May 26, 2015

A new study from The Farnsworth Group points to a high frequency of online pruchses by pros. 

May 18, 2015

Sales activity improved in the SPF market, generating firmer pricing in both the West and East.

May 18, 2015

It wasn't enough to push builder sentiment into negative territory, but the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index fell a little in May.

May 15, 2015

 A survey of more than 500 homeowners points to regional differences in attitudes and behaviors.

May 8, 2015

ReaReal Property Management and RentRange released rental statistics that show that show national rental home rates are rising.

May 6, 2015

Sears Hometown took the biggest tumble at the close of Wednesday, with a -2.79% decline to a price of $6.98.

May 6, 2015

Stocks were mostly down at the close of Tuesday. However, Louisiana-Pacific pulled through with a +5.40%.

May 4, 2015

Stocks were mostly mixed at the close of Monday. Central Garden & Pet led the pack with +3.49%.

May 1, 2015

A presentation during the National Hardware Show will examine how retailers can better reach out and communicate with different generations.

May 1, 2015

The Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University expects traction by the end of the year.

April 27, 2015

The recent Home Improvement Research Institute spring conference was the last for Dennis Neumann, HIRI board president.

 
April 23, 2015

Orlando, Florida -- There have been some ambitious presentations at Home Improvement Research Institute conferences in the past, but few have plunged the depths of the art and science of human decision making like Michelle Adams' dive into neuroscience.

April 22, 2015

WOLF's Key Buyer Index (KBI) for March suggests sunnier skies ahead as the industry moves ahead into the second quarter.

April 15, 2015

Online real estate marketplace Auction.com has revealed where all the action is for single-family housing this Spring.

April 6, 2015

Two-thirds of homeowners have concerns about over-paying on a home project, according to survey data released from Home Advisor.

April 6, 2015

Traders questioned the strength behind the rally last week and, as it turns out, were correct in their perception that the SPF market did not gather much momentum.

April 1, 2015

A new report from Strategy Analytics' Smart Home Strategies suggests smart bulbs may be poised for a rapid ascent.

March 31, 2015

Consumer confidence regained much of its lost momentum in March, rising back over the 100 mark after backtracking in February.

March 25, 2015

The Department of Commerce released its new residential sales figures for February – the highest rate since February 2008. 

March 23, 2015

Existing-home sales bumped up in February despite trends verging in the opposite direction for housing starts.

March 23, 2015

Gains in the May futures contract propelled some buyers back into the SPF lumber market.

March 19, 2015

Despite a double-digit decline in residential construction, the National Association of Home Builders remains confident that starts will grow along with an improving economy.

March 18, 2015

World demand for countertops is projected to rise at a steady clip through 2018, according to a new report from The Freedonia Group.

March 16, 2015

Stocks were mostly mixed at the close of Monday. Trex came out ahead with a positive 3.46%.