A south Florida crime ring stole high end rental cars and used them as a source of parts for similar damage cars bought at auction. Read the full story from the Palm Beach Post here.
Click here to read an interesting article from The Sacramento Bee regarding the long wait times at the DMV and some tips on how to avoid them.
At CarTitles.com, we always use 100% researched and legal methods to get your replacement title. Companies using methods that they may or may not be aware are illegal will end up getting you into trouble. Here's an example of why it's important to trust our expertise and experience: Recently, we have been made aware that the "mechanics [...]
If you have any question whether we can obtain a replacement title for you, contact us at 866-56-TITLE (866-568-4853) for a free review of your specific case. We have experience with all the following situations, and more. Abandoned: If the vehicle is abandoned by the owner the title can be obtained for the new owner. Impounded: If [...]
For a licensed repair facility or towing company which has legitimately taken possession voluntarily or legally, there is a process for the company to obtain a title for the purpose of disposing of the vehicle. The process involves 4 steps: 1. Present a valid automotive business license along with a repair order signed by the vehicle [...]
There are several different title types. We will give a brief description of the various types here. Certificate of origin - This is the first title document issued by the vehicle manufacturer to the franchised dealer where the vehicle was delivered to. This document is used to transfer the vehicle to the first owner, and [...]
When a vehicle incurs some type of loss event such as major damage, theft, or repair, the title may be designated as a salvage title. The decision to place a title in salvage status is normally made by the insurance company who pays a claim on the vehicle. In some states there are statutory regulations [...]
When an insurance company has paid a claim for a vehicle and taken ownership from the insured, they have the option of processing the title as a certificate of destruction. In this case the vehicle is intended to be destroyed and never to be used on the road or registered. It is unlikely that a [...]
Obtaining a vehicle title when there is serious deficiency in the ownership documentation can sometimes be done using a bonded title. In this process a security bond is purchased equalling the amount of the value of the vehicle. This bond covers any future claims in the event that a valid claim to the vehicle comes forward [...]