Picture this: You have a junk car you’re ready to sell because it’s wrecked or no longer runs. “How hard could it be to find someone to pay cash for cars in Portsmouth, VA?”, you think to yourself. You spend a few hours getting photos, writing up an amazingly detailed ad outlining everything that’s wrong with your car, and spend $25 or $50 to list it for sale on Autotrader and Craigslist. And then you wait. And wait..and wait some more. Nothing. After a week, you finally receive an email from a prospective junk car buyer in Portsmouth, VA who seems interested and wants to come take it for a test drive. The only problem is, your car doesn’t start, which you already made clear in your ad; but of course no one read it thoroughly. Another couple of weeks go by, maybe someone finally says they’ll come out to take it and never shows up and you never hear from them again. This is a common experience for anyone trying to sell a junk car in Portsmouth, VA, but we are here to help by paying cash for junk cars!
The Clunker Junker buys junk cars in Portsmouth, VA and we pay top dollar and pick them up completely free. In many cases we can get all of this done in 48 hours or less. Does this sound too good to be true? Well, let us prove to you just how easy and quick we make the process of selling your junk car in Portsmouth, VA. Not only that but we provide industry leading customer service and always go way above and beyond anything our competitors are able to do.
So how does all of this work? Here’s how to get cash for your junk car:
Describe your junk car. To make you an accurate offer, we’ll obviously need to know what kind of junk car you are selling and what condition it’s in. We’ve made our online questionnaire very simple with basic yes or no questions. Remember, we’re buying junk cars so we expect vehicles that do not run, have body damage and rust, or are otherwise not in great shape.
Check out your offer. You probably think someone has to review your submitted information and will give you a call back hours later, right? That’s what most of our competetors are doing after all. But you’ll be happy to learn that with The Clunker Junker we can give you an instant offer in seconds in most cases. No waiting or wondering.
Get paid cash for cars. This is everyone’s favorite part for obvious reasons. If you accept our offer, one of our local Portsmouth, VA junk car buyers will reach out to you to come pick up your car. They’ll pay you cash or check right on the spot and then load the car up on their tow truck. As long as you accurately describe your vehicle to us, you never have to worry about the price changing from what you agreed to on the website.
That’s pretty much all there is to it! We weren’t kidding when we said we make it easy to get cash for junk cars in Portsmouth, VA
If you have accepted our offer on your junk car you’ll need to gather and take care of a few things prior to and after the sale:
Make sure you have all your documentation ready. While we buy junk cars with no title in Portsmouth, you’ll often get a higher offer if you have a title in your name ready to go. Please note that we never guarantee being able to buy a car without a title, but we can work with you within the laws set forth by the state of Virginia.
Clear out all your junk from the inside of your junk car! You don’t want to leave clothes, electronics, or other personal belongings in your car when it gets towed away, right?
At the time of pickup you’ll want to have your keys, title (if required), and of course your vehicle ready to go.
After the sale you’ll be responsible for letting the DMV know you sold your car and to cancel your registration and insurance.
When we pay you cash for cars, we’ll also offer free junk car removal in Portsmouth, VA with every offer. If you’ve ever tried to sell a junk car to a Portsmouth junk car buyer or junk yard you might have realized that you have no way to get your vehicle to their facility. Many will make you either handle towing yourself or will deduct a fee to cover the cost of towing. Any offer you receive for your car from The Clunker Junker is always the exact amount you’ll be paid. We don’t have any hidden charges or fees to cover towing, title, taxes, or anything else. What you see is what you get.
We hope we’ve convinced you to at least get an instant cash offer from us. We are buying junk cars in Portsmouth, VA and we hope yours is next! Our team of junk car buying experts is ready to assist you with any questions or concerns you might have and our website has a number of resources explaining how everything works and answers a number of common questions people have about the cash for junk cars process. To get started simply fill out the form at the top of this page!
If you prefer to get a quote over the phone, you can reach us at (888) 383-4181 during our normal business hours.
Today's average value for vehicles in Portsmouth, Virginia is around $284 with free pickup. If you have a big pickup like a Dodge Ram or SUV such as a Lincoln Navigator, the average value is at $355, but may only be $241 for small and mid-size vehicles like a Hyundai Elantra. Obviously, your vehicle's real value depends on a lot of factors:
Unfortunately we cannot usually buy vehicles with no title in Portsmouth, VA. Sorry about this! Virginia 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 Portsmouth, VA 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 often pick up the majority of vehicles in Portsmouth within 1 to 3 business days. Note, however, that your local buyer or carrier takes care of all their own pick up schedules, so we can't ever guarantee a specific time or day for pickup on the carrier'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, some have moved to check for better record keeping and the safety of tow drivers. If you are paid by business check, remember that The Clunker Junker fully backs up all payments and will pay you the full amount if there are any issues with the local buyer!
"The car was involved in an car accident, so it has front-end body damage done to it. It still starts and will run, but the hood is scrunched up, so it can't legally be driven. It has aftermarket tires and rims on it. "
"The vehicle is a white Dodge Caravan. The battery just needs to be jumped. It has a new radiator in it. The vehicle is still driveable. The white original paint is peeling off, and the interior roof cover is peeling off which is just from normal wear and tear. The rear lift gate door needs shocks. All other components are working properly."
"The passenger-side mirror is missing, the front bumper is loose, it was owned by a smoker, there are a few burn holes in the interior, the driver-side seat does not adjust from its current position, and the transmission slips. Currently, it's driveable and starts right up, but the registration is expired."
"The radio, rearview mirror, and driver door panel are missing. I'm trying to get some money off of it because it keeps breaking down on me and I have to get to work and school. Plus I need money to make a down payment."
"All mirrors are attached but the casing around them is cracked. The tires are all one month old with only 2500 miles on them. The transmission is starting to slip and it needs new brakes as they are weak. Also, the vacuum actuator is bad so 4wd does not engage well at all."
"I was hit by a school bus in this vehicle, so the passenger side doesn't open completely and is heavily dented. Drives well especially considering age and what she's been through. "
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