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.
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:
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.
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.
So you bought a storage unit full of old books. How can you tell whether they’re collector’s items, worthwhile to secondhand buyers or best suited for the recycling facility?
Storage units can be full of surprises: some pleasant, some not so much. Here are some of the weirdest things discovered in delinquent units:
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:
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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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!
Let’s be real: TV shows put an entertaining spin on what an actual storage auction event is like. Here’s a look at some of the key differences between auctions reality shows and actual auctions:Continue reading
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Storage facilities host auctions for a number of reasons. First, they need to recoup their losses. Second, they need to compensate the tenants for the possessions they sell. Finally, they need to clear out overdue units. It’s a lawful measure that appeals to facility owners and buyers alike. While you can benefit from receiving goods at a low price, everyone wins with auctions.
Online storage auctions have emerged as a useful technology in our increasingly connected world. Whereas auctions used to be cramped and time-consuming, now you can virtually attend from anywhere on a much more flexible schedule. Here are five reasons to make the switch to online storage options:
Storage auctions are a great way to pick up unique goods at reasonable prices, and put some sweat equity into improving and expanding your inventory. Whether or not you intend to resell storage auction items, you can take advantage of online storage auctions to discover the best items up for grabs. Use these tips to score storage treasures in online auctions.