Government auctions of seized and surplus property
Some government auctions sell many types of excess and seized property. These can range from computers to artwork to mobile homes and more.
Auctions may take place online, in person, or by mail-in bid. The federal agency that owns the property may conduct the auction or it may contract with an auction company to conduct the sales.
Auction sites may list:
- Lab equipment
- Mobile homes
- Planes, boats, and motor vehicles
- Military surplus
Government auction websites include:
- GSA Auctions - a variety of government-owned excess property
- U.S. Treasury auctions - various types of property forfeited by owners for tax evasion or other violations of Treasury law
- U.S. Marshals Service auctions - various items seized by U.S. Department of Justice agencies and other federal agencies
LAST UPDATED: August 9, 2023