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Want Some Help Getting Into Self Storage Auctions?

by Kim Kilpatrick September 16, 2013 10:08 PM
When you hear about some of the incredible—and valuable—finds that the people on shows like Storage Wars have had you have to wonder if you can do it too. Why not, right? Well—because it may not be as easy as it looks, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t. You just might need a little help to get started. [More]

Self Storage Auctions Aplenty in San Diego This Week

by Kim Kilpatrick August 5, 2013 7:24 PM
There are lots of things to do in San Diego. You can go to one of the beaches, visit Seaport Village, stroll through the historic Gaslamp Quarter, fly a kite in Mission Bay Park, enjoy Old Town, go to SeaWorld, or visit the zoo. There is always something to see or do for everyone.

This week there is also something else quite unusual going on. There will be self storage auctions galore around the city for those interested in those auctions. [More]

Summer of Sequels Starts in the Self Storage Industry

by Kim Kilpatrick April 17, 2013 9:13 PM
People like remakes, reboots, and updated editions of things besides movies as well pretty much because in one way, shape, or form they are expected to be better. Such is the case with the new edition—the sequel or reboot if you will—of [More]

Online Self Storage Auctions Becoming a Competitive Market Place?

by John Stevens April 10, 2013 9:34 PM
They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery; that if someone is trying to be like you or copies yoiur idea that what you are (or are doing) must be pretty impressive. While that is nice, in the business world it means that you have something that is healthy for the economy, but also something you may not want—competition. [More]

Self Storage Company Trying to Make the Most of a Bad Thing

by Holly Robinson March 1, 2013 6:32 PM
People have become famous for doing bad things in the past. So much so that it almost seems like there is an underlying sentiment in some segments of society that thinks it is okay to do something dubious because of the notoriety that will be received following the dastardly deed. [More]

Georgia Couple Goes Home with a Real Treasure from Self Storage Auction

by John Stevens September 24, 2012 8:50 PM
Consider this your warning; you may want to grab a tissue, handkerchief, or something before your read this story. It’s a heartwarming one that speaks well for the people that you can meet in and around the self storage industry, but it will make you tear up still all the same. [More]

Want to Learn how to Make Money at Self Storage Auctions from the Pros?

by John Stevens September 12, 2012 6:25 PM
Who doesn’t want to strike it rich? Is there a person anywhere that hasn’t day dreamed at least once about finding the figurative financial needle in a haystack that would put an end to or at least alleviate all financial worries? The good people at would like to help you learn how to do just that. [More]

Need Information on Self Storage Auctions?

by Winnie Hsiu February 24, 2012 4:02 PM
Auctions have been a part of the self storage industry probably since the industry originated back in the 1960s; as long as there has been rent to pay there has been someone who has not been able to pay their bill. In recent years as the industry has grown, so has the number of units that have been put up for auction. [More]

Self Storage Reality Shows Inspiring More Storage Wars

by Kim Kilpatrick January 10, 2012 8:30 PM
Auctions have been a fact of life at self storage facilities for some time. Thanks to the poor economy, the occupancy rates for the self storage industry on the whole are fairly good. However, at the same time, there are plenty of people that are having trouble paying their bills. [More]

Self Storage Lockers Fetch a Hefty Price at Auction

by Winnie Hsiu November 9, 2011 10:40 AM
Self storage units have been in existence for decades. They have gotten more use and attention due to the current state of the economy, some of that attention coming because people have had a hard time even paying their self storage bills. While that is regrettable, it has presented the country with a whole new past time—self storage auctions. [More]
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