How do things work at WeBuyCarsToday.co.uk?

We have information about vehicles that are manufactured since 1982. If you are unable to find your car on our website that’s mainly because of the following reasons:

·         Your car is not of UK origin (it’s imported)

·         It’s a commercial vehicle

·         Your car is more than 25 years old

If you can’t get an evaluation of your car from our website, kindly contact us or fill out a manual valuation form on our website and one of our representatives will contact you.


The website cannot find my vehicle?

We have information about vehicles that are manufactured since 1982. If you are unable to find your car on our website that’s mainly because of the following reasons:

·         Your car is not of UK origin (it’s imported)

·         It’s a commercial vehicle

·         Your car is more than 25 years old

If you can’t get an evaluation of your car from our website, kindly contact us or fill out a manual valuation form on our website and one of our representatives will contact you


My car is a non-runner, will you still purchase it?

Unfortunately we do not currently purchase cars which do not run and drive safely. The vehicle must also have a valid MOT. 

 


If my car is an imported one, will you still purchase it?

Yes, definitely. With imported vehicles we are not able to give an accurate evaluation through our website. Please get in touch on 0207 183 2311 to arrange a more accurate quotation through a representative.


Do you purchase cars that are registered outside British Mainland?

Presently, we only purchase cars that are registered in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. 

 


Is it possible to sell a car on behalf of a family member or friend?

Yes you can, but you will need the following things:

·         Their original ID, a driving license or passport

·         Their bank card (for payment details)

·         A signed letter of authorization from the owner of the car

 

·         Their details will also need to match the ones that are on the V5 document.


A family member has died, am I allowed to sell their car?

Yes if you are the person responsible for their property. You will need to apply for a Probate Certificate which is stamped by the court if there was a will or a Grand of Letter of Administration which is supposed to be stamped by court if there was not will.

These are the legal documents which assure that you are the executor and have the right to dispose of the deceased’s possessions. Along with either of these papers we will also need to see the death certificate, the V5 document for the car and also the ID to prove that you are the person responsible for the property.

 There may be extenuating circumstances which mean you cannot produce some or all of the documents above. If this is the case please call us on 0207 183 2311 as we may still be able to purchase the vehicle from you.


Is it possible to sell a vehicle on behalf of a company?

Yes you can, but you will need the following things:

·         Their original ID, a driving license or passport

·         Their bank card (for payment details)

·         A signed letter of authorization from the owner of the car

·         Their details will also need to match the ones that are on the V5 document.

 


My car has private registration number. Will you still purchase it?

Yes we will. We understand you will perhaps want to keep your plates, if this is the case you need to get in touch with the DLVA to transfer your registration to a different car or onto a retention certificate. This you need to sort out before the handover of the vehicle to us. On the other hand, you can decide to leave the private plate on the car if you do not want it back.


My car is a non-runner will you buy it?

No.


My car is written off will you buy it?

 Yes


My car is damaged will you buy it?

 Yes


My car is an import / LHD will you buy it?

No. We are only able to purchase your vehicle if you are the registered owner and you have been so for at least 3 months. 


My car has a private registration, will you buy it?

 Yes


My car is an insurance write-off, will you buy it?

Yes, your valuation on the day may be affected


Do you purchase from the Motor Trade?

No. We are only able to purchase your vehicle if you are the registered owner and you have been so for at least 3 months.


Do you buy vans?

 Yes


I want a scrap car removed for free, do you offer this service?

Yes, we may even be able to make you a cash offer for the car.


Will you collect my car?

 Yes we will collect your car from any address you would prefer.


How is my quote price calculated?

The price we quote is calculated by the make, model and mileage of your vehicle.


Why is my value subject to inspection?

 We have to inspect every vehicle ourselves, to make sure that it is in the condition that you have described and that it meets our terms and conditions.


Why do you need my email address and phone number?

 We need you email address and phone number to send you relevant information about your appointment. We also may need to contact you regarding the appointment or if we are unable to locate you and your vehicle during collection.


What do I need when selling my car?

The minimum documents we require are a : V5 logbook,  1 form of photo ID and 1 proof of address. The addresses on all 3 documents must match. It is preferred and will help the value of your vehicle if you can supply any documentation, receipts and service history you may also hold for your vehicle.


How will I be paid?

 You will be via immediate bank transfer when the driver is on site with you.


How long will payment take?

 The payment is instant.


Can I sell a car on behalf of a family member or friend?

 Yes you can. We require both ID of the person you are selling it for and ID of the seller (Their original ID, a driving license or passport). We will need, a signed letter of authorization from the owner of the car and their bank card (for payment details). We will also require V5 logbook and 1 proof of address for the owner of the car. Their details will also need to match the ones that are on the V5 document.


Can I sell a deceased relatives car?

 Yes you can. We need to see a death certificate and the ID of whoever is selling the vehicle


Can I sell a car on behalf of a company?

 Yes you can. We would need to see proof which allows you to sell the vehicle and see proof of the sellers ID.