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Enter vehicle details

By filling out our form with accurate information on CarBrain.com, we can give you an instant offer on some vehicles or contact you with a guaranteed offer shortly after you click “Submit for Offer.”

Accept your Offer

As the vehicle owner, you will need to provide keys, signed title and access to the car. If your title is held by a lien holder, we can help you get the title released.

Get Paid!

CarBrain.com works with a nationwide network of partners to pick up your vehicle. On average, we can have your vehicle picked up 24 to 48 hours after you accept our offer.

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 offer based off of the make and model of your car, year, condition and location. In addition to damaged and junk cars, we also buy:

  • Salvage Cars

  • Wrecked Cars

  • Cars with Blown Engines

  • Totaled Vehicles

  • Cars with Major Mechanical Issues

  • Scrap Cars

  • Non-Running Cars

  • Cars with Bad Transmissions

  • And More!

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 and return them to the DMV.

Cash for Cars in Houston TX

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 the 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.

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

Vehicles Recently Purchased in Houston, TX by CarBrain

2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse

2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse

Mileage: 180000 Location: Houston, TX 77025
$225.00
2004 Lexus GX 470

2004 Lexus GX 470

Mileage: 195000 Location: Houston, TX 77025
$2,120.00
2006 Nissan Frontier

2006 Nissan Frontier

Mileage: 215000 Location: Houston, TX 77061
$1,280.00
2007 Toyota Camry

2007 Toyota Camry

Mileage: 120000 Location: Houston, TX 77056
$900.00
2008 BMW X3

2008 BMW X3

Mileage: 134000 Location: Houston, TX 78234
$1,390.00
2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser

2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser

Mileage: 246000 Location: Houston, TX 77037
$830.00
2008 Toyota RAV4

2008 Toyota RAV4

Mileage: 144000 Location: Houston, TX 77024
$1,560.00
2009 Mitsubishi Outlander

2009 Mitsubishi Outlander

Mileage: 140000 Location: Houston, TX 77031
$1,125.00
2009 Subaru Forester

2009 Subaru Forester

Mileage: 148000 Location: Houston, TX 77017
$840.00
2009 Toyota RAV4

2009 Toyota RAV4

Mileage: 191000 Location: Houston, TX 77062
$1,769.00
2012 Hyundai Sonata

2012 Hyundai Sonata

Mileage: 83000 Location: Houston, TX 77072
$920.00
2013 Audi A4

2013 Audi A4

Mileage: 121000 Location: Houston, TX 77073
$1,850.00

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