March 29, 2022

Year-Over-Year Rent Price Analysis

The subject of today’s snapshot is for Savannah, Georgia. Based on our analysis, Savannah’s year-over-year average rents increased across all bedroom types.

Our standard neighborhood analysis uses a 6-month “LookBack” to establish an average baseline rent. The results from the 6-month LookBack analysis are presented in the tables below for Savannah 1–2 bedroom rents from March 1, 2021 – March 1, 2022:

 

 

As the table shows, 1BR increased by 18% from last year or $217 more, and the 2BR units increased by 13% from last year or $169 more. As demonstrated by the table, year-over-year performance for all selected bedroom types increased in rent prices from last year.

 

Market Activity: Savannah, Georgia 

Are you interested in investing in Savannah, Georgia? Location is an important factor to consider when finding a profitable market for a rental property. The key characteristics of a good location include a strong economy, a growing labor force, and high rental demand. Below are some quick facts about the Savannah rental market that can help you with your investment analysis and overall decision.

 

  • Price-to-Rent Ratio
    • Avg 2BR House Price: $217,955 (According to Redfin)
    • Avg Annual 2BR Rent: $18,228 ($1,519 x 12 months)
      • Price-to-Rent Ratio: 12
  • Population Growth:
    • Savannah’s population increased by 8% over the last decade from 2010-2020 (According to US Census)
  • Major Companies & Institutions:
    • Gulfstream Aerospace, TMX Finance Holdings, Citi Trends, Diamond Crystal Brands, Coastal Logistics Group, St. Joseph's/Candler, Morris Multimedia, Page International, Memorial Health Credit Union, The Coastal Bank
  • Employment Growth: Employment growth rate in Savannah is 4.5% from December 2020 to October 2021 (According to Rooftstock)

 

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