The Leading Experts in Warehouseman’s Lien Auctions

Reclaim your assets while safeguarding your interests. If you're grappling with delinquent storage customers and outstanding long-term storage charges, leveraging a warehouseman’s lien auction, also known as a storage lien foreclosure auction, may offer a solution. However, navigating the legal intricacies of such auctions demands the expertise of a seasoned auctioneer renowned for integrity, legal acumen, and meticulous compliance. At Thomas Hayward Auctioneers, we stand as the industry leaders in storage lien auctions, boasting a sterling reputation for ethical business practices and flawless legal adherence.

With a wealth of experience spanning hundreds of successful storage lien foreclosure auctions nationwide and internationally, Principal Owner and Master Auctioneer Thomas Hayward brings over 25 years of expertise to each auction. Holding active licenses in all markets served, we guarantee unwavering legal compliance and meticulous attention to detail throughout the auction process.

When you entrust your storage lien auction to Thomas Hayward Auctioneers, rest assured that every step—from reviewing storage contracts and notifying customers to placing legally mandated notices and conducting sales—will be executed with precision and integrity. Our established policies and procedures ensure compliance with Section 7-209 of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), maximizing auction proceeds while mitigating legal risks. Additionally, we offer DMV lien services and vehicle verification to streamline the process further.

Thomas has conducted workshops for the storage industry on lien sale procedures in collaboration with legal counsel specializing in admiralty, maritime, and international transportation law. Furthermore, our auction services maintain strict compliance with the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act of 2003 (SCRA), ensuring fairness and legality in the enforcement of storage liens.

We prioritize customer satisfaction, extending our services to include on-site food concessions and portable restroom facilities to enhance bidder experience. Additionally, to optimize revenue generation for our clients, we offer flexible auction formats, including lien goods sold by volume or piece-meal.

Representative Clients Our track record speaks volumes. Over the years, we've cultivated enduring relationships with a diverse range of clients, consistently delivering successful auction outcomes. Here are just a few of our esteemed past and present auction clients, many of whom have entrusted us with their auctions for over two decades:

Don't let the complexities of warehouseman’s lien auctions overwhelm you. Contact Thomas Hayward Auctioneers today, and let us handle the intricacies while you reap the benefits.