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How do I register for Auction Simplified?

Click on the registration button at the top of the web site then fill in the simple form and you are ready to start bidding at dealer auctions. You will need to read and agree to the terms of use and the privacy statement. Once you are ready hit submit and you will receive […]

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When will I be able to bid?

Your bidder account will be activated once  you register with Auction Simplified and we verify your information.  We’ll send you an e-mail with your user name and password. Then you’ll be able to start bidding right away.

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When is Payment Due

If I win a bid, when is payment due?

Payment is typically due the next business day after the end of the auction by 5 p.m. For example, if you won an auction on Friday the 1st, we’d need to receive payment by 5 PM on Monday the 4th. You should always check with selling dealer for their specific payment terms. Slow payment is […]

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Winning at Car Auctions

If I don’t win, do I have to pay anything?

Of course not. Only winning bids require payment. As the buyer you do not have to pay the fee unless you win the bid. As the seller you never pay a fee.

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Who do I pay when I win an Auction

When you bid on and win, you’re purchasing the vehicle from the selling dealer, not Auction Simplified. Make payments  to the selling dealer as soon as possible based on the sellers terms, usually within one business day. Once payment is complete the selling dealer will print a Final Receipt/Gate Pass for you to pick up […]

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types of auctions

Types of Dealer Auto Auctions Available from Auction Simplified?

Open Online Bidding : With open bid auctions you can place bids online up until the date/time the auction closes. Bids may be placed manually, through “Quick Bids” or by placing a Proxy bid. Bids can be made online or on the Auction Simplified App, available for IOS and Android. At the end of the auction […]

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Proxy bid dealer auction software

With the On-line Open Bid Auction do I have to pay my full proxy bid?

No, if you are bidding on a car in an open bid sale and the auction does not meet your maximum bid, you’ll only have to pay the high bid amount (plus any applicable auction fees). For example, if your maximum bid is $3800 and the high bid during the auction is $2400 and the […]

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auction paid in full

What is a Final Receipt/Gate Pass?

Sellers will not let you take the car off their lot until: The car is paid in full The auction fee is paid All the paperwork is complete. Once this is done they will print a Final Receipt/Gate Pass as your final parting document. Most dealers require a Final Receipt/Gate Pass before you can get keys and […]

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Check the Status of Payments

How do I check the status of my payment?

Click on Buying at the top of the page and then go to  of Auction Simplified find your vehicle and you will be able to see if the payment has been posted by the selling dealer. Once posted you will be able to get a gate pass/final receipt from the selling dealer to take delivery of […]

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Payment Options

How do I pay for the vehicle once I’ve won it?

Each selling dealer auction is different so read sellers terms before bidding. Once you’ve won the auction or a Buy Me Now a confirmation notice will be e-mailed to you. You will need to pay the selling dealer the winning amount plus the buyer fee noted on the notice.   As a auction marketplace, Auction Simplified cannot accept […]

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