The demand for storage being as highly seasonal as it is, moving between highs and lows throughout the year, the season you decide to book a unit during can have as much affect on the price you pay as any other factor. Storage prices generally reach their peak during the period from May to September, coinciding with moving season. The day after Memorial Day (which those in the moving and storage industries often refer to as 'Crazy Tuesday') is typically seen as the start of the high season and is frequently the most expensive day to rent storage during that season. Cities with high proportions of university students may see more pronounced seasonal highs and lows, as many students book storage units during the summer.
Self storage prices in Elko are not nearly as affected by seasonal changes as other cities are, meaning there's a greater likelihood you'll find stable year-round prices. But even if price changes are less of a risk in Elko, locking in a rate is almost always a smart, safe move. Storage prices are at their highest in Elko during the month of January, where they hit an average price of $97.5, while prices are at their lowest in March, where they go for a low $51 a month.
If you’re considering buying/selling a home instead of renting, it’s crucial to find a storage unit that will last you through the purchase or sale process. Especially when, according to Zillow, Elko had an average home value of $235,000 which in the past year is down 0.004%.