• Top Charlotte auctions

    By: Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    From police auctions and estate sales to foreclosure properties and self-storage auctions, there are plenty of Charlotte auctions to choose from if you like a good sale. Whether you're looking for a good deal on a specific item or hope to strike it rich with a lucky find, here's where you can find information on Charlotte area auctions to get started.

    City of Charlotte Police Auctions

    Police Unclaimed Auction
    5550 Wilkinson Blvd., Charlotte

    Each year the Charlotte Police Department holds an auction for unclaimed items at the City of Charlotte Asset Recovery located on Wilkinson Boulevard. Auction items up for bid can range from lost-and-found items that have been unclaimed to former pieces of evidence from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Property and Evidence Management Division.

    Examples of auction items include computers, power tools, TVs and jewelry. While the items up for bidding change from one auction to another, a list of exact items is released three weeks before each auction.

    City of Charlotte Rolling Stock Auction
    5550 Wilkinson Blvd., Charlotte

    Hosted by Rogers Realty and Auction Company, the Rolling Stock Auction is another popular Charlotte auctions that also takes place at the City of Charlotte Asset Recovery a couple times a year and is comprised of surplus items from the city of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County.

    Though the exact items up for auction change continuously, examples of auction items include pickup trucks, cars, tractors and buses.

    Estate Sales

    Belk Auction Company
    7813 Idlewild Road, Indian Trail
    Belk Auction Company holds both in-house and on-site auctions, where bidders can vie for anything from fine antiques and collectables to high-end jewelry.

    Charlotte Premier Estate Auctions Inc.
    18610 Starcreek Drive, Cornelius
    Auctions at Charlotte Premier range from in-house and on-site sales to online options, where you can find antiques, artwork, furniture and china open for bidding.

    Property Auctions/Foreclosures

    For information on local Charlotte properties that are currently delinquent on real estate taxes or under foreclosure visit Mecklenburg County Tax Foreclosures to see what properties are up for auction. The site has an interactive map that shows what properties are available and is easy to use, especially if you're looking for a property within a certain price range or neighborhood in Mecklenburg County. The map can also break down property listings based on the number of bedrooms and bathrooms. Properties featured on the site include both residential and commercial, as well as pieces of land that can be bid on.

    Self Storage Auctions

    The North Carolina Self Storage Association has an entire monthly calendar dedicated to self storage auctions that take place throughout most counties in the Tarheel State, including the Queen City. NCSSA auctions are open to the general public and happen almost daily. Each calendar listing offers an auction's time and location.

    To find out when and where local Charlotte storage unit auctions will take place, use the North Carolina Regional Auction List site for specific dates and times.

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