Crafty Auction Winner? Try Upcycling

Part of the fun and excitement of storage auctions is finding out what’s inside. Perhaps you find some priceless treasures in a box somewhere, or maybe the unit didn’t turn up as much as you might like. Either way, you’ll likely have material you simply are unable to sell. Should you just toss the items into the trash and move about your day? Why not consider bringing out your crafty side to see what you can do?

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Donating Storage Unit Items to Charity is Easy

After you finish pulling out all the treasures from your storage unit, you’ll want to deal with the items you can’t sell or use yourself. You may feel like you should simply toss everything into the trash to save yourself time and inconvenience. However, donating storage unit items to charity doesn’t need to be difficult. In fact, you can do it rather easily. In addition to supporting people in your community and easing pressure on the planet, you can also use this donation as a nice tax write off on next year’s taxes.

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Reselling Clothes, part 2, Where to Resell

We recently posted about best practices for reselling clothing. In that post, we covered a lot of the how questions. In this post, we’ll talk about where to sell used clothing. Stay tuned for part 3, in which we’ll give an overview of potential earnings from reselling clothes!

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How to Start Selling at Flea Markets

In many parts of the country, summer means outdoor market season. Flea markets can be a lucrative way to move items won at a storage auction. Unlike hosting your own garage sale, you don’t have to worry as much about advertising and, at an established market, you can count on there being a crowd. Here’s some advice for those just starting out selling at flea markets.

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How to Tell if Vintage Clothing is Authentic and Valuable

Vintage clothing can be a valuable find. But some types of vintage clothing are more valuable than others. Here are a few tips to determine whether a piece of vintage clothing is authentic and valuable:

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Antique or Old Junk? How to Identify Antiques

Shows such as Storage Wars and Antiques Roadshow have piqued viewers’ interest in finding treasures in what might seem to be junk to the untrained eye. Before cleaning out your attic or neighborhood garage sale, consider the following tips that can help you identify antiques from old junk.

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Buyer Rights: What You Need to Know

When dealing with storage unit auctions, always educate yourself on the facility, buyer and seller rights. While generally the same, these rights can vary from one location to the next. Before participating in a physical or online storage auction, review all the essential clauses and information regarding that particular auction. This will help you avoid problems later on.

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