Fast Car Bids was created by a Canadian based passionate car fanatic. Searching on generic “list & wait” platforms for enthusiast vehicles for sale can get tedious. With no platform that had all these interesting cars together in Canada is where Fast Car Bids comes in and brings a beneficial answer to the problem with a twist. There is no range on the types of cars allowed on the site. All enthusiasts are welcome from a custom HotRod to the newest coolest cars; bikes welcome as well! All this can be done in an exciting, interactive and very simple to use auction format.
One of the main advantages with Fast Car Bids is that it is the first of its kind based in Canada. What does this mean? No scrolling through American dominated sites to buy a vehicle or sell your own and having to deal with all the extra paperwork, expenses and time it takes to import/export from/to the United States. Fast Car Bids brings the marketplace to Canada, offering no discouragement of this kind. All vehicles on the site will be from Canada, however United States buyers are welcome.
With Fast Car Bids’ auction format there are no tire kickers. With eyes all over Canada watching what the auction block at that particular time has to offer, only serious parties will be involved with a result in roughly 10 days. Selling your car with us is extremely simple and this is what we strive for; a very simple, casual but professional, easy to use Premium Online Car Auction Platform for enthusiasts.
Sell your car for FREE !
Listing submissions are now at no cost with or without a reserve.
No hidden fees or additional charges.
Sellers receive 100% of the final sale price; no % taken.
A 5% buyer’s fee, paid by the buyer on the highest bid will be automatically placed on hold with only the winning bid commission being taken and all other bids, once beaten, will be immediately automatically released.
Example: Jimmy bids $20,000, $1000 will be held on Jimmy's credit card. Mark outbids him with $20,500, $1025 is held on his credit card. The $1000 held on Jimmy's credit card get immediately released. Time runs out, Mark wins the auction, the $1025 is taken from Mark.
Range of buyer's fees: A minimum of $250 and a maximum of $6000 no matter if the 5% falls below or above this range.
Reserve: A minimum desired selling price for the vehicle.
Nobody will know what the reserve is except for the seller and the Fast Car Bids team. It remains private.
*All prices are listed in Canadian currency*
The first bid on an auction must be at least $250, however you may of course bid higher.
After the first bid:
From $250 to $19,999: increments of $150 minimum.
From $20,000 to $49,999: increments of $350 minimum.
From $50,000 to $99,999: increments of $600 minimum.
From $100,000 and higher: increments of $1000 minimum.
Selling your car with us is extremely simple:
If you decide to list your car with reserve, you will be asked to submit a desired minimum selling price, and we will suggest one as well. We will come to an agreement on one together in the following email if your listing is approved. We will also agree on a start date for the listing depending on where in line it is, we work first come first served with a max of 7 listings per day.
This means your listing may be possible to go live the next day or in a couple of weeks.
If you would like to edit any of the information provided in your submitted listing before it has been approved, you can do so by: clicking onto your profile > scrolling down to “My Auctions” & clicking the listing you would like to edit. You can also add more photos this way.
If you wish for something to be edited on your car's auction after it goes live, just send us an email at [email protected] with what you would like changed and we will take care of it for you as soon as possible. You may also lower the reserve price of your listing at any time if you wish.
The majority of vehicles submitted will be approved, with the exception of certain salvage vehicles and cars that stray very far away from cool enthusiast vehicles and appropriate non-enthusiast vehicles.
If you wish to cancel your listing, you must email us at [email protected] with your reasoning as to why first.
If it is a valid reason, we will accept to cancel your listing for a $115.00 fee, taxes included.
If you have your car for sale anywhere else, we have the right to cancel your listing and charge the cancellation fee.
In this case the winning bidder will be banned from the site. All bids are final and non-refundable if your bid ends up being the winning bid.
If this happens, we will get into contact with the previous highest bidders and try to get out a deal for the seller.
If this does not work out, there are other means to satisfy the seller which include sharing the buyer fee received from the bailing highest bidder and reposting the listing for free.
In this case we can offer to re-list the listing free of charge or get into contact with the highest bidders in hopes of making a deal with one of them. This is completely up to the seller.
