Auction Terms & Conditions The vehicles offered in this public auction are offered in an "as is, where is" condition. METRO does not warrant the condition, quality, or merchant ability of the property, its fitness for any use or purpose, its ability to pass a safety inspection, or its ability to pass a motor vehicle emissions test prior to registration.
Registration: Under "Login / New Bidder" create an account by clicking "New Bidder? Click Here". The user name and password that is created will be used for all future online auctions. The information you provide when setting up your online account will be the information assigned on your title work. If you choose to title your purchases in a business name, the business name and address needs to be utilized. At any point should you decide to title your purchases in your person name, your account information will need to be updated to reflect the desired change prior to the auction closes.
Upon initial registration, you will need to input a credit card number (not retained) but will only be used to verify your identity. There will be no additional registration fees.
Placing a "Maximum Bid." Please be aware that when placing your "Maximum Bid", the website will bid on your behalf up to your set maximum bid by the preset bid increment of $100. The system will bid at the preset increment of $100 until the bidders "Maximum bid" is exceeded. At that point the bidder will be notified that he/she has been outbid (if that option is selected when registering). High bidder will only pay $100 more than the competing bidder. Please watch the auction closing time stop clock to determine exactly when the lot will close.
Auction End & Bid Approvals: At the close of the sale, all bidders will be emailed their bid results.
Payment: All items must be paid in full within 48 hours (2 business days) from the bid approval email.
Acceptable forms of payment are by method of bank wire transfer or cashier's check with overnight delivery made payable to METRO Auto Body & Towing Inc. 722 Wethersfield Ave Hartford, CT 06114. Account information for bank wire transfers will be provided in the approval email. The wire transfer must include the buyer name and reference the lot(s) purchased. Buyer is responsible for all wire transfer fees charged by the financial institution. If fees are deducted from the total amount, buyer is responsible for balance due within the payment deadline. If full balance is not paid in full by the deadline, buyer is in default. Title work will be processed the following business day of bank wire posting to account. NO EXTENSIONS FOR FINAL PAYMENT WILL BE MADE FOR ANY REASON.
Unacceptable payment methods: No personal or business checks, bank letters, credit/debit cards, or letters of credit will be accepted. Bidders should not attempt to finance any purchase through a bank or credit union, nor will the auction company negotiate with any lender. Bidders must have the funds available before placing any and all bids. Payment must be made by the successful registered bidder. Payment received by parties other than the successful registered bidder will be declined.
Applicable Tax: All purchasers are responsible for the payment of any and all applicable taxes imposed by any state, country, county, or political subdivision.
Paperwork Processing: Once the funds are received, the title work will be executed utilizing the buyer's registration information and sent via email to have all copies signed. Once fully executed, the property release will be emailed to the buyer, the property manager, and region supervisor. The releasing agent's name and contact information will be presented on the property release document. Originals will be mailed to the buyer.
Delivery: It is the purchaser's responsibility to arrange the shipping or pickup.
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