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How to Deal with a Written off Car in Brisbane

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December 27, 2017

It is no secret that cars age over time. They are not immune to the laws of physics and entropy. This is the driving force behind the desire most vehicle owners have to sell their old car and buy a new one. But it isn’t the only reason anyone would have for getting rid of a vehicle that they have always owned. There is another major one.

The automobile in question may have been in a crash. If the result is the vehicle in question being declared a write-off, this is another reason to get rid of it. But even if your car has simply aged to the point where the extensive repairs required for fixing it exceed the cost of a new one, this article is for you. What will follow are some great tips for you to try if you have a vehicle that is a veritable pile of junk, and you don’t know what to do with it.

Contact your local Scrap Car Buyers in Brisbane

When you fall into despair and start thinking of your car as nothing as a pile of junk, you may think that the scrap metal yard is the best place for it. This is not the worst thing you can do, as you stand to get some money for it. No, the worst thing you can do is just abandon the vehicle in question on a random street somewhere. Don’t do that. It is morally wrong and you just lose money.

Even though the scrap metal yard option is okay, you have to keep in mind a few things. The first is that you won’t get paid as much as the vehicle is worth. The reason for this is that they will only pay you by the weight of metal, and no other metrics. And even then, they may rip you off by a fair bit. The value of the parts on the car that are still in working condition doesn’t even come into consideration.

Sell to a Cash for Cars Brisbane Service

This is the gold standard for dealing with a vehicle that has died. Auto wrecking companies, otherwise known as cash for car services, or vehicle removal companies, buy junk cars. They do this so that they can salvage the parts and materials to sell. They don’t only valuate automobiles using the weight of steel to gauge their worth. Auto Dismantlers also look at how many parts they can salvage, and how much they are worth.

You need to contact a few of them including Qld Wreckers, however. Make sure the one you choose is the one that not only provides the highest quote, either. They need to be fully registered and highly reputable. Check online if they have good feedback from customers. Learn whether they provide free removal of vehicles. You don’t want them to pay you less in order to make up for the cost of removal. Ensure that they are fully licenced. And good luck!

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