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Have you been searching high and low for a way to get rid of your old junk car? Some people hang onto an older car because they believe that it will one day be a classic car worth a pretty penny. Others drive a car into the ground so that they can avoid taking out a loan on a new car. In most cases, there comes a point when a vehicle can no longer reasonably be sold as a “used” car and it becomes a junk car. You may have already tried to get a trade-in offer from a local car dealership, and you may have already spent weeks waiting for a response to your online classified ad. The reality is that this vehicle has no value or use to you any longer, and it likewise seemingly has no value to other people. The one exception to this is The Clunker Junker. We pay cash for cars in Waterloo, IA.
The Clunker Junker is a reputable Waterloo, IA junk car buyer. You may think that we are just another junk car removal company that will charge a fee to tow your vehicle away, that is only interested in buying select models, or that is going to do a little bait and switch. Definitely not. We buy junk cars in almost any condition and we do have a price guarantee. You may have an old car that is ten years old and that makes a funny sound and strange vibrations when it runs. Perhaps your car is several decades old and has not turned on in years. Regardless of its condition, we are ready to give you cash for junk cars in Waterloo, IA without hassle or delay. We make it easy to sell your junk car for cash, and we are eager to give you a quote today.
At first getting cash for your junk car seems like a daunting process. It may even initially seem like it would be easier to just pay someone to haul your old clunker away. Before you give up and let the car sit there for another year, spend a minute filling out our simple questionnaire. It only asks you to provide a few essential details about the your junk car. You probably already know the year, make, model and condition without having to move from your spot! Once this info is entered we’ll give you an instant cash offer!
After you accept our cash offer, one of our trustworthy Waterloo, IA junk car buyers will make an appointment to meet with you. In most instances, this meeting takes place within a day or two, but we do not guarantee any time frame for pickup. At the time of pick up, they’ll do a quick check of the vehicle to ensure that its characteristics match the details that you provided us. We know it’s going to be a junk car, but if parts are missing we do need to adjust for that. You can expect to have money in hand within a few minutes after our arrival. Once the junk car buyer collects the title (if required) and keys he’ll tow your car away for free. Free junk car removal in Waterloo, IA is just another one of the services we offer.
Sometimes we buy junk cars with no title in Waterloo, IA. Just be upfront about it. We have many buyers who are able to take care of the necessary paperwork to get a new title. They do usually require a registration and driver’s license to prove ownership, so we need to know this before making an offer.
As you can see, getting cash for junk cars in Waterloo, IA is easy to do with TheClunkerJunker.com. We want that ease to continue on through the pick up so be sure to have your keys and the junk car’s title or registration ready. If this stuff is ready ahead of time, the junk car removal will only take a few minutes.
Just after our Waterloo, IA junk car buyers drive off with your junk car, you should plan to spend a few additional minutes contacting the Iowa DMV to see what is needed to cancel your registration, turn in or transfer your plates, and to just let them know you no longer own the car. The next call you should make will likely be to your insurance agent to cancel any insurance you had on the junk car. Not so daunting anymore, is it? We just want to give you cash for your car in Waterloo, IA and simplify your life.
You always have the option of trying to sell your junk car through traditional ways: Craigslist, eBay. We say trying because we know just finding someone interested in a car that can be classified as junk is going to be difficult. You’ll have to filter through the serious buyers and scam artist, and then hope you got it right. Plus there’s the people who seem serious, but really just want to waste your time by scheduling a time/day to see the junk car, then not showing. Why go through all of this when our cash for junk cars in Waterloo, IA service is way more efficient and your time is money.
Your old car may not have any substantial value to you, but to an established Waterloo, IA junk car buyer there is value. More than that, we are willing to make an instant cash offer and remove your junk car as soon as it’s convenient for you. And we do not charge for that junk car removal. If you are ready to get that vehicle off of your property and pad your bank account, get your instant cash offer today!
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 in Waterloo, Iowa is $278 with haul away at no cost. If you have a big pickup like a Chevy Silverado or SUV such as a Honda Pilot, the average value is a bit more at $347, but could be $236 for small and mid-size vehicles like a Dodge Neon. Obviously, your vehicle's exact value depends on a lot of factors:
Unfortunately we cannot usually buy vehicles with no title in Waterloo, 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 Waterloo, 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 Waterloo within 1 to 3 business days. Note, however, that your local buyer or carrier manages all their own pick up schedules, so we can never fully guarantee a specific pickup window on the buyer's behalf. Same day pickups are sometimes possible, but never guaranteed.
Whether you are paid by business check or cash depends on the policies of the buyer near you who places an offer on your vehicle. While many of our buyers do pay cash for cars, many have moved to check for the safety of truck drivers and better record keeping. If you are paid by check, keep in mind that The Clunker Junker fully backs up all payments and will pay you in full if there is any issue with the local buyer!
"I'm in the Marine Corps, fresh from a combat deployment. This was my car prior to the deployment and, now that I'm back, the car acted funny. I believe it's time for something newer."
"It is probably drivable. It has been sitting in my driveway for several months now. Last time I started it, it ran rough and blew some smoke, so I didn't try to drive it. The odometer broke at 114,000 miles last year and I probably put a couple more thousand on it. It has a slight dent in the front right bumper and has some rust on the rear wheel wells."
"The car tries to turn over but won't. Just replaced the radiator and it has new tires. The alternator or the motor is locked up. Have purchased a new car and just want to junk this one. Has radio and all inside parts of the car are intact. "
"The car is not completely gone but it is admittedly in poor condition. The rear windows fall down, the engine leaks, the (replaced) transmission is iffy, the driver's door won't open from the inside, the hood is dented and loose, one of the doors is scratched and dented, the windshield is cracked, the rear view mirror is gone, there's some flood damage inside, and it is very dirty on the inside and out. It may actually still drive if the battery and/or alternator is replaced but I just got sick of putting cash into it. I'm not expecting much at all. I just want to junk it!"
"The paint on the hood, top of the car, top of the trunk, and driver side has oxidation blotches due to a custom wax job seven years ago where an electric buffer was used. The right side of the car was painted in 2009 when I scraped the side trying to park in a garage. The front wheel well chrome trim on the passenger side was bent in the car wash in 2012."
"Vehicle was broken into. They busted the driver window and stole the battery and radio. During the process of stealing the radio, the middle air vents were removed. Still have them. Car ran fine until the battery was taken. Had already bought a new car, so I have no use to fix it."
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