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    Default Cost of storage

    We are moving and we need to put our stuff into storage for about a month.
    It will be a house full.
    Any ideas on the cost of this? What's cheap?

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    It depends on How much room you need and where you need it.

    EG one place in western Sydney cost me $180/pm for 3mx3mx3m unit however same company 5 suburbs toward Sydney was $280p/m for the same size.

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    Also a 3mx3mx3m is enough for a 3 bedroom house I think we only got ours done though having Tetris champs for Removalists.

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    If you have a friend with enough room on their property - buy a shipping container and use that to store it on your friends property. (This has a higher upfront cost, but you can resell the shipping container once you are done.)

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    How much is shipping containers? Or can you hire them?
    I'm in Brisbane and found a couple of storage places that charge $300+ for a size to fit 5 bedroom home.

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    Looking on ebay, they typically seem to go for $2k-$4k. But if you buy one and use it for a short time, then I would expect you would be able to sell for a similar price and recoup that money.

    I remember seeing someone advertising hire of a container for something like $2.50 a week, but cannot remember what part of Australia they were in. This was the only company I had seen, so one instance is hardly a reasonable sample size to determine if that is a normal price.

    There is also a company called PODS (Personal On Demand Storage) that offers containers and other storage solutions for hire, but when I looked into their rates a couple of years ago, I thought they were quite high.


 

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