Lumber Prices Fall as Mortgage Rates Contribute to Housing Market Affordability

While the pandemic had a major impact on workers having the ability to perform tasks safely, products across the country experienced major shortages due to supply chain issues. In the lumber industry, the commodity also experienced major changes as prices skyrocketed. Yet as we approach September of 2020, lumber prices are finally falling back to normal levels.
22 August, 2022
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Material Shortages and Higher Costs Have Slowed Down New Home Sales in 2021

New home sales took an unexpected hit in the month of February in spite of increasing demand for single-family homes, dropping 18.2% from January's numbers. Nevertheless, industry experts say they aren't concerned about the housing market's long-term fundamentals and have attributed this dip in sales to short-term factors such as rising lumber costs and material shortages. In this article, we'll take a detailed look at the factors that have attributed to this recent drop in new home sales as well as discuss the housing market's outlook for 2021.
28 June, 2021
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