Whether you’re a pro or just getting started as a buyer, you’ll find it easy to navigate and participate in our online-only auctions.
We help sell items for individuals, businesses, corporations, attorneys, and more. Because our sellers want to liquidate items quickly, you can often purchase items for pennies on the dollar. Our auctions start at $.01 or $1 and the items go to the highest bidders.
Not sure where to get started? Check out this video to learn some tips for bidding with Cal Auctions!
Sign up for a bidder’s account. You do not need to register an account if you are just browsing the auction catalogs.
Register to bid in the auction. You will need to register for EACH auction that you want to participate in.
Have fun bidding on anything you want! Keep track of the items you are watching or bidding on in your account.
Inspect items in person on designated days. Some auctions do not have an inspection day, however, you are free to contact us if you have any questions about a particular item(s). We will do our best to get as much information for you.
After the auction event completely closes, your debit/credit card will be charged for the full amount of purchases. You will receive an invoice via email and/or text, which will include a QR code for picking up items and a web link to schedule an appointment for pick up.
Pick up items or arrange for shipping. When picking up large items, please bring the proper vehicle, equipment, tools and people to help you remove items.
We are so grateful that you choose Cal Auctions to get the stuff you need at the price you set. Out of respect for our sellers and for the vast majority of buyers that take these responsibilities to heart, we will terminate a buyer’s bidding privileges after two infractions.
First Occurrence: If a buyer does not live up to their responsibilities throughout the auction process we will suspend bidding privileges until one of our customer service team members is able to speak with the buyer and resolve the issue.
Final Occurrence: If a buyer does not live up to their responsibilities throughout the auction process a second time we will terminate bidding privileges.
We are passionate about our huge buyer community and remain vigilant to ensure a pleasurable auction experience every time. The greatest cause of confusion and dissatisfaction often occurs when there is not a level playing field for buyers. This termination policy makes everyone equal, every time.Terms & Conditions
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