Even if you are not going to restore the car after an accident, be sure to perform a damage assessment. Find out what hurt and how much it will cost to restore.
To assess the damage will help you in most one HUNDRED. However, we must note that the price level is different for everyone. Repairs at authorized dealer brand will cost much more than a garage workshop. Try to find out the average prices for repairs in your case.
If you don't have time to travel to the workshops, you can contact independent experts. As a rule, they are ready to go to the place of storage of the vehicle and objectively assess the cost of repair. Furthermore you will save money on the tow truck.
What to assess the damage, if you do not do repairs? This will help you when bargaining. When the buyer will bring down the price of the car is damaged, you will be able to justify the discount references from the expert.
Ways of selling
Some decide to sell the car, not repairing. The main disadvantage of this method is the loss of money. The demand for such machines is low. The market is saturated with cars in good condition, so the buyer of the bat machine is counting on a significant discount. Here you will need a certificate of cost of repairs.
Another way to repair a broken car before the sale. However, it is justified only in case if the car has suffered not too much. If damage is significant, repairs may not be recouped.
If you are unable to sell their own emergency vehicle, you can turn to professionals. There are companies involved in the purchase of broken machines. This method is simple and easy. But you need to be prepared for the fact that redemption will occur at a low price, as the company plans to cash in on your car.
What if the car cannot be repaired? In this case, you can sell it for parts. It is better as a whole. The fact that some spare parts demand is very low. Sold performance parts, you may find that the rest is simply useless.
If you do not want to become a seller of auto parts, it is possible to apply the so-called automotive critiques. This is a company dealing with car parts for subsequent trade.
It happens that the car is old, its recovery is impractical, and spare parts from him useless. In this case, you can sell a car as scrap metal.