Posts Tagged ‘ lumber prices ’

Lumber Prices are Hammering Housing Affordability; NAHB Hopes Government Can Help

Feb 18th, 2021

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reports that millions of potential home buyers are being priced out of the market thanks to soaring lumber prices, which are adding thousands of dollars to the cost of a new home and impeding the residential construction sector from moving the economy forward. The organization is hoping the […]

Recent Forecasts Give Full Picture of Housing’s Future

Feb 16th, 2021

Economists at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) covered all aspects of forecasting last week, during IBSx seminars, from residential to multi-family to remodeling. The news is good on all fronts, experts say, but not without challenges. Remodeling Residential remodeling recovered fully from the beginning of COVID-19, and spending on residential improvements will continue […]

Lumber Demand Increases in U.S. but Prices Rise

Dec 3rd, 2012

The improved U.S. housing market in the past four months has resulted in both higher lumber production in the U.S. and an increased importation of lumber, according to a report from Wood Resource Quarterly. As a result, lumber prices have gone up by more than 30 percent from last year. However, sawlog prices have remained […]

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