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Recent Episodes of Self Storage Income


249. Self Storage Rates DROP Year-Over-Year, But There’s New Hope for Owners…

249. Self Storage Rates DROP Year-Over-Year, But There’s New Hope for Owners…

Self storage rates see a severe year-over-year decline as owners brace for even more supply to come on the market during dwindling demand. What’s happening, and which markets are the most in danger? In this episode, we took some of the latest self storage industry stats on rates, demand, supply, and new construction to answer the question: Why are self storage rates falling, and when will they come back up? We even have data on the hardest-hit metro areas that YOU should watch out for.

We could be returning to “normal” as the booming demand from a few...

Episode 18 June 2024 30m and 6s


248. Thriving in the New Storage Industry: Insights from My Book

248. Thriving in the New Storage Industry: Insights from My Book

Get my new book that teaches you everything I know about self-storage and a special offer for podcast listeners: https://www.selfstorageincome.com/giveaway-m2

In the past 4-5 years, so many new investors have come into the storage industry (which I love). However, the issue is that all of these new investors came into the industry when self-storage was at its absolute peak.

It means that for the past few years you could basically just buy a facility and it would increase in value simply because there was so much demand for self-storage.

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Episode 11 June 2024 32m and 58s


247. Maximizing Your Capital: Strategies for Partnering with Investors

247. Maximizing Your Capital: Strategies for Partnering with Investors

In this episode of the Self Storage Income Podcast, we delve into the crucial aspects of raising capital and working with partners and investors.

Join us as we explore proven strategies for securing funding, building strong investor relationships, and leveraging partnerships to grow your self-storage business. We emphasize the importance of recognizing that you can't do it alone – working with others not only broadens your resources but also creates opportunities for people to invest alongside you.

This episode offers valuable insights and practical advice to help you navigate the complexities of capital raising and partnership bu...

Episode 4 June 2024 55m and 42s


246. Self Storage vs. Rental Property Investing (It’s Not Even Close)

246. Self Storage vs. Rental Property Investing (It’s Not Even Close)

Self storage investing vs. multifamily investing: Which wins in 2024? With the popularity of rental property investing rising over the past few years, competition has remained hot for beginner investments like duplexes, small multifamily properties, and house hacks. But if you’re looking to grow your money the most, is self storage a better pick? Would you rather deal with a few tenants and toilets or hundreds of customers simultaneously?

We’re breaking down each of these investments piece by piece, from the prices to buy each investment property to raising the property value, cash flow, evictions, auctions, comp...

Episode 28 May 2024 26m and 24s


245. Self Storage’s “Lost Year” and Why Mom-and-Pops Are Disappearing w/Andrew Freeman and Jon Marshalla

245. Self Storage’s “Lost Year” and Why Mom-and-Pops Are Disappearing w/Andrew Freeman and Jon Marshalla

The self storage industry is changing. From the Great Recession through 2021, those who bought self storage facilities saw massive rent growth, impressive appreciation, and, at times, a seemingly endless supply of renters. As the American population began to move after the lockdowns, self storage only became more attractive, and facilities were filling up left and right with occupancy rates and rents exploding. But now, things have changed.

Over the past two years, self storage operators have been hit hard. Rent drops, vacancy, and increased competition took away the “passive” income part of self storage investing. Thankfully, those who...

Episode 20 May 2024 1h, 11m and 16s


244. 25 Facilities in 2 Years After Quitting His Google Job for Self Storage w/Faraz Hemani

244. 25 Facilities in 2 Years After Quitting His Google Job for Self Storage w/Faraz Hemani

Today’s guest built a twenty-five facility self storage business in just two years! Even more impressive? He didn’t come from a real estate background, yet he was able to build a serious storage portfolio across multiple states, all by “taking the punches” as they came. If you want to quit your job and start investing full-time, this is an episode you CANNOT miss. You’ll hear how Faraz Hemani left his high-paying Google job to invest in small-market, mom-and-pop self storage facilities. 

The question is, did it pay off?

After making some good income at h...

Episode 14 May 2024 54m and 23s


243. How to Start a Storage Business for Little or No Money

243. How to Start a Storage Business for Little or No Money

Wondering how to start a storage business with no money? Surprisingly, most self storage investors start out with no or low-money-down deals. Even the wealthiest of storage investors rarely pay for a property in cash or use their own money to make the down payment. 

Self storage DOESN’T require you to have millions and millions of dollars to get started, and in this episode, we’re showing you exactly how to build your self storage portfolio when starting from ZERO.

There are a few strategies you’ll need to know before you can buy your fi...

Episode 7 May 2024 33m and 1s


242. Why Demand is Exploding for “Small Bay Industrial” Warehouses w/ Shea Lewis

242. Why Demand is Exploding for “Small Bay Industrial” Warehouses w/ Shea Lewis

One type of commercial real estate is seeing skyrocketing demand right now: small bay industrial. Haven’t heard of it? You’re not alone. But for investors like Shea Lewis, one of our Inner Circle students at Self Storage Income, this often underrated type of real estate investment gives him great returns, high demand, and rock-bottom vacancy. But what is small bay industrial investing, and why are so many businesses fighting for small bay space right now?

If you invest in self storage, or plan to, this episode may change your mind entirely. In it, Shea goes thro...

Episode 30 April 2024 1h, 4m and 33s


241. How to Buy a Storage Facility in 2024 (Beginner’s Guide)

241. How to Buy a Storage Facility in 2024 (Beginner’s Guide)

Today, we’re going over how to buy a storage facility, even if you’re a complete beginner with zero experience in self storage investing. From pinpointing your purchase price to closing and finally getting the facility under your management, we’ll walk through the six beginner steps anyone can take to buy a self storage facility in 2024. If you’re ready to buy your first self storage investment, these steps MUST be followed!

Haven’t found a facility to buy? Tune into last week’s episode, where we went over exactly how to find off-market self storage faci...

Episode 23 April 2024 50m and 44s


240. How to Find GREAT Self Storage Deals in ANY Market

240. How to Find GREAT Self Storage Deals in ANY Market

In this episode, we’re diving into one of the most frequent questions we get: how to find self storage deals. 

We’ll share the five-step guide AJ uses to find self storage deals in 2024 and show YOU how to copy it so you can get your next home run off-market self storage deal. If you’re waiting for your first or next self storage facility, this is EXACTLY where to start!

You’ve heard us talk about buying and managing self storage facilities, but where do we even find the ones we want to buy? Unli...

Episode 16 April 2024 35m and 43s

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