QUEENS RENTAL MARKET REPORT

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QUEENS RENTAL MARKET REPORT ARCHIVE

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THE AVERAGE RENT IN QUEENS HAS INCREASED THIS MONTH.

  • 2.11%
    CHANGE
  • $2,275
    JULY 2021
  • $2,323
    AUGUST 2021

A QUICK LOOK

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Through August, the average rental price in Queens increased by 2.11%, from $2,274.92 to $2,323.02. The average rental price for a studio increased by 0.52%, from $1,874.76 to $1,884.60. The average rental price for a one-bedroom unit increased by 1.63%, from $2,191.18 to $2,226.81. The average rental price for a two-bedroom unit increased by 3.58%, from $2,758.83 to $2,857.65. Year-over-year, studio and one-bedroom rental prices are up 2.81% and 4.57%, respectively. In that same span, average two-bedroom rentals are up 3.90%. Overall, rental prices in Queens are up 3.82% from this time last year.

This past month, out of the eight neighborhoods tracked by this report, five saw their average rental prices increase: Long Island City (+4.33%), Astoria (+3.94%), Ridgewood (+1.29%), Forest Hills (+1.04%), Jackson Heights (+1.26%), and Jamaica (+6.89%).

This past month, the most expensive studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom rentals by average price were all in Long Island City. The most affordable studios were in Flushing, while the most affordable one and two-bedroom rentals were in Jackson Heights and Ridgewood, respectively.

NOTABLE TRENDS

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TYPE MOST EXPENSIVE LEAST EXPENSIVE
Studios Long Island City $2,681 Flushing $1,587
One bedrooms Long Island City $3,302 Jackson Heights $1,892
Two bedrooms Long Island City $4,583 Ridgewood $2,318

WHERE PRICES DECREASED

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FLUSHING

Studios -6.7%

One-Bedroom -4.6%

REGO PARK

Studios -2.3%

One-Bedroom -2.0%

JACKSON HEIGHTS

Studios -1.4%

WHERE PRICES INCREASED

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LONG ISLAND CITY

Studios 2.6%

One-Bedroom 4.1%

Two-Bedroom 5.5%

ASTORIA

Studios 6.9%

One-Bedroom 0.8%

Two-Bedroom 4.4%

RIDGEWOOD

Studios 0.7%

One-Bedroom 3.0%

Two-Bedroom 0.2%

FLUSHING

Two-Bedroom 1.4%

REGO PARK

Two-Bedroom 1.7%

FOREST HILLS

Studios 1.8%

One-Bedroom 0.7%

Two-Bedroom 0.8%

JACKSON HEIGHTS

One-Bedroom 3.9%

Two-Bedroom 1.1%

JAMAICA

Studios 1.3%

One-Bedroom 5.8%

Two-Bedroom 11.6%

QUEENS AVERAGE PRICE

QUEENS AVERAGE PRICE

QUEENS AVERAGE PRICE

A QUICK LOOK

year over year PRICE CHANGE BY NEIGHBORHOOD

year over year
ASTORIA
FLUSHING
FOREST HILLS
0.58%
6.21%
5.82%
JACKSON HEIGHTS
JAMAICA
LONG ISLAND CITY
0.75%
11.31%
14.54%
REGO PARK
RIDGEWOOD
3.08%
9.55%

YEAR OVER YEAR Price change

QUEENS RENTS: AUGUST 2020 VS. AUGUST 2021

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TYPE AUGUST 2020 AUGUST 2021 CHANGE
Studios $1,833 $1,885 2.81%
One bedrooms $2,129 $2,227 4.57%
Two bedrooms $2,750 $2,858 3.90%
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OVER THE PAST MONTH, THE AVERAGE RENTAL PRICE IN ASTORIA HAS INCREASED BY 3.94%.

ASTORIA

OVER THE PAST MONTH, THE AVERAGE RENTAL PRICE IN FLUSHING DECREASED BY 2.70%.

FLUSHING

THROUGH AUGUST, THE AVERAGE RENTAL PRICE IN FOREST HILLS INCREASED BY 1.04%.

FOREST HILLS

OVER THE PAST MONTH, THE AVERAGE RENTAL PRICE IN JACKSON HEIGHTS INCREASED BY 1.26%

JACKSON HEIGHTS

THROUGH AUGUST, THE AVERAGE RENTAL PRICE IN JAMAICA INCREASED BY 6.89%.

JAMAICA

THROUGH AUGUST, THE AVERAGE RENTAL PRICE IN LONG ISLAND CITY INCREASED BY 4.33%.

LONG ISLAND CITY

OVER THE PAST MONTH, THE AVERAGE RENTAL PRICE IN REGO PARK DECREASED BY 0.57%.

REGO PARK

THROUGH AUGUST, THE AVERAGE RENTAL PRICE IN RIDGEWOOD INCREASED BY 1.29%.

RIDGEWOOD

THE REPORT EXPLAINED

THE QUEENS RENTAL MARKET REPORT COMPARES FLUCTUATION IN THE CITY’S RENTAL DATA ON A MONTHLY BASIS. IT IS AN ESSENTIAL TOOL FOR POTENTIAL RENTERS SEEKING TRANSPARENCY IN THE QUEENS APARTMENT MARKET AND A BENCHMARK FOR LANDLORDS TO EFFCIENTLY AND FAIRLY ADJUST INDIVIDUAL PROPERTY RENTS IN QUEENS.

The Queens Rental Market Repor TM is based on a cross-section of data from available listings and priced under $10,000, with ultraluxury property omitted to obtain a true monthly rental average. Our data is aggregated from the MNS proprietary database and sampled from a specifc mid-month point to record current rental rates offered by landlords during that particular month. It is then combined with information from the REBNY Real Estate Listings Source (RLS), OnLine Residential (OLR.com) and R.O.L.E.X. (Real Plus).

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