NEW RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION IN MAY 2009
Privately owned housing units were at a seasonally adjusted rate of 518,000.
This is 4.0 percent (±1.7%) above the revised April rate of 498,000 but is 47.0% (±2.1%) below the May 2008 estimate of 978,000.
Privately owned housing starts were at a seasonally adjusted rate of 532,000.
This is 17.2 percent (±14.4%) above the revised April estimate of 454,000, but is 45.2 percent (±5.8%) below the May 2008 rate of 971,000.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau News/HUD
|Region||This Month vs. Same Month Previous Year Percent Change (Median)||12-Month Moving Total Sales Percent Change (Median)||Days Outstanding Sales|
|May 2009 Median HARDI Member Sales Volume: $2,245,253|
Source: Median Sales, HARDI TRENDS Report, May 2009; HARDI's monthly Trends Report is a voluntary survey of distributor members administered by The Institute for Trends Research.
Top HARDI Members Vie for Testing Honors
|Top 5 Testing Organizations (Regional Testing)||No. of Tests|
|1.||Comfort Air Distributing Inc., Denver, CO||96|
|2.||US Air Conditioning Distributors, City of Industry, CA||73|
|3.||Temperature Equipment Corporation, Lansing, MI||62|
|4.||Mingledorff's Inc., Norcross, GA||49|
|5.||Carrier South Carolina, Columbia, SC||47|
|Top 5 Testing Locations (Local Testing)||No. of Tests|
|1.||Johnstone Supply, Denver, CO||75|
|2.||APR Supply, Lebanon, PA||32|
|3.||Johnstone Supply, Bloomington, MN||23|
|4.||Gustave A. Larson Company, Green Bay WI||23|
|5.||Habbegger Corporation, Indianapolis, IN||19|
|If you want more information about sponsoring NATE testing, contact Kathy Corr at 703/276-7247 or [email protected].|
HEATING AND COOLING EQUIPMENT SHIPMENT REPORT
|April 2009||Change from April 2008||Year to Date||Change from Same Period Last Year|
|Central Air Conditioners and Air-Source Heat Pumps||410,932||-23%||1,366,249||-24%|
|Gas-Fired Warm Air Furnaces||125,000||-8.5%||543,338||-18.3%|
|Oil-Fired Warm Air Furnaces||2,368||-13.5%||12,356||-25%|
|Residential Electric Water Heaters||318,073||-8.8%||1,284,056||-10.1%|
|Residential Gas Water Heaters||313,653||-8.3%||1,304,957||-6.6%|
|Source: April 2009 Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment, AHRI.|
2009 PRIMARY MORTGAGE MARKET SURVEY® | SUMMARY PAGE WITH ALL RATE TYPES — U.S. AVERAGES
|Week||U.S. 30-yr FRM||30-yr fees & points||U.S. 15-yr FRM||15-yr fees & points||U.S. 5/1 ARM||5/1 ARM fees & points||U.S. 5/1 ARM margin||U.S. 1-yr ARM||1-yr ARM fees & points||U.S. 1-yr ARM margin||30-yr FRM/1-yr ARM spread|
|Source: Freddie Mac, July 2, 2009|