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Sell My Car in HoustonThe city of Houston is known for great weather, amazing nightlife and one of the biggest culinary scenes in Texas. But the near-constant heat and occasional touch of inclement weather can take its toll on your car.

Plus, the daily commute along I-10 and I-45 can make maintaining your car a difficult task. If your old car is more like a junk car, it may be time to sell.

If you’ve got a damaged car, non-running car or a wrecked car taking up precious space at your home or office, CarBrain is here to help! We buy junk cars online with our 90-second offering system so that you can sell your car in minutes from the comfort of your own home.

Did You Know?

Unlike other appraisers with little to no experience, we are experts at buying and evaluating damaged cars and salvage cars. With an excellent rating and reputation, you can rest easy when you sell to us as we never haggle and guarantee every offer we make.

In fact, we’re so easy to work with that we’ll even tow away your junk car for free, with a typical turnaround time of 24-48 business hours.

Looking to sell your car fast?

Sell my car in Houston

What Kind Of Cars Do You Buy?

If you live in Houston, you know how difficult it can be to sell a junk or damaged car. Most private car buyers are not interested in purchasing a less-than-perfect car and junkyards near you only want to make a quick deal for damaged cars.

What Kind of Cars Do You Buy?At CarBrain, we are proud to be your choice Houston TX junk car buyers. When you sell to us you can rest easy knowing you are getting a fair market quote based off of the make and model of your car as well as its year, condition, location and more. In addition to damaged and junk cars, we also buy:

  • Salvage Or Rebuilt Title Cars

  • Old Or High-Mileage Cars

  • Vehicles With Body Damage

  • Cars For Parts

  • Wrecked Or Crashed Cars

  • Cars with Blown Engines

  • Totaled Vehicles

  • Cars with Major Mechanical Damage

  • Scrap Cars

  • Non-Running Cars

  • Cars with Bad Transmissions

  • And More!

We help sellers like you dispose of unwanted clunkers for fair market prices every day. Find out what your unwanted vehicle is worth in seconds and get paid in under 48 business hours with CarBrain!

What Do I Need to Sell My Car in Houston TX?

If you’ve got your keys and vehicle title on hand, we make it easy to sell your car. Some additional paperwork that may make things go more smoothly include your vehicle registration, which provides proof of ownership and a Texas Bill of Sale, which is good to hang onto for your personal records as proof of purchase. Lastly, don’t forget to remove your Texas license plates before we come to pick up your car. 

Cash For Cars In Houston, Texas

Our “cash for cars” program is designed to quickly put money in your pocket and free up some valuable space on your property by removing your old junk car. Most of the time, repairing a damaged vehicle isn’t cost effective and if your car doesn’t run you could end up paying to tow it around town while you look for a buyer. Luckily, with CarBrain all the hard stuff is taken care of, so you can sit back and relax while we get rid of your junk car.

Fun Facts About Houston, Texas

Did you know that Houston is the 4th most populous city in the US behind New York, Los Angeles and Chicago? No wonder there are so many junk cars that need to be sold all around the city! At CarBrain, we are more than happy to help you make room for a newer model.

Where Do You Buy Damaged Cars?

Where Do You Buy Damaged Cars?

Because we buy cars online, we work with reputable junkyards all over the greater Houston metro area. We also purchase cars all around Texas, including Dallas / Fort Worth, Amarillo, San Antonio and more. We take care of towing for free and are happy to schedule a pick-up at your home or office, usually within 24-48 business hours. Check how much you can get for your car now.

How Much is My Car Worth?

How to Sell My Car in Houston, Texas

Enter your vehicle details

Start by Submitting your vehicle with as much accurate information as possible, Most vehicles receive an instant offer, Unique cars might need some additional information so please have some pictures and a VIN number ready if needed. Rest assured you will receive a top market cash offer at the end of our process.

Accepting the offer

Great you got your offer! And you’re ready to move forward and get paid. Simply provide us with some proof of ownership and make sure to have your title ready and we will assist you in getting your pick up scheduled and ready.

Get paid!

Once you have arranged a pick up time and date with the tow company. You will meet with the driver at your vehicle's location and upon pick up the driver will deliver your payment,it’s that simple!

