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Extra Space takes auctions online with StorageTreasures

Extra Space takes auctions online with StorageTreasures

Alexander Harris August 14, 2015 0

Extra Space Storage will hold all of its auctions online through a new partnership with StorageTreasures. “They chose to switch from live auctions to online auctions because our platform makes it easier for a

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How to hire a self-storage auctioneer

How to hire a self-storage auctioneer

Deb Hipp July 6, 2015 0

Storage owners have enough to worry about when it comes to lien sales. Don’t increase your stress by hiring an auctioneer who doesn’t know the legalities of storage auctions or how to deal with

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5 tips for promoting your storage auctions online

5 tips for promoting your storage auctions online

Allie Johnson January 19, 2015 1

Do you wish your storage auctions looked more like those on reality TV, with crowds of buyers vying to outbid each other, win a unit and put more money in your pocket? If so,

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eBid Storage Auctions rebrands as Lockerfox

eBid Storage Auctions rebrands as Lockerfox

John Egan January 8, 2015 0

North Carolina-based online storage auction service eBid Storage Auctions has a new name: Lockerfox. The service, launched in July 2014, initially catered to storage operators in the Charlotte, NC, area. Recently released features on

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Canadian storage auction site enters U.S. market

Canadian storage auction site enters U.S. market

Alexander Harris December 17, 2014 0

A Canada-based website hopes to win a piece of the online storage auction market in the U.S. Bid13.com, which has operated in Canada since 2012, recently rolled out its services in the U.S. The

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10 ways to make the most of storage auctions

10 ways to make the most of storage auctions

Jay MacDonald December 10, 2014 1

Ah, the intrigue of the self-storage auction. Bidders love them for the get-rich-quick thrill of the hunt, fueled by the popular “Storage Wars” reality TV show. What about storage facility operators and managers? Most

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Late2Lien helps ease storage operators’ lien-sale pain

Late2Lien helps ease storage operators’ lien-sale pain

Cynthia J. Drake April 17, 2014 0

Lien sales are a reality in the self-storage business, but few owners and operators are experts at handling the ever-changing legalities surrounding these sales. That’s not to mention having to stay on top of

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Operator of online storage auctions signs exclusive deal with Pop-A-Lock

Operator of online storage auctions signs exclusive deal with Pop-A-Lock

John Egan April 2, 2014 0

The self-proclaimed eBay of storage auctions has locked up an exclusive deal that it says will help self-storage managers conduct auctions. Storage auction websites StorageTreasures.com and StorageBattles.com, which recently merged under one corporate umbrella,

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North Carolina business turns a profit by reselling items bought at storage auctions

North Carolina business turns a profit by reselling items bought at storage auctions

Crystal O’Gorman March 14, 2014 0

Brian and Michelle Russell reinvented their careers by opening a small business in North Carolina, Russell’s Unique Deals, that resells household items picked up from bidding on units at storage auctions. Both Brian and

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9 tips from the pros for conducting storage auctions

9 tips from the pros for conducting storage auctions

Deb Hipp February 20, 2014 4

Every self-storage operator dreads auction day. Auctions take time you’d rather spend renting units and, when it’s over, you’ll probably get yelled at by someone whose stuff got sold. “There is no facility that

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