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As in any industry, what you know about the self storage marketplace has a direct effect on your success. Our market research is vitally important to any self storage investment. This market knowledge is gained by our constant research of the marketplace. We are in contact with a majority of owners of self storage facilities at least twice per year. In addition, we track all properties that are actively being marketed, we verify and catalog all sales, we call municipal officials quarterly to find any proposed new construction, we monitor the internet for any sale, lease or construction news, and we conduct rent surveys regularly as well as market summary analysis to determine demand and supply levels.

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Guide to Self-Storage Maintenance & Renovations

As a self-storage facility owner, you need to maintain your property to keep your tenants happy. Profitable self-storage renovations can increase your property value and make it easier to sell your facility when the time comes. Know which renovations will give you the greatest return on investment (ROI) to make the most of your time […]

Guide to Self Storage Real Estate Gains Taxes

Guide to Self Storage Real Estate Gains Taxes

Over the past few years, self storage has become an increasingly appealing investment. The growing trend can be traced back to the U.S. financial crisis. By the time the crisis ended, funding for new construction had become nearly impossible to obtain. However, investors found that self storage properties performed well, even during the recession, and […]

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Understanding the Valuation of Your Property

Self-storage property valuation is an analytical tool that looks at all the factors that make your property valuable to determine its worth. Knowing your property’s valuation can help you maximize your profits when you decide to sell. Buyers seeking self-storage unit facilities are interested in the current income of the business, the value of the […]

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Common Roadblocks in Selling a Self-Storage Facility and How to Avoid Them

The end goal of every commercial real estate transaction is to complete the process smoothly and easily and leave all parties feeling happy and satisfied with the outcome. In reality, though, those selling commercial property can face obstacles that make the transaction feel less than perfect. The best way to handle these challenges is to […]