Government Surplus Vehicles - How to Get a Great Deal on One

If you'd like to get a luxury vehicle, but think it's out of your budget, then think again. In this article I will discuss how many people are buying cars that would normally be out of their budget by utilizing government surplus auctions. Specifically I will show how to locate these auctions and give you some general strategy to get the best deal. After reading this article, you'll have a greater chance than ever to get a luxury vehicle while paying below what most people pay.

Government surplus vehicles are being auctioned off all time. They are used, but they are in excellent condition. The government takes pride in maintaining its vehicles, and often these vehicles become surplus only after a few years. This means they also have low miles.

In order to to purchase one of these vehicles, you have to know when the auctions occur. By law, these auctions are required to be notified to the public. Typically they have been placed in newspapers, but with the advent of the Internet you can perform a search online.

The main benefit of finding government surplus vehicles online is that they also often list the different vehicles to be auctioned. This way you can get an idea of the different vehicles available, and you can do the research to determine what is the best deal. If you are visiting government surplus auctions locally, they often have a preview before the bidding, so you can look at the vehicles a day or two in advance and come equipped to bid to get the best deal.

The only qualifications you need are to be over 18 years old, have a valid drivers license and not work for the government or have a relative who works for the government.

The key to getting a great deal at these auctions is to first be observant to when they are taking place. Second, just do the necessary research involved. Trust me, it's well worth it. Lastly, be patient and eventually the perfect deal will come your way. If you follow the advice given in this article, then you will be able to get a luxury vehicle in great condition, at an unbelievably low price.

Michael Ullman
Governement Surplus Auctions