By: Gov Auctions | 8 October 2014
The Gov-Auctions.org List of Top Used Car & Auto Auction Blogs
There are some great resources available online for those who enjoy the wheeling and dealing of car auctions. We’ve put together our top blogs that provide tips, tricks, and guides on everything you need to know when buying a car.
Dealer’s Choice Auto Auction is a public auto auction house in Marietta and Griffin, Georgia. They specialise in used cars and trucks, including plenty of bank and pawn repos. Their blog is a great mix of auto advice, auction tips, reviews, and upcoming events. If you’re in the market for a cheap used vehicle, this is the blog for you.
Speeds Auto Auction is held every Tuesday in Portland Oregon, selling bank repos, car donations, wholesale cars, and more. Their blog has some very useful information on a range of auto-related topics, including summer auto maintenance, reasons to buy a used car instead of new, and tips on what to look for when you do.
Alliance Auto Auction is a group of five auction houses across Texas, and their motto is ‘customer service to the extreme’. Their blog has the lowdown on all the upcoming events at each of their branches in Dallas Abilene, Denver, Longview and Waco, so if you need a used vehicle in Texas, these guys have you covered.
Auto Auction of Baltimore sells cars, trucks and SUV’s in what they describe as ‘a fun and fair buying experience’. They offer a good engine and transmission guarantee with every vehicle sold, and their blog is an eclectic mix of car care tips, auction advice and things to see and do around Baltimore. Something for everyone is available here.
CarBuyWhiz is to put the buyer in the position of power, rather than the seller. To this end, they offer a downloadable step-by-step guide on how to save money when buying your next car. Their blog is also full of useful information, with topics covering everything from the history of automobiles and all about electric cars, to car maintenance tips and advice. Lots of free advice and a fun read.
Mike Brandly’s Auctioneer Blog is everything about auctions and auctioneers you could possibly want to know, including information on auction law and common practice. Recent topics covered include auctions and weather, bid calling, the true meaning of ‘as is’, and the many words used by auctioneers to denote age. If you’re studying auctions to buy or even to become an auctioneer yourself, then this blog is definitely worth a look.
If you’re in the market for a classic car or you just like looking at beautiful old machinery, Raleigh Classic Car Auctions is the blog for you. Situated in Raleigh, North Carolina, the site’s gallery is a classic car lover’s smorgasbord. The blog features articles on unique classic cars and their owners, upcoming classic car events, tips on caring for your pride and joy, and even interesting little snippets like iconic films that classic cars have appeared in. If you appreciate collectable cars, bookmark this blog.
At Trinity Public Auto Auction, charity donations, bank and dealer repos, consigned vehicles, and dealer inventory go under the hammer every Saturday in Dallas Texas. Their blog features reviews on all kinds of vehicles, from Porsches and BMWs to Cadillacs and Mustangs, plus lots of interesting news and views on what’s happening in the auto auction world. Very comprehensive line up of articles, so even if you’re not looking to buy, there’s lots to see here for car enthusiasts.
Government Auctions brings together on one site a huge range of government and police auctions for every kind of seized, surplus and abandoned property in the US and Canada, whether it’s a house, a car, a boat, or a multitude of other items. Their blog features homes and vehicles going under the hammer, plus information on various auction-related topics from tax sale properties to bankruptcy auctions. Whatever it may be, if you want it cheap then this site will show you where it is and how to get it.
New Jersey State Auto Auction in Jersey City not only has all the info you need to research your next vehicle purchase, but it also has 400 quality used cars on its lot to give you even more buying choices. Their blog is a treasure trove of auto information, including topics such as the ins and outs of auto financing, how to drive in dangerous conditions, and the importance of getting an inspection before buying a used car. Valuable reading if you’re looking for your next vehicle in New Jersey.
Hemmings Daily is the world’s leading classic car news source. Along with some great photographs, their blog is full of interesting reading for classic car enthusiasts. Recent topics include the Holden Hurricane, the Volvo PV444, the Dodge Hemi Challenger, and the largest private Ford collection in the world. Another site to bookmark for classic car lovers everywhere.
Auction Central at Classic Cars.com provides comprehensive information on classic car auction houses and upcoming auctions all over the US. Their blog features everything from classic car events, shows and museums, to classic pick of the week. Recent topics include a feature on the DeLorean DMC12, Monterey Classic Car Week, and a 1958 Chevrolet Delray. If you’re into the classics, you’ll get into this blog for sure.
Carolina Auto Auction in South Carolina offers more than 1,000 dealer-consigned vehicles every week, and more than 300 fleet, lease and repo vehicles. Their blog reports on the latest events, specials and giveaways, plus CAA’s featured Dealer of the Week. Tips from Team Purple also offers advice and tips for buyers and sellers.
American Auction Co in Phoenix Arizona is one of the busiest auction and appraisal companies in the Southwest. They’re your one-stop source for auctions featuring seized, confiscated, and business liquidation items. Their blog has plenty of interesting reading on topics such as bidding from your mobile device, how to sell unwanted items for profit, and how to beat the competition in an online auction. A great source if you’re into buying and selling.
Ship a Car Direct can ship your pride and joy door to door anywhere in the US. Their blog covers a range of topics, including how to get the best price when purchasing a car, some of the new concept cars and prototypes on offer, the launch of the new Dodge Challenger SRT Hemi Hellcat, and the lowdown on which cars are really made in the US. Lots of use for classic car owners who use door to door shipping.
Used Online Cars is the place to go for everything you need to know about auctions. Their blog has extensive information on every aspect of the auction process, and topics vary from how to get the best deal at auction to driving tips for truck drivers. There’s also info on every kind of auction, from wholesale and repo auctions to government and police auctions.
MyAutoIn.com is your ‘In’ for online auto auctions throughout New England, where you can browse through new and used car dealer trade-ins, off-lease, repossessed and fleet vehicles, motor homes, campers, trucks, and tractors. Their blog covers every aspect of online auctions, from how to bid to how to pick up a great deal from the comfort of your own home. If you’re interested in buying a vehicle online, this is essential reading.
As the name suggests, Car Nut TV is a blog for people who live and breathe cars. Whether it’s car auctions, classic cars, car repairs or car customisation, this blog has articles on everything four-wheeled. Recent topics include tips on buying a used mini, how to get a great deal on a luxury car, how to find the right car dealer, crucial car maintenance tips, and how to increase your car’s value. If you love cars, you’ll love this blog.
With the largest inventory of salvage vehicles in North America, Auto Bid Master lets you buy salvaged cars, trucks, SUVs, motorcycles, ATVs, and boats online from anywhere in the world. Their blog covers all sorts of relevant topics, including how to buy online, why you should buy salvage vehicles, used car insurance tips, and much more. Salvage is big business, and this blog is the biggest source of salvage info there is.
GovernmentBargains.com is a site that helps you find, locate and attend government auctions all over America. Their blog deals largely with all the weird and wonderful things you can buy for peanuts in government auctions. These include lighthouses, John Deere tractors, Apple iPads with retina displays, forklifts, ex-police cruisers, Hummers and Swiss army knives. Who would have thought?