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How Technology Could Streamline The Auction Process

How Technology Could Streamline The Auction Process

Jenny Zhang November 15, 2012 4

Storage auctions have become well-known thanks to Storage Wars and Auction Hunters. Of course, in the real-life industry, we know the crazy finds shown on TV are often sensationalized and scarce compared to what

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CHARITY STORAGE: Auctions Benefiting Our Communities

CHARITY STORAGE: Auctions Benefiting Our Communities

John Donegan July 25, 2012 1

Founded by industry veterans Lance Watkins of Storage Outlet and Barry Hoeven of Kure It, Charity Storage is a nonprofit organization that uses self-storage auctions as a platform to raise money for charities. Charity

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The Strange Birth Of A Successful Storage Auction Site

The Strange Birth Of A Successful Storage Auction Site

Guest Blogger July 23, 2012 6

By Zack Proser When I first started work as a self-storage property manager on the Big Island of Hawaii, I never could have guessed how much the self-storage industry was about to change my

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Disclaimer: The Real Reality Of Storage Auctions

Disclaimer: The Real Reality Of Storage Auctions

John Donegan June 15, 2012 0

In a perfect world, every episode of Storage Wars would open with a Cops-esque title screen relaying an important disclaimer. The words would echo in a solemn voice-over as they appeared on-screen: “Most bidders

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Taming the Masses: How to Manage Your Storage Auction

Taming the Masses: How to Manage Your Storage Auction

Rachel Greenfield September 20, 2011 6

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve blogged about the procedures leading up to a storage auction. Now, we’ll take a look at some best practices to follow when the big day finally rolls

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Building Hype For Your Storage Auctions

Building Hype For Your Storage Auctions

Rachel Greenfield September 13, 2011 7

It feels like storage auctions are being talked about everywhere now. Well, we know they’ve always been around, but public awareness of the 10,000+ self-storage auctions taking place at facilities around the U.S. each

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Intro to Self-Storage Auction Laws: Get It Right

Intro to Self-Storage Auction Laws: Get It Right

Matt Stites September 9, 2011 29

Thanks to basic cable, storage auctions seem to be the rage of American society these days. But with widespread exposure comes widespread misinterpretation, and attendees at your next auction may not understand the nature

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The Largest Free Self-Storage Auction Directory

The Largest Free Self-Storage Auction Directory

Rachel Greenfield August 11, 2011 5

Self-storage auctions are more than just reality show fodder, they’re an actual reality in our $22B industry. SpareFoot, the online self-storage marketplace, launched a new nationwide auction directory website that lists more upcoming auctions

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The Good, The Bad, The Storage Auction

The Good, The Bad, The Storage Auction

Rachel Greenfield March 30, 2011 5

An increasingly popular way to recapture revenue from nonpaying tenants is to host a storage auction at your facility. Of course, a blog post on this subject would be remiss not to mention the influence

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