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Welcome To Trading Post Auctions

The Trading Post Auctions & Estate Sales was formed to provide a multi channel source for liquidating and selling your items. Our clients range from commercial businesses to family estate sales. We use both store-front sales as well as our innovative online auction platform to help you move your items. We are trained in both retail liquidation and manage a wide range of online auction tools and methodologies. We can take on the total liquidation project or we can set you up to run a self-managed online auction using our time tested online auction platform. We tailor our channels of liquidation to our client’s needs and abilities. What can we help you sell? Or Buy?

What We Sell

Today, TP 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.

Trading Post 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, TPauctions.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 916-380-0388 or contact us on our contact page.

Our Corporate Family

Trading Post Auctions

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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  • 2015

    Started the Trading Post store in Roseville, California in one of the largest farmers markets in Northern California open on the weekends. Denio’s Farmers Market and Auction has been in business for over 70 years and regularly has thousands of visitors each day. The Trading Post grew to become the largest single vendor at the market with over 10,000 square feet of retail and auction space. This store is owned and operated through the Last Wild Place Mustang Preserve, a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization seeking to build ranch preserves to save wild horses and burros.

  • 2017

    The for profit TPAuctions online auction was created as a Limited Liability Corporation to partner with the non-profit Trading Post store front. Inventory from estate sales had filled the space at the Denio’s market location and an additional warehouse was added to better serve our growing client list of businesses and individuals seeking liquidation services and estate sale expertise. The partnership between the non-profit Trading Post weekend store front and our multiple online auction strategies creates a full service one-stop multi channel array of methods to move liquidation inventory for our clients. A portion of every sale helps save a wild horse or burro. What can we help you sell? OR buy?

  • 2016

    The Trading Post location at Denio’s introduced an auction in added space next to its store front location. In addition the Trading Post expanded to renting space at local antique mall locations to improve our sales of collectible and unique items. We also added a partnership with an EBay store to improve our access to online clients.

Meet The Team

  • Cary Templeton, Managing Partner of TPAuctions LLC

    Favorite Stuff: Faith, saving wild horses and burros, fishing, wildlife/landscape photography, developing new ideas into helpful solutions.

    Cary’s career transitioned in the last decade from being a top level administrator for public and private universities to significant leadership roles in multiple non-profit organizations. While in higher education he was selected by his peers for numerous national and state awards for visionary leadership and service. Currently he is working with the Last Wild Place (LWP) Mustang Preserve as the secretary of the Board of Directors. Cary has worked to help LWP donors raise funds through auctions and by managing a large weekend store full of donated estate sale items. Cary has his MA in Administration from Fresno Pacific University.

  • John Futral, Managing Partner of TPAuctions LLC

    Favorite Stuff: Antiques, woodworking, repurposing industrial items, family time, being creative.

    John grew up in the antique business and has years of experience in the auction business. He has worked in the insurance industry and more recently coordinated an estate sale business meeting his clients needs from the beginning to end. John has a helpful spirit and thrives when his clients see their assets come back to them through his auction efforts and sales expertise.