Abandoned Vehicles: Terms and Conditions of Sale

  • The City of Irving reserves the right to enter the first and last bid.
  • All sales are final and no refund or exchanges will be authorized.
  • Full payment shall be made before buyer leaves premises.
  • All purchases will be paid in full prior to removal from a city pound storage lot.
  • No warranty for the condition of vehicles or parts is expressed or implied. The city does not warrant title to vehicles or parts but will only pass the title interest the City of Irving has. The descriptions of items appearing in the Notice of Public Sale and previous advertising are believed to be correct. However, neither those descriptions nor any oral statements made by city employees or auctioneer shall be construed as a warranty. All items are sold "as is, where is".
  • All vehicles or parts become the responsibility of the buyer when struck down to him by the auctioneer. Buyer, at time of purchase, assumes all risk of loss or damage to vehicles or parts until removed from sale premises.
  • All vehicles or parts sold and paid for must be removed from the City of Irving lot by the Sunday following the Thursday sale. Unclaimed vehicles will be re-impounded and storage charges will begin to accrue on the sold vehicles.
  • The City of Irving reserves the right to resell any vehicle not paid for in full or paid for but not removed from the premises after the auction.
  • Seller shall retain full security interest in all merchandise paid by check(s) and/or credit card. Auctioneers may, at their discretion, accept late payments while still onsite at the City of Irving Auto Pound. Buyers late with payment will be required to pay a late fee and post a deposit in an amount equivalent to the late payment for at least six months in order to register at future city's auctions. Anyone not paying for merchandise within 30 minutes after the last item is sold is subject to a 2.5 percent late fee deposit. Anyone not paying for merchandise shall not be allowed to return to the auction. All sales are final; no refunds.
  • The auctioneer shall designate the purchases after each item is sold. If a dispute arises between two or more bidders, the auctioneer may reopen bidding at his discretion. His designation of buyer shall be final. The auctioneer maintains sole authority to resolve disputes between buyer and the auctioneer. His or her decision shall be final and absolute. Upon the sale of each lot, the auctioneer announces the final sale price and successful buyer's number. All questions or disputes regarding buyer, lot identity, price or quantity must be resolved immediately upon the sale of said lot. No changes or adjustments will be made later. The record of the sale kept by the auctioneer and sale clerk will be taken as final in the event of any dispute.
  • City of Irving Ordinance 3488 prohibits any city employee or member of their family from submitting a bid either directly or indirectly for any item.

Thank you for conforming to the above terms and conditions.