NEW RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION IN SEPTEMBER 2009
Privately owned housing units were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 573,000.
This is 1.2 percent (±1.8%) below the revised August rate of 580,000 and is 28.9% (±2.2%) below the September 2008 estimate of 806,000.
Privately owned housing starts were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 590,000.
This is 0.5 percent (±9.9%) above the revised August estimate of 587,000, but is 28.2 percent (±6.7%) below the September 2008 rate of 822,000.
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|
|September 2009 Median HARDI Member Sales Volume: $1,689,032|
Source: Median Sales, HARDI TRENDS Report, September 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
SEPTEMBER 1 TO OCTOBER 31, 2009
|Top 5 Testing Organizations (Regional Testing)||No. of Tests|
|1.||Ferguson Trane, Pomona, CA||70|
|2.||Mingledorff's, Norcross, GA||59|
|3.||Airefco Inc., Fife, WA||35|
|4.||O'Connor Company, Omaha, NE||33|
|5.||Slakey Brothers, Elk Grove, CA||31|
|Top 5 Testing Locations (Local Testing)||No. of Tests|
|1.||Johnstone Supply, Denver, CO||29|
|2.||APR Supply, Lebanon, PA||23|
|3.||Behler Young Company, Warren, MI||21|
|4.||Gustave A. Larson Company, Green Bay, WI||21|
|5.||Johnstone Supply, Bloomington, MN||14|
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|August 2009||Change from August 2008||Year to Date||Change from Same Period Last Year|
|Central Air-Conditioners and Air-Source Heat Pumps||466,770||-14.20%||3,820,101||-17.30%|
|Gas-Fired Warm Air Furnaces||171,539||-10.60%||1,228,454||-14.30%|
|Oil-Fired Warm Air Furnaces||4,611||-32.10%||26,137||-21.00%|
|Residential Electric Water Heaters||284,079||-18.80%||2,493,811||-14.50%|
|Residential Gas Water Heaters||275,048||-18.70%||2,458,848||-12.20%|
|Source: August 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, November 12, 2009