A growing number of online retailers have sprung up in California's Bay Area to buy and sell stuff from auctions at self-storage facilities.
The number of self-storage auctions has increased in Northern California by 10 percent over the past year, according to John Cardoza, owner of Storage Auction Experts. In a single week, Storage Auction Experts conducted more than 20 auctions at four self-storage sites in
There are also more bidders than in previous years. Buyers place their purchased auction items on Craigslist and eBay in hopes of earning money.