How much should I bid to buy a repairable salvage car for sale at Copart?
Whenever you are making an offer on repairable salvage cars, make sure to take all the factors into consideration like shipping cost, repairs and the Actual Cash Value (ACV) of the car, as well as the broker and Copart’s fees. If the ACV is not shown on the listing, you can visit websites like www.kbb.com and www.nada.com which can be used as reference for the ACV. Evaluate the damage to the car either by inspecting it or hiring an inspection service to do it for you. There could be damage on the vehicle not visible on the pictures so DO NOT bid on salvage vehicles before inspecting them. Bid on vehicles closer to your location to save on shipping. Always hire the shipping services yourself, avoid shipping services provided by the broker, you will get a better deal if you hire it yourself. You can even get shipping estimates before bidding on sites like uship.com. Always check the broker and Copart's fees. These fees vary depending on the final price of the [...]
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