Archives: FAQs

Holds our frequently asked questions and answers

If I send a hauler/trucking company/another person for removal, what do they need to bring?

Please contact the location via phone or email to inform us who will be picking up on your behalf. They will need: A copy of the invoice or hauler slip provided by us A valid ID to verfiy proper release of the item Read More

Does it cost to register?

There is no registration fee at our auctions. Read More

Is there a buyer’s fee?

Our buyer’s fee in all states, with the exception of California, is 10%. In California, the buyer’s fee is variable and is currently 15%. This fee does not include the additional charge from Proxibid, a third-party provider that manages a platform for auctions and payment processing. Read More

How long do I have to pick up my purchases?

Items purchased must be removed by appointment only by contacting the personnel/location specified on the hauler slip. These hours and dates vary by location. Read More

How do I consign to an auction and sell my equipment?

We are always looking for new customers to consign quality items. Please contact us and we will connect you with the salesperson in your area to discuss options for getting the best dollar for your consignments. Read More

What other fees can I expect if I make a purchase at J.J. Kane Auctioneers and/or Ken Porter Auctions?

Sales tax on non-titled items Titled items are subject to sales tax in states that mandate we be a dealer/broker Other fees that you will incur depends on states where those fees are applicable. Registration fee and additional DMV fees based on the state of purchase Administrative fee for titled pieces that is variable but […] Read More

Who do I call if I cannot get my items out in the allotted time?

You must contact the location/sale site of purchase as soon as you know you will be unable to meet the pick-up deadline. In most cases, you will not be able to leave items at the site. Items will be hauled and stored at a location where the cost will be incurred by the buyer. Read More

If I purchase a vehicle, how do I get my title?

Your title will be processed by us and sent directly to you via UPS. Titles will go out within 10 business days once payment has been completed and all documentation signed. Note: In states where we are a dealer, a valid driver’s license of the name on the title is required. If the title is […] Read More

How do I register for one of your auctions?

JJ Kane makes it easy to register and bid. We conduct our registration and bidding online through Proxibid, a third-party provider that manages a platform for auctions and payment processing. Learn more about how to create an account and register for our auctions. Read More

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