As recent television hits like Storage Wars have demonstrated, there is good money to be made by attending public storage auctions and bidding on repossessed storage units that are up for sale. Although you won’t always find buried treasure or priceless relics inside, you can, with diligence and determination, use these special sales to supply your own retail store with discounted merchandise.
Many folks that see professional storage hunters on television are eager to try their own hand at this exciting niche industry, but don’t know where to start or how to go about learning the tips and tricks that help storage buyers make money. Thankfully, there are a couple great storage auction forums online that can assist you in finding out everyting you need to know about locating, attending and winning local storage auctions.
These storage auction forums are populated by experts and amateurs alike, that come together to discuss their favorite television shows, best auction hunting practices and the biggest scores they’ve ever found in a unit they’ve purchased. Not only can these forums be a very friendly place to meet other people that share your passions, they can also serve as a great introductory resource to buying up delinquent storage lockers.
How and when do these delinquent locker sales occur? How can you be notified of them in advance so you can be sure to arrive on time? What protocols do you need to follow in order to bid on these units at a storage facility? What are the pitfalls and no-no’s to avoid so as to ensure you’re not banned from a storage facility for good? These questions and more are frequently the topics of discussion on storage auction forums and can lead to some spirited discussions and humorous recollections – especially on behalf of the veteran storage auction pickers!