for Auctions,” which allows a user to locate specific GSA auction houses by state. It is evidence of title only and is to be used by the purchaser to obtain a proper state motor vehicle registration. NOTE attending the GSA sale online requires that you register with and pay for any transactions via credit or debit card.
GSA auction cars are newer, well maintained, have relatively low mileage, and come equipped with desirable features such as automatic transmission, air conditioning, power steering, and power brakes. All auctions begin at 10:00 am. The auctions may be cancelled at the Director of the Bureau of Vehicle Management’s discretion. When doing research on the web regarding government auctions never buy anything that claims to have the secret ways of getting great deals at government auctions. This letter must state that the bank will guarantee the check for a specific amount for a period of 30 days after the specific sale date at which it is intended to be used, and that it covers the purchase of U.S. Government property only.
But you can save hundreds, even thousands of dollars over retail on a late model, very well maintained vehicle at a GSA auction at Central Auto Auction! Government car and property auctions of all types and sizes are held all over the country virtually every day. As we’ve already mentioned, there are always some risks in buying at government or repo car auctions. The fourth window provides links to explain how GSA auctions and auctions in general work, with one for first-timers.
You can apply for a pre-approved used-car loan at your bank or credit union, or at an online auto loan company such as Auto Credit Express , and be prepared in case you win a bid. When cars seized through the DEA – IRS – FBI – other government agencies and the police through events like seizures and foreclosures the GSA holds auctions to the general public to unload the vehicles. Manheim and other wholesale auto auctions require you to hold a valid CA dealers license in order to register and buy their cars. The best chance of finding new vehicles at auctions is through the treasury department and the US marshal service. Just go to the GSA Fleet Vehicle Sales site and look at the scrolling information.
It is important to keep in mind that by focusing on the types of cars which are most readily available at GSA auctions, you will be able to pay the lowest prices. The Government Services Administration (GSA) has contracted with AANE to sell government driven vehicles and some seized vehicles.