Storage Clutter Or Valuables?

Mar 17, 2015 | | Say something

Self storage for the domestic user is ideal for putting to one side all the items that you feel you ought to retain, but which do not have an immediate day-to-day function in the family home. Quite often items that have been passed down the family are a prime candidate for self storage in order […more]

Storage Auctions – The Video Game

Feb 5, 2015 | | 1 comment

There is certainly nothing wrong in taking an idea and running with it as far as you can, and this is certainly true of the latest development in the current storage auctions media craze, which is nothing less than a video game which simulates the storage auction process. The game is called Auction Wars: Storage […more]

How Do Storage Companies Have A Right To Sell At Auction?

Jan 30, 2015 | | Say something

We’ve spent many an hour in front of the telly watching abandoned storage units full of valuable (or otherwise) goods being bidded on. But how is it that storage companies are allowed to essentially transfer the rights to the contents of a unit to any member of the public who takes a financial interest? The common […more]

Tips for Storage Auctions

Jan 22, 2015 | | Say something

Storage auctions are a great way to make a little money. Sometimes you might get lucky and make a lot. Whichever way, there are several tips that might come in handy should this be a path you wish to pursue and get you bidding and winning like a pro at the storage unit near you. You […more]

Online Storage Auctions

Jan 16, 2015 | | Say something

We use ebay and other online auctioneers so often that we even forget what a revelation the system was when it came on board. Auctions were no longer a process that occurred behind closed doors on antiques and vintage collectors items for the sole benefit of the rich, obsessive and greedy, and you could now […more]

Most Valuable Items Found in Storage Auctions

Jan 10, 2015 | | Say something

Entering into a storage auction may lead to some interesting and lucrative items, that’s the whole purpose we go into it. But every so often, there are such valuable hauls discovered that you wonder how they came to be abandoned in this way. 1. Genuine treasure bounty This is a well known case of a […more]

Cleaning Out a Storage Unit

Jan 4, 2015 | | Say something

Congratulations storage auction winner – you have acquired this huge box of goods ready for pilfering, reusing, recycling and selling off. The downside is that people don’t keep their local storage units in the most amazing condition, over time they have come to represent a rather sorry state with scraps of rubbish on the floor […more]

How to find storage auctions

Dec 29, 2014 | | Say something

Storage auctions have been popularised by recent reality television shows, although thankfully by their very own topic of competing over other unfortunate people’s belongings they have definitely not become over glamourised either. Whilst storage auctions and such means of selling off possessions of defaulting tenants have always been going on, the general public are realising that […more]

Storage Auctions – an online twist

Dec 24, 2014 | | Say something

Storage auctions may look like a nice little earner, but actually for the storage company concerned it isn’t something that would like to enter into by choice. The central tenet of the storage unit company’s business plan is one of regular rent payments in order to turn over money. The irregular payments of defaulting tenants, […more]

What to know about storage auctions

Dec 21, 2014 | | Say something

Storage auctions arise when a facility is left with items from a former customer that they need to dispose of. There can be many reasons why a storage company might find itself in this situation, but usually it is due to rent payments on self-storage not being maintained by the customer and the appropriate terms […more]

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