NEW RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION IN MARCH 2009
Privately owned housing units were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 513,000.
This is 45.0 percent (±4.1%) below the March 2008 estimate of 932,000.
Privately owned housing starts were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 510,000.
This is 48.4 percent (±5.9%) below the March 2008 rate of 988,000.
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|
|March 2009 Median HARDI Member Sales Volume: $1,538,710|
Source: Median Sales, HARDI TRENDS Report, March 2009; HARDI's Monthly Sales Trends Reports is a voluntary survey of distributor members administered by The Institute for Trends Research.
Top HARDI Members Vie for Testing Honors
MARCH 1 TO APRIL 30, 2009
|Top 5 Testing Organizations (Regional Testing)||No. of Tests|
|1.||Carrier South Central, Houston, TX||128|
|2.||Mingledorff's Inc., Norcross, GA||116|
|3.||US Airconditioning Distributors, City of Industry, CA||99|
|4.||Carrier Mid-Atlantic, Hanover, MD||82|
|5.||Carrier, Orlando, FL||70|
|Top 5 Testing Locations (Local Testing)||No. of Tests|
|1.||Johnstone Supply, Denver, CO||91|
|2.||Johnstone Supply, Las Vegas, NV||70|
|3.||The Habegger Corp., Indianapolis, IN||47|
|4.||Behler Young Company, Warren, MI||46|
|5.||Johnstone Supply, Bloomington, MN||42|
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|Feb. 2009||Change from Feb. 2008||Year to Date||Change from Same Period Last Year|
|Central Air Conditioners and Air-Source Heat Pumps||267,444||-21%||489,863||-27%|
|Gas-Fired Warm Air Furnaces||123,629||-20%||257,999||-21.2%|
|Oil-Fired Warm Air Furnaces||3,494||-5.4%||6,810||-28.5%|
|Residential Electric Water Heaters||321,055||-11.2%||634,232||-9.4%|
|Residential Gas Water Heaters||327,591||-6.4%||643,452||-4%|
|Source: February 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, May 7, 2009