BY: DARREN KROLEWSKI:
Vice President, Marketing & Business Development at Datacomp – Operator of MHVillage.com & Publisher of JLT Rent Surveys
JLT & Associates (JLT), the nation’s #1 market research company for the manufactured housing industry, today announced the publication of its November 2014 manufactured home community rent and occupancy reports for markets in the Midwest, Southeast and Pacific Northwest regions.
Recognized as the industry standard for manufactured housing market data for over 20 years, rent surveys by JLT & Associates provide detailed research and information on communities located in 73 markets throughout the United States, including the latest rent trends and statistics, marketing programs and a variety of other useful management insights.
JLT’s rent and occupancy reports published in November 2014 include major markets for mobile home communities in Ohio, Indiana and Oregon, as well as Atlanta, Minneapolis/St. Paul and Seattle. Together, these manufactured home rent survey reports track 397 “All Ages” and “55+” communities encompassing a to-tal of 97,335 homesites.
Each manufactured home community rent survey published by JLT includes detailed information about investment grade communities in the major markets, including number of homesites, occupancy rates, average mobile home community rents and increases, community amenities, vacant sites, and repossessed and inventory homes.
JLT rent surveys also include management reports that rank communities by number of homesites, occupancy rates and highest to lowest rents. Detailed reports show trends in each market with a comparison of 2014 rents and occupancy rates to 2013, as well as a historical recap of rents and occupancy from 1996 to 2014 in most markets.
The November 2014 JLT rent surveys for are available for purchase and immediate download online at the JLT & Associates website or they may be ordered in electronic or printed editions by phone at 800.588.5426. Each fully updated report for mobile home communities is a comprehensive look at investment grade properties within a market, enabling owners and managers, lenders, appraisers, brokers, and other organizations to effectively benchmark those communities and make informed decisions.
About JLT & Associates
For more than 20 years, countless professionals have trusted JLT & Associates for timely and accurate management reports on land lease manufactured home communities. JLT Rent Surveys are currently published for 73 markets nationwide and are recognized as the industry standard for manufactured housing industry data. In 2014, JLT merged its resources, skills and expertise with Datacomp, the industry’s oldest and largest national mobile home appraisal company, and MHVillage, the premier website for advertising mobile homes for sale and rent in land lease communities.