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existing-home sales

Existing-home sales tick up 0.6% in January

The median existing-home sales price rose to $303,900, 14.1% higher from one year ago.
lumber prices

NAHB: Record-high lumber prices adding $24K to cost of new home

The latest Random Lengths prices as of mid-February show the price of framing lumber topped $975 per thousand board feet—a 180% increase since last April.
Capital One Trade Credit

BlueTarp is now Capital One Trade Credit

Capital One Trade Credit will continue BlueTarp’s focus on customizable business-to-business credit management programs.
Cameron Ashley

Cameron Ashley launches e-commerce site

To celebrate the launch, Cameron Ashley is throwing a launch party for customers through Feb. 28.

WinterGuard Metal from CertainTeed

CertainTeed Corp. offers its WinterGuard Metal roof underlayment for metal, shingle, slate or mechanically fastened tile roofs. Designed to be self-adhering and slip-resistant, WinterGuard...

The future of footings for decks and post frame buildings

FootingPad structural post foundations are engineered to meet or exceed the load capacity of concrete while reducing hassle, time, and labor costs. They’re a...

Trex Hideaway One-Step Installation Tool

Designed for increased installation speed and accuracy, the Trex Hideaway One-Step Installation Tool is said to cut decking installation time in half. Developed for...
Home for sale property values

Record high home values driven by intense demand and low mortgage rates

Monthly appreciation of home values in January matched recent record highs, while annual growth is higher than any time since 2006.
84 Lumber truss plant Richmond, Virginia

84 Lumber opens newest truss plant in Richmond, Virginia

As the company continues to increase its presence westward, it expects to create component facilities within a number of planned new 84 Lumber stores.
South Bay Hardware

South Bay Hardware opens Redondo Beach location

South Bay owner Diana Newton, and her parents David and Cynthia Brunjes, purchased the location, which now packs over 20,000 different items into its efficient, modern design.

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