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An Answer to ‘Storage Wars’: StorageBattles.com

An Answer to ‘Storage Wars’: StorageBattles.com

Jenny Zhang May 29, 2013 8

Thanks to “Storage Wars,” every self-storage operator or manager probably has experienced the herds of new and delusional bidders who’ve crowded storage auctions since the show’s inception. We’ve covered the topic extensively on The

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Identifying Self-Storage Embezzlement

Identifying Self-Storage Embezzlement

John Donegan April 2, 2013 2

Self-storage can be the perfect breeding ground for employee fraud; operators can work hands-off, managers have a great deal of autonomy, and cash changes hands every day. History has shown that smaller storage businesses

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Courts Cracking Down on Wrongful Lien Sales

Courts Cracking Down on Wrongful Lien Sales

John Donegan March 6, 2013 16

When a Georgia woman went to Walker Mountain Storage to retrieve things from her self-storage locker last week, she was appalled to find it completely empty. The facility accidentally auctioned off the woman’s possessions,

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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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