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Timber Framing

Wood Framing Remained Most Dominant Construction Method in 2021 Despite Lumber Volatility

The share of wood-framed homes in the U.S. increased in 2021 even as lumber prices soared to record highs

Building Materials

June PPI Report Highlights Record-Setting Volatility for Lumber and Other Building Materials

Building materials prices have been prone to near-constant volatility throughout the pandemic, and the latest increases are no exception

Building Materials

Record Lumber Prices Have Added 14K to the Cost of a Single-Family Home

Lumber prices have suffered a number of highs and lows throughout the pandemic, sending the cost of single-family and multifamily properties soaring 

Building Materials

Prices for Building Materials Posted Another Gain in May

The most recent PPI report offers little relief for builders bogged down by record high prices for building materials

Building Materials

A Slowdown in Housing Demand Is Creating a Surfeit of Lumber Products

Housing demand is cooling across the U.S., and as some builders pull back, a glut of lumber inventory is sending prices to post-pandemic lows

Building Materials

Are the Dark Days of Lumber Volatility Finally Behind Us?

Some market experts seem to think that the lumber bubble has finally burst as elevated interest rates cause a drop in demand

Building Materials

Building Materials Rise 19% Year-Over-Year

Prices for most in-demand building materials are still rising after consecutive monthly gains at the start of 2022

Building Materials

Lumber Prices Could See More Volatility After 20% Drop in March

Builders rejoicing over a decline in lumber prices may not be in the clear just yet

Building Materials

Prices for Softwood Lumber Drove Up January PPI

Building materials prices continue to increase at the start of 2022, with inflated softwood lumber and paint costs leading the charge 


Building Materials

Even When Adjusted for Inflation, Lumber Prices Set Record Highs in 2020 and 2021

The average price of framing lumber in 2021 was the highest since 1996, and more volatility could be on the way

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