Many people probably may look at companies that buy junk cars like they are crazy, I mean why would they want to pay cash for junk cars? First, the term junk car can be interpreted in many different ways, and of course ultimately lies in the eye of the beholder. I’m sure you heard the expression “One man’s trash is another mans treasure.” And this of course goes without saying for junk cars as well. That car that you may have that you consider junk, and not know what to do with can have some real value to many different people and different types of businesses out there.
Most people associate the phrase “junk cars” with being an old rusted, parted out vehicle sitting on someones lawn, which really isn’t always the case at all. A car can suddenly die, the transmission can go, have electrical failure, get wrecked in an accident, etc. However all of these cars still do have value to someone, somewhere out there. For scrap yards, the cars can be sold for their weight in scrap, or parted out which in the end makes them money. Also, towing companies can pay you cash for junk cars because they can either get paid by a junk yard to deliver the car, or if the car is in decent condition, they may know a dealer that may take it, fix it up and sell it for a profit.
There are also companies that buy junk cars from people directly. Instead of you having to find a tower and may even have to pay them to take your car, and then find a junk yard to take it, which may pay you like a hundred bucks or two, these companies specialize in buying vehicles and determining if they have more value than just to be sold for scrap, so you can then get more for your car than you thought, because they already know who will buy the car and pay a higher price for it. These are the companies you want to look for when getting rid of junk cars, because not only will they pay top dollar for your car, but they will have it picked up and towed for free too. Being able to determine a car’s worth not only significantly increases your profit, but allows them to make a decent profit as well, so it ends up working out well for you, and the company that purchases the car.
by Mike Frantel