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How to sell your car at auction

7 Tips From Highly Successful Car Auction Sellers

Auction Simplified is an online marketplace that is easy to use. Here are some helpful tips to help you get the most out of the site. Always list cars with photos to increase buyer confidence, you should take photos of any notable issues like dents, rust, interior damage, scratches… Be upfront and organized about the cars condition. […]

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Condition Report, Essential for successful sales

“Accurate Condition Reports are key to wholesale profit.” If you want wholesalers and buyers to bid high on your vehicles you should put considerable amount of effort into describing the condition of the vehicle and if possible completing a full condition report. In the Auction Simplified platform we have a description field where you can write […]

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The settings page

Basic Setup There are basic settings required for each dealership to sell or buy vehicles using the Auction Simplified software. To find the settings page, log in to Auction simplified and click on the “Settings” link found in the upper right hand corner of the dashboard. In the settings section you can change your dealer […]

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How to load a car for auction part 2

In this video we go into greater detail on how to load a vehicle into Auction Simplified and list it for sale at your auction.

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How to Add Documents to Your Vehicle Listing

From time to time you may want to add other documents to your vehicle listing, such as a copy of the title or repair orders. With Auction Simplified you can choose to show the documents publicly or only for your dealership viewing. IMPORTANT: never list a document publicly that contains sensitive customer information. Here is […]

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How to enter a short VIN from an older vehicle

Sometimes you will have to list a car that is older so the VIN decoder will not be able to figure out what kind of vehicle it is. This video will show you how to get past that issue.

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How to Show Condition or Title Issues in Your Auction Listing

We firmly believe that the vehicle condition report can make or break your dealer auction. If you list the vehicle correctly for auction, it helps the bidder make a more informed decision and over time they will bid more for cars listed by dealers they can trust. They will also give higher ratings to dealers […]

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How to Load a Vehicle for Auction

Loading a vehicle for auction on the Auction Simplified platform is quite easy. Start on the selling tab, from there you can search by stock number, VIN number or simply scroll down the vehicles already loaded. I most cases we have a data pull of your inventory already from vAuto, GetAuto, Dealer Specialties, Red Bumper or […]

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How to Use The Auction Dashboard

In this video we will show you how to navigate the auction dashboard, how to use the auction map and the alerts.

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What is Dealer Wholesale Viewing Day?

This is the day or days a selling dealer opens up their wholesale lot for buyers to view and bid on their wholesale cars. They will have the cars and keys ready for you to inspect and drive if needed. Its very important that we are respectful of the the dealer and only visit on […]

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