The Self Storage Podcast

The Self Storage Podcast

This is the Self-Storage podcast, where we share the knowledge and skills from the industries leading investors, developers, and operators to help you launch and grow your self-storage investing business. Over the past 20 years, we have acquired, converted, developed, and syndicated over 2 million square feet of self-storage nationwide. Along with my amazing team at Self Storage Investing, we have helped thousands of people achieve greatness in self-storage.

Episodes

January 24, 2023 27 min

Set your goals right for 2023 by listening to this episode, learn the strategy on how to be resilient during a recession, and take the necessary action steps for success. Tune in to prepare yourself for what’s about to come in the self-storage industry so you won’t miss a single opportunity starting today!


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A guru’s prediction and perspective of the economy
Why there’s good fortune in 2023 for self-storage investors
H...

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Before we start new investing adventures this year, let’s take a step back and showcase five of the most-downloaded episodes of this podcast in 2022. These episodes were our conversations with self-storage rockstars and real estate experts (04:32) Herby Bowman, (14:08) Scott Dahin, (24:45) Dustin Heiner, (34:37) Brandon Grebe, (44:07) Brett Swarts, and Jake Mellor.  Check this out!


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Fresh idea on injecting entrepren...

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You’re in for a treat because Agostino Pintus joined us to share the perks of investing in diversified commercial assets and how to strategize during economic downturns. Start listening to learn more about raising capital, plus his advice on becoming a savvy investor today!


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The two-way benefit of real estate development projects 
What’s the biggest mistake people make when owning a house
A good source of capital for...

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In this episode, Jim Pfeifer highlights investor communities and how they help starters gain comfort and confidence to get into their first real estate deal. Listen to how he started educating members and investing passively with them in multiple syndications. Stay tuned!


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The value of joining a community of like-minded investors
The main benefit of investing passively alongside a community 
2 attributes to look for w...

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If you have cash sitting before 2023 starts, we can help you maximize it through the Tricore Storage Fund. Generate huge returns and offset your gains by investing passively with us in the best-performing property type out there!


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If you’re interested to invest in the Tricore Storage Fund, email us at ir@selfstorageinvesting.com or ir@passivestorageinvesting.com


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Take advantage of current market conditions to succeed in real estate investing and find out which factors affect the self-storage industry, its benefits, and the vital steps to get started as an investor. Don’t miss the opportunity to invest in one of the world’s most recession-resistant assets by tuning in!


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Reasons you should invest in self-storage during a recession
2 things that increase your odds of closing a s...

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November 8, 2022 12 min

In this week's episode, we'll answer some questions from our most recent Self Storage Academy live event. Stay tuned to be educated about topics that'll help both seasoned and rookie self-storage investors acquire their next property successfully.


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What you should do when buying your next self-storage property
Letter of intent: What it is and its purpose
Why you should be ready to present multiple offers t...

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Check out this episode and be impressed by Gil Siedner as he discusses SecondRE and its innovative feature of buying and selling residential and commercial real estate investment shares. Keep an eye out for an outline of the company's methodology and how sponsors and investors might benefit from the marketplace.


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A major problem of real estate investing
How does SecondRE’s marketplace work 
SecondRE opportunities ...

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Listen to Ryan Strub as he shares why you shouldn't hesitate to invest in commercial real estate. This episode will give you the criteria for working with a sponsor and what makes CrowdStreet a good vehicle for your success as a passive or active investor. Be resilient during inflation and make your money work for you, so dive in to learn more! 


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The value of sharing free investing information
Why patience is a v...

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In this episode, Dean Rogers shares how he became a real estate investor and took a significant shift in his career in search of freedom. Dial in to learn about finding the best wholesale and fix-and-flip deals and why you should start getting into the self-storage space. Tune in and develop yourself for tremendous success!


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Why you should nurture your interest in real estate
The power of having grit and making the m...

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Today, you’ll know why self-storage is a data-driven industry and how to seize the best opportunities with Drew Dolan. Start listening to learn more about how he manages his funds and investments, the value of risk mitigation, and why mistakes are essential to your overall success. Check this episode!


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Effects of having new investors entering the self-storage industry
How you should look at your investments and becom...

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Are you wondering if self-storage investment is still as good as advertised amidst the surging inflation? Let’s look into the data as to how self-storage does in different economic cycles, and Cory Sylvester joins the show to walk us through it. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn what demand drivers are and how to achieve cash flow even at increasing rates!


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Ways to approach the marketplace in the face of recessio...

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Are you paying too many taxes and letting go of your hard-earned profits? If so, check this episode out as Melanie Sikma and Byron McBroom outline seven things you need to be aware of for your financial success! Market crises are nothing if you’re an innovative and strategic investor!


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Do you have to pay self-employment tax on passive income?
A way to include your children in your own business’ payroll
What is the “ki...

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Self-storage is the best-performing commercial real estate asset class when it comes to recession resiliency, and Marcus Faller is with us to tell us more about it. Tap in to know the difference between how institutional and retail investors make a move during a market crisis and more reasons to start investing in self-storage now!


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Why more people are interested in self-storage investing recently
The important role ...

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This week, Dutch Mendenhall joins us to reveal how to promote betterment and excellence when leading a team and why it’s vital to uphold your integrity at all times. Find out how to be good at preparing for market crises, making better decisions, and more! This episode is a conversation you don’t want to miss! 


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Key principles in developing a successful team to work with
Why you need to grasp and figure out your call...

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In this episode, Chris Long shares his success story in growing a company that offers custom yards and storage spaces for contractors from the ground up. We’ll also chat about the importance of conducting market analysis, why you should trust the process, and believe in the value of your business ideas. Start listening to know more!


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The essential nature of identifying the ideal and perfect avatar
When is the right t...

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Scott Lewis is back on the show and will walk you through how to scale your business with your team effectively and why you should strategically head into a recession. We’ll also chat about decision-making and what makes optionality and flexibility valuable, so listen now ‘coz you don’t want to miss out on this episode!


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The power of being flexible for both great and risky circumstances
Best thing to exercise when br...
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Finding the right sponsor could be risky and complicated for you as a new investor, but we'll have you covered in this episode! We invited Brian Martinez back on the show to guide us with his expertise in evaluating sponsors, building connections, and advice on how to get started in real estate the right way. Tune in and take this opportunity to invest wisely in a changing market environment!


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Things investors s...

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From being a medical professional to becoming an active investor in multiple real estate niches and other business ventures, we’ll be talking about what it takes to be on another level of success through real estate investing. Ross Stryker reveals secrets to his accomplishment, the value of taking action as an investor, and why your health should be your top priority. Take this opportunity to learn more, so tune in!


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Lead generation is crucial to every business, and in this episode, we’ll be helping you learn a bit more about effective marketing strategies that bring results. Today’s guest Julie Houston will uncover her secrets and methods for you to discover what you can do to convert leads into profitable deals. Join us in this conversation and get tons of value.


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The importance of building client relationships in a business
Wh...

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