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Unclaimed and Abandoned Vehicle Auctions Cocoa FL

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.

Cocoa Auto Auction
(321) 636-2886
500 Cox Rd
Cocoa, FL
 
Mike Erdman Toyota Scion
(321) 453-1313
1545 E Merritt Island Causeway
Merritt Island, FL
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Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Van Dealers,Auto Dealers

Qablawi Auto Sales
(321) 637-0900
1206 N Cocoa Blvd
Cocoa, FL

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Lathem Auto Sales
(321) 636-6633
3520 N Cocoa Blvd
Cocoa, FL

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Pineda Bait And Tackle
(321) 254-2366
5800 N Wickham Rd
Melbourne, FL

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Space Coast Auto Auction Of Melbourne
(321) 242-1833
2870 Electronics Dr
Melbourne, FL
 
Mike Erdman Cadillac
(321) 453-2050
445 East Merritt Island Causeway
Merritt Island, FL
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Auto Dealers

Automaster
(321) 631-7688
875 N Cocoa Blvd
Cocoa, FL

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Ryans Auto List
(781) 588-2392
Harbor Pines Dr
Merritt Island, FL
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LEXUS OF MELBOURNE
(321) 309-8315
24 N HARBOR CITY BLVD
MELBOURNE, FL
 
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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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