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S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index reports 18.8% annual home price gain in November

Phoenix, Tampa, and Miami reported the highest year-over-year gains among the 20 cities measured in November.

OSHA withdraws COVID-19 vaccination and testing ETS 

However, OSHA is not withdrawing the ETS to the extent that it will still serve as a proposed agency rule-making.
Wilson Lumber

Wilson Lumber opens fifth and sixth locations, promotes leaders

Owner Russ Wilson has moved into the role of director of engagement, where he will be responsible for customer, employee, and supplier engagement.
Paul Drace Structurlam

Structurlam hires Paul Drace as sales VP

In his new role, Drace will lead construction sales regions to drive sales efforts, promoting and expanding the company’s mass timber work.
building construction input prices

White House launches Building Performance Standards Coalition

The partnership between 33 state and local governments is designed to deliver cleaner, healthier, and more affordable buildings.
softwood lumber prices building materials prices

Volatility of lumber prices hits high not seen since end of World War II

The price of lumber is more unpredictable today than it has been since the end of World War II. And that should worry home buyers and renters alike, says the National Association of Realtors. 
remodeling confidence

Remodeler sentiment continues to improve

The NAHB/Royal Building Products Remodeling Market Index for the fourth quarter is up four points from the fourth quarter of 2020.
first-time homebuyers

Share of potential homebuyers drops

Higher home prices and low housing availability are leading some to postpone their homeownership plans.

Freddie Mac predicts stable housing, cooling prices

A new Quarterly Forecast released by the company’s chief economist estimates that rising rates will lead to moderation in homebuyer demand, slowing house price growth somewhat.

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