Ask The Experts
Storage Treasures is owned and operated by highly experienced storage industry experts. On top of that we have several Auction Pro Contributors who write weekly articles for you (find their blogs below). Ask them your questions here!
The Garage Sale
Having a garage sale? Here's the place to let our community know! Please title the post with your location and the date of your sale for easy reference. Here's to us all having more of the best. garage. sales. ever!!!
Storage Wars - A&E TV
Storage Wars, which follows teams of bidders looking to score it big in the high stakes world of storage auctions, ranks as A&E's number one series of all time among adults 25-54. During its first season, the series averaged 2.8 million viewers per episode and peaked at 3.8 million.
Lisa Renee Jones
After leaving Corporate America, Lisa was faced with the harsh reality of an impending rent due date as a newly struggling author. Thus was born the idea to make rent money buying storage units. What was found in one of these units inspired Lisa's most successful series, which will soon be on TV. And now she's writing a blog just for you. Enjoy. Oh...and reader discretion is advised. This is juicy stuff.
Cindy is a no nonsense storage auction buyer from Toronto Canada. She owns and operates a retail store and has plenty of advice to share. Her only concern? That y'all might be jealous of her locker finds...like a diamond over 3 carats!
Rebecca, and her partner in crime Brian, are the Storage Heroes. After watching Storage Wars these two decided to join forces and try their hand with reselling. Turns out Rebecca has a knack for sniffing out gold & New Orleans has some great units!
Steve Cox is joined by Richard & his son Preston to form The Suburban Pickers. You've seen Steve on Storage Wars as Dave Hester's business partner & expert appraiser. Wealth of information doesn't begin to describe it...and you've never met a nicer group of guys.
Want to know what storage auctions are like in Wisconsin? Curt gives you the straight scoop and shares all of his insider secrets. These storage auction tips will save you money and make you money.
The Redneck Picker
Troy Howerton, aka The Redneck Picker, has been pickin' his whole life. He'll teach you how to develop your wheelhouse & work your network. These are reselling tips you can take to the bank.
Everyone needs a technology whiz and Drenton is ours! He's sold on eBay, craigslist, amazon and a host of other sites since they first began. Thankfully he's sharing his secrets for making more money with improved listings, photos, descriptions and even inventory software.
You've seen him on Storage Wars & now Phill is sharing his reselling secrets with you. Phill has been buying at all types of auctions for over 25 years...storage, government, police & online auctions. He also operates his own online auctions and is an eBay Trading Assistant & Power Seller. Hard to find more reselling knowledge in 1 individual!
Mike & Linda joined the first round of our Pro Training, which enabled them to getting into reselling. They're preparing to transition into full time picking and they're sharing their journey with you.
We have launched the contributor system. if you want to apply, goto your profile and click the link. Welcome to a growing community of people helping people navigate the buying and selling world.
Tom was a top storage auctioneer that sold over 15,000 storage units. Tom has since passed away, but he was an integral part of Storage Treasures in it's early days & has shared so much valuable information with his Storage Treasures Family. He will be missed.
Quart "Paper Shredder"
I’m Quart and I’m a doodle. Daddy says my name is Quart since I’m a “quarter real dog.” Mommy says that’s derogatory, but I don’t know what that means. I will occasionally share secrets I hear around the office to Hunt Buy Sell Profit.
Contributor Tony Huggins
Tony quickly became a fan favorite when he wrote about owning a resale shop. So with a little peer pressure now he's chronically his journey as he opens a new venue - "The Old Barn"
Tio recently joined the Storage Treasures Family to find more auction dates for y'all. We don't want anyone to have to pay for storage auction information! Tio also works in a comic book store & is an artist!
You saw Preston in our Free Insider Training. He's grown up at swap meets, flea markets, auction houses and storage auctions. Don't under-estimate young Preston...he'll school you in everything from Danish modern to post office boxes.
If you watch Storage Wars New York you might be interested in Marcus' take on storage auctions in the Big Apple.
Storage Auction Start Up Fund
We're giving out scholarships of $200 to help new buyers get started. So apply! Tell us a little bit about yourself, why you want to get into storage auctions, and what you have been doing to learn the business. Show us that you're willing to put in the effort and do your homework, because we want to see you turn $200 into $500 and $500 into $1,000!
SuperStars of StorageTreasures!
Our StorageTreasures users are the best! So... who has the best answer to our current question? Routinely we'll be posting questions and the person with the best answer will win an Elvis Newspaper as seen on Storage Wars, donated by Mr. Yuuuuup himself. And, of course, bragging rights!
Storage Auction Insider Certification "NEW"
For the people who have taken the time to go through our Storage Auction "Insider" Training you can download a Certificate of Completion. Thank you for your participation. We have invested in you and it is time for you to take the next step and use the information to improve your buying and selling skills.
After value education, building a network to sell items is the single biggest weapon. We have a staff assigned to finding resources to help you connect and network. The result will be a Resource Guide you will access on your Dashboard. You can help with ideas and places that help others. Please take a minute and share some of your knowledge.
Plug your business or service here
We're all about networking here - if you have a business or service you'd like to plug, feel free to do it here, as this is the place for it. If we find spam across the site, we'll move it here, and if we keep finding it, we may delete your account. Please help continue to make this the best resource for the Storage industry.