Good deals from the government: How to buy surplus items online
KATU - February 16, 2017
From cars to office equipment, or just things you need around the house.Whatever you need, there is a good chance you may find that the state is auctioning it off. Most people don’t know about the website GovDeals.com.
It’s like eBay, but it saves local governments thousands of dollars. In the late 1990’s the State of Oregon sold most of its surplus items on eBay.
“We used eBay but eBay just wasn’t a very good fit for us,” said Darren Kennedy the State of Oregon Surplus Property Program Analyst.