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Unclaimed and Abandoned Vehicle Auctions Los Angeles CA

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 INC
(877) 550-1262
18300 Vermont
Gardena, CA
 
Auto Auction Group Inc
(323) 222-8000
2242 N San Fernando Rd
Los Angeles, CA
 
Pacific Auto Auction Inc
(310) 327-8248
460 E Carson Plaza Dr
Carson, CA
 
Copart Salvage Auto Auctions
(818) 782-5315
7521 Woodman Ave
Van Nuys, CA
 
Abs Auto Auction
(562) 461-2952
16307 Bellflower Blvd
Bellflower, CA
 
INSURANCE AUTO AUCTION
(877) 550-1262
7245 Laurel Canyon
North Hollywood, CA
 
Prime Auto Resources Inc
(310) 380-4686
18300 S Vermont Ave
Gardena, CA
 
Los Angeles Dealer Auto Auction
(626) 573-8001
8001 Garvey Ave
Rosemead, CA
 
Prime Auto Auction
(310) 380-4686
20151 Main St
Carson, CA
 
Collateral Liquidators
(562) 988-7611
3854 Cherry Ave
Long Beach, CA
 

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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