Vehicle Title Information

Titles and paperwork can be overwhelming and confusing.  We’re here to make sure the process is smooth & simple for buyers.  Just let us know how we can help with your vehicle title transfer:

Note to the buyers of titled items on that require a vehicle title transfer:

  • For Michigan Residents: We are required by the State of Michigan to broker all vehicles sold. A $125.00 Broker Title Processing Fee will be charged for all vehicles which we need to broker. In addition a $15.00 fee for title transfer will be charged. In addition, we can apply for your plates and registration if you so choose. If you wish to have us do so, you MUST provide us with proof of insurance for the purchased vehicle before you can remove it from the auction site. If not, you must be prepared to tow or trailer your vehicle. The appropriate fees will be added to your invoice.
  • Non-Michigan Residents: will pay the $125.00 Broker Title Processing Fee and necessary fees according to their state rules for titled vehicles. Please note that buyers will need to sign the appropriate paperwork required by the state for title transfers. Title processing may take up to 15 business days. Then will take 4-10 business days to receive your title from the Secretary of State.
  • For Out of Country buyers:  the State of Michigan requires we collect 6% sales tax and transfer the title as an “In-Transit” through the Michigan Secretary of State before the title is issued to the buyer. We need all out of country buyers to contact our title dept. to start the paperwork before the item can go across the border. We will need to obtain the appropriate documents and signatures to transfer the title, this could take 3 to 5 weeks. We recommend all vehicle purchases made with the intent of taking the vehicle out of the country contact the title dept. as soon as a winning bid is accepted.

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