All in all, if you are in the market for a great used vehicle at a great price, check out GSA public auctions. Since terms and conditions vary depending on the type of auction, potential buyers will want to make sure they review and understand the GSA Auction policies Reading though the policies will help attendees know what to expect at this type of public auto auction Contact us with any questions or to learn more about our government auctions.
I think it’s worth a shot to see if you can put in a low-ball bid and see if they’ll take it. I’m guessing that GSA will not put any effort into maintaining these properties they are trying to offload, so the government being what it is would rather take some money instead of no money.
But when it comes to the government’s own fleet of vehicles not only have they failed to make repairs, the General Services Administration (GSA) is actually auctioning off cars to the general public that still have open recalls. Auctions typically move very fast, so you should attend a few just to learn the pace and bidding techniques. If that sounds like a deal, Skipco tells us they hold Marshal’s auctions quarterly.
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.
Some of the vehicles at police auctions have been sitting at an impound lot for years before finally going to auction. During your inspection we ask that you check the condition of the vehicle and equipment; such as the interior, windows, doors, body, paint, engine, air conditioning, heater, etc. A search for auctions in Michigan came up with 5, one in Gaylord, Michigan, on August 20, 2013, with the information on the auction house, including a map. Many people claim that no deals exist at these auctions because all of the big car dealers attend these auctions. After 18 years of holding dealer exclusive auctions, the Auto Auction of New England has opened its doors for both dealers and the public. It is suggested to register no later than the Friday prior to the GSA sale date in order to avoid long lines and delays.