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Shipments are up in March 2012!

Great news is on the horizon!  New HUD code homes that were shipped in March 2012 were up 16.4% from shipments in March 2011!  A total of 4,696 new manufactured homes were shipped in March 2012.

Up 23.5% from March 2011, single section homes accounted for the largest portion of the increase.  Multi-section homes also increased from March of last year.

January, February and March 2012 shipments are up 31.8% with 12,780 shipments in comparison to March 2011 shipments of only 9,696.

The *SAAR or the seasonally adjusted annual rate was 57,268 for March of 2012.  From February’s numbers it is down 9.3%.  (February 2012’s SAAR was 63,111 shipments).

The total number of floors that were shipped were 7,132 for March of 2012 which is an increase of 14.4% in comparison to March 2011.  122 plants and 46 manufacturing companies reported production in March which is unchanged from last month.

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


May 11, 2012 Posted by | General Information | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment