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mortgage rates increase

Mortgage rates rise for the sixth consecutive week

30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 6.70%.
Pearland Lumber

Pearland Lumber celebrating 70 years

Co-owner Larry Loessin turned 90 years old this year and still comes to work six days a week.

MoistureShield and BlueLinx expand relationship in Texas

BlueLinx locations in Dallas and Houston will offer the full line of MoistureShield composite decking products, adding San Antonio in early 2023.  

Saint-Gobain closes acquisition of GCP Applied Technologies

Saint-Gobain has acquired all of the outstanding shares of GCP Applied Technologies for $32.00 per share, in cash, in a transaction valued at approximately $2.3 billion.

Upcoming Webinar: Your customers are changing. Are you ready?

This fact-filled webinar will discuss the challenges and opportunities facing building LBM dealers as a younger generation of customers comes of age.
pending home sales

Pending home sales drop 2%

Pending home sales sagged for the third straight month in August, according to the National Association of Realtors.
new home sales

New home sales up in August

A brief decline in mortgage rates helped to boost new home sales in August.

Webinar Replay: How to Hire Top Talent

Dave Molenda looks at the science behind the position that you are hiring for and dig deeper into what is behind the job.
Silvermine Stone

Silvermine Stone adds U.S. Lumber as distributor in Upper Midwest

U.S. Lumber will distribute Silvermine Stone though its Stillwater and Big Lake, Minnesota locations.
LCM Leadership Summit 2022.

LMC Leadership Summit features lessons from champions

Champions in various sports fields shared their secrets to achieving their goals at the LMC Leadership Summit.

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