Self Storage When Downsizing and Decluttering

Storage When Downsizing and Decluttering

In our recent blog post we discussed downsizing, a growing trend in property ownership occurring in areas with high property values such as Los Angeles. There are multiple benefits to downsizing your home. A smaller home means reduced monthly mortgage payments, less maintenance, lower utility bills, and more cash to allocate for education, retirement, or other priorities. Downsizing is also a major project; moving into a property half the size of what you are accustomed to can be a daunting task, especially when deciding how to handle your existing belongings.

Renting a storage unit can be a cost-effective way to make the downsizing and decluttering process easier. While storage unit prices in Los Angeles are comparably higher than national averages due to high property values and LA’s dense population, self-storage can be a smart option for residents to reduce the amount of living space they require to save money on rent and overall housing costs.

When shopping for a storage unit, two important factors to consider are climate control and property crime rates. In neighborhoods where temperatures can reach significant highs, climate-controlled units are ideal for protecting valuables that may degrade when exposed to high heat. In areas where crime is more prevalent, it may be in your best interest to choose a facility with video surveillance or on-site security guards to keep your belongings safe and protected.

Our friends at StorageUnits.com have compiled a list of top storage units companies in Los Angeles. They analyzed all 218 storage facilities in the Los Angeles area, rated them based on 30 different variables, and picked the top 23 facilities based on an in-depth review of each company’s amenities, features, and customer reviews. This list is a fantastic resource for Los Angeles residents in the process of downsizing or decluttering their homes.

As a top real estate firm in Los Angeles, The Bienstock Group is on hand to facilitate the downsizing process. We are the perfect company to handle both property sale and purchase for clients, as we provide a smooth and stress-free process while maximizing profit for our clients. Contact