The November 2023 Self Storage Investing Newsletter

The Resilience of Self-Storage Investments in Economic Downturns

In the ever-evolving landscape of investments, certain sectors have consistently demonstrated their ability to weather economic storms. One such sector is the self-storage industry. With its unique business model and inherent demand drivers, self-storage has proven to be a resilient investment choice, especially during economic downturns. Let's delve deeper into the stability and growth potential of self-storage during recessions.

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Selecting the Ideal Market for Self-Storage Investment: A Comprehensive Guide

The self-storage industry has emerged as a lucrative sector for investors, offering consistent returns and resilience against economic downturns. However, the success of a self-storage investment is heavily influenced by the market in which the facility is located. Choosing the right market is paramount, and there are several key factors that investors should consider to ensure they're making a well-informed decision.

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Self Storage University Podcast: Episode 89 - The Different Ways To Assume A Loan

With the turmoil in the lending market, finding ways to lock on lower interest rates – or just have a willing lender with knowledge of the asset – have become very important. And often this revolves around doing a loan “assumption” or some type of derivation of that concept. In this Self-Storage University podcast we’re going to review how loan assumption works and give you tips on how to successfully approach it.

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The Impact of High-Interest Rates on Self-Storage Valuation: A Silver Lining for Savvy Investors

In the world of real estate investment, interest rates play a pivotal role in determining the attractiveness and profitability of potential deals. As interest rates rise, the cost of borrowing increases, which can lead to a decrease in property valuations.

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Mastering Marketing for Self-Storage: A Comprehensive Guide

In today's digital age, marketing for self-storage facilities has evolved beyond traditional methods. With the rise of online platforms, businesses have a plethora of tools at their disposal to attract potential customers.

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The Top 7 Due Diligence Considerations When Buying a Self-Storage Facility

Investing in a self-storage facility can be a lucrative venture, but like all real estate investments, it requires thorough due diligence. Before diving into such a commitment, it's essential to understand the various factors that can influence the success and profitability of a self-storage facility.

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How Remote Work Trends Boost Demand for Self-Storage Facilities

The rise of remote work has been one of the most transformative shifts in the modern workplace. While the trend was already gaining traction, the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated its adoption, with companies worldwide adopting flexible work-from-home policies. This shift has had a ripple effect across various sectors, including real estate. One of the beneficiaries of this trend is the self-storage industry. Let's explore how remote work is driving demand for self-storage facilities.

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Self Storage University Podcast: Episode 88 - The Different Types Of Capital Partners

You can’t buy real estate with at least some cash for a down-payment. But what do you do when you exhaust your personal money yet still find deals to buy and need a source of the capital to get the job done? In this Self-Storage University podcast we’re going to explore the different types of capital partners and what their benefits and disadvantages are.

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How Does Inflation Affect Self Storage Investments?

Inflation, the general increase in prices and fall in the purchasing value of money, has wide-ranging effects on various sectors of the economy. For investors, understanding how inflation impacts their portfolio is crucial. However, certain asset classes, like self-storage facilities, exhibit unique characteristics that not only shield them from inflation's adverse effects but also offer avenues for growth. Let's delve deeper into these dynamics.

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Unlocking Consistent Cash Flow: The Case for Self-Storage Facilities

In today's volatile investment landscape, investors are constantly looking for stable assets that offer consistent returns. Among the numerous investment options, self-storage stands out as a compelling choice. Let's delve into the reasons why.

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Comparing Self-Storage and Traditional Real Estate Investments

Real estate has long been a favored investment avenue, offering stability and potential for significant returns. However, within the broad spectrum of real estate investments, there are distinct categories, each with its own set of advantages and challenges. Two prominent categories are alternative commercial real estate (self-storage facilities, mobile home parks) and traditional real estate, such as single-family homes and offices or malls.

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