Born Again Boarder
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Spicewood, Texas (in the boonies)
Two true points:
Live auctions often don't give any potential buyers a chance to do their due diligence either.
Which is exactly WHY some/many folks an get screwed by their emotions in this situation. Too many examples of this happening. The antidote is a small down payment, a follow-up inspection, and maybe walking away. That adds complexity and risk almost as bad as foreign purchase.
In a way, the seller's crazy high "Buy it Now" price is a good thing. It almost guarantees the car will still be with him when the "auction" is over.
This IS the saving grace. It makes it in essence a Classified Ad unless someone is completely star struck.
Jon, you worked in the bunsiness, you are just too jaded and practical about this. Not all are so wise.
Last edited by Anfanuts; 01-23-2019 at 05:25 PM.