• Buying at an Online Auto Auction that is Open to the Public

    by  • July 10, 2012 • Auction Tips Blog

    When most people think of buying cars at an online auction, they think of eBay Motors. But, surprisingly to many, public buyers can view and bid on local auction’s online bidding feature. The requirements to buy are usually the same as an on-site public auto auction.

    Public Auto Auction - Bidding Online

    This is what most online auctions look like using AWG Remarketing’s online bidding platform.


    It can seem intimidating at first, but it is very easy to participate in an online public auto auction. Most auctions provide pictures of the vehicle and condition reports. You can also call the auction ahead of time and request VIN numbers for Car Fax requests.

    Here is a link to an online public auto auction near Atlanta, Georgia.


    Typically, you will be required to enter a valid credit card, prior to the auction.  Also, it is best to get registered and ready to bid at least 24 hours prior to the auction you want to watch and bid on.