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Unclaimed and Abandoned Vehicle Auctions Powhatan VA

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.

Pearson Dodge
(804) 794-0300
11701 Midlothian Turnpike
Midlothian, VA
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Clutch Repair,Radiator Repair,SUV Repair,Tune up Repair,Used Car Dealers,Auto Dealers

Byerly Auto Mart
(804) 379-8900
1757 Anderson Highway
Powhatan, VA
 
Wally's Wholesale
(804) 784-2320
23 Broad Street Rd
Manakin Sabot, VA

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Mason Motor Co Inc
(804) 378-7889
913 Grove Rd Ste 15
Midlothian, VA

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Virgina Solar Tinting
(804) 276-5205
3687 Speeks Dr
Midlothian, VA

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Chase Motors Corporation
(804) 562-3940
8311 Midlothian Turnpike
Richmond, VA
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Motorcycle Fabrication,Motorcycle Repair,Used Car Dealers,Auto Dealers

Wally's Wholesale
(804) 784-2320
23 West Broad Street Road
Manakin Sabot, VA
 
Car Max Auto Superstore
(804) 379-7264
901 Murray Olds Dr
Midlothian, VA

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Carmax Auto Superstore
(804) 747-0422
12800 Tuckahoe Creek Pkwy
Richmond, VA
 
Mike Gerber Auto Sales
(804) 272-6678
7825 Midlothian Tpke Ste 111
Richmond, VA

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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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