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COORDINATING YOUR TRADITIONAL AUCTIONS WITH A MODERN TWIST

Welcome To Cal Auctions & Estate Sales

Cal Auctions & Estate Sales was formed in 2011 to provide online auction services for the commercial and estate community. Trained in the live auction method of selling, we realized that selling assets online to the ultimate consumer was what we did best. With our innovative processes, we pride ourselves in being able to sell just about anything. Entering into our 5th year in business, we strive to stay on the cutting edge of the online auction industry. What can we help you sell? or Buy?

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What We Sell

Today, Cal Auctions conducts internet-only sales both large and small throughout the United States.

The flexibility and reach of the internet is ideally suited for all types of equipment and inventories.

Cal Auctions sales include high-end estate sales, antiques & collectibles, Bankruptcy Assets, Landlord Abandoned Property, party rental companies, IT switchgear, franchise restaurants, corporate headquarters, office furniture and business equipment, to name a few.

The Un-Ebay

Unlike eBay or CraigsList, which sell a single item to a single buyer, calauctions.com is an event based liquidation site. Each event has a location, scheduled preview, closing and removal and sells many assets to many buyers.

We are a little bit traditional (with previews and pickups), a little bit eBay (online bidding), and something altogether different (event based, photo catalogs and credit card only payments).

Custom Auction Solutions

As specialists in the sale of commercial or personal property, our innovation, expertise and marketing skills consistently result in the highest possible return. Committed to our client’s satisfaction, we give the same care and attention when selling one item or an entire business. We welcome the opportunity to discuss your project and evaluate your assets at no charge.

Call us to discuss your orderly liquidation or specialty auction project at (619) 326-9690 or contact us on our contact page.

Our Corporate Family

Cal Auctions, LLC

Providing liquidation and asset recovery consulting to educational institutions, bankruptcy court, banks, medium and small businesses nationwide.

Asset Bridge

Providing internet only liquidation solutions to corporate America.

More To Come

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A HERITAGE OF INNOVATION

  • 2010

    Performed our first internet only (timed) auction for a customer that needed to sell all of there IT and computer hardware. Results from the auction far exceeded estimated value.

  • 2011

    Cal Auctions was formed, and the race was on to provide an innovative way to sell all types of assets via online only auction.

  • 2013

    Cal Auctions added the Estate Sale division to help clients with the downsizing and/or liquidation of high end antiques, art and collectibles. A large local charity utilizes our firm to sell all of their "specialty" items which are donated throughout the year.

  • 2016

    We recently acquired an additional 5,000 sq/ft of warehouse to house our industrial and commercial auctions. Now with over 10,000 sq/ft we can handle just about any liquidation that needs to be moved.

Meet The Team

  • Jason Hanks, GPPA, CAI, Owner

    Favorite Stuff: Lazy Days On The Colorado River, Off Roading in AZ, Coaching Soccer & Backyard Pool Parties with Family.

    At an early age, Jason liked to "wheel and deal" in order to own the things he liked. After graduating from College at Cal Poly SLO he worked in various industries until he found what he loved in Online Auctions.

  • Terry Hanks, On-Site Coordinator

    Favorite Stuff: Spending time with family, Travel with friends/family and playing golf.

    Retired from an Event Planning Co. after 35 years of ownership, Terry now spends part of the week at a local golf course as a marshal and the other half helping with inspections and removals.

  • Krystal Scott, Bookkeeping

    Favorite Stuff: Family, My 3 Kids, Cheerleading Competitions, Walks In The Woods

    Krystal has been crunching numbers for most of her life. Local Casinos, Event Planning Companies, Asphalt Contractors, and Auctioneers are just a few of the small businesses she has assisted.

  • Jeremy Simpson, On-Site Coordinator

    Favorite Stuff: Surfing, Hanging with friends, Soccer, Cooking

    Jeremy grew up in the office furniture moving industry and still works in his family business when needed. He likes to work hard but play even harder...

  • Erika Villavicencio, Marketing Coordinator

    Favorite Stuff: Reading Books, Hiking, Spending Quality time with Family, Enjoying the beautiful weather in San Diego

    After taking time off to raise her 2 children Erika decided it was time to put her marketing degree to good use. She is in charge of finding buyers for the enormous amount of assets that we sell.

  • Roberto Garcia, On-Site Coordinator

    Favorite Stuff: Spending time with my kids, Running, Camping, Going to the beach Roberto has been in the Army Reserves for the past 7 years. He recently moved back to San Diego from Illinois to be closer to his extended family and the great California weather.

  • Maria Palma, Social Media Consultant

    Favorite Stuff: After working in sales and management for 13 years, Maria followed her passion for writing and online marketing. She now helps businesses with blogging and social media. When she's not writing, Maria loves to paint and is addicted to watching Flea Market Flip.

  • John Haegen IV, On-Site Coordinator

    Favorite Stuff: Hanging with friends, Playing video games, Helping my Grandpa. John is taking college classes and has an interest in pursuing the paramedic profession. His biggest achievement is being an Eagle Scout.

  • Jody Steinbauer, Estate Management Consultant

    Favorite Stuff: Playing with my dogs, Hanging at our pool and being around family. She is a mother to an 18 year old young man named John Michael. (who occasionally helps here at Cal Auctions). She was a nurse before making estate sale coordination and antique buying her full time career.

  • George Rico, On-Site Coordinator

    Favorite Stuff: Playing with his 2 sons, watching sports, spending time at the park with his family. We were lucky to find George from an auction we performed at his old company that was re-locating to the East Coast. After the auction we were so impressed with his work ethic we asked him to join the Cal Auctions Team. He continues to learn about the auction industry and is an asset to us.