After deciding to a buy a car, one must look at all the options available for buying a car. A car dealer or car auction companies would be your targets. You might want to buy a used car, depending up on your budget and needs. Public car auctions are also available. These auctions comprise of those vehicles whose bank leases have ended, or those vehicles which have been used by the government. Online car auctions could be another option to look at. Here you need to do search for an online auto auction site, and then traverse through it a search your car. After searching you will have to make a bid for it and the highest bidder gets the option of purchasing the vehicle.
Another kind of auction one might be interested is the Police car auctions and the seized car auction. The police car auctions and seized car auctions generally comprise of those vehicles which have been under the police custody for a long time. Through these auctions the government provides the general public a chance to buy cars that have been abandoned or seized by the police. The prices of the cars are at astonishing rates. One could end up buying his/her dream car at what would be only a fraction of the original amount. This is because thousands of vehicles are compounded or seized by the police everyday, for various reasons like payment defaults or IRS issues, etc. With each passing year the numbers of cars compounded by the police are only increasing and it becomes extremely difficult for the government to manage them constantly. The government therefore finds this as one of the best ways to get rid of these cars, which basically is by holding auctions and hence providing the general public with an option to purchase a vehicle at almost dirt rates.
After deciding which option you are going to take to buy your car, a dealer, a car auction or a police car auction, you must ensure that you have someone with you whom you can trust so as to help you in making the right choices. Another important thing you should remember and be very careful of is that all documents related to the car are given to you (e.g. the warranty) at the time of purchase.