Self Storage Income

State of the Market – The Keys to Investing & How to Win

June 21, 2022

Welcome back everybody to the Self Storage Income Podcast! This is your host, AJ Osborne! 


There’s no two ways about it - a lot of investors the past several years have made A LOT of money. When you have record cap rate compression, inflation, and increased demand, the self storage asset boomed in value. This has been the case even if you bought and did absolutely nothing. But things are about change. 


Markets are already changing. Interest rates continue to rise, inflation is still rising and has yet to slow, we have more self storage inventory with much more debt being held on these assets than ever before, the list goes on. Unfortunately for some, they banked on the market continuing to perform as it has the past 10 years running. But therein lies the fallacy - they were expecting THE MARKET to perform, not their business model or ability to execute good deals. 


We’re going to talk a bit today about the major threat of relying on markets to generate good deals. We’re also going to dive into all these changes we’re seeing, what we expect to see in the not so distant future, and the data we’re looking at currently to help us continue to invest in only the best and highest performing self storage assets possible. 


Take note and help ensure that you don’t end up getting caught swimming naked when the tide goes out, as Warren Buffett would say. 


Thanks everybody! 



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