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Self Storage Franchises Explained

We’ve had a lot of visitors to our website seeking information on Self Storage Franchises. I posted a video on our YouTube channel where you can learn everything you need …

Building a Self Storage Business

All Across the United States, entrepreneurs are talking about the self storage business. The word is out that investing in the mini storage business can be very profitable. And it’s …

Self Storage Aggregators Explained

Most of the folks in the self storage industry have seen or heard a number of articles – whether located in blogs, chat rooms, etc. – about the war on …

Insurance Programs for Self-Storage Tenants

People store their belongings to self storage facilities for various reasons. However, some people who rent the units assume that the self storage owner will automatically provide insurance for every …

What Does A Self-Storage Business Manager Really Do?

Self-storage is a business where a tenant rents out a unit or space from a storage facility for personal or professional use. He can access it anytime while he’s renting …

Defining Self Storage

In 2012, the self storage business reached $2.1 billion in sales. This number, along with the business’ minimal planning for tenants to rent space, has attracted investors who are looking a …

Tips for Video Marketing

If you’ve ever wondered about video marketing, in this video I provide a quick glimpse on how to market your facility online, primarily through social media. A few tools of the trade don’t …

How to Raise Private Funds to Buy Self Storage Facilities

In this week’s video, I share a few tips on how to find private investors to fund your self storage acquisitions. The biggest question of all is usually “Where do we …

Self Storage Business Expansions Prove Market is Stable

With the current strain that the economy has caused many businesses, it’s not hard to see why many have began to broaden their horizons.  In uncertain times, small business owners …

How to Analyze a Self-Storage Facility

Whether you’re an experienced self-storage investor or exploring the opportunities that exist in this industry, a baseline understanding of the steps to consider when acquiring a facility will aid in …

How to Start a Self Storage Business

You’ve probably read from Inc. Magazine or Wall Street Journal or Entrepreneur Magazine why self storage is the fastest growing sector of real estate and small business in the U.S. over the …

Commercial Real Estate Investing’s Biggest Secret

Has the ongoing recession and lack of development capital left you wondering how to get into Commercial Real Estate? Well one strategy that some investors are beginning to consider is …

How to Finance Your Self Storage Business

Financing a self-storage acquisition has never been simple, though it can be time-consuming. Knowing about the loan products available to buyers and understanding the process will help. The first step …

Things To Know When Starting Your Own Self Storage Business!

It’s a start! A first-time self-entrepreneur in the industry of self-storage business has understandably a lot of questions in mind. Is there a guarantee that I will profit from this? …

Self Storage Employment Law Explained

I realize that running a self storage business is not easy when you’re mostly trying to rent units, but self storage facility owners need to also avoid legal pitfalls to make sure …

Looking Back at the Self Storage Industry

In the last decade, the most profitable and sure-fire real estate investment was not grand office buildings or trendy restaurants or luxury resorts – it was simply just self storage. …

Where To Find Self Storage Facilities For Sale

Okay, so you’re convinced you want to look at buying an existing self storage facility, but how do you go about finding suitable opportunities?   Well as we’ve already discussed, with …

Marketing Your Self-Storage Business

“Hey, have you heard of *business name*?” “Who what now?” Novice business owners might think that it’s a waste of time, but marketing plays a huge part in any form …

3 Tips for Self Storage Newbies

I’m a member of a few real estate forums out here on the interwebs, and I get notified when the topic of self storage becomes active. So, when I spy a …