If a deal can be made with one of the highest bidders, arrangements can be made on lowering the buyer fee or other incentives to get a deal done.
We strive to satisfy both parties (buyer & seller) no matter the result.
When a car sells at the end of an auction, the seller and buyer will be given each other’s information to proceed to the next steps. If shipping is needed, it should be up to the buyer to take care of it, unless the seller is able to help out in any way. Every situation may be different therefore it is up to the buyer and seller to finalize the transaction, i.e. payment and shipping.
We do have a vehicle transportation partner on board to help the buyer with shipping if needed.
Prepare a bill of sale with your personal information and send it to the seller or vice-versa. Ensure that all of the payment Terms & Conditions (if any) are agreed upon by both parties. For payment of the vehicle, we recommend a Wire-Transfer or a Bank Draft/Certified cheque.
If there is a lien on the vehicle, the lien must be paid-out in-full to the lender before the transfer of ownership can be made. As soon as the auction ends, it is recommend that the seller pay off the lien right away. If the seller does not have the funds available to fully pay-out the lien, the buyer will be able to pay the lien by wire-transferring the lien holder or meeting the seller at their bank.
Bidding is made very simple on Fast Car Bids.
5% of your bid will be held on your credit card and will only be captured if it is the winning bid. The second another user out bids you, the amount held on your credit card will be released and you will be notified.
As a buyer, if a loan is needed from your bank, please make sure you have these arrangements set out prior to placing your bids and especially by the end of the auction to avoid any issues if you end up with the highest bid.
All bids are binding. Only bid if you fully intend to purchase the vehicle and you have performed your due diligence. If you end up as the buyer of the vehicle, there are no refunds if you back out of the sale. In very rare cases, only if the seller is the one to back out of the sale, then you will be refunded the 5%.
If you wish to go see a car in person because it may be close to you and you are interested, you can do so.
In this case just send us an email at [email protected] with the car auction you wish to go see and we will put you in touch with the seller to plan the visit. It’s as easy as that, like previously mentioned, Fast Car Bids is super simple and straightforward to use.
If you have any questions for the seller regarding their specific vehicle on auction, just ask it in the comments section at the bottom of the Main Car Card and the seller will answer your question by replying directly to it.
Your question and the answer provided will be made visible for all viewers to see as it may provide useful information for them as well.
Vehicles in the Buy Now / Make An Offer section of the site have not met the seller’s reserve price by the end of the auction. In this section we give a prospective buyer the opportunity to submit an offer in excess of the last highest bid. Offers placed via the “Make An Offer” button are presented to the seller within their own profile & will be shown within the Comments & Bids section of the respective listing. The seller can accept or decline the offer; in which the buyer can then place a higher offer. In addition, all vehicles in this section are also available for immediate purchase by clicking on the “Buy Now” button. The same terms as when bidding on a live auction are in place for making an offer post auction; in regards to the offer binding & procedure of purchase. If more information is required, please reach out to us by email [email protected] or the 24/7 live chat.
How it works:
There are only 2 rules at Fast Car Bids, and they are very easy to follow:
If these rules are not followed, the user will be banned, and their listings/bids will be cancelled with no refund.
If you see a car you like, we suggest you add it to your watch list by clicking on the bell so you can be notified when there is a new bid placed on it, as well as when there are 24 hours and 1 hour remaining before it ends.
Some, not all, listings will come with a Vehicle History Report. If you wish to obtain one for a vehicle, you can either do so yourself or reach out to us to purchase one; we may do so.
There will be no Vehicle History Reports for any vehicles produced before 1981 as they do not exist. Vehicles produced before 1981 do not have a 17-character VIN.
If you have any questions when scrolling the site, please refer to this page “How it All Works” to search for the answer. If it does not answer your question(s), there will be a live chat in the bottom right corner of every page on the site. Just click it and ask away. We will answer you as soon as possible. If we are not able to answer you at that moment, you will be notified by email when we do with the answer, so rest assured we will get back to you as soon as possible.
When signing up for Fast Car Bids, your username should not include your last name.
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