Category: Reselling

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Laws to Consider for Your Resale Business

It seems so many people are getting into the resale business these days. The COVID pandemic spurred the growth of the reseller industry on both sides. Newly unemployed people got involved to provide an alternative source of income for their families and people also started shopping from home more because

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Valuable Vintage Board Games – Part 2

In July, we shared tips to help you spot valuable vintage board games in your online auction search on StorageTreasures.com. You can find that article here. This month, we will share some examples of popular board games that should fetch you a high price on the resale market these days.

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Starting a Resale Business

The resale market in the United States has snowballed in recent years. Reselling is when you source a product second-hand to resell for a profit. ThredUp, a popular website to resell clothing items, reports the resale market, now valued at around $28 billion, will grow to $64 billion by 2025.

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Valuable Vintage Board Games: Part 1

Valuable Vintage Board Games – Part 1 Those of us in the storage auction business see board games in storage lockers all the time. They seem to be a staple of abandoned units, just like artificial Christmas trees. Unlike artificial Christmas trees, vintage board games can be precious and highly

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Is Reselling on Etsy Good for Storage Auctions?

There are many places for reselling items found in a storage unit in today’s digital marketplace. From eBay to Facebook Marketplace, Offer Up and so, so many more, your resale options are endless. However, some platforms may prove a better place to sell your storage auction finds. Etsy describes itself

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Storage Auction Winnings: Become an eBay Pro

You finally won a storage auction. What do you do with the items now? Re-sell that inventory, of course. There are many different options available for reselling, eBay is one of the most popular places for storage auction buyers to resell their inventory. However, successfully selling on eBay is a

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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

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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

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Selling The Missing Piece

If you’ve ever “completed” a 5,000-piece puzzle only to discover it’s missing pieces, your sense of accomplishment might be dimmed. Because of this, it’s bad form to resell games or puzzles that are missing pieces, unless you clearly state what’s missing. Some venues don’t even allow that. After all, these

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Getting Started Reselling Toys from Storage Units

If you have kids, chances are you’ve held on to a few things – okay, more than a few things – for posterity. Handmade items earn their place as family heirlooms, and useful items could save money down the line. Toy Story taught us that toys have feelings. Perhaps not, but they evoke

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Reselling Clothes

Reselling Clothes, part 3

Recently, we discussed the best practices for selling clothes and where to sell them. Before you go through the effort to sell secondhand clothing, however, it might help you to know how much you can expect to earn. Naturally, there’s a wide range of prices clothing and accessories could fetch.

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Sorting Strategies for Unit Owners

Sorting Strategies for Unit Owners

So you’ve won your first storage unit auction. Congratulations! Now what? After paying and clearing out the unit, you might feel overwhelmed by the task of going through your winnings. By following through with these steps, you’ll make sorting so much easier. Besides, once you’re done with sorting, you can

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Donating Storage Unit Items to Charity is Easy

Donating Storage Unit Items to Charity is Easy

After you finish pulling out all the treasures from your storage unit, you’ll want to deal with the items you can’t sell or use yourself. You may feel like you should simply toss everything into the trash to save yourself time and inconvenience. However, donating storage unit items to charity

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Reselling Clothes part 2 Where to Resell

Reselling Clothes, part 2, Where to Resell

We recently posted about best practices for reselling clothing. In that post, we covered a lot of the how questions. In this post, we’ll talk about where to sell used clothing. Stay tuned for part 3, in which we’ll give an overview of potential earnings from reselling clothes!

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How to Start Selling at Flea Markets

How to Start Selling at Flea Markets

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

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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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