For people who have a junk car just taking up space in the garage or driveway there is typically a lot of appeal in just selling it off to free up space and pad the bank account. If you’ve been legitimately considering selling off that junk auto though, it’s often a better idea to sell it to a company instead of to an individual.
There are a lot of reasons to look for a company rather than an individual person when it comes time to sell a junk car. First and foremost is that a company is typically more willing to buy a car outright than an individual. There’s a single phone call made, and a representative can typically give a yes or no answer quite quickly. In some cases a company may be willing to offer more money for a vehicle, which can be quite a motivating factor for some people who really want to off load their vehicles quickly.
Perhaps the biggest benefit of selling a junk car to a company though is that there’s often less legal responsibility on the part of the seller. This can be quite appealing for those who want to get rid of the car and wash their hands of the whole bargain, never thinking about it again.
A Variety of Needs
Typically a company will have need of a variety of cars, whereas an individual will only have a specific want for the car to fill. An individual might be looking for a car to drive, or a car for parts. A company might be willing to buy cars that function, cars that can be repaired, cars that have parts which can be stripped, and cars that can be turned directly into scrap. If a seller isn’t overly concerned about what happens to the car once it’s out of his or her hands then it’s more likely that a company will be able to take the junk car and find a purpose for it.
For owners who want the least amount of time, effort, and rigmarole put into their attempts to make money off of a junk car it’s a lot easier to make a phone call to a few companies who buy cars than it is to go through a much greater number of individual buyers. Short, simple, and to the point; three reasons to sell to a company.