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Why DamageMAX can't be beat on Damaged Car Prices

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, January 29, 2014

DamageMAX is owned by an independent group of automotive professionals that buy damaged vehicles throughout the Continental United States. We buy Damaged Cars and resell them to interested buyers via a live competitive bidding environment which yields the highest possible return. Because we can sell the vehicle in multiple sales channels in every state, and we have facilities that enhance the vehicle cosmetically and mechanically if needed, we can pay more for your damaged vehicle.

For the best price on your damaged car, call DamageMAX because we pay the MAX!

Call (888) 629-2137 for an instant cash offer on your damaged car or truck or visit www.damagemax.com

DamageMAX will be any competitors offer on a damaged car or truck – anywhere in the USA.

Call DamageMAX.com for the best price on a damaged vehicle today!

Why Body Shops Want to Take Your Damaged Vehicle Apart?

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, January 14, 2014

More commonly referred to as a "tear down" for its' similarity to ripping off the bad parts until you get to the good ones. Most collision repair shops do it to determine if there is hidden damage that they should include in the repair estimate that they agreed to perform at NO CHARGE. It only becomes a problem if the shop tears apart your vehicle and you elect to SELL YOUR DAMAGED VEHICLE instead of repairing it! That is because the collision shop will now ask to be reimbursed for the tear down charges, plus the tow, plus daily storage fees and you are effectively prevented from selling your damaged car because they have you over a barrel financially.

You might even have to forfeit your wrecked vehicle just to get out of having to write another check.

If you have had an accident and you are undecided on what to do, remember that you have the right to sell your car "as-is". The body shop will not give you a competitive price to buy your car because they don't have to and you can't remove the vehicle without paying them. Your car is now in pieces and you are stuck with what they give you, right? WRONG! DamageMAX.com will tell you straight up what your damaged vehicle is worth in it's wrecked form, where it sits. At DamageMAX.com we value hundreds of damaged vehicles per day ABSOLUTELY FREE and PAY MORE than other damaged vehicle buyers because our network of buyer is the biggest and best.

If you need a fast value for a wrecked car or truck, call DamageMAX.com at (888) 629-2137

DamageMAX.com can help you get the most out of your damaged vehicle and help you make an educated decision by investing those "would be"repair dollars in something new to drive.

Don't let the shop tear down your damaged vehicle until you call DamageMAX.com for a fast price quote. If we buy your damaged car or truck we will even pay the towing and storage charges.

NOTE: a damaged vehicle that is "torn down" is worth 10% less than if the parts were left on it. If you are told it will be worth more, you are being misled.

Call (888) 629-2137 for an immediate cash offer on your damaged vehicle.

Insurance Company Offers to "almost" Total Your Vehicle

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, June 12, 2013

How does this sound?

You have a 2002 Honda CRV AWD in great shape with 102,000 miles on it and you have a front end collision. The damage looks pretty severe but the airbags did not go off. Your vehicle is towed from the scene, you get a ride home and you call your insurance company. They give you your claim number and tell you they will estimate the damage on the vehicle and call you back in a couple of days. They finally complete the estimate and call you back to advise you that the vehicle will be a "total loss" but they give you two prices?

Two prices? Why two prices you ask the adjuster? If its a total loss, you should pay me fair market value for my car (aka RETAIL VALUE which insurance companies refer to as Actual Cash Value – ACV, because they don't want to pay you retail). Why would they give you a second number?

  1. The first number is what they will pay you to settle your total loss claim if THEY keep your wreck.
  2. The second number is what they will pay you for it, if YOU keep your wreck.

Why would you ever keep your wrecked vehicle? If you're not an auto body mechanic or closely related to one, the repairs are very expensive!

The first reason they give you two numbers is to focus your attention on the opportunity of keeping your wreck instead of the settlement offer, which is usually below retail value. Don't get confused here, they decisioned your vehicle for a total loss settlement. Tackle that first and make certain that you are getting the most that you can for the vehicle. Our advice is never to accept less than NADA book value which can be researched free of charge at http://www.nadaguides.com/. Fight for all you can, do not accept the first offer! Once you are satisfied with a settlement value, if you want to consider keeping your wrecked vehicle, then do so.

