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Regal Ideas

Sherwood Lumber to distribute Regal Ideas aluminum railing

Sherwood Lumber has expanded its footprint into specialty products with a distribution agreement with Regal Ideas in the Northeast market.
homes for sale

Report: Nearly 400,000 fewer homes listed during pandemic

As a result, home prices are accelerating at double last year's pace while homes sell 12 days faster than last year, on average.

New & Noteworthy: Buildxact

Buildxact develops estimating and project management software for small builders, contractors, and remodelers.
New home sales

New home sales shoot to highest pace since 2006

However, current months' supply of single-family homes for sale is 40% lower than a year ago, and is the lowest in the history of the data series going back to 1963.
home equity corelogic report

Homeowners saw average equity gain of $9,800 in Q2

Montana had the highest year-over-year average increase of $28,900 in the second quarter.
mortgage rates

Mortgage application increases continue

Application activity remains strong as rates increase.

How the building industry implements COVID-19 safety protocols

The National Association of Home Builders has shared an interview with Dr. Scott Earnest, director of the CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
IWP logo

IWP names Todd Davis to management team

Davis joins International Wood Products as vice president of manufacturing & business development.
Shane Harsch - Woodtone

Woodtone hires Shane Harsch as VP of specialty products

Harsch will leverage his experience to drive new opportunities and supply chain management within the Western Red Cedar Category at Woodtone.
Lowe's pickup lockers

Lowe’s launching pickup lockers nationwide

In effort to improve the contactless delivery experience, Lowe's has announced plans to install pickup lockers at all U.S. stores.

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