Used Vehicle Information Package (UVIP) In Ontario
Monday, February 22nd, 2021
When considering buying a classic car in Ontario, it is always useful to obtain the UVIP report (“Used Vehicle Information Package”). This report lists all the owners back to approximately 1970 (when computers began recording ownerships). It also indicates if there are any liens registered against the vehicle.
Records for an Insurance Dispute
Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021
Insurance Dispute Tip #1 When you’re in an insurance dispute, all the records that you have accumulated over the years become very valuable. This is especially true if your vehicle is stolen or heavily damaged. All these documents help paint a picture of your vehicle. They also track mileage travelled. If you have a vehicle […]
Check your VIN
Thursday, June 13th, 2019
Why is it prudent to check the VIN number on your “new to you” vehicle. Lots of people are buying used cars at this time of year. It’s human nature to believe that the VIN on your vehicle matches the one on the car, truck or bike. In my business you see all the anomalies. […]
Classic Cars are for Fun, Not Profit
Monday, May 13th, 2019
Professional car appraiser Maurice Bramhall lends his expertise and experience on the classic car market in this article on Morningstsar.com.
Automobile Accident Claim? Our Expertise Increases your Payout.
Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
Maurice Bramhall & Associates provides professional representation during your automobile-related insurance claim. We act on your behalf to maximize what the insurance company will pay you. In one instance, on behalf of a client we obtained $20,000+ more on an insurance claim pay out that otherwise the insurance company would not have paid. Our comprehensive […]
Installing Optional Equipment? Tell Your Insurance Company!
Monday, March 18th, 2019
When we get calls from people who are unhappy with the insurance company offer after the vehicle has been deemed a total loss, a common question is how do they get compensated for the optional equipment that they have installed on it since they have owned it. Our question to them is “did you notify […]
MTO (Ministry Of Transport) Appraisal
Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
Maurice Bramhall & Associates offers a professional appraisal service for vehicles for Service Ontario / MTO – retail tax purposes. If your newer vehicle does not fit the profile of that used by MTO for tax purposes because it has higher mileage, body damage, engine light on, collision damage history, branded title, etc. we fill […]
Classic cars can be fun but caution called for.
Monday, January 7th, 2019
Maurice Bramhall in the Canadian Press talking about classic car values.
What does a prior accident do to my car’s resale value?
Thursday, December 6th, 2018
My car was rear-ended, causing a small crack to the rear bumper…
How Best to Prepare for an Insurance Dispute
Monday, November 19th, 2018
Insurance companies love documentation