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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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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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Sponsor of auction bill in New York says he’s not ‘attacking’ self-storage industry

Sponsor of auction bill in New York says he’s not ‘attacking’ self-storage industry

Nick DiUlio February 17, 2014 3

Several months ago, while watching an episode of the popular reality TV show “Storage Wars,” New York state Sen. Tony Avella decided he needed to do more for self-storage tenants in his state. And

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NPR’s ‘This American Life’ program sifts through self-storage ‘crapstack’

NPR’s ‘This American Life’ program sifts through self-storage ‘crapstack’

Alexander Harris January 27, 2014 2

For a more realistic look into the world of storage auctions than the ones seen on TV, tune into a recent segment produced by NPR’s “This American Life.” The story examines the grittier and

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