Several different federal agencies hold government auctions. The General Services Administration is the granddaddy of them all, because it sells on behalf of other departments. When a federal agency no longer needs something — say, a pickup truck — it reports the truck to GSA, which first offers it to other federal agencies and then to state and local governments or nonprofits. If nobody claims the truck, then the GSA auctions it off to the public, and you get your chance at it. 
But ordinary folk typically don’t have the means to attend high-end events like these, so we have to settle for the local auction block, with all of its police impounded “perp-mobiles,” abandoned clunkers, and donated jalopies. But regardless of what kind of crap is being auctioned off, there are diamonds in the rough that can be unearthed, and as a bidder, you stand a chance of getting one for pennies on the dollar.
These programs are meant to benefit taxpayers as a whole, but could they benefit you, the individual taxpayer? Can you bag a bargain at a government auction? "GSA's goal is to maximize return to the federal government," the GSA spokesperson said. So they're not giving this stuff away. In fact, the government sets "reserves" or minimums for the most valuable property it auctions off. But judging from a wide tour of current government auctions and bids, there are still opportunities to walk away with valuable goods for a great price. Here's a look at who's selling what, where, and for how much.
Payment methods. A government auction accepts many modes of payment from credit cards or bank checks to cash. It is recommended to ask the auctioneer about the modes of payment involved before the auction starts. Besides the bidding price of the car, an additional buyer's premium fee is added onto the total. This fee is normally 5 percent of the winning bid
The 18 City of Los Angeles Official Police Garages (OPGs) hold Lien Sales Auctions. The auctions are open to the public. All vehicles are sold "AS IS, WHERE IS" and with all faults. Seller makes no warranty or refunds. Vehicles are sold in an open competitive bid auction. The highest bidder is the buyer. The auctioneer reserves the right to reject any bid or stop the sale of a vehicle. In the event of a dispute, the auctioneer's decision will be final.
LIVE w/ ONLINE BIDDINGMarch 13th at 8am - March 20th at 10amLIVE AUCTION STARTS AT 10AMPROPERTY ADDRESS301 Welcome Center BlvdLexington, NCINSPECTIONSDates Coming Soon!PROJECT MANAGER Chris Crawford919.935.1974PROPERTY DESCRIPTIONAuction Items Include:(2) 2004 Peterbilt 379X Road Tractors with Sleepers2014 53ft VISION LED Jumbo Screen (18ft x 32ft 4in) Trailer with Digital Control Board and   [ View Full Listing ]
A group of Roller Auctions employees, along with friends and family of the Rollers are taking part in a 27-47-65-mile bike ride on August 18th to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Cure for Kaley has been a focus of Roller Auctions for the last 14 years, and will continue to be until we find a Cure for CF. (Kaley is the 14 year old daughter of the owners of Roller Auctions.)
PCI Auctions is now accepting quality consignments of new or used restaurant, bar, kitchen, bakery, commercial, industrial & heavy equipment for our Consignment Sale. No liquidation is too big for us! Contact us today to find out how we can get your top dollar for your equipment. Call 888-883-1388 for a free appraisal. Auction:John's Pizzeria & Catering Restaurant Equipment Enter   [ View Full Listing ]
For over 20 years Roller Auctions has been the place to find Colorado city/county/fleet vehicles and equipment. If you're looking for well maintained used vehicles and equipment this is the public online auction for you. Auction typically includes SUV's, Sedans, Pickups, Utility Trucks, Dump Trucks, Vans, Police Vehicles, Trailers, Various Municipality Equipment and so much more!!
All purchases must be removed at buyers expense and responsibility on June 9th & 10th from 9:00am - 3:00pm from the auction location in Loveland. Individuals picking up after this date may incur a late removal fee or may not be permitted to participate in future auctions. We schedule our crews based on these dates so if you're unable to pick up within these time frames please do not bid.
Going, going, gone! Live auctions are always exciting and entertaining whether you're the bidder or not, and government auctions are no exception. Make sure you don't miss your cue to bid. If you're not clear on how bidding progresses, ask one of the auction company officials. Some items will have an undisclosed set minimum bid (reserve), while most items will be offered without reserve. Most auctions will also accept in-absence, written bids if the bidder follows special procedures and the bid is received more than a day before the auction.
