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Reflecting the unprecedented housing shortages across the United States in the post-pandemic market, U.S. vacancy rates hit their lowest readings in...

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Downshifting its pace of tightening of monetary policy, the Federal Reserve raised the federal funds target rate by 50 basis points, increasing that...

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Nation’s Best has announced the addition of Forslund Building Supply, serving the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and northern Wisconsin, to its family...

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Over the first ten months of 2022, the total number of single-family permits issued year-to-date (YTD) nationwide reached 865,815.

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In this episode, Adam Finkenhoefer, general manager of the 84 Lumber component facility in Oxford, Georgia, gives his perspective on the benefits of...

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In November of 2022, 36 percent of single-family home builders reported reducing their prices, and 59 percent were offering special sales incentives. 

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The big jump in single-family home building activity that occurred in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic in large metro outlying counties and...

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For most investors, how much a stock's price changes over time is important. This factor can impact your investment portfolio as well as help you...

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Lowe’s, at its 2022 Analyst and Investor conference in New York City, provided an update on its key growth initiatives and long-term financial...

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Construction input prices declined 0.9% in November compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of...

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Walking down the assembly line as the bell dings, marking a lunch break, Ken Semler points to a man carefully sealing the frame of a house with foam...

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A worker at the Cadiz Farmer’s Market construction site in downtown Cadiz was flown to a Nashville hospital after the frame of the structure...

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