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Learn To Buy, Sell and Profit From Self Storage Auctions

Aug 26, 2008
Self storage auctions are a great way to make some extra money or even a nice career working from home. However, after you buy the item, you will need to find a way to resell it quickly. Here are some ways to resell your self storage merchandise for quick and easy profits.

One of the best places to make money with your treasure that you got at a self storage auction is on Ebay. Ebay is really good for smaller items that are worth a decent amount of money that you can ship easily. If you don't want to take the time to list items individually, consider using an Ebay drop off store. This will make you able to work more efficiently and will help you maximize your time so that you will be able to go to more self storage auctions. If you are selling a book, also consider placing it on Amazon's Marketplace. Books move very quickly on there.

If the item is a little larger, such as furniture, the best place to list it is on Craigslist. Since Craigslist is primarily targeted as a local service, it's very easy to find a buyer in your local area. The best thing is it's free. Alternately, you can use an upstart Craigslist alternative website like Kijiji.

Another alternative is to have a garage sale. This is nice because you can move a lot of inventory in one day. It's quick and you get it done and over with.

You could also sell your self storage auction product in your local newspaper classified section. This will cost you some money, but it's worth it. If you use an alternative paper like the Thrifty Nickel, it won't cost you much at all to list your ad. Many newspapers and tv stations have classified ad websites that are often cheaper or even free.

A really great way to move your self storage auction item is by having a garage sale. The great thing about garage sales is you can get it all done and over with in a single weekend. Take the money and run.

You could also move your self storage auction product by getting a table at the flea market. This could take some work, but can be extremely profitable in the long run.

If all else fails, you could donate your item to charity. This is the last choice, but you will at least get a nice tax deduction out of it.

As you can see, it's pretty easy to resell your self storage auction item if you put your mind to it and think creatively.
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