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How do Auctions Work?

How to Use JPC Trade's Live Auction!

New to JPC Trade's Live Auction system? Not sure how to start? Take a look at this guide below!

Welcome to JPC Trade, valued customer! If you're looking to find the best deals in the automotive market, you have got to try bidding side by side with Japanese Dealers at auction places across the country. Before we start, make sure you have an account set up with us and receive access to JPC's exclusive auction portal with your designated sales representative

To begin, search for the car you're interested in buying with our comprehensive auction tool. You can select for whatever brand, model, condition, and chassis you're looking for as shown below:

Auction Search

Then, once you hit search you'll be able to see that week's assortment of auction vehicles. Results will have key information available such as auction grade, mileage, starting price, and even an estimate of the average market value of these cars in your desired specification range.

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Once you have found and selected your desired car, you can either place your bid immediately or consult with your designated sales representative about further details regarding the unit.

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This is done by scrolling further down and selecting the “Send Inquiry” tool- you can ask whatever you're curious about regarding the selected unit from here and your sales representative will be able to assist you with exact information!

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After confirming with your agent that you are ready to place your bid, are sure that you understand the auction system, and have sufficient funds available in your deposit account, you can go ahead and place your bid!

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The bid will be approved by the JPC Trade System, and then sent directly to our auction site bidder network across the country. When your desired car lot comes up, it will be bid at the price that you have submitted in our system so be sure that your budgeted price is right.

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If your bid wins out, congratulations on your newest automotive purchase! You will receive a confirmation email automatically within the business day confirming your purchase- please be in touch with your designated sales representative about the next steps needed to take delivery of your Japanese vehicle!

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