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Lumber prices recede

Report says framing lumber prices decline nearly 20% in mid-September.

Small town store uses high tech to become big success

Taking care of business in Buffalo, South Dakota

Home builder sentiment has surpassed the previous record high set in September.

Americans adapting to change and a strong housing climate should help push remodeling and repair spending in 2021.

Despite a solid market, remodelers are reporting double-digit pricing growth for materials, along with delays.

The Watsonville, Calif.-based LMC dealer-member has been in business for 74 years and operates five retail yards.

Steel could emerge as a more competitive alternative to wood framing.

Building material dealers were up more than 23% on a year-over-year basis.

By October 2021, all non-rechargeable alkaline batteries will be removed from the furnishings retailer's stores.

John Burns Real Estate Consulting CEO says single-family home construction materials spending could increase by 25% next year.

More complicated materials and projects, along with a decline in interest, could lead to DIY downturn.

Industry disruptors hit hard in 2020, but successful businesses are paying attention and making quick adjustments.

Could steel framing become an attractive alternative to wood?

Robert Dietz forecasts a strong increase in single-family starts for 2020 and beyond at ProDealer Industry Summit.

The vacuum manufacturer has closed three facilities in Pennsylvania and laid off more than 400 employees.

Senior officers from the NAHB hold a virtual lumber prices and supply meeting with Secretary Wilbur Ross.

Despite a pandemic, housing continues to grow as more buyers seek larger homes in less dense markets.

Pro dealer leaders share how they eased fear and tension while keeping employees up-to-date during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kevin Hancock shares from his book on the business of shared leadership.

LMC SVP discusses the resiliency of pro dealers and economic recovery.

Hancock Lumber CEO discusses the importance of company culture and the metrics of measuring employee satisfaction.

Trump or Biden? Regardless, the NLBMDA is pushing its agenda in Washington.

The latest “Housing Developments” podcast discusses upcoming congressional races.

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