Our Easy 3-Step Process

  1. Make an appointment to meet with an appraiser at one of our locations. West Los Angeles, Irvine, or San Diego.
  2. Immediately after the inspection and test drive you will receive a fair and honest offer to purchase your vehicle.
  3. If the offer is accepted, our business office will immediately complete all necessary paperwork including DMV transfers.

It's So Easy!

How it Works

The Trade-In Solutions appraisal process.

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What Do I Need to Bring?

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Previous Offers?

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Field Appraisals

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  • The appraisal we provide is FREE.
  • We are the experts on evaluating your trade.
  • Based on decades of experience, each vehicle is carefully evaluated using the latest tools available, paying particular attention to market trends.
  • The offer to purchase will be good for 7 days or 350 miles (whichever comes first) from the date of the appraisal, with a $200 adjustment if the "purchase offer" is not accepted the same day.
  • The appraisal will be fully explained and all questions and concerns addressed by the person writing the appraisal.
  • If you decide to sell us your car, we'll take care of all the necessary documents and DMV transfers immediately. Payments are processed and shipped via FedEx Priority Overnight the next day.  
  • We value your time. The entire process, from appraisal inspection, to documentation completion will take 45 minutes or less.

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If you live within a 15 mile radius of our office, we will give you a free shuttle ride home.

If you live further away we have an arrangement with Enterprise Rent A Car (W.L.A. branch only) for a $25 one way car rental to get you home. No drop off fee charge within California.

What to Bring

  • Driver's License or Photo ID
  • Current or Expired Vehicle Registration
  • Vehicle Title or Payoff Information

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