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MHI – Monthly Economic Report July 2012

The numbers have been out for only a little while about the month of July.  Good news is that HUD homes that were shipped were up 14.6% from July 2011!

4,217 new manufactured homes were shipped in July 2012.  The increases were all over including shipments of single-section and multi-section homes (in comparison to the same month in 2011).

So far in each month of 2012 there has been an increase of homes shipped in comparison to 2011.  The first 7 months of 2012 the shipments have totaled 31,931.  In 2011 (during the same time period) home shipments were only 26,828.  This has been a net increase of 19.0% for 2012.

Floor shipments were up 12.4% from July 2011 with a total of 6,506 floors shipped.  The *SAAR of shipments totaled 51,479 in July 2012 and was up 0.9% from June of 2012 which had the rate of 50,997.  The number of plants reporting production has not fluctuated from last month.

Click here to access the July 2012 report.

To view the report, you will need to log in after you click on this link. If you don’t already have a user name and password, you can obtain this by clicking on “Member Log-in” and then “Sign up Member Only Access.” Complete the fields and you will be provided a user name and can choose your own password. All employees of member companies are encouraged to create their own log-in in order to access valuable content available only to our members. If you have any questions on this, please contact Cheryl Langley at cheryl@mfghome.org.


*The SAAR corrects for normal seasonal variations in shipments and projects annual shipments based on the current monthly total.

September 28, 2012 - Posted by | General Information | , , , , , ,

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