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financial modeling

Preparing to Purchase a Self Storage Facility, Part 6: Financial Modeling

The process of forecasting future performance with the goal of calculating a particular metric or set of metrics is called financial modeling, which is the subject of this blog, and Part 6 of our Preparing to Purchase a Self Storage Facility series. Here’s the scenario: Wanting to purchase a self storage facility, you’ve started to […] Read More
google my business

GUEST: Google My Business and the Future of Google+

Submitted to Investment Real Estate by Laura Gattis at The Storage Group Not-so-breaking news: Google+ is gone. By the time this blog is published, Google+ will have shut down permanently, causing panic for self storage facilities and businesses that used it as a way to boost their organic Google search rankings. But there is no reason […] Read More
PA Legislation Changes to Storage Insurance

GUEST BLOG: PA Legislation Changes to Self Storage Tenant Insurance

Submitted to Investment Real Estate by Maureen A. Lee at Xercor Insurance Services LLC On October 24, 2018, Governor Tom Wolf, the Governor of Pennsylvania, signed into law House Bill Number 504 which allows self storage operators to offer or sell self service storage insurance in Pennsylvania through obtaining a limited lines insurance license. The passage […] Read More
unit mix to boost self storage value

Beginner’s Guide to Boosting Your Storage Property’s Value Part 3: Managing Your Unit Mix

In Part 3 of our Beginner’s Guide to Boosting Your Storage Property’s Value series,  we focus on managing your unit mix to increase your property’s value. These are great items to tackle in preparation to sell your property and also a perfect way to increase revenue if you plan to retain ownership for the foreseeable future. Let us […] Read More