According to Buildfax, remodeling activity during September 2012 was down 10 percent from September 2011 in the U.S. West region. Data is based on counts of remodels authorized by building permits in the U.S.
According to the press release:
Seasonally-adjusted annual rates of remodeling across the country in September 2012 are estimated as follows: Northeast, 647,000 (down 17% from August and down 3% from September 2011); South, 1,121,000 (down 12% from August and up 12% from September 2011); Midwest, 474,000 (down 12% from August and down 24% from September 2011); West, 727,000 (down 10% from August and down 10% from September 2011).
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