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Estate Sale Success

A Weekend Schedule of Sales Estate Sales, Garage Sales, Flea Markets and Junk Stores are a weekend ritual for me. I figure out my Itinerary for a Saturday Journey by putting into my agenda the address, time and special sale items as advertised for each type of sale. I load up on my quarters and one-dollar bills and drive the planned route. Some of the sales are loaded with shopper’s spending money like they have been lost in a gold …

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Fabric Found

Fabric Found   I have been a life long seamstress. My mother is an incredible designer/seamstress who dressed her 3 daughters in clothing with so much style, that we would have to “Model” our outfits everywhere we went.   My Aunt took sewing to an Exquisite Art Form creating clothing with amazing detail and perfection. My Grandmother made quilts and blankets and pillows and pajamas that were done with so much love, that I have kept them all of these …

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Swip Swap – A Facebook Adventure Part 2

Swip Swap: A Facebook Adventure Part 2 Hometown Love At the moment, I belong to 30 different Swip Swap Groups …  all based in my little town!! Most of the Swip Swap sites I belong to are developed by folks who live in MY town and they are just for folks who live in MY town. When you post an item for sale, you will probably sell it to someone you know or a neighbor or friends from the grocery …

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Selling Items in the Classifieds

Oh My!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!   I MUST tell you how EASY it is to post your items in the Classified Section of storagunitauctionlist.com !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!   For years, I have posted things for sale on Ebay, Craigslist, Facebook swipswap, Etsy etc., etc.  I usually greeted the task with procrastination and fear.  I am not a computer Whiz Kid, so lots of instructions on how to upload an item always baffled then frustrated me!!!  I really, really wanted to use these new classifieds!  So, finally, I threw myself into the …

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The Gentleman & Gentlewoman’s Guide to Proper Craigslist Etiquette: for the Buyer

And now it’s time for part 2 of our Gentleman and Gentlewoman’s Guide to Craigslist Etiquette! Last time we showed you how to be a polite seller, and today we will show you the most courteous and proper techniques for buying items on Craigslist. Many storage hunters use Craigslist in conjunction with storage auctions, and will buy items at discounted prices in order to resell and to supplement their inventory. Indeed, there are some manners you’ll have to remember before …

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The Gentleman & Gentlewoman’s Guide to Proper Craigslist Etiquette: for the Seller

  For some storage auction hunters, Craigslist is an essential facet to their selling strategy. With good reason; Craigslist is completely free and it’s by far one of the easiest ways to reach out and connect with potential buyers and sellers in your area. However, since it’s so easily accessible, and you don’t need to worry about a seller’s rating or positive feedback…people seem to immediately forget about etiquette. Yes, there is a certain etiquette involved in all aspects of …

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In Plain Sight: The Anti-Strategist’s Strategy

In a time when more and more Americans are living paycheck to paycheck, the initial investment required to break into the storage auction market (albeit relatively small) can be enough to dissuade the average person from taking the leap. For veterans of the auction industry, this is perfectly alright. In the under-capitalized market of storage auctions, reluctance on the part of the American public means open season for storage auction insiders. In truth, the storage auction industry is not the …

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Where to Sell Items Won at Storage Auctions, Part 1 – Selling Online

The most exciting thing about winning a bin at a storage auction is seeing your return on investment. Once you win your bin, it’s time to dig through everything and find out the best place to sell your items. There are more appropriate places to sell particular items and you’ll learn from experience which platforms suit which type of product. Some products are perfect for selling online, some are only suited for offline sales. Below, you’ll find a list of …

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