Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Home remodeling activity up 41 percent in U.S. West region

According to Buildfax, remodeling activity during January 2013 was up 41 percent from January 2012 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 January 2013 are estimated as follows: Northeast, 854,000 (up 35% from December and up 41% from January 2012); South, 1,413,000 (up 27% from December and up 14% from January 2012); Midwest, 540,000 (down 12% from December and down 24% from January 2012); West, 1,080,000 (up 54% from December and up 41% from January 2012).