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Homes selling fast amid inventory crunch

With 554,000 fewer homes available for sale on a typical day in April this year, and buyer demand at all-time highs, home prices are expected to continue to reach new highs before peaking in July or August.
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AdvanTech™ X-Factor

AdvanTech X-Factor is a new class of premium subflooring with a fade-resistant, water-shedding surface on a high-performance engineered wood panel. (paid placement)
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NAHB: Lumber prices now add nearly $36,000 to new home prices

Further adding to housing affordability woes, other building material prices have been steadily rising since 2020 and, like lumber, are in short supply as well.
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PLM names Tim Callahan chairman of the board

Callahan has been a member of PLM’s board since 2006. He’s also been a member and chairperson of PLM’s Audit/Nominating Committee, in addition to serving on the Executive Committee.
SRS Distribution

SRS Distribution opens nine new greenfield locations

Eight locations are within the distributor's Building Products Division and one within its Landscape Supply Division.
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NLBMDA announces new leadership team

The board has elected Jim Bishop, owner of Kansas-based Vesta Lee Lumber Company, as its chair.
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Recruit + Retain Podcast: Lekeshia Angelique, CEO at LA Consulting

In this episode, Rikka chats with Lekeshia Angelique, CEO at LA Consulting, about strengthening workplace diversity, creating company diversity statements, diversity awareness profiles, and so much more. Thanks to our sponsor, Key-Link Fencing and Railing.
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Concord Lumber names Jack Mackin president

Tim Lancaster, who has been acting CEO, will stay on as a member of the Board of Directors.
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NAHB surveys builders on rising lumber prices

Nearly half of the single-family builders surveyed are including price-escalation clauses to their contracts.

Mark Hayes named president at Forest Tek and Overseas Lumber

Forest Tek Lumber and Overseas Lumber comprise a company with two retail locations in the Florida Keys.

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