For the month of November 2013, the Rouse Value Index of Orderly Liquidation Values for used equipment across 14 major rental equipment categories increased 0.4 percent compared to October values, according to the December 2013 Rouse Rental Report. For the six months ending Nov. 30, average index values rose 1.2 percent.

September 2013 rental rates increased 0.5 percent compared to August and are up 4.2 percent compared to September 2012 for the rental companies participating in Rouse’s Rental Metrics Benchmark Service.

November auction sales of rental and construction equipment tracked by Rouse averaged 0.7-percent higher than Rouse October values.

Orderly Liquidation Values are derived from both retail (fair market value) and auction (forced liquidation value) sales data collected from rental companies, dealers and the public auction market.

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