No Car Title Service Provo & Orem, UT
Wanting to sell a car without a title may seem a hard endeavor that not many are willing to take on. Just thinking about it might cause many a headache.
Selling a car without a title is not impossible.
Whether the title has been misplaced or stolen, you have nothing to worry about.
No matter where you live in Utah (Provo or Orem), all offer options for owners to request a duplicate title when the original one has been stolen and lost. Also, it is possible to sell to a private owner even without a title. Depending on how you plan to get rid of the car, you may not even need the title. We provide Junk Car Free Removal. For example, most junk car buyers accept cars without a title as long as you can prove you are the actual owner of the vehicle.
Why is it important to have a car title before selling a car?
The car title is necessary to prove that you are the rightful owner and that the car was not stolen. It is also used to legally transfer ownership. If you don’t legally transfer the ownership of the car to the new owner, you may still be held liable for anything that happens to it. So the title will allow you to have a legal transaction and will help you be completely free of responsibility for the vehicle you want to sell.
Is it possible to sell a car without a title?
Whenever you sell a used car, the title is required to prove that you own the vehicle and that you actually have the right to sell it. The title is also necessary in the process because you’ll need it to transfer ownership to the buyer. Thus, it is ensured that all car sales and purchases are completely legal and that stolen cars are not traded.
Transferring the title to the new owner will also prevent you from being held liable for a car you don’t even own anymore. Any licensed dealer or private owner will ask you to present the title of the vehicle when selling to them. If you don’t have the title, you can still turn to some junk car buyers; some accept vehicles without titles if you can prove otherwise that you own it.
There are alternatives for selling a car without a title.
Selling a car without a title
First, you need to identify why you don’t have the title in order to know how to proceed.
If the car title was misplaced or stolen, you can request a duplicate title.
This and other options are available and will be necessary when selling to a private party. If you don’t want to go through the hassle of filing for a lost title, you can look for a junk car buyer that purchases cars without titles. Many of them accept these terms while still asking for other means to prove ownership.
If the title of your vehicle was taken by the bank because you took out a car loan, then you’ll need to ask them directly how to transfer the title to the new owner. In this type of cases, the title usually remains with the bank until the car is free of debt.
How to get a duplicate title or file for a lost car title
Some states have a quite simple process that will allow you to just fill out one or two forms along with a payment. Other states don’t even have titles before a certain year. You need to first find out if the title exists and then fill out a form for a new car title.
Other states require at least one of the current owner remains in the title and car fulfills certain requirements. The person who needs to apply for the new title (i.e. the owner or the buyer), may also vary. Knowing who currently has your car title might also be an obstacle to getting a new one. These differences in state laws make it necessary to pay the DMV office a visit before your car sale.
How to sell a junk car without a title
As mentioned before, when you don’t have a title to the car you want to sell. There are other alternatives you can use to remove the car from your home or company.
First, you need to find a potential buyer and ask them if they can purchase cars without a title. That’s where we come in.
Call 801-331-5277 for a free quote.