NEW RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION IN JULY 2009
Privately owned housing units were at a seasonally adjusted rate of 560,000.
This is 1.8 percent (±1.4%) below the revised June rate of 570,000 and is 39.4% (±1.8%) below the July 2008 estimate of 924,000.
Privately owned housing starts were at a seasonally adjusted rate of 581,000.
This is 1.0% percent (±8.5%) below the revised June estimate of 587,000, and is 37.7 percent (±5.1%) below the July 2008 rate of 933,000.
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|
|July 2009 Median HARDI Member Sales Volume: $2,465,000|
|Source: Median Sales, HARDI TRENDS Report, July 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
July 1 to August 31, 2009
|Top 5 Testing Organizations (Regional Testing)||No. of Tests|
|1.||S. G. Torrice Company, Wilmington, MA||39|
|2.||Gensco, Tacoma, WA||26|
|3.||Young Supply Company, New Baltimore, MI||23|
|4.||Airefco Inc., Fife, WA||20|
|5.||Mar-Hy Distributors, Milwaukie, OR||18|
|Top 5 Testing Locations (Local Testing)||No. of Tests|
|1.||MSI HVAC, Fontana, CA||30|
|2.||CFM Distributors, Kansas City, MO||20|
|3.||Johnstone Supply, Bloomington, MN||16|
|4.||Johnstone Supply, Denver, CO||8|
|5.||Johnstone Supply, Oakland, CA||7|
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|June 2009||Change from June 2008||Year to Date||Change from Same Period Last Year|
|Central Air Conditioners and Air-Source Heat Pumps||788,825||-17%||2,785,134||-18%|
|Gas-Fired Warm Air Furnaces||203,937||-12.5%||895,614||-15%|
|Oil-Fired Warm Air Furnaces||4,027||-5%||18,469||-21.6%|
|Residential Electric Water Heaters||328,330||-24.6%||1,900,000||-13.2%|
|Residential Gas Water Heaters||310,495||-27.5%||1,900,000||-11.4%|
|Source: June 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, August 6, 2009|