Wrecked Car Damaged Vehicle Blog

Owe Money on a Wrecked Car?

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, June 18, 2013

You just wrecked your car and it's worth nothing to you – why? Because it won't take you anywhere…you can't get from point A to Point B…you can't even get to work! How are you going to make payments, never mind get the car fixed?

What are you going to do?

First, you can call DamageMAX. DamageMAX will give you an instant value on your wrecked car. Every DamageMAX quote is a guaranteed offer to purchase and is good for 7 days. Plus, if DamageMAX buys your vehicle, we tow it away for absolutely free. There are no hidden fees or charges and no surprises – ever! If that sounds good, it gets even better! DamageMAX will even pay off your loan to get your title.

If you need a value on a wrecked vehicle, there is no KBB, Bluebook, or any source that will give you an instant figure that you can take to a dealer for a trade-in or take to the bank for a deposit. DamageMAX is the KBB of damaged cars and damaged trucks!

DamageMAX buys wrecked, broken and inoperable vehicles all over the USA. If you wrecked your car or truck and you are in a bad spot financially, call DamageMAX and turn that wrecked vehicle into cash.

Contact one of our certified consultants at 888-629-2137 or visit www.damagemax.com day or night for helpful information on how to sell your wrecked car or truck.

Experience the DamageMAX Difference today!

Don’t Sell Your Damaged Vehicle to a Junk Yard

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, June 13, 2013

Your wrecked vehicle is worth hundreds, maybe thousands of dollars. The best way to find out is to call DamageMAX.com for a fast, free quote.

DamageMAX will buy your used, damaged, broken or problem vehicle for top dollar and we even pay for the towing. Don't give your vehicle to the local junk yard for pennies on the dollar when DamageMAX will pay you significantly more!

Call 888 629-2137 for a fast, free, no obligation price quote. If you like our price, the towing is free! How can you beat that?

Experience the DamageMAX Difference, visit www.damagemax.com

 

Engine or Transmission Bad?

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, June 13, 2013

DamageMAX pays top dollar for cars with bad engines and transmissions.

Lets face it folks, you can research all the guidebooks you want and justify to someone else why your car is worth repairing but if it seems like a bad idea to you, why would they buy it to fix it? They won't! Don't try to sell it yourself! Save yourself a lot of time and aggravation by calling DamageMAX. We pay top dollar for vehicles with damaged drivetrains and we come to you. That means CASH and FREE TOWING.

Also, trying to sell a damaged car online using an illustration with KBB as the starting point then deducting the cost of the repair to come up with your selling price expectation DOES NOT compute. If you want a real price quotation on a vehicle with a damaged engine or transmission, call the pros – DamageMAX. We guarantee our prices for up to 7 days and back up everything we quote.

It's time to set the record straight

  • KBB does not value damaged cars, we do!
  • KBB has never written a check for a car and never will
  • KBB does not have adjustments for blown engines or transmissions
  • KBB assumes your vehicle is in proper working order
  • KBB allows for conservative grades of condition

You can't fool a used car buyer into paying KBB for a used vehicle. Would you pay KBB for a used car on a dealership lot?

The answer is NO so why ask someone else to do what you wouldn't?

You time is valuable, spend it wisely and leave the dirty work to the pros. Let us make your vehicle problems disappear and turn that useless car into cash. Call 888 629-2137 for a guaranteed price quote or visit www.damagemax.com today for more info.

Insurance Company Offers to "almost" Total Your Vehicle

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, June 12, 2013

How does this sound?

You have a 2002 Honda CRV AWD in great shape with 102,000 miles on it and you have a front end collision. The damage looks pretty severe but the airbags did not go off. Your vehicle is towed from the scene, you get a ride home and you call your insurance company. They give you your claim number and tell you they will estimate the damage on the vehicle and call you back in a couple of days. They finally complete the estimate and call you back to advise you that the vehicle will be a "total loss" but they give you two prices?

Two prices? Why two prices you ask the adjuster? If its a total loss, you should pay me fair market value for my car (aka RETAIL VALUE which insurance companies refer to as Actual Cash Value – ACV, because they don't want to pay you retail). Why would they give you a second number?

  1. The first number is what they will pay you to settle your total loss claim if THEY keep your wreck.
  2. The second number is what they will pay you for it, if YOU keep your wreck.

Why would you ever keep your wrecked vehicle? If you're not an auto body mechanic or closely related to one, the repairs are very expensive!

The first reason they give you two numbers is to focus your attention on the opportunity of keeping your wreck instead of the settlement offer, which is usually below retail value. Don't get confused here, they decisioned your vehicle for a total loss settlement. Tackle that first and make certain that you are getting the most that you can for the vehicle. Our advice is never to accept less than NADA book value which can be researched free of charge at http://www.nadaguides.com/. Fight for all you can, do not accept the first offer! Once you are satisfied with a settlement value, if you want to consider keeping your wrecked vehicle, then do so.

The second reason they do this is to make the car go away – literally! If you keep your wrecked vehicle, that is a great outcome for the insurance carrier because they can close out the claim faster, save auction processing fees to dispose of your vehicle, save on rental vehicle expenses and send you down the road. None of the savings are passed on to you by the way.

It perplexes me why an insurance company would want to intentionally steer a consumer into buying (in their words "retaining") a wrecked vehicle. Insurance companies are risk averse by nature and it makes no sense to "sell" the vehicle that they literally just bought from you because it was damaged beyond repair??? Seems somewhat hypocritical…especially when they will brand your title as "salvage". Friends, a salvage title means the vehicle is worth half (50%) of what it would be worth if it had a clean title. That is a best case scenario. Usually it's closer to 40%. And don't forget that your repaired "wreck" will have accident history and that pesky little fox (CarFax) will make sure that nobody will ever buy this thing from you.

