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Sell Your Car Quick – Registered Owner Is Deceased – We Come to You!

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, September 02, 2020

We get asked often, “How can I sell my car quick if the registered owner is deceased; and what does dual ownership mean?” Most of the time this means a person has inherited a vehicle or is the legal heir to an estate, and does not want to keep the vehicle. When this happens, the process can be draining. If there is an estate sale, the new owner who inherited the vehicle cannot sell the car to a buyer without first taking action to legally get the vehicle registered in their name. The local Department of Motor Vehicles needs to be contacted to inquire what forms are required and what the process is. If you feel you might want some help navigating through the legalities, you can get a cash offer in as little as 20-seconds and get help navigating the legalities. Once you receive your quote, one of our agents will be in touch and walk you through our fast, safe, and easy process. You will also get assistance to get the vehicle in your name as the legal registered owner, so you can sell your car quick. We buy cars fast, we come to you with our hands off service, and can put money in your bank in just a few days.


Dual Ownership – Plural Ownership – What does it mean?

Dual ownership, A.K.A. plural ownership, is when a vehicle title lists more than one person as joint legal owners. Though there are many reasons this could happen; a husband and wife or parent and 16-year old child, or many reasons.

Are you ready to get started and sell your car quick? See how it works and get your high cash offer now. We buy cars fast, safe, and easy; and we come to you with our hands off service to do it, which is especially important during the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. This includes from owners who have inherited a vehicle, or have the difficult task of an estate sale.

There are many reasons this could occur, but regardless, to transfer the title of ownership to another person all-current registered owners must sign the title to sell your car, quick or otherwise, online, to a dealership, or a private buyer. If the legally registered owner on the vehicle’s title is unable to sign over the vehicle to a new owner, then the new owner – regardless of how ownership was obtained, possibly from a deceased relative for instance – will be required to present rightful ownership documentation to their local DMV office.

How can I sell my car online if the owner listed is deceased?

When this occurs, you can only transfer the title with a copy of the death certificate and legal documents showing proof of Surviving Spouse, Estate Executor, Administrator, or Next-of-Kin. Contact your local DMV for requirements, but be patient, their operations may be different than normal due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

Settling matters at hand during an estate sale can be a very difficult time in your life. Let us help make the process of dual ownership less stressful. When you have a vehicle that needs to be sold to settle an estate remember, Car Buyer USA can handle all the paperwork and make sure we get the asset sold for a fair price and funds to the estate quickly. We buy cars every day in every Continental U.S. State and make it convenient for you. We give you the highest cash offer you will find anywhere, and we do it in as little as 20–seconds. When you need to sell your car quick and the registered owner is deceased, we come to you with our hands off service, and can have cash in your bank in as little as two day. Get started here.


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