Why Sell to CarBrain?

If you don't want to spend your days answering calls and texts from strangers, letting them test drive your car, and haggling with them for a fair price, then CarBrain is for you! We’ll give you a fair cash offer for old car. On most makes and models, it’s almost instant. Don't wait around for that other buyer to show up. Submit your vehicle today for an offer. Just click here.

Sell My car With CarBrain

  • We have over three decades of experience in the salvaged car market, so we know a thing or two about the value of your damaged car.

  • We provide you with the best haggle-free cash offer in today’s market.

  • We’re quick and easy, once you have proved ownership we can pick up your car within 24-48 hours.

  • We will tow your vehicle for free to any of our Texas locations.

  • Turn your unwanted junk car or damaged car into fast cash when we pick it up.

  • We only work with top tier tow providers to ensure our customers the best car selling experience.

Examples Of Cars We Buy In Houston, TX

2004 Lexus GX 470

2004 Lexus GX 470

Mileage: 195,000Location: Houston, TX
2006 Nissan Frontier

2006 Nissan Frontier

Mileage: 215,000Location: Houston, TX
2007 Toyota Camry

2007 Toyota Camry

Mileage: 120,000Location: Houston, TX
2008 BMW X3

2008 BMW X3

Mileage: 134,000Location: Houston, TX
2008 Lexus IS 350

2008 Lexus IS 350

Mileage: 190,000Location: Houston, TX
2009 Acura TSX

2009 Acura TSX

Mileage: 184,000Location: Houston, TX
2009 Mitsubishi Outlander

2009 Mitsubishi Outlander

Mileage: 140,000Location: Houston, TX
2009 Subaru Forester

2009 Subaru Forester

Mileage: 148,000Location: Houston, TX
2009 Toyota RAV4

2009 Toyota RAV4

Mileage: 191,000Location: Houston, TX
2009 Volvo C70

2009 Volvo C70

Mileage: 65,000Location: Houston, TX
2010 Honda Pilot

2010 Honda Pilot

Mileage: 149,000Location: Houston, TX
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Mileage: 140,000Location: Houston, TX

Still Have More Questions?

How much do we pay for cars?

No car is damaged the same way and no offer is the same. All of our offers are unique and based on individual situations. Our offers are based off your vehicle's year, make, and model. And the factors that can affect your offer is the mileage and current conditions of your car.

How can you get a guaranteed offer?

Getting your offer has never been easier, simply submit your vehicle and you will receive your offer! If your vehicle did not receive an instant offer don’t be scared, we just want ensure that you receive the highest return possible for your car and please allow one of our certified customer service representatives to reach out and get you an offer!

What should you know before selling to a junkyard or private buyers in Houston, Texas?

  • Never pay to tow your car. Any reputable company should provide you with free towing.

  • Never sign your title over before you get paid.

  • Do not accept any offer that wasn’t the one you agreed on.

  • Never give your car away for free! Even if its junk or scrapped it has some value left to it.

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CarBrain FAQ's


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Can You Still Pay Cash for My Vehicle If I Don't Have The Title?

Don't worry — you can get a certified copy of the title to complete the sales process. The way you can do this is by going to your state's DMV web page: Texas DMV. You will have to pay a fee for a certified copy of your title. The next step is to upload a high quality photo of your title to — and you've finished!

How Much Is A Beat-Up Car Worth In Houston, TX?

There are different components that can influence the actual cash value of a vehicle. Among them are year, make and model. Other relevant factors include a vehicle's physical damage, odometer reading, and general wear and tear. The location of the car can also affect its value. Even its mechanical problems can affect the car's market price.

CarBrain differentiates itself from the nearby junk yards by having a detailed system for how we analyzes less-than-perfect cars. Whether the vehicle has a broken motor or mechanical problems, CarBrain aims to be as correct as possible in its offer. No underestimated offers. Each appraisal is tailored specifically to that vehicle's conditions.

What Documents Do I Need To Sell You My Car?

The paperwork necessary to get cash for a vehicle is simple. The first item to obtain an offer will be the VIN. After you've obtained your confirmed offer, the following step would be to verify ownership. This means that we will need a photocopy or scan of the title. Afterwards you will receive your money!

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