They say a picture paints a thousand words. Well, in the world of storage unit auctions, a photograph may mean a thousand bucks.
While many believe it’s enough for them to have a mental picture of the unit just before bidding is enough, those who have actual pictures are a step ahead.
Why? Here are some of its benefits below.
1. It gives you an edge over the other bidders.
Provided that the facility’s rules allow actual photographs before the bidding, then go for it. It gives you an edge among your other competitors since you have an actual photograph to guide you by.
This also tells you if it’s even worth bidding for the unit in the first place. Just keep in mind that you only do this if it’s permitted.
2. It lets you research units from home.
If you’re also allowed to take photographs of various units, then you can nitpick and browse through it from home. Considering there are more risks of spending a lot for a unit that’s not even worth it, then you surely won’t spend a single cent on using photographs.
Moreover, this gives you the opportunity to do some research on the items and see if they’re worth anything in the market. Imagine, saving yourself from a possible disastrous situation if you end up spending too much for nothing.
3. It saves you a tremendous amount of time.
Apart from saving you money, taking photographs of storage units can save you time as well.
When you have these actual photographs, you’re able to work quicker and multitask. This can result to knowing where you can sell the items, if you already have a potential buyer and what you can do with the items to restore them.
Think of all the other things you can do with the rest of your time. Remember, time is money in this business. So better not waste a minute of it.