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Honolulu Housing Rental Rates Rise 4.8 Percent

Real Property Management & RentRange Release Report on Rental, Vacancy and Saturation Rates

 

HONOLULU – January 26, 2017 – Honolulu rental home rates continue to rises at a slower rate than a year ago, according to Real Property Management Alliance, part of the nation’s leading property management franchise organization, and RentRange, the nation’s leading provider of Rental Market Intelligence™.

 

The quarterly “Rental Statistics Report” found that the average monthly rent for single-family homes in Honolulu was $2,684, representing a 4.8 percent year-over-year increase. A year ago, Honolulu rents were up 14.8 percent over the previous year. Through the fourth quarter of 2016, the companies found that home rental rates increased 2.8 percent nationally to $1,358. The data used rents on three-bedroom single-family homes only to insure comparability across markets.

 

“Although average rents continue to rise, we continue to see a slight easing of the residential rental market.” said Michael Arashiro, General Manager of Real Property Management Alliance, a Honolulu franchisee of the Real Property Management franchise system.

 

Hawaii vacancy rates, the percentage of homes considered unoccupied, inched up to 3.14 percent for the fourth quarter. Nationally, the rate dipped to 4.8 percent, a slight decrease from the 5.0% rate in the fourth quarter of 2016.

 

The report also analyzed the saturation rate in Hawaii. This is the estimated percentage of rented single-family homes as a share of all single-family homes. Results showed that in Hawaii, 31.95 percent of single-family homes are rented.  Nationally, rentals represent 23.6 percent of three-bedroom single family homes which is the same as a year ago.

 

As leaders in the rental housing industry, the Real Property Management franchise and RentRange have an ongoing strategic business relationship. Real Property Management offices rely on RentRange’s proprietary rental housing data to provide landlord customers with accurate, current information about local rental properties and rental markets.

 

About Real Property Management

Real Property Management is a franchise organization owned by Property Management Business Solutions, LLC, a privately held corporation based in Utah. With over 30 years of industry expertise, Real Property Management offices provide full-service residential property management for thousands of investors and rental home owners from more than 280 independently owned and operated locations throughout the United States and Canada. For more information about Real Property Management, property management services or franchising opportunities, visit https://www.realpropertymgt.com/ or www.propertymanagementfranchise.com/.

 

About RentRange

 

RentRange is the nation’s leading provider of Rental Market Intelligence™ to the financial services and real estate industries. It delivers rental data and analytics as well as rent-based valuation solutions for single-family properties, with products that include on-demand automated rent valuation reports and subscription-based data available. RentRange clients include institutional investors in residential real estate; property managers and landlords; mortgage lenders; Wall Street firms and rating agencies. RentRange was founded in 2007 and is located in the greater Denver area. The company is owned by Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A.  For more information please visit rentrange.com or altisource.com.

 

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