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  • What Does No Reserve Mean at a Car Auction?

    February 22nd 2018
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    What does reserve mean in an auction? Let’s start with reserve price. Put simply, when it comes to auctions, a reserve is the lowest price a seller will accept for their vehicle. You may have wondered how a reserve auction works, as it does seem to be…

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  • Buying at Ex Government Car Auctions

    January 23rd 2018
    Ex Government Car Auctions

    Buying vehicles at auctions is becoming increasingly popular in Australia. Purchasing from auctions is the best way to get the great deal. However, before bidding at an auction, it’s important to understand how everything works. Here are useful governme…

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  • Roadside Assistance

    November 7th 2017
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    Roadside Assistance is peace of mind when behind the steering wheel Roadside Assistance is more than just breakdown cover, it covers all kinds of car-related mishaps that can occur while driving your car. When you pre-purchase Roadside Assitance it come…

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  • How Many Vehicles Can You Buy?

    October 2nd 2017
    A showroom full of classic cars

    In Australia, you can buy cars from auto auctions, car dealers or from private sellers. If you buy, trade or sell vehicles, there are some rules you need to follow. Each states rules will slightly vary, but if you plan on selling cars for a living you w…

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  • How to Buy a Used Car Online

    September 26th 2017
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    Over the years the internet has shifted the way people operate and altered the nature of various traditional consumer habits. Buying a used car once meant that you had to traverse some used car lots to get a feel of what you would like to purchase. It w…

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  • What to Expect

    September 4th 2017
    A show room full of classic cars

    Car auctions provide used car buyers with an alternative to dealerships and private sellers. Vehicle auctions are worth considering for the average buyer looking to get a great deal. As a prospective buyer, you can reflect on both sides of the divide to…

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  • Registration

    August 28th 2017
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    Register the Bid The registration process is required before placing any bids at auction. Registering to bid is entirely free, but you must begin by filling out a “Buyer Registration Card”. The card is made available at the main foyer. Always take…

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  • Who Can Buy from Automotive Auctions?

    July 28th 2017
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    Vehicle auctions are amazing places for people to go to pick up a car, bike or boat for the best deal. People can visit the auto auctions whether they are dealers who want to make a profit or regular people who just want to grab a bargain. Here is some…

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  • Picking Up Your New Car

    July 11th 2017
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    Buying cars from an auction is a great way to get a deal on a used vehicle and can help you find the car of your dreams that you never expected for a given price. Whether bidding at a vintage, classic or regular used car auction used car auction, you ne…

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  • Fees and Charges

    June 26th 2017
    Fees and Charges

    Before jumping into buying a car, bike or boat at auto auctions, or for that matter anywhere in Australia, you should be aware of all purchase and post purchase costs involved to avoid blowing your budget Making a Deposit The first of the car auction…

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  • Checklist For Buying A Used Car at Auction

    June 1st 2017
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    New cars cost an arm and a leg, with the resale price plummeting the second you drive it. The rate of depreciation in Australia on used vehicles is very high, for these reasons buying a used car is a practical, and wise option for most car buyers. If yo…

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  • REVS Certificates and Encumbrances

    May 11th 2017
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    What Is a PPSR Certificate Up until recently PPSR certificates were called REVS certificates, thus many people still continue to call it a REVS check. A PPSR certificate is a vehicle check performed using the vehicle identification number (VIN). REVS…

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  • How To Buy A Car At Auction

    March 27th 2017
    The show floor of a car auction

    How Car Auctions Work 1. Register for the Auction - To participate in an auction, you must register for it. You’ll be asked for your Australian driver’s license. If you’re buying on the behalf of another person, you’ll be asked for proof of aut…

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