Remember when somebody won a treasure chest full of pirate booty at a storage auction? That was truly a rare find. It’s unlikely you’ll stumble upon a valuable coin collection, though it’s possible — people have been known to abandon valuable items. Even if you don’t find a cinematic treasure chest, there might be some change lying around, or some bills forgotten in an old coat pocket: score!
Continue reading “Intro to Valuable Coins”
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When a storage unit tenant goes delinquent on payments, the facility owner takes possession of the unit’s contents. Auctions free up rental space and allow the owner to generate funds to make up for lost revenue.
Continue reading “What to Do With Important Documents Found in Storage Units”
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Sometimes a good thing, sometimes just that………………GARBAGE!
This time around I wanted to cover the pros and cons of black bag mountain units. I personally have grown fond of these types of units. I have found everything from loose cash, jewelry and such all the way to receipts and pocket lint. Continue reading “Garbage Bag Units”
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So… you’ve bought a storage unit. You’ve followed our tips on digging it and sorting through it, you’ve followed our tips on selling items at a garage sale, or on eBay/Craigslist, and getting the most for your money.
Now, you’re down to those few items that you either think are worth something or you aren’t sure and don’t want to sell a treasure worth thousands to someone for $1 accidentally, so you’re just holding on to them. And that pile is accumulating quickly. How do you find out what it is that you have before you can’t see your desk anymore?
Continue reading “I think I found something… how do I know for sure?”
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Congratulations, you are now the proud owner of a storage locker that you won on Storage Treasures… now what?
Continue reading “Planning Ahead Makes a Difference”
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Recently, we discussed the best practices for selling clothes and where to sell them [PART 1 AND PART 2]. Before you go through the effort to sell secondhand clothing, however, it might help you to know how much you can expect to earn.
Naturally, there’s a wide range of prices clothing and accessories could fetch. We’re talking anywhere between the tens of thousands to the tens of… cents. Some of the factors that go into pricing used clothing are fashion label, style, seasonality and condition.
Continue reading “Reselling Clothes, part 3”
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Unit Hunter Curt Strutz demonstrates the chance you take when purchasing a storage unit through the example of a filled garbage bag found in his latest unit purchase.
Continue reading “Storage Unit Grab Bag”
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A garage sale is a great way to free up space and make money doing it. However, it isn’t something you can just throw together at the last minute if you want it to succeed. To make the most of your time, here are some tips for holding a yard sale.
Continue reading “Tips for Successful Yard Sales”
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Hello and greetings from The Buckeye State!
My name is Tommy Zulijani and I was a contributor a few years ago on the old blog and have been given the opportunity by StorageTreasures.com to come back again as their newest Auction Pro Contributors. So, I wanted to take this time to put together my introductory blog, tell you all a little bit about myself and as time goes on my own tips, experiences and advice in the field of buying storage units as well as the profession of reselling. The area I specialize in is sports memorabilia as well as comic books. This business allows you to expand your horizons and learn a little bit of just about everything. Something you have to keep in mind is that you always have to have an open ear in this business.
Continue reading “Introductory Blog – “The Buckeye Bidder””
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