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Are self storage auctions profitable?

Are Self Storage Auctions Profitable?

Are Self Storage Auctions Profitable? Self storage auctions have become increasingly popular in recent years. Mostly in part to the reality TV show “Storage Wars.” These type of auctions occur when the contents of a storage unit are put up for sale on to the highest bidder. But are

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How to Bid on Online Auctions

How to Bid on Online Auctions Online storage auctions have become increasingly popular in recent years, and for good reason. They provide a unique opportunity for individuals to purchase valuable items at a fraction of their retail cost. One of the most popular sites for storage auctions is Let’s

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Are online auctions legit? Check out this blog post to find out.

Are Online Auctions Legit?

Are Online Auctions Legit? We get this question all the time: “Are online auctions legit?”. Online storage auctions have gained popularity as a way for storage facility owners to sell the contents of abandoned storage units. But with the rise of fraudulent activities on the internet, it’s natural for people to

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What do Facilities do with Abandoned Storage Units?

What do Facilities do with Abandoned Storage Units? Abandoned storage units are a common occurrence, but why do they happen, and why are they eventually auctioned off by StorageTreasures?  There are a few reasons why storage units go abandoned. One of the main reasons is that the renter is unable

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Top Selling Colorado Storage Auctions

Colorado, home to the Rocky Mountains and some impressive storage auctions! So far this year we have sold almost 10,000 Colorado storage auctions on StorageTreasures. These auctions’ contents had everything from household items, tools, and furniture to mystery boxes, media equipment, and collectible toys. Here are some of our top

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Most Expensive Units Sold In Florida in 2022

2022 Most Expensive Storage Auctions in Florida

StorageTreasures has some great storage auctions in Florida and 2022 has been no exception with over 35,000 online Florida storage auctions! There have been lockers with the things you probably expect in a self storage auction like clothes, sneakers, and boxes, but we also had some surprises this year. All

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Missouri always has great local storage auctions on StorageTreasures

Spotlight Location – Online Storage Auctions Missouri

Missouri always has great local storage auctions on StorageTreasures. With more than six million residents it is the 19th-most populous state of the country. People are renting storage units in record numbers. Businesses can also find renting self storage units to be an affordable alternative to warehousing. Big Urban Areas

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Tips to Buying Storage Auctions on

Tips for Buying Storage Units

Tips for Buying Storage Units Most people have seen the A&E TV series “Storage Wars”. The reality show is about a group of people who buy storage units. The content of the storage unit goes to the highest bidder, who then resells the items and makes a nice profit. Buying

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Why Do Local Storage Auctions Get Canceled

You have probably seen storage units dramatically auctioned away on Storage Wars on TV. Real life isn’t so dramatic, but it is true that most self storage facilities have online or in person local storage auctions throughout the year. It is part of the business. Also, part of the business

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StorageTreasures Fees

StorageTreasures Fees

The storage auction solutions team at StorageTreasures gets many questions about how our storage auction fees work. We know it can be a little complicated, so we will break everything down for you so you can bid and win self storage auctions with confidence. Buyer Premium The Buyer Premium is

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Excluding Vehicles from Self Storage Auctions

The storage auction experts at StorageTreasures often get complaints about motor vehicles withheld from self storage auctions. We know you want to buy the car as it is right there in front of you in the abandoned storage unit. Did you know that it is illegal for a storage facility

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Firearms Excluded from Self Storage Auctions

You might have noticed online storage auction unit listings on StorageTresaures that say “gun is not part of the sale” or “firearms excluded from the sale.” It is only natural to wonder why certain items are not for sale at storage unit auctions. After all, you have always heard that

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¿Tiene curiosidad por ofertar en subastas de almacenamiento en línea? Mire este video para aprender cómo crear una cuenta. ¡Esperamos más recursos para licitadores de habla hispana pronto! Para registrarse para obtener una cuenta, vaya a Para encontrar más recursos útiles, visite nuestro Centro de ayuda. Busque nuevos y

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Canceled Storage Auctions: 4 Most Common Reasons

Bidding on storage units is fun and exciting, but you might notice many canceled storage auctions as you get started. Canceled storage auctions are frustrating for buyers (it is the number one complaint we hear from bidders.) Many bidders think storage operators cancel units because the top bid did not

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Winning an Auction: What Happens Next?

Buying a unit at a storage auction is more complicated than it might seem. Television shows make it look so easy – find an auction, outbid the competition, discover epic treasure! However, storage auctions are just like any other business in the world; there are rules. Familiarize yourself with these

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