June Dashboard

August 3

Current Month

Last Month

Last Year

Existing Homes Sales — June

5,370

5,660

4,890

(Units per Thousand)

New Homes Sales –June

330

267

396

(Units per Thousand)

New Home Starts –June

549

578

583

(Units per Thousand)

New Homes Completed –June

886

702

798

(Units per Thousand)

Housing Affordability Index–June

158.9

166.5

162.5

Pending Home Index –June

77.5

77.7

93.0

S&P/Case-Shilling Index — May

146.43

144.59

139.98

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Supply of New Homes –June

7.6

9.6

8.5

(No of Months)

Supply of Existing Homes -June

8.9

8.3

9.4

(No of Months)

Lumber & Wood Products — June

23,599

19,742

22,253

Total Rail Carloads Traffic

Leading Indicator of Remodeling

12.4%

Activity (LIRA) 2rd Quarter 2010

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May Dashboard


July 2

Current Month

Last Month

Last Year

Existing
Homes Sales — May

5,660

5,790

4,750

(Units
per Thousand)

New
Homes Sales –May

300

446

367

(Units
per Thousand)

New
Home Starts –May

593

659

550

(Units
per Thousand)

New
Homes Completed –May

687

742

812

(Units
per Thousand)

Housing
Affordability Index–May

162.0

168.3

174.2

Pending
Home Index –May

77.6

110.9

92.3

S&P/Case-Shilling
Index — April

144.56

143.35

139.26

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Supply
of New Homes –May

8.5

5.8

9.5

(No
of Months)

Supply
of Existing Homes -May

8.3

8.4

9.7

(No
of Months)

Lumber
& Wood Products — May

19,742

21,742

17,400

Total
Rail Carloads Traffic

Leading
Indicator of Remodeling

4.9%

Activity
(LIRA) 1st Quarter 2010

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April Dashboard

Housing Affordability Index

April 2010 from March 2010 (2.5%)

April 2010 from April 2009 (9.0%)

Pending Home Index

April 2010 from March 2010 6.0%

April 2010 from April 2009 22.4%

June 6

Current Month

Last Month

Last Year

Existing
Homes Sales — April

5,770

5,360

4,700

(Units
per Thousand)

New
Homes Sales –April

504

439

341

(Units
per Thousand)

New
Home Starts –April

606

685

523

(Units
per Thousand)

New
Homes Completed –April

769

645

842

(Units
per Thousand)

Housing
Affordability Index–April

167.4

171.7

184.0

Pending
Home Index –April

110.9

104.6

90.6

S&P/Case-Shilling
Index — March

143.35

144.03

143.11

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Supply
of New Homes –April

5.0

6.2

10.6

(No
of Months)

Supply
of Existing Homes -April

8.4

8.1

10.1

(No
of Months)

Lumber
& Wood Products — April

21,742

24,590

18,478

Total
Rail Carloads Traffic

Leading
Indicator of Remodeling

4.9%

Activity
(LIRA) 1st Quarter 2010

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March Dashboard

May
8

Current
Month

Last
Month

Last
Year

Existing Homes Sales — March

5,350

5,010

4,610

(Units per Thousand)

New Homes Sales –March

411

324

332

(Units per Thousand)

New Home Starts –March

626

616

521

(Units per Thousand)

New Homes Completed –March

656

677

833

(Units per Thousand)

Housing Affordability Index–March

170.6

176.5

177.5

Pending Home Index –March

102.9

91.7

85.0

S&P/Case-Shilling Index — February

144.03

145.27

143.11

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Supply of New Homes –March

6.7

8.6

11.3

(No of Months)

Supply of Existing Homes -March

8.0

8.5

9.5

(No of Months)

Lumber & Wood Products — March

24,590

18,593

21,537

Total Rail Carloads Traffic

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February Dashboard

April
4

Current
Month

Last
Month

Last
Year

Existing Homes Sales — February

5,020

5,050

4,690

(Units per Thousand)

New Homes Sales –February

308

315

354

(Units per Thousand)

New Home Starts –February

575

611

574

(Units per Thousand)

New Homes Completed –February

700

664

828

(Units per Thousand)

Housing Affordability Index–February

176.0

177.5

171.6

Pending Home Index –February

97.6

90.2

83.2

S&P/Case-Shilling Index — December

145.90

146.28

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Supply of New Homes –February

9.2

8.9

11.1

(No of Months)

Supply of Existing Homes -February

8.6

7.8

9.7

(No of Months)

Lumber & Wood Products — February

18,596

17,270

17,459

Total Rail Carloads Traffic

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Pending Home Sales
February 2010 vs. January 2010        8.2%
February 2010 vs. February 2009     17.3%

January Dashboard

March
5

Current
Month

Last
Month

Last
Year

Existing Homes Sales — January

5,050

5,440

4,530

(Units per Thousand)

New Homes Sales –January

309

348

329

(Units per Thousand)

New Home Starts –January

591

575

488

(Units per Thousand)

New Homes Completed –January

659

752

778

(Units per Thousand)

Housing Affordability Index–January

177.8

171.5

184

Pending Home Index — January

90.4

97.8

80.5

S&P/Case-Shilling Index — December

145.90

146.28

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Supply of New Homes –January

9.1

8.0

12.4

(No of Months)

Supply of Existing Homes -January

7.8

7.2

9.6

(No of Months)

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Pending Home Index

January ’10 to December ’09      -7.6%

January ’10 to January ’09           12.3%

December Dashboard

February
2

Current
Month

Last
Month

Last
Year

Existing Homes Sales — December

5,450

6,540

4,740

(Units per Thousand)

New Homes Sales –December

342

370

374

(Units per Thousand)

New Home Starts –December

557

580

556

(Units per Thousand)

New Homes Completed –December

768

865

1,028

(Units per Thousand)

Housing Affordability Index–December

163.8

170.2

159.1

Pending Home Index — December

96.6

95.6

87.7

S&P/Case-Shilling Index — November

146.28

146.58

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Supply of New Homes –December

8.1

7.6

11.2

(No of Months)

Supply of Existing Homes -December

7.2

6.5

9.4

(No of Months)

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