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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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Timing The Market To Sell Your Self Storage Facility

Timing the Market to Sell Your Self Storage Facility

When considering the sale of your self storage facility, there are many important factors to keep in mind that can determine your success as a seller. One of these factors is the real estate market, as the overall state of the market can ultimately determine the value you can get for your self storage property.  […]

Ashley Dearborn

IRE Hires Ashley Dearborn as Executive Assistant

Locally owned and operated Investment Real Estate, LLC (IRE) announces the hiring of Ashely Dearborn as Executive Assistant of Brokerage. Ashely is responsible for preparing proposal and offering memorandum packages, managing the licensing for the brokers, sending out press releases and other information to the public. She’s always willing and ready to tackle any special task they send […]

IRE Hires Matt Junkin as Brokerage Associate

Locally owned and operated Investment Real Estate, LLC (IRE) announces the hiring of Matt Junkin as Brokerage Associate Matt is an integral role on the Brokerage team. From handling general administration documents and legal activities, to compiling financial and market analysis projects, Matt supports the brokerage team with their needs. Matt works with appraisers, brokerage members, and other […]

Improve The Value of Your Self Storage Investment

How to Improve the Value of Your Self Storage Investment

Owning a self storage facility is a big investment, but it can also be a rewarding one if you manage it right. Whether you’re looking to sell your self storage property or you plan to retain ownership, it’s always a good idea to explore ways to improve the value of your self storage investment. Investments […]