The second reason they do this is to make the car go away – literally! If you keep your wrecked vehicle, that is a great outcome for the insurance carrier because they can close out the claim faster, save auction processing fees to dispose of your vehicle, save on rental vehicle expenses and send you down the road. None of the savings are passed on to you by the way.

It perplexes me why an insurance company would want to intentionally steer a consumer into buying (in their words "retaining") a wrecked vehicle. Insurance companies are risk averse by nature and it makes no sense to "sell" the vehicle that they literally just bought from you because it was damaged beyond repair??? Seems somewhat hypocritical…especially when they will brand your title as "salvage". Friends, a salvage title means the vehicle is worth half (50%) of what it would be worth if it had a clean title. That is a best case scenario. Usually it's closer to 40%. And don't forget that your repaired "wreck" will have accident history and that pesky little fox (CarFax) will make sure that nobody will ever buy this thing from you.

In summary, buying a wrecked vehicle is a BAD IDEA. Buying your wrecked vehicle from the insurance company is a WORSE IDEA.

DamageMAX buys any damaged car, anywhere for top dollar. Even if we can't buy your vehicle, we will shoot you straight and tell you what the fair market value is on the spot. Besides, would you rather have cash or the damaged car? Seems like an easy decision for us…

Call 888 629 2137 or visit damagemax.com for more information on total losses.

NEVER Sell Your Wrecked Vehicle to the Body Shop

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Rule #1 - if you drove it in for an estimate, don't leave it there – ever! Possession is everything and you have only one option when they have your vehicle – to sell it to them, right? Wrong! DamageMAX is your "equalizer" and can quote your damaged car anytime, anywhere. Whether its at the body shop, a storage yard, a tow or impound facility or even your neighborhood car dealership lot DamageMAX
will give you a fast quote and pick up your car for free.

Rule #2 - If your vehicle was towed from the scene of the accident and is not drivable BEWARE! Storage charges will build very quickly and the tow operator will throw all kinds of hidden charges in the bill to encourage you to give them the title to your vehicle. DO NOT GIVE YOUR TITLE TO ANYONE without calling DamageMAX first! We will make sure that you get the most $$$ for your damaged vehicle and put more cash in your pocket. We will even pay your tow and storage fees.

IF you ever get any pressure to hand over your title because it's "too far gone" or the "damage is severe" the light bulb should immediately go off and you should take control by calling DamageMAX for an immediate price quote.

Let's face it folks, Body Shops know how to fix a car and they know what they are worth. They have the edge and if they have your car, they have "all the cards". DamageMAX is your Ace in the Hole, don't hold it – use it, now!

Call 888-629-2137 or visit www.damagemax.com for a fast, free quote.

Don't be a victim for a storage yard or a body shop.

DamageMAX says "We Buy Any Car" – and We Mean It!

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, April 24, 2013

There are many name brand websites claiming to be "the place" for trade-ins and purchases. But if you car is less than perfect, many of these websites will disqualify your car from their program. They tell you to bring your vehicle in for inspection at a shop across town. Kind of hard to do if the car won't run and drive, right?

DamageMAX will buy your car and you don't even have to leave your home! We are the Damaged Vehicle Experts. DamageMAX specializes in problem vehicles and if your vehicle fits any of these descriptions, we want it! In fact, we will even pay you top dollar for it and beat any bona fide written offer.

DamageMAX wants:

  • High mileage vehicles
  • Modified / Altered / rebuilt vehicles
  • Inoperable vehicles
  • Collision damaged (repaired & unrepaired) vehicles
  • Branded title vehicles
  • Vehicles with BAD History Reports: – Carfax/AutoCheck
  • Significant Exterior Vehicle Defects: – Collision, Hail, Flood, Previous Repair
  • Significant Mechanical Defects: – Drive Train, Electronics
  • Frame / structural damage (radiator support, frame rails, shock tower damage)
  • Hail / Flood / Fire / Smoke Damaged
  • DamageMAX will turn your problem vehicle into cash for you FAST.

Don't be taken, call DamageMAX for a fast, free, no obligation quote. It only takes a few minutes of your time to get MAX value for your Damaged Car.

Please call 888-629-2137 or visit http://damagemax.com/contact-us.htm.


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