Diminished Value

DIMINISHED VALUE EXPERT

The Bauer name has been well recognized for over 50 years in the Oklahoma Automobile Industry. A member of the American Society of Appraisers, Bud Bauer was the Oklahoma Diminished Value Expert in the Oklahoma Civil Appeals Case: Hall vs Dearmon.
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Expert Witness

AN EXPERT WITNESS

One of the strongest factors in winning a case is the expert’s credibility, knowledge, and daily involvement in the retail market. Mr. Bauer’s 40 years of experience in the retail automobile industry has made him a successful Expert Witness in Oklahoma courts.  Learn more…

Consignment

AUTO CONSIGNMENT

Professionally marketing high-end, specialty, and exotic cars requires specific product knowledge and negotiating skills. There are a number of factors that can complicate the process. Bauer Cars can navigate for you and get you more money for your car without the hassle of dealing with the public.

Buyer's Search

BUYER’S SEARCH SERVICES

Searching for a top quality, high-end pre-owned vehicle? Let Bauer Cars find one for you.  Serious buyers who want peace of mind about their purchase use Bauer Car Connection. We will locate a vehicle that closely matches your specifications.

WELCOME TO BAUER SHARPER CARS

Gregory J. “Bud” Bauer has engaged in car sales and appraisals for over 50 years, beginning with the founding of Trophy Motors in 1963, the first Oklahoma City dealership to specialize in European and exotic automobiles. He is an Associate of the American Society of Appraisers and meets the National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. Mr. Bauer was trained by none other than Andrew Coates, former District Attorney and Dean Emeritus of the University of Oklahoma Law School, as an expert witness, and has several years of experience testifying for vehicular cases involving Diminished Value, Appraisals of all types, causal determinations and others.

DIMINISHED VALUE APPRAISALS

Many steps are taken to fully determine the diminished value of a vehicle. We conduct extensive research and make a determination of the pre-loss condition and it’s Fair Market Value. This includes any previous damage, service history, number of owners, and equipment.

Our research includes sources that apply such as N.A.D.A., Kelley Blue Book, Auto Trader Online, CPI, Hemming’s Motor News, Old Car Price Guide, Newspaper Classified Archives, Body Shop Experts, CARFAX, and Auto Check History Reports. The exact resources used are based on the region and the date of loss.  Learn more…

BRAND FOCUS

53

Years of family business

30 +

Years as Expert Witness

1500

Vehicles Sold

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