Texas Self Storage Association, the largest self-storage state association in the country, has served its members since 1986. TSSA is the leading expert in self storage in the state of Texas. TSSA's blog will provide you with the latest on self-storage topics such as operations, revenue management, property taxes, development, marketing, legal and much more.

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Innovative Thinking

by Clint Greenleaf, Greenleaf Book Group

Many people think that innovation is a complex process requiring deep thinking, expensive consultants and detailed approaches. In reality, it’s a lot simpler than that. While it can be complicated, at its core, it’s often as simple as thinking of better ways of doing the same old tasks.

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Recent Blog Posts

Scenario: A tenant stops paying so you begin the foreclosure process, but when you cut the lock, you discover a unit full of personal records and files. What do you do? TSSA legal counsel provides guidance on how to handle this type of "sensitive" situation.

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Where do your self-storage customers come from? You probably already know that the majority of your tenants are located within a seven-mile radius of your facility. In this blog post, you'll get six pro tips on how to engage with your community, earn the business of your neighbors and how to turn them into loyal, long-term customers.

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In this blog post, we answer your burning questions about stolen goods, property theft, identity theft, search warrants and more. What do you do in these types of situations? Are you liable? Legal counsel gives advice on how to protect your business when unfortunate issues arise

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The Texas Comptroller's office requires the collection of sales tax for vehicle parking and the fees associated with it. This means you are also required to collect sales tax on recurring fees and other charges related to the fees of storage of a vehicle or trailer. This could include late fees assessed for non-payment of vehicle/parking storage rent. 

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