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We all love our cars, but sometimes we have to come to terms with the fact that it’s time to let them go. Selling an old car that you have become attached to can be heartbreaking, but deep down inside you know it’s finally time to sell your junk car. Well, The Clunker Junker is here to help sooth some of that heartache with cash for cars in Council Bluffs, IA. We buy junk cars and pick up free of charge all while making the process as easy as pie!
Your old clunker may be collecting more than just dust. By now it’s probably starting to rust and may not even be able to start and drive anymore. At this point it’s just an eye soar and is taking up precious space in your driveway or garage. Your neighbors start giving you dirty looks because they’re sick of looking at your junk car rotting away in your otherwise nice neighborhood. It’s time to sell your junk car in Council Bluffs, IA and The Clunker Junker wants to help!
If you have a junk car, the first thing that probably comes to mind when you need to get rid of it is to call up a local Council Bluffs junkyard. This makes sense, but here’s the dirty truth: A lot of those junk yards are run by pretty sleazy characters. They’re trying to make a quick buck at your expense and have some tricks up their sleeves. First, they’ll offer you cash for your junk car over the phone and when the driver shows up, they’ll try and pay you less than you agreed to. This is called a “bait and switch” and is extremely common. The other downside is that salvage yards can really only pay what the vehicle is worth in parts and raw materials. In some cases, The Clunker Junker can beat those prices by up to 10 times because rather than crush and recycle your junk car, sometimes we can re-sell them at auction for much higher prices.
You might also search for a junk car buyer in Council Bluffs, IA on classifieds websites. This comes with a whole new set of problems. We’ve all tried to sell something online, and we all know how unreliable private buyers can be. Someone will show interest in your junk car and will all of a sudden stop responding to you for no good reason. Maybe you get so far as to schedule an appointment with someone to buy your junk car, and they never show up. When we pay cash for junk cars in Council Bluffs, IA you can be sure our local junk car buyers will show up on time and maintain communication with you throughout the process.
So how does all this work? We’re glad you asked! We pride ourselves in providing a really simple service. In general, it can be broken down into three parts:
Enter your junk car details. To kick off the process we will need to let us know what kind of junk car you want to sell and where in Council Bluffs it’s located. We’ll also need to know what condition it’s in and whether you have the title for the vehicle. If you are trying to sell your junk car with no title, let us know. While we can’t guarantee we can buy every junk car with no title, we often can.
Receive your instant offer. In most cases you’ll receive an instant offer for your junk car right on our website. Others will “call you back” if you’re lucky. We’ve invested in creating a software system that can instantly evaluate the value of your junk car based on the information you provide and various market forces like the price of scrap metal, parts inventory, and recent auto auction sales.
Get paid cash on the spot. If you accept our offer we’ll send one of our awesome Council Bluffs, IA junk car buyers your way. They’ll quickly inspect the vehicle to make sure your description was accurate and exchange cash for your junk car right at the time of pickup. Of course, they will also tow your junk car away free of charge. There are never any hidden fees when you sell your junk car to The Clunker Junker
There are plenty of things you can do with your money when you sell your junk car for cash in Council Bluffs, IA, but before you can enjoy your new found stack of cash you’ll have to start the process of getting an instant quote. We buy junk cars in Council Bluffs and we work fast and provide unparalleled customer service. You won’t find another junk car buyer in Council Bluffs, Iowa with more integrity or better customer service than The Clunker Junker. So what are you waiting for? It’s time to get cash for cars in Council Bluffs!
If you prefer to get a quote over the phone, you can reach us at (888) 383-4181 during our normal business hours.
The current average value for vehicles near Council Bluffs, Iowa is around $318 with haul away at no cost. If you have a big pickup like a Toyota Tundra or SUV such as a Ford Excursion, the average value is a bit more at $397, but could be $270 for smaller and mid-size vehicles like a Chevy Impala. Obviously, your vehicle's exact value depends on various factors:
Unfortunately we cannot usually buy vehicles with no title in Council Bluffs, IA. Sorry about this! Iowa has very strict laws around vehicle ownership and we are at the mercy of following those regulations. You would need to obtain a replacemnt or duplicate title from your local DMV (see below). Once you have your title in hand we'll be happy to buy your junk car!
If needed, the legal owner of the car should be able to easily obtain a replacement title through your local Council Bluffs, IA DMV as seen below. Most states require a small fee for replacement and turnaround time can be anywhere from instantly to a couple of weeks:
We can pick up the majority of vehicles in Council Bluffs within 1 to 3 business days. However, your local carrier or buyer manages all their own pick up schedules, so we can never guarantee a specific pickup window on the carrier's behalf. Same day pickups are sometimes possible, but never guaranteed.
Whether you are paid by cash or business check depends on the policy of the buyer near you who makes an offer on your vehicle. While some of our buyers do pay cash for cars, some have started using checks for the safety of tow drivers and better record keeping. When you are paid by check, remember that The Clunker Junker fully guarantees every payment and will pay you in full if there is any issue with the local buyer!
"The van is in good condition, except for some power steering issues. It has a new alternator and windshield put in last year. All parts are working and can be sold for profit. We are busy professionals who travel a lot and don't have time to deal with repairs. Looking for a fair offer."
"I hit a deer with it. The front panels, driver side lights, and grill are broken. The radiator is busted and it got pushed back into the fans and belts. "
"Got a newer LS400 is the reason for junking it. The engine runs great. Power steering has a leak. Has damage on rear panel from accident. Has sunroof, radio, and heat that work. Some wiring affected by blowout but it's fixable. Has cool-looking tinted windows. Exterior needs painting."
"I am junking the car because it is not worth it to fix when I can just take the bus. The exhaust pipe is rusted through, there is a flat tire, and there are engine problems that make it hard to start the car and have it stay started. There are also problems with the electric window and the radio display. A panel on the door is detached but it only contained the make and model of the car and is purely cosmetic."
"The car is "somewhat" drivable. The reason I am junking it is because the transmission needs to be rebuilt (just don't feel like investing that cash). You can manually shift it but then it consistently pops out of gear and the only way to reset it is to turn the car off and on. There are some small dents and scratches on the front right side and the right side mirror is "glued" on. Other than that, the entire car is solid, physically. It also has 22-inch rims and tires that still have a good amount of life on them."
"The truck starts but doesn't drive at the moment. The current offers I've received already are $800, $1,002, and $750 without radio."
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