Scotia Recovery Services

Frequently Asked Questions

General Information

Can I buy a unit at scotia recovery?

Yes, we are open to the public, anyone can buy a unit at Scotia Recovery.

Where do the units come from?

All units listed are being offered for sale on account of the seller and will be sold under the rights and remedied available to the seller, such as secured creditor, insurer, government agencies or trustees with respect to a default, recovery, forfeiture, seizure or liquidation and pursutant to the appropriate act such as:

  • P.P.S.A
  • Bankruptcy Act
  • Proceeds of Crime Act
  • Insurance Act
  • Mortgage Act

or other relevant legislation.

What kind of warranty does scotia recovery offer?

Scotia Recovery does not offer any warranty. All units are sold by the vendor “as is, where is”, with no warranty given or implied.

Can I have my mechanic check over the unit to see what condition it is in?

Yes, your mechanic can inspect the unit. The mechanic is not permitted to dismantle parts and the vehicle must be inspected on the premises. Please check with our office staff to make an appointment to have your mechanic inspect your purchase.

How do I make an offer on a unit at scotia recovery?

There are bid forms in the office, you will be asked to secure your bid with a cash deposit. The deposit is refundable, if your bid is declined or you are outbid by another party. All bids are subject to approval from the vendor. The highest bidder will be contacted as soon as the unit is available for sale and if the vendor authorizes the sale.

Once I pay for a unit, how do I remove it from scotia recovery sales facility?

All units are sold “as is, where is”. Removal of the unit from the lot will be your sole responsibility.

Vehicle Pricing

What are the prices of untis at scotia recovery?

Prices are based on industry guides, as set by vendors. Comparable whole sale values such as Red, Blue & Black Book are used for this determination. The price found on the information sheet is only a bench mark set by the vendor. In some cases units will exceed this price, while others may fall below, but are usually within 10%.

How do i know if my bid is too high or too low?

All bids need to be within 10% of the listed suggested bid amount.

How will I know if my bid is accepted?

Scotia Recovery will contact the highest bidder, once the vehicle sale date has passed. Sale of the unit must be finalized within 72 hours of notification of a successful bid.

How do I know if the unit has any liens on it?
The unit is being sold by the Primary Lienholder or Trustee.
Are there any further charges, in addition to my bid?

Yes, all sales are subject to an Administration Fee. This fee covers legal transfers of the vehicle or unit into the purchasers name. HST is also collected on the total sales price by Scotia Recovery.

How do I pay for a unit?

All units must be paid for by a certified cheque, bank draft, or money order. Scotia Recovery does not accept cash, credit cards or debit payments for a unit.