NEW RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION IN DECEMBER 2009
Privately owned housing units were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 653,000.
This is 10.9 percent (±2.4%) above the revised November rate of 589,000 and is 15.8 percent (±2.9%) above the December 2008 estimate of 564,000.
Privately owned housing starts were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 557,000.
This is 4.0 percent (±9.3%) below the revised November estimate of 580,000, but is 0.2 percent (±11.5%) above the December 2008 rate of 556,000.
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|
|December 2009 Median HARDI Member Sales Volume: $1,736,569|
Source: Median Sales, HARDI TRENDS Report, December 2009; HARDI's monthly Trends Report is a voluntary survey of distributor members administered by The Institute for Trends Research.
NUMBER OF HARDI TESTS SOLD BY REGION LAST YEAR AND GOALS FOR 2010
|Region||2009 Total Tests||2010 Goal Tests||% Increase|
|2009 Greater than 1,000 tests:||20%|
|2009 500-1,000 tests:||30%|
|2009 Less than 500 tests:||Varies|
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|November 2009||November 2008||Year to Date||Change from Same Period Last Year|
|Central Air Conditioners and Air-Source Heat Pumps||283,360||231,995||564,6559||22.0%|
|Gas-Fired Warm Air Furnaces||231,108||200,502||1,940,077||15.0%|
|Oil-Fired Warm Air Furnaces||7,704||4,979||48,571||55.0%|
|Residential Electric Water Heaters||290,691||280,019||3,415,924||4.0%|
|Residential Gas Water Heaters||313,524||260,443||3,403,025||20.0%|
Source: November 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, February 4, 2010