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To attract the younger buyer, we highlight our housing, demographic, and consumer research which leads to opportunities in marketing and home design.

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Prices paid for goods used in residential construction ex-energy rose 1.7% in April (not seasonally adjusted) and have increased 12.4% over the past...

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TAL Holdings LLC, the 11-store chain of retail building material centers in Oregon and Washington, has reached an agreement in principle to acquire...

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Housing production declined in April due to rising prices and limited availability of lumber and other building materials.

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More April showers in the housing market. Starts and permits are out and both the U.S. and Canada are down for the month.

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Confidence in the market for new multifamily housing increased in the first quarter of 2021, according to results from the Multifamily Market Survey...

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North America’s sawmills can’t keep up with demand, which has sent wood prices on a meteoric rise. Don’t expect new mills to start popping up though.

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Of the 16% of American adults considering a future home purchase in the first quarter of 2021, 63% have moved beyond planning and are actively...

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To bring the power of prefab to urban living, award-winning builder Method Homes teamed up with Skylab Architecture to develop HOMB, a flexible,...

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Metal-plate connected wood trusses are used in most post-frame buildings because they are incredibly effective at spanning long distances while...

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Regulations imposed by all levels of government account for $93,870, or 23.8% of the current average sales price ($397,300) of a new single-family...

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As framers increasingly buy their components directly, it becomes more vital for the CM and the framer to have a collaborative relationship.

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