You can visit the SMD auctions in South Africa to find cars and vehicles to suit your needs.
Everyone needs transport in order to live their lives. Using public transport or relying on lifts from others can be impractical and inefficient. You need your own vehicle in order to get the best out of your time.
However, cars are incredibly expensive and you might not be able to afford to buy a vehicle first hand. Or you might only be able to afford a smaller, less nice first hand car when you need something bigger and better.
Buying second hand vehicles
Buying a second hand vehicle might be the best option for you and your finances. However, there are many difficulties and dangers in second hand shopping.
Dealerships are often dishonest. There are many instances where they have lied to buyers about the cars age, damage and condition. If you are fooled into buying a poor quality vehicle by a dishonest car salesman. You could find yourself in trouble when it breaks down and you are unable to afford costly repairs.
Bank repossessed vehicles
If you would rather avoid normal second hand dealerships, you could look at bank repossessed cars. If a client has not paid their monthly loan payments, a bank may repossess their vehicle.
The bank then sells these vehicles on to auctioneers like SMD. Many of these vehicles are in good condition with their warranty’s and service plans still intact. The auctions will have several repossessed cars on offer.
SMD Car Auctions
SMD is a well known, reputable second hand vehicle dealerships. With many cars of a variety of makes, models and ages. In a variety of conditions on offer. They have a daily sales method as well if you do not have the stomach for the excitement and stress of an auction.
They sell cars from major insurance companies and individuals back to the public. SMD consider themselves ‘pioneers of the salvage industry’. And do a very brisk trade both at their auctions and through their daily sales.
About SMD auctions
SMD auctions are some of the largest in the country with many buyers and cars available. It is possible to find a bargain at the auctions as the buyers determine what the price will be.
You can pay in cash or speak to one of the sales staff about financial assistance. You can also view the cars that will be up for auction on the SMD website. Therefore prepare yourself for the auction. The auctions take place regularly across South Africa. And you can view the website or contact SMD staff for the specific dates.
SMD will not be able to assist you with any vehicle repairs. But they could offer advice or steer you in the right direction. If you wish to participate in the bidding at the SMD auctions in South Africa, you will have to register.
This can be done at 9am on auction day or any time during the auction. Auctions will start at 10:30am. According to SMD, one car is sold every minute. Making SMD a trusted and well used second hand dealership that sell bargain vehicles.
There are no reserved prices and you can decide what you will pay. There are two types of SMD auction. Repossessed vehicle auctions and salvage vehicle auctions.
If you wish to participate, you can view the vehicles that will be up for auction from up to two days before the auction takes place. You can bring someone with you to give you a quote on the repairs the vehicle might need.
If you have any questions or require any help, there are always staff available to answer your questions. You will also have to pay a registration deposit. Which will be refunded to you in full if you do not make a purchase.