Restore An Old Chair

10 Tips For Restoring Old Furniture

Professional furniture restorers and hobbyists alike all have one thing in common: the desire to pluck a piece of furniture from a garage sale or self-storage auction and restore it to its former glory. What’s not to like? You’re saving something from a landfill and if you are going to sell it, maybe putting a […]

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Storage Auction Appraisal

How to Appraise Your Self Storage Auction Finds

Appraisal of antique and various items found in a self-storage auction can be daunting which is why you need to carry out diligent research to get an adequate knowledge of the value. An antique could be worth a lot of money, however, to value the item, you need to know ways to appraise all your […]

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Historical Items Museums Want

If you’re a history buff, you might enjoy estate sales, antique markets, and storage treasure hunting. There’s no telling what treasures you may find from a bygone age. Mementos from decades-old political campaigns, letters, diaries, newspapers, magazines, and more. All of these tell a story and give us a sense of being in a historic […]

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4 Things to Bring to a Storage Auction

Whether you’ve won an online storage auction and need to pick up your items, or you attend auctions in person, these items will make your life a whole lot easier. A Fully Charged Mobile Phone With your mobile phone, you have a built-in flashlight, an instant price comparison checker, a camera, a calculator, and more. […]

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Myths and Facts About Collectibles

Ever been on the Internet? Of course you have. Chances are at some point or another, you’ve encountered a viral rumor about some object from your childhood being worth your weight in gold. You may have frantically fact-checked, or lost your head a little and called your mom to look in the attic to see […]

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The Business of Storage Auctions

How do storage facility owners decide when to auction off delinquent units? At what point does an owner decide it’s time to tell the tenant to collect their stuff and leave? “I don’t like auctions,” admits Mark Helm, author of Creating Wealth through Self-Storage. From a business perspective, this makes sense. Monthly payments are generally […]

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From Storage to Store: Turning a Hobby Into a Business

Storage auction bidders generally try to move the items they win. A lot of people with this hobby value eco-consciousness and helping those in need, but profit motivates seasoned unit-flippers. Many sellers turn to eCommerce to monetize storage unit finds. The old standby, eBay, is a popular choice. Yet eCommerce, while a booming segment of […]

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Don’t Judge Storage Auctions by Their Locations

If you think the best storage auction facilities are nestled in Beverly Hills, where the rich and famous stash their spare diamond-encrusted toilet seats, you’d be forgiven. But you can’t judge a storage facility by its zip code. Here’s why: People Shop Around Yes, proximity to where you live is a good thing when selecting […]

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10 Ways To Profit From A Storage Auction

10 Ways To Profit From A Storage Auction When you get into the storage bidding business, you can be competing with dozens, sometimes hundreds of other bidders for only a few units. In order to make the most of your opportunity to profit from a winning bid, you need to be knowledgeable about not only […]

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