NEW RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION IN NOVEMBER 2009
Privately owned housing units were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 584,000.
This is 6.0 percent (±1.6%) above the revised October rate of 551,000, but is 7.3 percent (±1.8%) below the November 2008 estimate of 630,000.
Privately owned housing starts were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 574,000.
This is 8.9 percent (±10.2%) above the revised October estimate of 527,000, but is 12.4 percent (±9.1%) below the November 2008 rate of 655,000.
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|
|November 2009 Median HARDI Member Sales Volume: $2,108,367|
Source: Median Sales, HARDI TRENDS Report, November 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
DECEMBER 1-31, 2009
|Top 5 Testing Organizations (Regional Testing)||No. of Tests|
|1.||Carrier Florida, Orlando, FL||78|
|2.||Mingledorff's, Norcross, GA||48|
|3.||Virginia Air Distributors, Midlothian, VA||35|
|4.||Carrier Mid-Atlantic, Hanover, MD||27|
|5.||O'Connor Company, Omaha, NE||14|
|Top 5 Testing Locations (Local Testing)||No. of Tests|
|1.||Johnstone Supply, Denver, CO||53|
|2.||Johnstone Supply, Las Vegas, NV||18|
|3.||Behler Young Company, Wyoming, MI||13|
|4.||Slakey Brothers, Redding, CA||12|
|5.||Johnstone Supply, Bloomington, MN||10|
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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, January 7, 2010