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Unclaimed and Abandoned Vehicle Auctions Grand Rapids MI

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 Auction
(877) 550-1262
700100 SW
Byron Center, MI
 
West Michigan Auto Auction Llc
(616) 877-2020
4758 Division St
Wayland, MI
 
Car City Supercenter
(616) 249-2000
1515 28TH St SW
Wyoming, MI

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Niewiek Auto Sales Inc
(616) 455-7540
7063 Division Ave S
Grand Rapids, MI

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J D Byrider Auto Sales
(616) 241-5400
3462 Division Ave S
Wyoming, MI

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Coopersville Auto Auction
(616) 837-8889
188 W Randall St
Coopersville, MI
 
23 Unlimited
(616) 243-0521
1037 Burton St SE
Grand Rapids, MI

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Delamar Car Co
(616) 530-9544
3949 S Division Ave
Grand Rapids, MI

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Motor Mall Of Grand Rapids
(616) 241-6200
830 28TH St SE
Grand Rapids, MI

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Messina Imports
(616) 241-6200
830 28TH St SE
Grand Rapids, MI

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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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