I Had The Winning Bid And Bought My First Storage Locker

Here I was, my second week attending a live storage unit auction. This was week two, day one, as a buyer and not a spectator. Twelve storage units were up for auction at that facility. I had bid on the first 5 out of the 8 units and was out-bid on all 5 of them. […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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! 1,302 total views, no […]

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