Collectively referred to as the “Parties”.
This Bill of Sale, hereinafter referred to as “Agreement”, is entered into and made effective
upon signature by both Parties.
FOR AND IN CONSIDERATION of the sum of $[ INSERT AMOUNT] United States Dollars (USD) (including all sales taxes) the receipt of which from [INSERT BUYER’S NAME] is hereby acknowledged, the Seller hereby sells, transfers and delivers unto the Buyer as of the [INSERT DATE] , the Motor Vehicle.
Payment is to be made by [Certified Check / Cash].
The Buyer acknowledges that the Motor Vehicle is sold “as is”. The Seller expressly disclaims any implied warranty as to fitness for a particular purpose and any implied warranty as to merchantability. The Seller expressly disclaims any expressed or implied warranties.
Any warranty as to the condition or working order of the vehicle is expressly disclaimed by the Seller.
Any disclaimer of Warranties by the Seller in the Bill of Sale will not in any way affect the terms of any applicable warranties from the Manufacturer of the Motor Vehicle.
The Seller does not assume, nor does the seller authorize any other person on the behalf of the Seller to assume, any liability in connection with the sale or delivery of the Motor Vehicle.
The Buyer accepts the Motor Vehicle in its existing condition given that the Buyer has either inspected the Motor Vehicle or was given the opportunity to inspect the Motor Vehicle but chose not to inspect it.
This Bill of Sale will be construed in accordance with and governed by the laws of State of [Insert name of State].
It acts as a proof of purchase, and is usually exchanged at the time that the ownership is actually transferred (for example, when car keys are handed over in exchange for cash).
The purpose of a Bill of Sale is essentially to document the transaction and ensure that it was conducted in a way that both the buyer and seller agreed upon. Having the terms of the transaction in writing can help to prevent disputes and misunderstandings from occurring.
Another benefit of a Bill of Sale is that it encourages the buyer and seller to discuss various topics beforehand, such as warranties and terms. If a dispute were ever to arise, having a Bill of Sale is useful because it can act as evidence in court. In addition, the Bill of Sale acts as proof that the buyer is now the owner of the item. In this way, the potential for fraud or for unfair seizure of the item is minimized.
The full names and contact information (address, postal code, phone numbers if desired) of the buyer and seller, and a statement to the effect that the seller is transferring title to the buyer.
A complete description of the item being purchased, including make, model, color, serial or registration numbers, and any other numbers or marks that identify the item.
The purchase price for the item. This may also denote what currency will be used, and how payment will occur (e.g. cash or credit card)