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NAHB: Have high home prices reduced buyer interest in new homes?

NAHB reports that the share of prospective home buyers looking to buy a newly built home peaked at 42% in the fourth quarter of 2020.
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ABC Supply names 48 new managing partners

The new managing partners will continue to supervise their respective branches while taking on the additional responsibility.
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Specialty Building Products Appoints Chris Gerhard to Newly Created Role of Executive Vice President

In the newly created role of Executive Vice President, Gerhard will work with the existing management team to enhance the company’s customer and supplier relationships and to further accelerate the growth of the business.
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Freddie Mac Multifamily’s Outlook Returns to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Freddie Mac Multifamily’s midyear outlook projects rising rents, falling vacancies and a record-setting origination market in 2021.
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FHFA house price index up 1.7% in May

House prices rose nationwide in May, up 1.7% from the previous month, according to the latest Federal Housing Finance Agency House Price Index (FHFA HPI).

Pony Jorgensen’s new cutting rail guide

The 50″ Jorgensen cutting rail guide and 50″ cutting guide extension rail allow for up to 100″ of precise cutting. Made with heavy-duty rigid...

Report: May home prices grew 16.6% year-over-year

Data for May 2021 show that home prices continue to increase across the U.S.

Rents Surge to New Highs Nationwide

The spike in demand for housing is putting pressure on markets already challenged by availability and affordability.

Trex launches website for pros

The new site targets landscape and building architects, along with designers, engineers and commercial contractors and offers a dedicated digital resource hub.
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Commercial and multifamily starts up in first half of 2021

Commercial and multifamily construction starts were 10% higher on a year-to-date basis through six months.

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