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How do I sell a deceased person’s car?

Selling the car of a relative or a friend who has passed away can be a stressful situation and that’s why we offer a hassle-free and straightforward service for our customers at this difficult time.

Selling the car couldn’t be easier with our four-step process outlined below.

Please note that the vehicle does not need to be in your name for us to purchase it.

Step one: accept your free car valuation

Obtain an instant online valuation and, if you’re happy with the valuation quoted, you can click the ‘accept valuation’ button.

Step two: book your appointment

You don’t need to lift a finger to book an appointment. After you’ve accepted the valuation, a member of our customer services team will contact you to arrange an appointment most convenient for you - we are open 7 days a week with purchasers nationwide.

Step three: the appointment

Once your appointment is booked in, our vehicle purchaser will inspect the car and take it for a short test drive to check everything is working.

Step four: sell the car

If you’re happy with the final price offered for the car, payment will be in your bank account before you leave our premises.

There is no obligation to sell the car to us.

What documents do I need to sell a deceased person’s car to WeWantAnyCar?

You will need the death certificate of the vehicle owner.

You will require legal proof of your entitlement to sell the vehicle on behalf of the deceased’s Estate. This could be part of the will where you are named or on a Solicitor’s letter showing your entitlement to deal with the proceeds of the Estate.

You may be named as an executor of the will or there may be other legal proofs that show your entitlement to sell the vehicle. If there is more than one executor of the will, we would require all named executors with all the required personal proofs of identification, to be present at the time of sale prior to any agreed payment being made.

We ensure that this process is hassle-free and straightforward, and we are here to help if you require any further guidance. To discuss how you can sell a deceased person’s car in more detail please call us on 01543 718 038 or email us at info@wewantanycar.com.

Visit the Government wills, probate and inheritance page for more information.

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