Here's the gist of the release:
Here's the data that "supports" the +5.7% claim:
August 2012: 31,000 placed under contract ±14.8%
September 2012: 31,000 placed under contract ±14.8%
That's the thing to keep in mind. Seasonality has been wrung out of the new homes market. Don't trust the SA factors being used.