Here are simple step-by-step instructions in BUYING at Southside Virginia Auto Auction:

At Southside Virginia Auto Auction, bidding on the vehicle of your choice and driving away a winner is easy!

  1. Arrive at our auto auction early. Preview our auction vehicles between 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. EST. Parking is available on our front lot and on our customer parking lot adjacent the front lot and behind the neighboring restaurant parking.
  2. Walk the lot. Lane D is parked in the front lot. Lanes A & B are parked in the back lot.
  3. Auctions begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. and ends 8:00 p.m. EST. Once the auction begins, the auctioneer will announce the make, model and year of the vehicle and start off the initial bid price. Call-out or raise your hand to make a bid.
  4. Check under the hood before you bid. You are allowed to check not only under the hood, but also the interior of each vehicle including the odometer.
  5. A deposit is required on all purchases at the time of the sale in the amount of 25% of the purchase price. Understand our light system: Green light purchases must be paid in full at the time sale. Balances on contracts are due within two business days of purchase. Payment options include: cash, money order, cashier’s checks, Visa, Mastercard, and Discover.
  6. You’re guaranteed credit approval! Bidders seeking financing must submit a credit application, proof of residency, proof of identification, two recent pay stubs, and must make a minimum of $800 a month. Approval is not based on the ability to pay and not by credit. Click here to print out our credit application. Please fax your completed application to (804) 796-1448 or snail mail it to Southside Virginia Auto Auction 12311 Jefferson Davis Highway Chester, Virginia 23831.
  7. If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via email or phone at 804-796-6556.

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We're located 10 miles south of the City of Richmond at 12311 Jefferson Davis Highway in Chester, VA.

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