Reselling Clothing: Best Practices

Reselling old clothes is a 16 billion dollar industry. With the help of the internet, you can sell your old clothes more easily than ever before. But convenience doesn’t guarantee instant success. Here are some of the best ways you can navigate the world of clothing resale:

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How I Started in the Storage Auction Business

I have to admit, that in the past I never went to a thrift shop to purchase anything other than a Halloween costume.

In 2007, I visited a local thrift shop to kill a little time since my girlfriend at the time (my wife now) was having her nails done in the same shopping center. While browsing the 50% OFF isle, a unique beer stein caught my eye. I bought the beer stein for 50 cents. I was pleased with my purchase and thought I would display it at home. Well, my girlfriend wasn’t as enthusiastic as I was. I decided to sell it on eBay with a starting bid of 99 cents. The beer stein sold for well over $600!

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What to Look for in Storage Units

When a storage unit goes unpaid for several months, the owner of the storage facility often puts units up for auction. The winner receives everything inside of it. However, it isn’t usually possible to spend a lot of time appraising the unit, and bidding high can be a gamble. If other bidders are driving the price up, here are some things to consider:

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Lessons learned 50 lockers in…

After successfully winning over 50 lockers, I realized that there are a few unanticipated benefits I wanted to share with other bidders.

Firstly, I lost over 40 pounds by being more physically active processing lockers. I took it upon myself to learn what was involved in this endeavor; which lockers to bid on & how and where to market items from lockers.

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Legal Webinar

Mark Your Calendar…

StorageTreasures.com and OpenTech Alliance are excited to host this legal webinar in June. Joining us will be Attorneys Scott Zucker and Carlos Kaslow, General Counsel for the Self Storage Association.
If you are an Auction Buyer looking to understand online storage lien auctions a little better, you do not want to miss this presentation!

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