Residential Operation Cost Index:

November 2013


Other Indexes
Non-Residential Operation Cost Index
New Construction Cost Indexes
Residential Cost Index Year Over Year Change:
December 2003 = 100 Nov.
2013
Oct.
2013
Percent
Change
Nov.
2012
Percent
Change
Residential Occupancy Cost (ex. Mortgage) 134.4 135.1 -0.55% 134 0.29%
Index Components*
Residential Maintenance & Repair 148.3 149.5 -0.81% 148.6 -0.16%
Cleaning 115.3 115.3 0% 114 1.14%
Power 144.9 146.1 -0.82% 144.5 0.3%
Phone, Cable, & Data 101.8 102.4 -0.59% 101.6 0.2%
Landscaping 140.6 140.6 -0.06% 143.3 -1.89%
Other Indexes
CPI-Urban Consumers, All Items 126.5 126.7 -0.2% 124.9 1.24%

*Five heavily weighted index components are shown.
Sources: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of Labor, BrickBits.com, and Whitestone Research.
Note: Index values for recent data are preliminary. The Residential Cost Index is based on a 2,400 square foot single family home.