In recent years, public auctions have become commonly referred to as “the mechanic’s auction,” where lots can quickly become a money pit for novice bidders. There is no guarantee on the authenticity of the mileage on the odometer here, and since it’s an auction, you can’t drive the vehicle prior to bidding on it. This is a place where flood vehicles sell for top dollar after being hastily reupholstered in the hopes of duping amateur bidders, and cars with bad engines come loaded with heavy-duty oil in order to ensure it doesn’t belch smoke or leak on the auction block.
Wednesday March 20 Ag Equipment AuctionBidding ends Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Purple Wave, Inc. 866.608.9283 www.purplewave.com auction@purplewave.com The following is only a partial listing. We are continually modifying our inventory and those additions and changes may not show up here. Check our website frequently at www.purplewave.com for descriptions, pictures, and Internet bidding.2016   [ View Full Listing ]
After a few years in business the owner of this Grabbagreen franchise location has decided to close its doors. All assets will be sold via public online auction and will include: Merchandiser, Juicers, Blenders, Refrigeration, Under Counter Refrigeration, Convection Oven, Walk-In Cooler, Ice Machine, Stainless Steel Sinks, Food Processor, Indoor/Outdoor Tables and Chairs, Revel POS System, Safe, Smallwares and more.

Laura Agadoni has been writing professionally since 1983. Her feature stories on area businesses, human interest and health and fitness appear in her local newspaper. She has also written and edited for a grassroots outreach effort and has been published in "Clean Eating" magazine and in "Dimensions" magazine, a CUNA Mutual publication. Agadoni has a Bachelor of Arts in communications from California State University-Fullerton.
2 Auctions open to the PUBLIC WEEKLY! Every Wednesday @ 5:15pm and Every Saturday @ 10:30am All you need is your Drivers License or ID to buy! We have vehicles in ALL price ranges, bidding starts at just $1!!!Cars, Trucks, and SUV’s at a FRACTION of retail price! We are located minutes off of the Lehigh Valley exit on the turnpike and seconds off Route 22. Title and Tag Service on   [ View Full Listing ]
In recent years, public auctions have become commonly referred to as “the mechanic’s auction,” where lots can quickly become a money pit for novice bidders. There is no guarantee on the authenticity of the mileage on the odometer here, and since it’s an auction, you can’t drive the vehicle prior to bidding on it. This is a place where flood vehicles sell for top dollar after being hastily reupholstered in the hopes of duping amateur bidders, and cars with bad engines come loaded with heavy-duty oil in order to ensure it doesn’t belch smoke or leak on the auction block.

Bid NOW http://baileyshonor.com/auctions/2019/OL190321/details.htm Over 70 pieces of Roseville Pottery, 25 lots of vintage colored plastic table top radios and transistors, Over 35 lots of antique and vintage clocks (mantle and alarm), nice painted primitive cupboards and cabinets including corner cabinets and pie safe, Shaker and Deacon benches, Hoosier style kitchen cupboards, 60" HD 3D   [ View Full Listing ]
After 130 years in Agriculture and 68 years in the Greenhouse growing business the Yantorno family, owners of Center Greenhouse, Inc. have decided to sell their facilities and location to pursue their other passions in the Real-Estate market. The public online auction includes skied steer loader, tractors, forklift, generators, nursery and greenhouse equipment, air compressors, shop equipment, office equipment and more!
Going, going, gone! Live auctions are always exciting and entertaining whether you're the bidder or not, and government auctions are no exception. Make sure you don't miss your cue to bid. If you're not clear on how bidding progresses, ask one of the auction company officials. Some items will have an undisclosed set minimum bid (reserve), while most items will be offered without reserve. Most auctions will also accept in-absence, written bids if the bidder follows special procedures and the bid is received more than a day before the auction.
Have a look at this next item up for auction on February 12th, 2009. It's for this 31 foot 1992 Baja Sportscruiser vessel. This beautiful boat comes in white and sports twin v8 inboard/outboard engines; is raw water cooled, has belt driven steering pumps; Holley carburetors, Quicksilver Mirage propellers, and a Mercruiser Bravo One outdrive. It's in excellent condition and has been very well maintained by the previous owner. Hull ID# AGCA1823A292. This auction will be taking place in sunny Marathon, Florida in just a few short weeks. If you'd like to learn more about this particular auction or other watercraft auctions we strongly suggest you click here to get registered with us right now!
