NEW RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION IN OCTOBER 2009
Privately owned housing units were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 552,000.
This is 4.0 percent (±1.9%) below the revised September rate of 575,000 and is 24.3 percent (±1.9%) below the October 2008 estimate of 729,000.
Privately owned housing starts were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 529,000.
This is 10.6 percent (±8.7%) below the revised September estimate of 592,000 and is 30.7 percent (±8.3%) below the October 2008 rate of 763,000.
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|
|October 2009 Median HARDI Member Sales Volume: $2,102,999|
Source: Median Sales, HARDI TRENDS Report, October 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
NOVEMBER 1-30, 2009
|Top 5 Testing Organizations (Regional Testing)||No. of Tests|
|1.||Refrigeration Sales, Valley View, OH||54|
|2.||US Airconditioning Distributors, City of Industry, CA||51|
|3.||Carrier Southeast, Raleigh, NC||48|
|4.||Mingledorff's, Norcross, GA||45|
|5.||Carrier Florida, Orlando, FL||16|
|Top 5 Testing Locations (Local Testing)||No. of Tests|
|1.||Habbegger Corporation, Cincinnati, OH||53|
|2.||Habbegger Corporation, Indianapolis, IN||33|
|3.||Johnstone Supply, Alexandria, VA||19|
|4.||Johnstone Supply, Las Vegas, NV||19|
|5.||Famous Supply, Akron, OH||12|
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|October 2009||Change from October 2008||Year to Date||Change from Same Period Last Year|
|Central Air-Conditioners and Air-Source Heat Pumps||325,787||-17%||5,363,199||-6%|
|Gas-Fired Warm Air Furnaces||217,914||-20.4%||1,900,000||-17.7%|
|Oil-Fired Warm Air Furnaces||7,116||-31.2%||48,019||-28.1%|
|Residential Electric Water Heaters||332,468||-1.1%||3,400,000||-5.8%|
|Residential Gas Water Heaters||287,976||-8.7%||3,600,000||-2.2%|
|Source: October 2009 Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment, AHRI.|
|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, December 3, 2009