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Reasons to Move in 2020


October 27, 2020


5 min

There are so many good reasons to move right now.
2020 has been an eye-opening year for a lot of people. From working remotely to homeschooling, many people have realized their current house is not conducive to their new way of life. This revelation has led many people to wonder if this is the time to start looking for a new home.

But before you start your search, you might want to learn about some of the reasons that you should consider moving as soon as you can. 2020 hasn’t been great for a lot of things, but the real estate industry has a lot to offer home buyers.

4 Reasons to Move Right Now

There is no denying that the pandemic has changed everyday life. 2020 has changed the way people are doing business, executing their jobs and handling their children’s schooling. Below are just a few good reasons for moving before the end of the year:

  1. Working Remotely Means Working from Anywhere – With more and more companies realizing that working remotely has not affected their overall business structure, they are becoming more flexible about how and where employees work. This means employees are free to take their job with them wherever they decide to relocate.
  2. Interest Rates are at an All-Time Low – In an effort to stimulate growth during this period of economic downturn, borrowing costs have become cheaper. That means it’s a great time to buy a house or refinance a current loan. It won’t last forever, so individuals looking to move should take advantage while they can.
  3. Space for a Home Gym – Spending more time at home means your house has to serve multiple purposes. A movie theater, home gym, virtual classroom and more outdoor space are just a few of the elements you may find in a new home.
  4. A Change of Scenery – With more people spending time at home working, playing, homeschooling and spending downtime, they are realizing it might be time for a change of scenery. A new home offers a fresh start for a new year.

Start Preparing for a Move with ezStorage

If you are looking around your space and wondering how you will ever move with everything you’ve accumulated over the years, you’re not alone. Temporary storage makes it possible for you to store your items without having to purge or complicate your move.

You can find ezStorage facilities near your new home in Alexandria, Takoma Park and Liberty, MD. With our all-new contactless rental option, you can rent a storage unit on your schedule from the comfort of home. Or, if you prefer to rent a storage unit in-person, our storage facilities are still open. Rent a storage unit today!

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Half the height of our standard 5' x 5', our lockers will hold personal items, clothes boxes, business records and sale rep materials. This is our smallest storage unit. Available at most locations.

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5' x 5' Storage Unit (25 Sq. Ft.) (standard closet size)

How big is a 5x5? A 5x5 will hold personal items, clothes, boxes, small furniture items, business records and sales rep materials.

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5' x 10' Storage Units (50 Sq. Ft.) (walk-in closet size)

Will hold small amounts of furniture, boxspring and mattress, business records and other small items.

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Will hold a 1 bedroom apartment w/major appliances, other furniture and supplies.

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10' x 15' Storage Unit (150 Sq. Ft.) (1/2 standard one-car garage size)

What will fit in a 10x15? This size storage-unit will hold contents of a 2 bedroom apartment or house including appliances and boxes, or commercial storage inventory.

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10' x 20' Storage Unit (200 Sq. Ft.) (standard one-car garage size)

Will hold contents of a 3 bedroom apartment or house plus major appliances and lots of boxes. Business storage, ideal for storage racks.

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10' x 30' Storage Unit (300 Sq. Ft.) (standard two-car garage size)

Will hold contents of a 4 to 5 bedroom house with major appliances and room for boxes. Business storage for files, equipment and permanent records.

Renting Online is Simple

  1. Select the storage unit size you’re interested in.
  2. Click on “Rent Now” and follow the steps.
  3. Select the autopay option.
  4. Once completed, you will receive an email with your storage unit number and access code.
  5. To reduce person-to-person contact, don’t forget to bring your own lock. Don’t already have a lock? No problem you can stop by the rental office to buy one on your first visit!