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Unclaimed and Abandoned Vehicle Auctions Bartlett IL

In some cases, the sales are held by towing companies who are authorized to pick up and sell the vehicles at auction. In some cases, the sales are held by towing companies who are authorized to pick up and sell the vehicles at auction. Learn how to buy cheap cars at unclaimed and abandoned vehicle auctions held by cities across the country.

Insurance Auto Auctions
(877) 550-1262
111 Plaza
Westmont, IL
 
Qcsa Auto Auctions
(847) 931-7501
8N470 Tameling Ct
Bartlett, IL
 
Premier Auto Auctions
(630) 434-8300
1S067 Summit Ave
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 
Insurance Auto Auction
(847) 541-4580
110 E Palatine Rd
Wheeling, IL
 
Arena Auto Auction Inc
(630) 759-3800
200 Old Chicago Dr
Bolingbrook, IL
 
Insurance Auto Auctions
(877) 550-1262
280 Sullivan
Aurora, IL
 
Qcsa Auto Auctions
(847) 931-6725
1000 Lunt Ave
Elk Grove Village, IL
 
Premier Auto Auctions
(630) 434-8300
2401 Warrenville Rd
Downers Grove, IL
 
Insurance Auto Auctions
(708) 492-7000
2 Westbrook Corporate Ctr
Westchester, IL
 
maaco collision repair and auto painting
(630) 752-9240
252 commonwealth dr
carol stream, IL
 

Unclaimed and Abandoned Vehicle Auctions

Special weekly or monthly car auctions are held in larger cites across the U.S. to sell vehicles that have been left on the side of streets or in parking lots and abandoned by owners. These unclaimed vehicles are regularly sold by municipalities at public auctions.

In some cases, the sales are held by towing companies who are authorized to pick up and sell the vehicles at auction. Sales revenue is often shared with the local government.

Although many of the vehicles have been abandoned because they have broken down and no longer run, some can be restored to good operating condition at minimum cost and effort. However, other vehicles, some in excellent condition, have been left unclaimed for reasons we can only imagine. Was the owner a spy who had to leave the country quickly? Was it someone who passed away unexpectedly and had no heirs? Or was it a case of terrible forgetfulness?

The city or towing service does everything it can do to try to locate the owner of these vehicles, but after a period of time will give up and place the vehicles on the auction block. In some cities, the cars must be listed in a public media such as a newspaper for a specific time before it can be declared as unclaimed. Here is an example of the process for a Washington county:

10.72.080 Unclaimed vehicle--Sale--Disposition of proceeds.
If, after the expiration of fifteen days from the date of mailing of notice to the registered and legal owner, the vehicle or automob...

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