Terms and Conditions

  1. This is an auction for the N.C. State Surplus property agency for DWI seized vehicles and/or NCDOR.
  2. All sales are final today and must be paid for in full by 2:00pm today and prior to removal from premises. Please cash out as soon as possible. Failure to pay could result in being turned over to a collection agency to cover cost of goods sold.
  3. Purchased vehicles may be left outside the fence today for you to pick up any time until Wednesday at your own risk or they may be left inside the locked area and picked up on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday the next week from 9am until 4pm excluding 12pm to 1pm. Cars not removed by Wednesday at 4pm will be towed by a private tow company.
  4. NC law prohibits any owner from purchasing their vehicle. nor can another individual purchase it for you because the vehicle can never be re-titled in the owner’s name.
  5. vehicles cannot be started or moved until the auction is over. we DO NOT guarantee keys.
  6. MEA, NCDOR, NCDOA, USMS or any other selling entity makes no guarantee as to the value, condition or authenticity of any item sold. It is up to the Buyer to use their own judgement on the value of the items they purchase. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.
  7. All titles will be in the successful bidder’s name ONLY. If you plan to purchase a car you must be registered. you cannot put title in someone else’s name. Photo ID is required to register.
  8. For safety reasons, No smoking. Profanity WILL NOT be tolerated.
  9. If you plan to make keys for the public, you must first sign-up at the auction truck.
  10. No children under the age of 15 are allowed in the sale lot or in the building.
  11. Acceptable forms of payment include cash, certified check, Visa, Master Card, Discover or American Express. If you wish to pay by means other than cash or certified check, a 4% handling fee will be charged.
  12. DMV holds are not guaranteed to be removed until Tuesday following the auction.
  13. If a dispute arises between two or more bidders, the auctioneer will decide the dispute or resell the item.
  14. All items are sold “AS IS, WHERE IS”, the auctioneer will decide the dispute or resell the item.
  15. The auctioneer is NOT liable for any injury, damage, or loss incurred in connection with the sale.
  16. Purchaser assumes responsibility for items when “SOLD” or upon delivery to Purchaser.
  17. Buyer will hold armless Martin Edwards & Associates from any and all claims, lawsuits, demands, causes of action, liability, loss, damage and/or injury, of any kind whatsoever.
  18. DESCRIPTIONS: These assets are auctioned off AS-IS, WHERE-IS, WITH ALL FAULTS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, AS TO AGE, YEAR OF MANUFACTURE, MAKE, MODEL, ODOMETER, CONDITION OR ANY OTHER SPECIFICATION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR MERCHANTABILITY. DESCRIPTIONS OF VEHICLES, WRITTEN, PUBLISHED, OR ORAL ARE FURNISHED AS A GUIDE ONLY. NO GUARANTEE AS TO THE ACCURACY OF THE DESCRIPTION IS MADE. The Auctioneer shall not be responsible for the correct description, authenticity, genuineness, or defect in any lot and makes no warranty in connection therewith. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. No allowance, refund or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness, error in cataloging, imperfection, defect, or damage. In addition, any statement that a vehicle starts means that the vehicle was started (with or without assistance) upon arrival during an initial inspection by an Authorized Agent. It is not a warranty or representation that the vehicle will start or run at any time thereafter or that the vehicle is roadworthy. (b) INSPECTION & DUE DILIGENCE: It is the sole responsibility of the Buyer to ascertain, confirm, research, inspect, and/or investigate any Property offered prior to placing a bid. Buyer expressly agrees not to base a bid or otherwise rely on any information provided by the Auction Company or any Authorized Agent. Information on conditions is limited and subject to change without notice. Bidders may obtain additional information by attending the live previews and visually inspecting the items. It is the responsibility of the Buyer to have thoroughly inspected the property and to have satisfied him or her as to its condition and value and to bid based upon that judgment solely. (c) TITLE REMARKS: Some vehicles may have branded titles and or odometer discrepancies. Branded titles and odometer discrepancies, when known, are announced, included in the description, or noted on the vehicle. Absence of mention of branded titles or odometer discrepancies or remarks does not constitute any warranty or guarantee. (d) ACCIDENT HISTORY: Some vehicles may have accident history. It is the buyer’s responsibility to gather and examine all available information pertaining to the vehicles history and conduct a thorough review prior to bidding. The placement of a successful bid at Seller’s Auction establishes a legally binding contract between the successful High Bidder (Buyer) and the Seller. The Auction Company’s Auctioneer’s announcement of the high bid amount and the bidder’s number, or by placing a bid.