The Most Cash For Cars in Virginia

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Looking for the best cash for cars in Virginia? Look no further than The Clunker Junker!

Virginia is home to a lot of first, such as: the first english settlement in Jamestown, first state to grow peanuts, and home of the first Thanksgiving. When it comes to getting cash for cars in Virginia, The Clunker Junker wants to be your first choice! When you sell your car to us in Virginia, we’ll do all the hard work of determining the value of your car, towing the car away for free, and hand delivering your payment.

With almost half the United States population living within a 500 mile radius of Richmond, it’s safe to say Virginia is a heavily populated area! With those high numbers of people comes high numbers of scammers, or in this case, unsavory yards. Don’t fall victim to them. Use our simple and efficient process to get an instant offer. Then get your car picked up, usually in a day or two, by one of our trusted Virginia car buyers. Payment is made to you on the spot and towing is always free.

Another downside to being such a densely populated area is the excessive cost of living. That’s another thing The Clunker Junker can help you with. Sell us your car and we’ll give you extra cash to pay some of those bills. What else are you going to do with your broken down heap of ? Drive it into the Chesapeake bay?

How to get the most cash for junk cars in Virginia

Whether you’re taking selfies and trying to convince your internet friends you live near stonehenge instead of foamhenge or you spend most of your days counting the number of F22 Raptors flying over Virginia Beach, it’s easy to get cash for junk cars in Virginia. With our quick and easy plan, we’ll buy your cars in Virginia faster than you can name all eight of the US presidents born in the state.

We buy more cars in Virginia than anyone

When you’re looking to bring your cars down out of the mountains or the Shenandoah Valley to sell it, we’re the people to turn to. We’ll give you the money that you deserve for your clunker with no second questions asked. Reach out to us today and sell your junker!

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Virginia Cash For Cars By The Numbers

We buy cars. A lot of cars.

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Eric Mitz

Eric's Expert Take

Eric is our founder and CEO and has nearly 15 years of experience buying and selling used and junk cars in the state of Virginia. He is also a data nerd with a finger on the pulse of the cash for cars industry and salvage vehicle values.

Hey there, it’s Eric from The Clunker Junker! I’ve been crunching some numbers from our recent dealings in Virginia and here’s the rundown. Generally, we’re shelling out about $581 per vehicle in your region. If you have a compact car, you might expect a tad less at around $545 on average owing to their smaller size and value. Pickup trucks, on the other hand, fetch the most, around $674 on average. These robust workhorses tend to hold their value well due to their durability and versatility. Hovering around the higher end of the scale are SUVs and crossovers, commanding about $660 on average. Their popularity and substantial size account for their value.

In our latest buying spree at The Clunker Junker, we’ve acquired close to 13616 vehicles and parted with over 8 million dollars! A crowd favourite in Virginia turned out to be the Honda Accord. This midsized sedan’s comfort and reliability make it a popular choice among drivers. However, some common issues that many Honda Accord owners face include brake problems and transmission failure. Although Hondas are known for their longevity, sometimes the cost of repairs can outstrip the vehicle’s actual worth. In such cases, it’s a wise move to consider selling the car instead of fixing it.

As someone who’s spent more than a decade in the cash-for-cars industry, I’ve got my finger on the pulse of used car prices. According to our latest records, prices in Virginia are relatively stable right now, fluctuating by a mere -1.0% each month. This is a similar scene to what we observed a year ago. Given these steady prices, it seems likely this trend will continue in the foreseeable future. So, if you’re contemplating selling your car, now is excellent timing while the market remains stable. Rest assured, I’ll be keeping a close watch on the market movements and will keep you posted with any significant trends.

How to sign your Virginia car title

We have put together a simple guide and example for how to sign your Virginia title when you are selling your vehicle. If there are multiple owners listed on the title, they must all sign the title unless the names are separated with "OR".

  1. When you sign your Virginia title make sure you do so on the front where it says "Assignment of title by owner" (section A). Leave the back of the title completely blank or you could end up voiding it.
  2. First sign the front of the title where indicated by "Signature of Seller(s)" (see image).
    Always sign in pen on the seller line and never sign in the dealer section.
  3. Print (don't sign) your name on the front of the title where it reads "Printed Name of Seller(s)".
    Always include any and all middle names or initials that are used in the owner section.
Front of Virginia title
Front of Virginia Title
Back of Virginia title
Back of Virginia Title

How to get a duplicate Virginia title

The process for getting a duplicate or replacement Virginia title is fairly simple. If the vehicle was last titled in a state other than Virginia you must apply for a duplicate title in the previous state. The registered owner should do the following:

  1. Order a new title online through Virginia's myDMV
  2. If the title has a lien, complete the Application for Supplemental Lien and Transfer Liens or Replacement and Substitute Titles.
  3. Bring your duplicate title application to the local DMV, Mail your application and processing fee to the VA division of motor vehicles at:
    Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles
    P.O. Box 27412
    Richmond, Virginia, 23269
  4. Please note that there may be a waiting period before a duplicate title can be issued and the cost is $10.00.

How to get rid of an abandoned vehicle in Virginia

Getting rid of an abandoned vehicle in Virginia can be a difficult process. Unfortunately, you cannot just sell any junk car that ends up on your property if you do not own it. You'll need to follow the Virginia abandoned vehicle removal procedures. We have given a general overview of what that entails below.

You can read more about selling an abandoned vehicle in Virginia

  1. To have an abandoned vehicle removed from your private property, you must first use the 17-digit VIN number to locate the last registered owner and/or lienholder. You must begin the Abandoned Vehicle Process (AVP) at your local DMV with a $25.00 fee.
  2. The DMV will inform the last registered owner and/or lienholder via certified mail that they have (15) fifteen days to remove the vehicle.
  3. If the owners/lienholders of the abandoned vehicle fail to remove the vehicle in the allotted time frame, you may post a (21) twenty-one day long intent to auction the vehicle through the DMV website. After the posting period ends, you apply for the title the vehicle, sell it, or have it demolished.
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequent questions we get in Virginia

Can I sell you my car or truck in Virginia if I don’t have the title?

Sorry, we would love to, but in most cases we can’t. Not many of our VA buyers are currently buying vehicles without a title. As the legal owner you’ll need to obtain a valid title before you can sell the vehicle to us, or to anyone else. Let us know if you need help with that process!

What if my title doesn’t look like the one pictured?

Virginia often changes their title documents from year to year. If you have questions about your specific title, please contact your Virginia DMV.

Do I need to turn in my license plates?

Yes, unless you are transferring the plates to a new vehicle. You can return the plates to your local DMV office.

What should I do about my auto insurance?

You will need to notify your auto insurance company that you have sold the vehicle so they can either cancel your policy if the vehicle was sold, or transfer/renew the policy on your new vehicle.

Is there anything else I need to do?

You may need to notify your local DMV that you have sold the vehicle. You can contact them with any additional questions or concerns about the transfer of your title.

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