In summary, buying a wrecked vehicle is a BAD IDEA. Buying your wrecked vehicle from the insurance company is a WORSE IDEA.

DamageMAX buys any damaged car, anywhere for top dollar. Even if we can't buy your vehicle, we will shoot you straight and tell you what the fair market value is on the spot. Besides, would you rather have cash or the damaged car? Seems like an easy decision for us…

Call 888 629 2137 or visit damagemax.com for more information on total losses.

We Total any Car

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, June 11, 2013

You just had an accident and got more bad news…your insurance company decided to repair your vehicle instead of total it. Instead of getting a check, now you have to write one for the $1500 deductible, plus you are going to be without a vehicle for two weeks with no rental car reimbursement – more out of pocket expenses!!! If you only had another alternative…

STOP – DO NOT FIX YOUR DAMAGED VEHICLE!

DamageMAX will total your car immediately. There are no charges or hidden fees. Here is how it works:

  1. Send us a copy of your collision repair estimate
  2. Send us pictures of your vehicle along with a brief description
  3. DamageMAX will make an offer to purchase your wrecked vehicle "as-is"
  4. Sell your WRECK and keep the repair CHECK

That's right friends, you will get 2 checks instead of just one and you will be out of that wrecked vehicle and on your way to buying a new vehicle within hours. It's easier than you think and a much better financial option than PAYING to fix your wrecked vehicle.

You just wrecked your car, don't wreck your bank account – get money for your damaged vehicle and keep the insurance repair check.

Experience the DamageMAX Difference today at (888) 629-2137 or visit www.damagemax.com.

Don't Get Ripped Off by a Storage Yard

Joseph Coupal - Friday, June 07, 2013

Your wrecked car just got towed from the accident scene and its at a storage yard.

If you don't have full insurance coverage like most people, you are going to get charged several hundred dollars and the bill will include a tow fee, an administrative fee and storage will be charged by the day. The average tow & storage bill is close to $500.

Don't be a victim of the storage industry. Your car is worth something, even if it is burned to a crisp, its worth a few hundred dollars just for the steel. If you act quickly, you can get cash for your wrecked or damaged vehicle by selling it to DamageMAX.

Call 888 629-2137 immediately and we will make you a cash offer for your vehicle. If we buy it, we can get the vehicle released from the storage yard fast and stop storage charges from building. This puts more in YOUR pocket, instead of the storage yard.

Please visit www.damagemax.com for more information. Call us if you need us!

What Should You Do if You Wreck Your Vehicle without Insurance coverage?

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, June 06, 2013

Whether you choose to sell or repair your vehicle, the key is to make a fast, deliberate decision about what to do with the vehicle and keep the storage charges to a bare minimum.

The storage yard is the enemy of the consumer with a damaged vehicle. It is their job to get as much of your money as they can and prevent you from getting your car back. Storage yards are predatory by nature but DamageMAX is their only natural enemy! Folks, the storage industry does not like DamageMAX and they do not want you to sell us your vehicle because it is bad for their business. The average storage and tow bill paid by INSURANCE COMPANIES is almost $500. Insurance companies have literally thousands of employees and vendors working to make sure your vehicle gets off the clock at the storage yard. If you don't have insurance coverage, nobody is on your side. The insurance company can't help you and once the storage yard finds out that you have no coverage, you are going to get sacked – big time! We see it every single day, hundreds of times a day!

What can you do?

First, if you wreck your vehicle, DO NOT tell the storage yard anything! It is not their business if you have coverage. Take charge and be decisive.

Second, call DamageMAX immediately for a fast, free price quote. We will buy any damaged vehicle, anywhere and we will take your car out of storage and tow it for free. We even pay the storage charges when we buy your car!

Third, don't procrastinate ! Your car is wrecked and you need to make a decision TODAY – fix it or sell it! DamageMAX can help make that decision quick and easy by consulting with you – absolutely free! We will tell you what your wrecked car is worth, what the fair market value of the vehicle is after repairs and help estimate the cost of repairs so you can decide within minutes the best course of action for you!

DamageMAX is on your side. Call 888 629-2137 for a fast, free no obligation price quote or visit www.damagemax.com for more information.

Please call us for any reason if you have had a wreck and are not sure what to do. Our damaged vehicle consultants are standing by ready to assist at no cost.

Experience the DamageMAX Difference

Is Your Vehicle Hard to Sell?

Joseph Coupal - Monday, June 03, 2013

DamageMAX specializes in damaged, broken and problem vehicles but we also buy just about anything. If your vehicle is a work or utility vehicle, a custom truck or van that has been modified, or its just old and has very high mileage…DamageMAX can convert your vehicle to cash very quickly.

DamageMAX is the leading buyer of damaged & problem vehicles in the USA and we also buy vehicles that nobody else wants!

Because we are damaged vehicle specialists, we have a huge audience of buyers that look for damaged vehicles, work vehicles, rebuildable vehicles and anything that can be used for parts or export to foreign countries that are in need of vehicle parts and equipment.

Old Box Trucks, work trucks, vans, trailers and construction equipment are in demand, regardless of condition.

Please call 888-629-2137 for a instant price quote or visit www.damagemax.com

Thanks for thinking DamageMAX!




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