The recent influx of buyers to the self-storage space has led to higher transaction velocity and some self-storage owners who are unfamiliar with the transaction process may have questions about the procedure and the strategies that will help them achieve maximum value.  With this in mind, I thought I would take you through some of the less obvious parts of a real estate transaction and explain not only the activity but also the associated strategy.  We will also touch on some deal structures that may help you achieve your goals as a buyer or seller.