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Leverage Is Your Secret Super Power!

By |May 5th, 2017|

You think superheroes are the only ones with super powers?
Not by a long shot…

When it comes to real estate investing your secret super power is leverage!

This term baffles some people (well, it baffled us before we understood it). But it’s pretty simple.

Just as you would leverage a big boulder into a new position using strong […]

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Baby Boomers: What Has Your Money Done For You Lately?

By |April 14th, 2017|

A few years ago there was a funny TV commercial that ran frequently.

It featured a very frustrated guy who didn’t know how to get his lazy money up off the couch and off to work. You see, he had what a lot of Baby Boomers have… lazy money.

If it were kids we were talking about […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Attend Live Workshops… No Matter What You Do In Business and In Life

By |March 27th, 2017|

Do you attend live workshops?
If not, why not?
In today’s rush-rush world, you can sign up for all sorts of virtual training… enough to keep you busy literally every hour of the day. And likely that’s just in your industry!

However, in online training experiences you don’t get the real-time interactions you would if you were sitting […]

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So… You Purchased a Distressed Self-Storage Property… Now What?

By |March 10th, 2017|

We thought you might want to take a look at us in action at one of our properties.
So… take a look at this video:

This one is in Michigan and it has 300 units. Some of the doors need replacing, but that’s fine. We will be finishing that part out as well as other upgrades over […]

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The 13 Top Questions We Get about Investing in Self-Storage Properties (and Why We Love What We Do)

By |February 23rd, 2017|

We get questions all the time about WHY self-storage…

First and foremost, we can tell you that we’ve tried other strategies and BY FAR we like this one the best, because it continues to bring the highest returns and it’s relatively problem-free!  

Truth is that there are a lot more reasons than we have room to […]

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Heard About “Valet” Self-Storage Facilities?

By |January 12th, 2017|

Who doesn’t like really great service?
Like how do you feel when you drive up to a restaurant and are greeted by a valet? It’s a pretty good feeling when you hand over your keys. You know that a restaurant with a valet is going to provide a higher level of service.

The same is true of […]

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Is Self Storage in Your Future?

By |January 3rd, 2017|

You know what’s really hot right now?
You guessed it… the self-storage industry!
We were driving down the freeway just the other day and heard a pretty cool news story that caught our attention. It quotes statistics about how investing in self-storage facilities is a “new” trend. We smiled.

Maybe we were way ahead of the curve.
Hey, what […]

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10 Things You Need To Do NOW To Achieve Top Customer Retention

By |November 10th, 2016|

When working with customers, does your manager create the “Wow!” factor?
If you want your facility to stand out the answer had better be YES.

Every time your property manager interacts with customers, he/she must make them feel special.  This will magnify your returns through glowing reviews and noteworthy rapport.

So, how do you get to that level […]

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12 Ways to Make SERIOUS Money in Self Storage

By |October 14th, 2016|

No doubt about it…

Owning a self-storage facility is awesome!

The income is steady and if you run your facility right you should have plenty of tenants.

To us, owning self-storage facilities sure beats wholesaling or fixing and flipping single-family houses, where you have to find the off-market properties and then either have to find a buyer really […]

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Journey to Self Storage

By |September 23rd, 2016|

 

One of my mentors always used to say “there are riches in niches” and that couldn’t be more true in the world of real estate investing.   Investing is not a “one size fits all” venture – some people love the challenge of turning trashy houses into beautiful homes, while others love to become passive lenders […]

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