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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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Newspaper group confronts self-storage industry over changes in lien laws

Newspaper group confronts self-storage industry over changes in lien laws

John Egan February 3, 2015 4

The New Mexico Press Association is fanning the flames of the ongoing tussle over self-storage lien laws — and the self-storage industry is firing back. In a post on its website, the New Mexico

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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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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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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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Courts Cracking Down on Wrongful Lien Sales

Courts Cracking Down on Wrongful Lien Sales

John Donegan March 6, 2013 17

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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Incorporate Storage Auctions into Your Annual Marketing Program

Incorporate Storage Auctions into Your Annual Marketing Program

Mark Lusky February 25, 2013 0

At first glance, self-storage auctions can feel like drudgery. Besides legal requirements that dictate when you can conduct an auction, there are a variety of laws about how to conduct it. Then, of course,

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‘Storage Wars’ Lawsuit Heats Up: Hester’s Suit Could Bring Bigger Legal Ramifications to Storage

‘Storage Wars’ Lawsuit Heats Up: Hester’s Suit Could Bring Bigger Legal Ramifications to Storage

John Donegan January 29, 2013 5

The highest rated non-fiction show on television is fake? As recently fired Storage Wars star David Hester would say, “Yuuup!” According to Hester’s suit, producers at A&E and Original Productions LLC have been staging the units

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Using ‘Storage Wars’ For Good: How Auction TV Can Help Promote Your Facility

Using ‘Storage Wars’ For Good: How Auction TV Can Help Promote Your Facility

Jenny Zhang November 19, 2012 2

While the public may be enjoying Storage Wars, response to the show from storage facility operators has been mixed to negative. Because the shows are staged to make the odds of striking gold look high,

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