UNDERSTANDING THE COVERAGE RATIO FOR SELF-STORAGE FACILITIES

Apr 14, 2021
Virtually all investors in the self-storage arena buy their properties using debt. That’s always been the attraction to real estate: the availability of getting leverage. And leverage is the tool that allows cash-on-cash returns to be stronger than traditional investments that have no leverage. One of the metrics banks use to underwrite loans is the “coverage ratio”.
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BILL GATES BECOMES A SELF-STORAGE INVESTOR By Frank Rolfe

Apr 14, 2021
Bill Gates is best known for being the founder of Microsoft and one of the richest people in the world with a net worth of around $140 billion. But he has recently branched out into a new arena as a significant self-storage investor. He has bought a large stake in StorageMart, which is the largest privately-owned self-storage provider in the world.
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SHOULD YOU OBTAIN SELF-STORAGE FINANCING ON YOUR OWN OR SHOULD YOU USE A “LOAN BROKER”?

Mar 29, 2021
All self-storage investing revolves around obtaining financing. While most people think this is their job and must do it themselves, there is another option and that’s utilizing a “capital consultant” which is also known as a “Loan broker”. And you should think about this before you start contacting lenders.
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WHEN – AND HOW – TO FIRE YOUR SELF-STORAGE MANAGER

Feb 23, 2021
It’s a simple fact that many self-storage managers can’t make the cut. Some people are just not manager material
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Which Alternative Property Sectors Hold the Most Promise for Investors?

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Jul 6, 2018
In the first quarter of 2018, the manufactured housing, self-storage and industrial sectors were the stars of the REIT show, as real estate investment...
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HOW TO BUY A SELF-STORAGE FACILITY PROPERLY

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May 16, 2018
Buying a self-storage facility is a lot harder than you think, particularly if you want to make money with it. Over the years, there are some basic t...
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Self Storage or Mini Storage Financing Options

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Nov 29, 2017
Self Storage facilities are a hot commodity in the investment property market. The demand for financing this property type is high. Buyers and investo...
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10 Ways to Increase Revenue at Your Self-Storage Facility

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Oct 3, 2017
You built or bought a self-storage facility run a business and make money, right? And like any business, increased revenue is always welcome. We would...
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SELF-STORAGE INVESTING HAS GREAT FUNDAMENTALS IN A TROUBLED WORLD

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May 9, 2017
The U.S. economy is in anarchy. The stock market is plunging, oil is collapsing, and world markets are in jeopardy. So where can you invest in a tro...
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How To Make Money In The Self-Storage Industry

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Oct 9, 2015
There is a ton of bad information out there on the self-storage or mini-storage industry. Contrary to what you may read, there is virtually no money ...
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