Texas Manufactured Housing Sales Market Analysis

January

Titles for new homes sales in January were down -8.1% from December, but up 11.7% from January of 2018. The year-over-year growth came from both single-section (+7.5%) and multi-section (+15.8%) home sales, and multi-sections out sold single-section homes for the second straight month in a row.

New SalesSinglesMultisTotal
Total for January: 414 454 868
Change from December: -10.2% -6.2% -8.1%
Change from January of 2018: 7.5% 15.8% 11.7%

Ector for the third month in a row was once again the top county for new home installations. Harris, Montgomery, and Bexar all moved up one spot from their positions last month. Midland County dropped out of the top five and Travis moved up into the fifth spot.

Top Five Counties for New Installs this MonthTotalChange (MoM%)
Ector 42 -20.8%
Harris 37 -9.8%
Montgomery 32 -15.8%
Bexar 30 -3.2%
Travis 24 -17.2%

Titles for used home sales in January were down -17.1% from December and down -2.4% from January of 2018.

Used SalesSinglesMultisTotal
Total for January: 142 61 203
Change from December: -12.3% -26.5% -17.1%
Change from January of 2018: 2.9% -12.9% -2.4%

February Preliminary Data

The preliminary data for new home sales in February looks really good with a 22.6% increase over January and a 34.3% increase over February of 2018. Multi-section home sales are again outpacing single-section homes.

New SalesSinglesMultisTotal
Total for February: 394 447 841
Change from January: 16.6% 28.4% 22.6%
Change from February of 2018: 18.7% 52% 34.3%

Used sales are tracking up above January but down year-over-year.

Used SalesSinglesMultisTotal
Total for February: 158 63 221
Change from January: 64.6% 40% 56.7%
Change from February of 2018: -27.2% 14.5% -18.8%

December Revisions

RevisionsSinglesMultisTotal
New sales increased: +39 +41 +80
Used sales increased: +14 +3 +17

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* Note: These calculations are based on titles processed by TDHCA that were submitted on time. Late submissions will impact these figures going forward.