All bidders must register prior to bidding, must be 18 years or older to bid, and must have a valid driver’s license.Every individual must complete the Bidder Application and read and sign the Auction Rules.The Bidder Card and/or number is non-transferable. The bidder fee is $50.00 which will allow bidding privileges for one year.Bidder privileges are subject to any and all posted rules adopted by THE Auto Auction, Inc.
HOW IT WORKS
Auction Process:We will be open for auction bi-weekly on Mondays from 8am to 8pm. During these hours you can view, start and place sealed bids on the vehicles, vessels, motor homes and motorcycles. If you only want to purchase one vehicle you are allowed to place a bid on 3 different vehicles ranking your choices in order of preference. You can place bids anytime between 8am- 8pm.We will email the credit unions and charities on Tuesday morning.If the high bid is approved we will notify you by phone if you are the successful bidder by the end of the week. You have 48 hours to pick up and pay for your vehicle after notification.
THE Auto Auction, Inc. reserves the right to revoke the bidding privileges of a bidder for any reason.
TERMS OF SALE
Forms of payment accepted are Cash, Cashier’s Checks and Money Orders.We do not accept company, personal or credit card checks.We do not accept any bank drafts.Once the bids are received and the consignor officially accepts your offer you will be contacted by telephone.A non-refundable 10% deposit is due within 24 hours to hold the vehicle for 48 hours.Total balance of vehicle must be paid within 48 hours of contact.Please have full payment and/or pre-approved financing in place before making your bid.Buyer is responsible for all 3rd party bank fees
All vehicle purchases are subject to a $275.00 Buyers Fee and a smog fee will be added to all purchases at time of full payment and pick up.
Buyer is responsible for all sales tax, registration fees, government fees, electronic fees, emission testing charges and any other applicable fees and charges.Buyer must pay sales tax and all government fees to the California Department of Motor Vehicles within 10 days of the purchase date.
We have made every effort to accurately describe the vehicle to you.THE Auto Auction, Inc. has tried to disclose all of the information known about this auction vehicle.You can bring anyone in to inspect the vehicle during our auction hours Monday 8am to 8 pm.
THE Auto Auction, Inc. reserves the right to reject or void bids for any reason.If a dispute arises THE Auto Auction, Inc. is the deciding authority with absolute discretion in resolving the dispute.Bidders agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless THE Auto Auction, Inc. from any and all liability arising from decisions made resolving disputes.
ALL SALES ARE FINAL
All vehicles are being sold “AS-IS.”No representations or warranties are made by THE Auto Auction, Inc. or the consignor/lessee.IN THE EVENT THAT A BIDDER RENEGES ON A VEHICLE, BIDDER AGREES TO PAY THE AUTO AUCTION, INC. A SUM WHICHEVER IS GREATER OF $500.00 OR THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MY BID AND THE SECOND BID (AT THE DISCRETION OF CONSIGNOR AND/OR THE AUTO AUCTION, INC).
The approved winning bidder will be contacted via telephone or email after the bid has been approved by the consignor of the vehicle.The accepted bidder MUST contact THE Auto Auction within 24 hours of notification in order to make an appointment to make full payment and delivery arrangements within 48 hours.
THE Auto Auction, Inc. may, at any time, in its sole and absolute discretion and with or without notice, cancel or postpone a sale.THE Auto Auction, Inc. and/or the consignor/lessee of the property will not be obligated or liable to the bidder as a result of any auction cancellation or postponement.THE Auto Auction, Inc. and/or consignor/lessee may withdraw a vehicle or property for any reason at any time at its sole discretion.
1.Repairs or work on vehicle on or around THE Auto Auction, Inc. facilities are strictly prohibited.
2.Any damage to THE Auto Auction property by bidders will be charged to bidder.
3.Anyone caught taking keys, damaging vehicles, removing parts or stealing will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.