Frequently Asked Questions
Getting Past the Common Hassles of Selling a Bike
If you choose to sell your bike on your own, doing so comes with numerous hassles. That’s not the case when you come to American Motorcycle Trading Co. We’re here to make the process simpler and more straightforward. We’ll buy your motorcycle and allow you to circumvent all the common problems you might otherwise face. Our purchasing process couldn’t be easier, and we’re dedicated to transparency.
Getting the Ball Rolling
At this point, you’ve said to yourself, “It’s time to sell my motorcycle.” Of course, like most bike owners, you’re probably not sure of where to begin. You have plenty of options, but not all of them are created equally. In truth, all you have to do is contact us using the form on our website. We’ll need to know your motorcycle’s VIN and a few details about its current condition. From there, we’ll send you an email and an initial written offer based on your description of the bike and its history. If you accept our offer, we’ll begin the transaction process. In many cases, we’re able to finalize the deal within a day. We handle all the paperwork and will even come pick up the bike for free if you live in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
A Closer Look at American Motorcycle Trading Co.’s Purchasing Process
If you’re considering selling your bike, don’t hesitate to bring it to us for a free evaluation. Our service team will look over the bike to determine its value. Whether you sell us your motorcycle or not, we’ll give you a copy of the evaluation for future reference.
Once we determine its value, we’ll give you a price quote.
Though we operate in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, we can also buy motorcycles nationwide. If you’re selling outside of Dallas/Fort Worth, we’ll arrange to have the bike picked up and shipped to us.
Once we get the bike, verify the condition, and receive the title, we’ll send you a check.
Whether we buy your bike locally or from a distance, you can rest assured we use a safe, secure transaction process. We also guarantee a fair price based on the make, model, and condition of the bike. Our team handles title transfers and any lien payoffs that may be necessary as well. All you have to do is accept our offer and go shopping for a new bike.
All you have to do is accept our offer and go shopping for a new bike.
Why Sell Your Motorcycle to Us?
We offer quite a few advantages you won’t find with other buyers or when trying to sell a bike on your own. Our hassle-free process alone is reason enough to bring your bike to us. You won’t have to deal with advertising costs or other hidden fees and roadblocks. That’s just the beginning.
When you try to sell a bike on your own, you’re bound to have countless people calling and coming by to check it out. On top of that, you never really know who you’re dealing with. Many of the potential buyers could simply be looking over your property to see if it might be worth their time to come back while you’re not home.
With us, you won’t have a constant barrage of phone calls and repetitive questions to answer. You won’t have to deal with strangers coming to your home, so it’s a much safer and more secure process. There’s also no risk of inexperienced riders asking for a test ride and possibly destroying the bike before you have a chance to sell it.
Selling a bike on your own or taking it to multiple dealers for quotes is an exhausting and time-consuming process. Many dealers will waste your time evaluating the bike only to tell you it’s not worth enough for them to try to sell it. When it comes to buyers, you make multiple appointments for them to come by to look at the bike, but only a handful of them actually show up. Those who do are often “just looking”, and they’re overly critical of every nick in the paint or rusted stud on the saddlebags.
In the end, you’ve wasted a great deal of time and energy on potential buyers. Still, you haven’t sold the bike. That doesn’t happen when you come to us. We will buy your motorcycle. We won’t give you the runaround like other dealers or individual buyers, so there’s no hassles and wasted time. You don’t necessarily even have to bring it to us. We’ll pick it up at an agreed-upon time if you like.
Several guides are out there that tell you what your bike might be worth. Of course, the problem is that none of them really know your bike. It could be in excellent condition with low mileage, making it more valuable than the guides claim. On the other hand, it might not be worth quite as much as the guides say it might be, which would lead you in the opposite direction. Either way, those guides don’t actually promise to buy your motorcycle.
We guarantee we’ll purchase your bike as long as it’s not a salvage and it has a title. We’ll also give you a fair, real-world offer on your motorcycle. There won’t be any price negotiations or worries over getting less than your bike is worth.
Is It Time to Sell Your Motorcycle?
If you’re ready to sell your motorcycle, we’re ready to buy it. Just fill out the form on our website to get the process started. You can save time, money, and hassle by simply selling your bike to us. We also have an extensive selection of bikes available for purchase or trade. Feel free to browse our selection to see if any of our in-stock models catch your eye.