Are You Paying Too Much for Rent?

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So many of us have it... You know the one. That extra bedroom, that you just need to have, because you've accumulated a lifetime of memories, or paperwork, or things you don't use right now but will again one day.

And you know what? If those things mean something to you, are valuable, or necessary, then you go ahead and hold onto them for all you are worth. But just because you want to keep them, shouldn't mean your bank account should suffer so that you can do so. 

How could storing your keepsakes be holding you back? Glad you asked. 

How much space do you really need?

Much of the time we have a whole bedroom with the cupboards filled to the brim, maybe things stacked up against the walls, or under the bed. But go and look at your spare room- actually look at it.... is it stacked from floor to ceiling with no space left around it?

Chances are the answer is no- which means that you are paying for part of a bedroom that isn't being used, you are paying for empty space.

How much rent could you be saving?

Lets take a look at an average 3 bedroom townhouse on the northern Gold Coast. How much rent could you expect to pay per week? A quick Google tells us that you might be paying around $350-$420 a week. Lets say $400 for this example.

On the other hand a 2 bedroom townhouse goes for around $240-$320/week. Lets say $300 a week for this example. So by downsizing you could be saving ~$100 a week in rent, which is $5,200 a year just FYI.

But what about all my stuff?

I know what you are thinking, that you couldn't possibly cram everything you own into a smaller home. But what if there was another way, one that let you keep everything, but also save big on rent expenses?

We have two words for you... Self. Storage. Did you know that a 5.8 cubic metre space at Yatala Self Storage will cost you less than $20 a week ($84/month)? That means you could still be saving $80 a week based on our above example, which is $4160 a year, which could be a new boat. Or holiday. Or spending money. 

Why Yatala Self Storage?

Conveniently located just minutes from the M1 Pacific Highway, and midway between the Gold Coast and Brisbane, Yatala Self Storage offer spaces from small to extra large and for short or long term durations. Plus, the owner managers Liz and Paul offer outstanding service and are there to help you find the perfect storage solution to fit you and your needs. 

So go on!

Get out that measuring tape and give Liz and Paul a call on (07) 5549 3299 to find the space that works for you!

Got storage problems? Consider this...

Have you been scouring Pinterest looking for clever storage solutions, ways to organise your house, ways to declutter, or are you just feeling the walls closing in on you as you seem to accumulate more stuff by the minute?

There might be a simpler way for you to get the organised and tidy home of your dreams, without having to get rid of sentimental items, or put things up for sale on Gumtree. Here's how a self storage unit at Yatala Self Storage could be the solution you have been looking for.

Small to large, short term to long term

Did you know that we offer small storage spaces 1.4 x 1.4 and 3 meters high (5.8 cubic meters) for less than $20 a week ($84 a month), and then many spaces in between... right up to extra large spaces of 76 cubic metres. Plus, you can choose short or long term storage depending on your needs. We can give you a quote based on your customised experiences.

So forget moving to a bigger place with more storage, renting a workshop so that you have a place to work on that classic car in the garage, or saying goodbye to those boxes of the kids old finger painting masterpieces, photo albums full of memories you couldn't bear to part with, old files, or sentimental knick knacks can all be safely kept (but not underfoot). 

Your things are safe with us

Ever had a leak in your roof, or flooding, that caused water damage to all your precious and irreplaceable belongings? How about finding mould all through your stuff, or that insects or vermin have chewed big chunks out of your things. 

Not only does Yatala storage offer the obvios requirement of security and 24 hour surveillance, but we pride ours on dry, and clean storage... so that you take home your things in the same condition that you dropped them off.

Built for convenience

There are two reasons why our Yatala Gold Coast location offers exceptional convenience for our clients. Firsty- we are situated midway between the Gold Coast and Brisbane, offering easy access for commuters needing to pick up belongings on the way to or from work, or for those who want easy access to the M1 Pacific Highway for transporting their goods. 

Secondly, our entire facility has been purpose-built and designed from the ground-up to offer convenience of use (as well as security). We haver shaded loading areas, trolleys are available to help move your items, and lifts and hand trucks are on site to help take some of the burden out of packing and unpacking.

We can also offer you with packaging materials, storage containers, heavy-duty removal boxes, tape and shock absorption materials for purchase at the office. Cool drinks and clean amenities are also available on-site, so that you can take your time and store your things the way you want to and maximise your space.

Owner managers are on site

Why do clients keep coming back to Yatala? It could be the owner managers Liz and Paul Thatcher, who are happy to help and offer that personalised service that makes the entire process so much more enjoyable. Liz and Paul are real people that care about you and your storage needs, as well as supporting their local community.

So if you have been searching for the right storage unit on the Gold Coast, Brisbane, or anywhere in between, considering moving to the Gold Coast from Brisbane and need furniture storage that can be easily accessible from either location, or are a local in the Yatala/Ormeau area, call Liz and Paul!

They will be only too happy to help you find the solution that works for you. And don't forget, they offer discounts for 3,6, or 12 month advance payments!