The Self Storage University Podcast

Self Storage Investing Articles / Self Storage Investing Audios & Videos


Welcome to the Self-Storage University Podcast, where you will learn the correct way to identify, evaluate, negotiate, perform due diligence on, renegotiate, finance, turn-around and operate self-storage facilities. And your host is a partner in one of the largest real estate portfolios in the U.S. with nearly $1 billion of holdings, Frank Rolfe.

Episode 40: Nice People Finish Last
Episode 39: Financing And Time: A Dysfunctional Union
Episode 38: Why A Paper Trail Is Essential
Episode 37: Why It’s Ok To Think For Yourself
Episode 36: The Changing American Investment Map
Episode 35: How “Sticky” Are Your Customers?
Episode 34: Understanding B. Wayne Hughes
Episode 33: How To Successfully Weather Interest Rate Fluctuations
Episode 32: Why You Can’t Trust “Research Reports”
Episode 31: Why Storage Cap Rates Are Going Up And How To Protect Yourself
Episode 30: Why Managers Go Bad And How To Mitigate The Risks
Episode 29: Understanding Property Tax
Episode 28: The Impact of Inflation on Self-Storage Investing
Episode 27: Structuring Partnership Profit Splits
Episode 26: The Truth About Debt Assumption
Episode 25: The Basics of Hiring And Firing Employees
Episode 24: All About Working With Brokers
Episode 23: Why You Can’t Fully Delegate Your Diligence
Episode 22: When Dust Gathers On A Deal, The Options Become More Interesting
Episode 21: Think Like A Banker
Episode 20: Let's Get Creative
Episode 19: Should You Use An Online Auction On Unpaid Units?
Episode 18: Building A Successful Deal Funnel
Episode 17: The Simple Way To Make The Final Decision On Buying A Storage Property
Episode 16: A Person Has To Know Their Limitations
Episode 15: The Power of Bonding In Attaining Great Storage Deals
Episode 14: Storage Contract
Episode 13: Storage Books Are Lousy
Episode 12: Understanding Vacancy
Episode 11: Six Steps To Reducing Your Liability Exposure
Episode 10: Hidden, Visible And Suspenseful Deal Killers
Episode 9: Nobody Ever Made Money Hanging Out With Rich People
Episode 8: Understanding Seller Financing
Episode 7: Four Things My Banker Taught Me
Episode 6: A Reminder On What Customers Really Want
Episode 5: Old-Fashioned Theories That Still Work Well Today
Episode 4: Any Idiot Can Buy A Storage Facility – And Many Do
Episode 3: Debt And How To Get It
Episode 2: How Much You Can Make – Defined
Episode 1: Why Buy A Storage Facility?