The current housing shortage is creating a boom in the need for storage. If you’re bursting at the household seams but can’t find a bigger home right now, a self-storage option may be the solution.
But there’s more to self storage than wide-open spaces. As detailed in this article from Move.org, you’ll want to consider a number of items from safety and security to accessibility, location, cost and functionality. It’s also helpful to know what you can’t do with a storage unit. Things like making it into a home office, car repair garage or man cave are probably are “no.” For more storage food for thought, check out this article from the Philadelphia Inquirer. Then, start looking for space near you. With so many homeowners going the storage route, many facilities have limited availability.
Of course, if moving to a larger home is still your best option, get in touch with the Vanguard Realty Associates team. We’ll help you navigate today’s competitive housing market.