Asian decor evokes feelings of zen, harmony, and openness. It’s a timeless interior design style that could be incorporated into your modern home and still create a contemporary vibe. Are you inspired by the Orient and want to redecorate your home? Are you a collector of Asian furnishings? We currently have a very large collection […]

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December 26, 2018 | Posted by admin

Our Top 10 Articles of 2018

2018 was a fun and exciting year for us here at Cal Auctions. We want to thank all of our customers and visitors who have participated in our online auctions! If you haven’t visited our blog lately or you’re just reading for the first time, we put together a roundup of the most popular articles […]

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Susie is an avid collector of vintage and antique cameras. Susie’s grandmother passed away and willed a huge collection of cameras to her. Ever since then Susie has been on the hunt for collectible cameras, going to local estate sales every weekend and browsing the Internet every now and then. Then Susie discovered online auctions, […]

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This past summer we announced that new software had been installed for our online auctions. With this new format and theme, we hope that it will be easier to read and browse through the catalogs. We offer a huge thank you to all of you who have submitted your comments and feedback regarding the new […]

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Can you believe the holidays are just around the corner?! If you’re the gift-giving type of person, it’s that time of year to start planning what to give your friends and loved ones. As easy as it is to just give someone a gift card, it’s much more fun to find rare or unique items […]

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Is smaller better? Some might argue that downsizing into a smaller home is indeed much better than “living large”. There are many reasons why people decide to downsize. Maybe all the kids have moved out. Another reason is that people are just tired of looking at all the stuff in their home. Are you trying […]

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Online auctions are great for people looking for bargains on just about anything. We’re a little biased, of course, but we believe you should always shop online auctions before you pay retail. That’s not always possible because sometimes it’s just easier and faster to run to the store and get what you need – like […]

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You may have heard a story or two about someone finding multi-million dollar art pieces in a thrift store. But have you considered the idea of finding a hidden art treasure in an online estate sale auction?

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Need an idea to make some extra cash while searching for new treasures to add to your collections?

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Buying a car via an online auction is easy and you can get a great deal if you know what you’re doing. In a previous article, we talked about the pro’s and con’s, which is a must-read if you’re new to online car auctions. It does take a little more due diligence than going into […]

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The warehouse confusion is finally over! Those of you who come to our preview or removal days sometimes get confused as to which warehouse to come to.

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If you’ve been browsing our website recently, you may have noticed that some of our auctions have taken on a new look. We are currently working on revamping our website with brand new software and bidding system. We are not able to automatically transfer customer information over to the new system, so you will need […]

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Selling or liquidating a business can be long and drawn out if you’re trying to do it by yourself. This is especially true if you have a fairly large business with a great deal of inventory, supplies, and equipment. You’ve probably spent many years trying to sell your products and now you want to sell […]

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In recent years online estate auctions have been rising in popularity. This makes it convenient for people to shop estate sales and discover great bargains on everything from collectibles to everyday household goods. Traditionally, people have fun going from estate sale to estate sale on the weekends hunting for treasures. If there is something particular […]

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You have a fun hobby that many of us probably wish we knew how to do: you tinker with cars and know how to fix them up. We’d all save hundreds – if not thousands – of dollars each year if we had your skills. You’re probably good at finding deals on tools and equipment […]

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Some of you may remember that we used to manage online specialty auctions for Father Joe’s Villages (formerly St. Vincent de Paul’s) here in San Diego. We met many people while doing these auctions who are now regular customers of our monthly estate sale auctions. Father Joe’s Villages has gone through many changes the past […]

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If you’re a collector of handguns, shotguns, or rifles, this is an online firearm auction you don’t want to miss. Although we sometimes do offer guns in our monthly online estate auctions, it’s been awhile since we’ve had an event like this in which it’s all focused on firearms.

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Looking to make some extra money? Did you know that we have a program that pays you a 20% fee for referring sellers to us? If you know an individual in the San Diego area who is downsizing or liquidating their estate, you can tell them about our online auction services. Likewise, if you know […]

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Many of you know us as an online estate auction company, but did you know that we auction heavy equipment and machinery as well? An equipment rental company is doing some spring cleaning and must get rid of a super duty dump truck, skip loaders, wood chipper, compressors, tillers, rammers, hand tools, and much more. […]

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As life changes, eventually there will come a time when you’ll probably have to move, downsize, or liquidate a loved one’s estate. You don’t have to go through it alone, however. Hopefully these tips will help you get organized and give you ideas on how to manage the process. Take baby steps Liquidating an estate […]

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