This is not your grandfathers rowboat. This Baja 442 is a speed demon on the open water. This boat comes with 3 Mercruiser 502 MPI Engines, Hydraulic Steering, Twin 30 AMP Shore Power Westerbeke 3.5 KW Generator, and a Marine Air Condition System; just to name a few of the perks of this boat. Now is your chance to be just like Hulk Hogan, and not have to wear tight spandex. Just like Mr. Hogan drove a fast boat in his action TV show, Thunder in Paradise, so can you with this 2000 Baja 442. In addition to saying your prayers and eating your vitamins, you need to be the winning bidder at the online auction, scheduled to end on March 31st, to have a chance at emulating the Hulkster. To get started on the process, activate your free trial here.
Final auction catalog is posted now (Accessed Via Button to the Right.) Auction will include Motor Graders, Wheel Loaders, Hyd. Excavators, Skid Steer Loaders, Tractor/Loaders, Forklifts, Dump Trucks, Street Sweepers, Truck Tractors, Bucket Trucks, Flatbed Trucks, Pickup Trucks, Utility Trucks, Trailers, Storage Containers, Attachments, & Much More! Bidding will be live in person and simulcast live online.
Browse different government departments' websites. The federal government offers different auction sites based on department. The U.S. Department of Justice offers property seized from criminals. The U.S. Department of the Treasury offers property seized from people who didn’t pay taxes to the Internal Revenue Service. The Department of Defense sells surplus and scrap assets such as aircraft parts, electronic test equipment, medical equipment, uniforms and vehicles.
Municipal Vehicle and Equipment Auction ends March 24th 2019 - online only auctionVehicles located at 835 Route 100 Bechtelsville, PA 19505Inspection and Previews - Saturday March 9th and March 23rd 9am-4pm View the catalog and bid online at geyerauctions.hibid.com 1982 American LaFrance Fire Truck - Turbocharged V8 Detriot Diesel  with 13,000original miles Allison Automatic, Garage Kept   [ View Full Listing ]
But that doesn’t mean there still aren’t good deals to be had at local auctions, because as intimidating as it may sound, there’s a reason dedicated bidders still show up to these things every week. You just have to remain skeptical and attentive if you want to take home the right ride, because you never know what might show up, and by using these 10 tips, you might land a gem.
It is the policy of the Loveland Police Department to allow a finder of property to claim found property if the rightful owner does not claim the property within 30 days. The finder must make a written request to the property unit advising that the finder would like the item if not claimed. We do not release any type of electronic devices that may contain personal information (phones, iPod, iPad, tablets, laptops, etc.) 

Lets kick today's auctions off with this very special 2001 Searay Sundancer Yacht now currently up for auction. This 41 foot recently seized vessel is in pristine condition and is about as luxurious as a watercraft gets. It has a 2 Cummings 460V inboard diesel-powered engines, a fiberglass hull, and features others amenities such as air conditioning/heat, a Westerbeke 7.2kw generator, Raytheon electronics package which includes GPS and radar, and a whole lot more! The current bid for this item is $100,400 and a bid deposit of $20,080 must be made by the winning bidder. Hurry up and register today to learn more about this and other exciting boat auction deals. This auction ends on January 23rd 2009.
Additional government sites. There are a few additional sites that can provide tips on government auctions. Guide to Federal Auctions gives a rundown of the various agencies. It provides information about what they sell as well as the departments' websites. GSA supplies information about auction sources. Auctions can be searched by state or auction house

After 8 years serving their specialty prime rib to the town of Berthoud the Whistle Stop Tavern has closed its doors and the owner has decided to sell all assets at public online auction. This auction to include: Turbo Air sandwich cooler, Southbend 4-burner range with griddle and double oven, fryers, under counter refrigeration, 6-tap direct draw cooler, tables, chairs, booths, wood bar, bar stools, Colorado Rockies stadium flown flag, glassware, smallwares, shelving, stereo, security camera system, TVs and more.
Payment methods. A government auction accepts many modes of payment from credit cards or bank checks to cash. It is recommended to ask the auctioneer about the modes of payment involved before the auction starts. Besides the bidding price of the car, an additional buyer's premium fee is added onto the total. This fee is normally 5 percent of the winning bid
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